The table below looks at the statistics for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 544 545 535
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing FpML 68 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.065% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 23
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £475 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £696 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15162 14440 14415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.66% 28.31% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10346 9356 8802
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +3.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.70 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FpML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FpML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FpML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FpML within the UK.

FpML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FpML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 59 £563 +2.27% 4
London +17 59 £563 +2.27% 4
City of London +24 18 £550 -2.22% 3
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FpML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FpML.

1 80 (67.80%) XML
2 66 (55.93%) Finance
3 58 (49.15%) Derivative
4 53 (44.92%) Banking
5 50 (42.37%) SQL
6 40 (33.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (33.05%) Investment Banking
8 32 (27.12%) Fixed Income
9 29 (24.58%) Front Office
9 29 (24.58%) Java
10 27 (22.88%) Business Analysis
11 22 (18.64%) EMIR
12 20 (16.95%) XSLT
13 19 (16.10%) Equities
14 18 (15.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 17 (14.41%) Data Modelling
16 16 (13.56%) Murex
16 16 (13.56%) Subversion
16 16 (13.56%) FIX Protocol
16 16 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (12.71%) Analytics
17 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (11.86%) Regression Testing
18 14 (11.86%) Back Office
18 14 (11.86%) UNIX
19 13 (11.02%) WebLogic
19 13 (11.02%) WebSphere
20 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis
20 12 (10.17%) Oracle
21 11 (9.32%) Windows

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FpML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FpML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.02%) WebLogic
1 13 (11.02%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.93%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.54%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.69%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (0.85%) Mule
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Summit
1 8 (6.78%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.85%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Endur
2 1 (0.85%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) DSL
2 1 (0.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.69%) Datomic
8 1 (0.85%) QlikView
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Subversion
2 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.93%) JIRA
4 2 (1.69%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.69%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.85%) CppUnit
General
1 66 (55.93%) Finance
2 53 (44.92%) Banking
3 39 (33.05%) Investment Banking
4 29 (24.58%) Front Office
5 14 (11.86%) Back Office
6 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (58.47%) Analyst
2 49 (41.53%) Business Analyst
3 27 (22.88%) Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Architect
4 13 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Data Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (67.80%) XML
2 20 (16.95%) XSLT
3 16 (13.56%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (8.47%) Java EE
5 9 (7.63%) Middleware
5 9 (7.63%) FIXML
6 8 (6.78%) JMS
7 7 (5.93%) Spring
7 7 (5.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (5.93%) STL
7 7 (5.93%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.24%) XSD
9 4 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (2.54%) REST
10 3 (2.54%) SOAP
10 3 (2.54%) XML Messaging
11 2 (1.69%) .NET
11 2 (1.69%) Murex MxML
12 1 (0.85%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (49.15%) Derivative
2 40 (33.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (27.12%) Fixed Income
4 19 (16.10%) Equities
5 18 (15.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (7.63%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (6.78%) DTCC
8 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (5.08%) Reference Data
9 6 (5.08%) SWIFT
10 4 (3.39%) Credit Risk
10 4 (3.39%) Market Risk
11 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.69%) ASIC
12 2 (1.69%) User Experience
12 2 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.85%) Exotic Derivative
13 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) UNIX
2 11 (9.32%) Windows
3 9 (7.63%) Linux
4 6 (5.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Business Analysis
2 17 (14.41%) Data Modelling
3 16 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (12.71%) Analytics
4 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.86%) Regression Testing
6 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis
7 11 (9.32%) OO
7 11 (9.32%) Project Management
8 9 (7.63%) Migration
8 9 (7.63%) TDD
9 8 (6.78%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.78%) Workflow
9 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (5.93%) People Management
11 6 (5.08%) Data Mapping
11 6 (5.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.37%) SQL
2 29 (24.58%) Java
3 8 (6.78%) C++
4 7 (5.93%) VC++
5 3 (2.54%) XPath
5 3 (2.54%) Python
5 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.54%) Perl
6 2 (1.69%) C#
6 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.85%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) EMIR
2 9 (7.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (5.93%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Murex
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) Sybase
3 10 (8.47%) TIBCO
4 7 (5.93%) Tradeweb
4 7 (5.93%) Calypso
5 6 (5.08%) HP
6 5 (4.24%) IBM
7 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.54%) ION Trading
8 3 (2.54%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.69%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.69%) BMC
9 2 (1.69%) Altova
10 1 (0.85%) Actimize
10 1 (0.85%) Palantir
10 1 (0.85%) Microgen
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.85%) Reuters
10 1 (0.85%) Fidessa
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