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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 594 566 540
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -26
Contract jobs citing FpML 31 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.090% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£525 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 5 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 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 31 £525 -8.69% 4
London -1 30 £518 -10.00% 4
City of London -1 8 £450 -18.18% 2
Surrey -3 1 £525 +75.00%
South East -19 1 £525 +75.00%

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 46 (67.65%) XML
2 37 (54.41%) Finance
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 31 (45.59%) Derivative
4 30 (44.12%) Banking
5 23 (33.82%) Investment Banking
6 22 (32.35%) Front Office
7 19 (27.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (25.00%) Oracle
9 16 (23.53%) Fixed Income
10 14 (20.59%) .NET
10 14 (20.59%) Java
10 14 (20.59%) JIRA
11 12 (17.65%) EMIR
11 12 (17.65%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (17.65%) C#
12 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
13 10 (14.71%) Credit Derivative
13 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (13.24%) QA
14 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (13.24%) SDLC
14 9 (13.24%) Equities
14 9 (13.24%) Back Office
14 9 (13.24%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (13.24%) TIBCO
14 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
14 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.76%) Murex

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (7.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (4.41%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.47%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (4.41%) DB2
4 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) MS Access
5 2 (2.94%) DTS
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.47%) OLTP
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) JIRA
2 6 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Maven
3 2 (2.94%) ERwin
3 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
General
1 37 (54.41%) Finance
2 30 (44.12%) Banking
3 23 (33.82%) Investment Banking
4 22 (32.35%) Front Office
5 9 (13.24%) Back Office
6 5 (7.35%) Legal
7 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Analyst
2 27 (39.71%) Business Analyst
3 26 (38.24%) Developer
4 9 (13.24%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.35%) C++ Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 4 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) TIBCO Developer
9 3 (4.41%) TIBCO Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Database Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) XML
2 14 (20.59%) .NET
3 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (10.29%) Middleware
5 5 (7.35%) FIXML
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.88%) Rendezvous
6 4 (5.88%) MFC
6 4 (5.88%) STL
7 3 (4.41%) HTML
7 3 (4.41%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (2.94%) JMS
8 2 (2.94%) CSS
8 2 (2.94%) WPF
8 2 (2.94%) HTML5
8 2 (2.94%) Ultra Messaging
9 1 (1.47%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (1.47%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.47%) WCF
9 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (45.59%) Derivative
2 19 (27.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (23.53%) Fixed Income
4 10 (14.71%) Credit Derivative
5 9 (13.24%) Equities
6 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (8.82%) Reference Data
8 5 (7.35%) DTCC
8 5 (7.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (5.88%) ASIC
10 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
10 3 (4.41%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (4.41%) SWIFT
11 2 (2.94%) Market Risk
11 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) UNIX
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
3 9 (13.24%) SDLC
4 8 (11.76%) Workflow
4 8 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.29%) Analytics
6 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.82%) Greeks
6 6 (8.82%) RUP
7 5 (7.35%) ETL
7 5 (7.35%) BPR
7 5 (7.35%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Fund Management
7 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.41%) DSDM
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) Java
3 12 (17.65%) C#
4 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.35%) C++
5 5 (7.35%) VBA
6 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) EMIR
1 12 (17.65%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (13.24%) QA
3 5 (7.35%) MiFID
4 1 (1.47%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) TIBCO
3 8 (11.76%) Murex
4 6 (8.82%) Sybase
5 5 (7.35%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Tradeweb
6 4 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (2.94%) Currenex
7 2 (2.94%) Progress
8 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.47%) Infragistics
8 1 (1.47%) LANSA
8 1 (1.47%) Actimize
8 1 (1.47%) Solace
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago