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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 535 548 537
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing FpML 78 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.055% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 36
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£550 £556 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £488 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 8 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 24 October 2014. 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 +34 69 £550 -1.12% 3
England +13 69 £550 -1.12% 3
City of London +22 19 £550 -4.34%
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 76 (66.67%) XML
2 66 (57.89%) Finance
3 55 (48.25%) Derivative
4 54 (47.37%) Banking
5 50 (43.86%) SQL
6 40 (35.09%) Investment Banking
7 38 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (28.07%) Fixed Income
9 28 (24.56%) Front Office
9 28 (24.56%) Java
10 25 (21.93%) Business Analysis
11 19 (16.67%) XSLT
12 18 (15.79%) Data Modelling
12 18 (15.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 17 (14.91%) EMIR
14 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (14.04%) Murex
15 15 (13.16%) Equities
15 15 (13.16%) Subversion
16 14 (12.28%) WebSphere
16 14 (12.28%) Back Office
16 14 (12.28%) Regression Testing
17 13 (11.40%) UNIX
17 13 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (11.40%) Data Analysis
18 12 (10.53%) Analytics
18 12 (10.53%) FIXML
19 11 (9.65%) Windows
19 11 (9.65%) OO
19 11 (9.65%) Oracle

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.65%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.14%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.75%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) Mule
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Summit
2 7 (6.14%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.88%) Endur
3 1 (0.88%) Findur
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) DSL
2 1 (0.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.63%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.75%) Datomic
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Subversion
2 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.14%) JIRA
4 2 (1.75%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.75%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.88%) CppUnit
General
1 66 (57.89%) Finance
2 54 (47.37%) Banking
3 40 (35.09%) Investment Banking
4 28 (24.56%) Front Office
5 14 (12.28%) Back Office
6 4 (3.51%) Publishing
7 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Analyst
2 44 (38.60%) Business Analyst
3 26 (22.81%) Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Architect
6 8 (7.02%) Data Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Author
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.51%) IT Business Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (2.63%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (66.67%) XML
2 19 (16.67%) XSLT
3 12 (10.53%) FIXML
4 10 (8.77%) Java EE
5 9 (7.89%) Middleware
5 9 (7.89%) JMS
6 7 (6.14%) STL
6 7 (6.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (6.14%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.14%) Spring
7 5 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (4.39%) XML Schema
7 5 (4.39%) XSD
8 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (2.63%) REST
9 3 (2.63%) SOAP
10 2 (1.75%) .NET
10 2 (1.75%) JDBC
10 2 (1.75%) Murex MxML
10 2 (1.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (48.25%) Derivative
2 38 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (28.07%) Fixed Income
4 18 (15.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 15 (13.16%) Equities
6 11 (9.65%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (7.02%) DTCC
8 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (5.26%) Reference Data
9 6 (5.26%) SWIFT
10 4 (3.51%) Credit Risk
10 4 (3.51%) Market Risk
11 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.75%) User Experience
12 2 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.88%) ASIC
13 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.88%) Exotic Derivative
13 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) UNIX
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 8 (7.02%) Linux
4 6 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Business Analysis
2 18 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.28%) Regression Testing
5 13 (11.40%) Data Analysis
5 13 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (10.53%) Analytics
7 11 (9.65%) OO
8 9 (7.89%) TDD
8 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.89%) Project Management
9 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.02%) Migration
9 8 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.02%) Workflow
10 7 (6.14%) People Management
10 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (5.26%) Data Mapping
11 6 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) SQL
2 28 (24.56%) Java
3 8 (7.02%) C++
4 7 (6.14%) VC++
5 3 (2.63%) Python
5 3 (2.63%) XPath
5 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.75%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) C#
6 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) EMIR
2 8 (7.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Murex
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle
3 10 (8.77%) Sybase
3 10 (8.77%) TIBCO
4 7 (6.14%) Tradeweb
5 6 (5.26%) HP
5 6 (5.26%) IBM
6 5 (4.39%) Calypso
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.63%) OpenLink
8 3 (2.63%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.75%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.75%) Altova
9 2 (1.75%) BMC
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.88%) Reuters
10 1 (0.88%) Actimize
10 1 (0.88%) Sun
10 1 (0.88%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.88%) SmartStream
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