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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
UK
Rank 575 582 577
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing FpML 22 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.079% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 23
Median daily rate £525 £525 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £348 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £635 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £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
13765 14661 13927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9459 10107 9416
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 261 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.64 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 6 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +10 20 £525 - 2
London -9 20 £525 - 2
City of London -9 8 £525 -4.54% 2
Belfast - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 28 (53.85%) MiFID
2 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) FIX Protocol
3 21 (40.38%) XML
4 20 (38.46%) Fixed Income
4 20 (38.46%) EMIR
5 19 (36.54%) Derivative
5 19 (36.54%) Reference Data
5 19 (36.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (34.62%) Business Analysis
7 13 (25.00%) Equities
7 13 (25.00%) Banking
8 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
9 11 (21.15%) Java
10 10 (19.23%) ASIC
11 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (17.31%) DSL
11 9 (17.31%) Legal
11 9 (17.31%) HTML
12 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
12 8 (15.38%) Middleware
12 8 (15.38%) Project Management
12 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
12 8 (15.38%) QA
12 8 (15.38%) OTC Derivatives
13 7 (13.46%) Front Office
13 7 (13.46%) Back Office
13 7 (13.46%) XSD

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 3 (5.77%) GemFire
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Lightstreamer
2 1 (1.92%) WebORB
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.92%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (1.92%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) DSL
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Legal
4 7 (13.46%) Back Office
4 7 (13.46%) Front Office
4 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Analyst
2 26 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 10 (19.23%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Report Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Reporting Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Derivatives Business Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.69%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (40.38%) XML
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) Middleware
5 7 (13.46%) XSD
6 4 (7.69%) FIXML
6 4 (7.69%) HTML5
6 4 (7.69%) XSLT
7 3 (5.77%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) CSS3
7 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.77%) JMS
7 3 (5.77%) jQuery
7 3 (5.77%) Spring
7 3 (5.77%) Spring Batch
7 3 (5.77%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.85%) JSON
8 2 (3.85%) Murex MxML
9 1 (1.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Fixed Income
2 19 (36.54%) Derivative
2 19 (36.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (36.54%) Reference Data
3 13 (25.00%) Equities
4 10 (19.23%) ASIC
5 8 (15.38%) OTC Derivatives
6 7 (13.46%) DTCC
7 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (9.62%) SWIFT
8 4 (7.69%) Taxonomies
9 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
10 2 (3.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 5 (9.62%) Presales
4 5 (9.62%) Product Management
5 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.69%) Use Case
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) SDLC
7 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) People Management
7 2 (3.85%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (3.85%) SOA
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Scala
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (53.85%) MiFID
2 20 (38.46%) EMIR
3 8 (15.38%) QA
4 3 (5.77%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.92%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Bloomberg
2 5 (9.62%) Fidessa
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Murex
5 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
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