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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 594 598 597
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing FpML 48 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.062% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 13
Median daily rate £525 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £765
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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 25 June 2016.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 10 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 25 June 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 +13 47 £525 - 3
London +14 35 £530 +0.95% 3
Surrey - 11 £500 -
South East - 11 £500 -
City of London +34 4 £575 -6.12% 1
Glasgow +1 1 £350 -
Scotland -15 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £525 -

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 64 (80.00%) XML
2 49 (61.25%) Finance
3 37 (46.25%) SQL
4 31 (38.75%) Banking
5 27 (33.75%) Data Modelling
6 25 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
7 23 (28.75%) Data Analysis
8 22 (27.50%) Java
9 21 (26.25%) JIRA
9 21 (26.25%) Derivative
10 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
12 18 (22.50%) Asset Management
12 18 (22.50%) GAP Analysis
12 18 (22.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (21.25%) UML
13 17 (21.25%) Web Services
14 15 (18.75%) Middleware
14 15 (18.75%) Confluence
15 14 (17.50%) Business Analysis
16 13 (16.25%) Bloomberg
17 12 (15.00%) JMS
17 12 (15.00%) Fixed Income
17 12 (15.00%) SWIFT
18 11 (13.75%) Data Management
18 11 (13.75%) Front Office
18 11 (13.75%) Unix
18 11 (13.75%) XSLT
18 11 (13.75%) Oracle
19 10 (12.50%) Linux

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 (18.75%) Confluence
2 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) JBoss
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.25%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.25%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.25%) Summit
1 1 (1.25%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) DSL
1 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.00%) OLTP
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) DB2
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) JasperReports
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Biml
5 1 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.25%) QlikView
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) JIRA
2 9 (11.25%) Maven
3 8 (10.00%) ERwin
4 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.75%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.75%) Ant
7 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.50%) Hudson
7 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.50%) JMeter
7 2 (2.50%) JUnit
7 2 (2.50%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 49 (61.25%) Finance
2 31 (38.75%) Banking
3 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
4 11 (13.75%) Front Office
5 5 (6.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Analyst
2 29 (36.25%) Business Analyst
3 28 (35.00%) Developer
4 17 (21.25%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Architect
5 11 (13.75%) Data Architect
5 11 (13.75%) Data Business Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Data Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) Java Middleware Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Middleware Developer
8 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Developer
8 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Asset Management Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Linux Developer
9 6 (7.50%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (80.00%) XML
2 25 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (21.25%) Web Services
4 15 (18.75%) Middleware
5 12 (15.00%) JMS
6 11 (13.75%) XSLT
7 10 (12.50%) REST
7 10 (12.50%) XML Schema
8 8 (10.00%) FIXML
8 8 (10.00%) SOAP
9 7 (8.75%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (8.75%) JSON
9 7 (8.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (7.50%) Akka
10 6 (7.50%) Node.js
11 5 (6.25%) XSD
12 4 (5.00%) Spring
13 3 (3.75%) EJB
13 3 (3.75%) J2EE
13 3 (3.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Derivative
2 18 (22.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (15.00%) Fixed Income
3 12 (15.00%) SWIFT
4 9 (11.25%) Equities
5 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.50%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (6.25%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Unix
2 10 (12.50%) Linux
3 6 (7.50%) Solaris
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Data Modelling
2 23 (28.75%) Data Analysis
3 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.50%) Asset Management
4 18 (22.50%) GAP Analysis
5 17 (21.25%) UML
6 14 (17.50%) Business Analysis
7 11 (13.75%) Data Management
8 10 (12.50%) BPR
8 10 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 10 (12.50%) ETL
8 10 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (11.25%) Investment Management
9 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.00%) Data Lineage
10 8 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
10 8 (10.00%) SOA
11 7 (8.75%) Data Architecture
11 7 (8.75%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (8.75%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) SQL
2 22 (27.50%) Java
3 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (3.75%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) ISO20022
1 8 (10.00%) Solvency II
2 4 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (5.00%) MiFID
3 3 (3.75%) QA
4 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.25%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Bloomberg
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) Reuters
4 9 (11.25%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) Sybase
6 3 (3.75%) ION Trading
6 3 (3.75%) Murex
6 3 (3.75%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.50%) Calypso
8 1 (1.25%) Microgen
8 1 (1.25%) Perforce
8 1 (1.25%) Sun
8 1 (1.25%) SunGard
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