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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 579 558 513
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -45
Contract jobs citing FpML 30 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.062% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 31
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£525 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £534 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £775 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
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
15034 14825 13750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 28.02% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10082 9622 8642
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 211 331
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 2015.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 3 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 6 July 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
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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
London +2 30 £525 -12.50% 2
England -15 30 £525 -12.50% 2
City of London -8 3 £650 +1.96% 1

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 42 (63.64%) XML
2 35 (53.03%) SQL
2 35 (53.03%) Finance
3 33 (50.00%) Derivative
4 24 (36.36%) Front Office
5 22 (33.33%) Banking
6 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
7 18 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (25.76%) Investment Banking
8 17 (25.76%) Credit Derivative
9 15 (22.73%) Oracle
9 15 (22.73%) .NET
10 14 (21.21%) Workflow
11 13 (19.70%) Back Office
11 13 (19.70%) Fixed Income
11 13 (19.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 12 (18.18%) JIRA
12 12 (18.18%) EMIR
12 12 (18.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 12 (18.18%) C#
12 12 (18.18%) Murex
13 11 (16.67%) SDLC
14 10 (15.15%) Tradeweb
14 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
14 10 (15.15%) Java
15 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
15 9 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
15 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.12%) RUP
17 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (6.06%) MQSeries
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.03%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.52%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) DB2
4 2 (3.03%) MS Access
4 2 (3.03%) DTS
4 2 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) OLTP
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) ERwin
4 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 24 (36.36%) Front Office
3 22 (33.33%) Banking
4 17 (25.76%) Investment Banking
5 13 (19.70%) Back Office
6 5 (7.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) Analyst
2 33 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Developer
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Business Data Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) XML
2 15 (22.73%) .NET
3 6 (9.09%) Middleware
3 6 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.06%) MFC
4 4 (6.06%) STL
4 4 (6.06%) Rendezvous
5 3 (4.55%) FIXML
6 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (3.03%) WPF
7 1 (1.52%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (1.52%) WCF
7 1 (1.52%) JSON
7 1 (1.52%) HTML
7 1 (1.52%) XSD
7 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.00%) Derivative
2 18 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (25.76%) Credit Derivative
4 13 (19.70%) Fixed Income
4 13 (19.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 5 (7.58%) Reference Data
5 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (6.06%) DTCC
6 4 (6.06%) ASIC
6 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.55%) Equities
7 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.52%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
2 14 (21.21%) Workflow
3 11 (16.67%) SDLC
4 9 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.12%) RUP
6 6 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
7 5 (7.58%) Project Planning
7 5 (7.58%) Fund Management
8 4 (6.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) DSDM
8 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.06%) ETL
8 4 (6.06%) BPR
8 4 (6.06%) SSADM
8 4 (6.06%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) C#
3 10 (15.15%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.09%) VBA
6 4 (6.06%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) C
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) EMIR
1 12 (18.18%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (6.06%) MiFID
3 3 (4.55%) QA
4 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.52%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Murex
3 10 (15.15%) Tradeweb
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Sybase
6 3 (4.55%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Progress
8 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.52%) Infragistics
8 1 (1.52%) LANSA
8 1 (1.52%) Solace
8 1 (1.52%) Calypso
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