The table below looks at the statistics for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 617 633 601
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing FpML 44 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.053% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 30
Median daily rate £525 £543 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FpML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 43 £525 -3.22% 5
London 0 32 £530 -2.30% 4
Surrey - 11 £500 -
South East - 11 £500 -
City of London +48 4 £556 -5.31% 1
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FpML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FpML.

1 66 (81.48%) XML
2 45 (55.56%) Finance
3 34 (41.98%) Banking
4 33 (40.74%) SQL
5 24 (29.63%) Java
6 21 (25.93%) Data Modelling
6 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (24.69%) Data Analysis
7 20 (24.69%) JIRA
8 19 (23.46%) FIX Protocol
8 19 (23.46%) Derivative
8 19 (23.46%) Investment Banking
9 17 (20.99%) GAP Analysis
10 16 (19.75%) Asset Management
11 15 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (18.52%) Confluence
12 13 (16.05%) Middleware
12 13 (16.05%) Bloomberg
12 13 (16.05%) Oracle
12 13 (16.05%) Unix
12 13 (16.05%) Web Services
13 12 (14.81%) Tomcat
13 12 (14.81%) JMS
13 12 (14.81%) SWIFT
13 12 (14.81%) Maven
13 12 (14.81%) Business Analysis
14 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
14 11 (13.58%) ETL
14 11 (13.58%) UML
14 11 (13.58%) XSLT

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.52%) Confluence
2 12 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.23%) JCAPS
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.23%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DSL
1 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.47%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) Biml
6 1 (1.23%) OLTP
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) JIRA
2 12 (14.81%) Maven
3 10 (12.35%) Eclipse
3 10 (12.35%) IntelliJ
4 8 (9.88%) ERwin
5 4 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.70%) Ant
7 2 (2.47%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.47%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.47%) Hudson
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) JMeter
7 2 (2.47%) JUnit
7 2 (2.47%) Selenium
General
1 45 (55.56%) Finance
2 34 (41.98%) Banking
3 19 (23.46%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.64%) Front Office
5 5 (6.17%) Back Office
6 3 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Analyst
2 30 (37.04%) Developer
3 29 (35.80%) Business Analyst
4 20 (24.69%) Java Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 11 (13.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) Architect
8 8 (9.88%) Data Architect
9 7 (8.64%) Data Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) Java WebSphere Developer
9 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Developer
9 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Java Middleware Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Linux Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
10 6 (7.41%) NoSQL Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (81.48%) XML
2 19 (23.46%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (16.05%) Middleware
3 13 (16.05%) Web Services
4 12 (14.81%) JMS
5 11 (13.58%) XSLT
6 10 (12.35%) REST
7 8 (9.88%) SOAP
7 8 (9.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (8.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 7 (8.64%) JSON
9 6 (7.41%) Akka
9 6 (7.41%) Node.js
10 5 (6.17%) FIXML
10 5 (6.17%) XML Schema
10 5 (6.17%) XSD
11 4 (4.94%) EJB
11 4 (4.94%) J2EE
11 4 (4.94%) JSP
11 4 (4.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Derivative
2 15 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (14.81%) SWIFT
4 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.35%) Fixed Income
5 6 (7.41%) Equities
5 6 (7.41%) OTC Derivatives
5 6 (7.41%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) ASIC
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Unix
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Solaris
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (25.93%) Data Modelling
2 20 (24.69%) Data Analysis
3 17 (20.99%) GAP Analysis
4 16 (19.75%) Asset Management
5 12 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 11 (13.58%) ETL
6 11 (13.58%) UML
7 9 (11.11%) BPR
7 9 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 9 (11.11%) Data Management
7 9 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.88%) Data Lineage
8 8 (9.88%) Fund Accounting
8 8 (9.88%) SOA
8 8 (9.88%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (8.64%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (7.41%) Functional Testing
10 6 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) Java
3 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.88%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) Solvency II
2 5 (6.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (6.17%) ISO20022
2 5 (6.17%) MiFID
3 4 (4.94%) QA
4 3 (3.70%) EMIR
5 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Bloomberg
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) IBM
2 10 (12.35%) Reuters
3 3 (3.70%) Calypso
3 3 (3.70%) ION Trading
3 3 (3.70%) Murex
3 3 (3.70%) Sybase
3 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.47%) Sun
5 1 (1.23%) Microgen
5 1 (1.23%) Perforce
5 1 (1.23%) SunGard
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago