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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 607 635 590
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -45
Contract jobs citing FpML 27 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.050% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 38
Median daily rate £556 £543 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £525 £300
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +75.00%
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
15889 16310 15708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 27.96% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11016 11043 9971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 289 217
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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 +14 26 £563 +3.68% 6
London +7 26 £563 +2.27% 4
City of London +29 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (84.62%) XML
2 34 (43.59%) Finance
3 28 (35.90%) SQL
4 27 (34.62%) Banking
5 23 (29.49%) Java
6 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (26.92%) Derivative
7 20 (25.64%) JIRA
8 17 (21.79%) GAP Analysis
8 17 (21.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (20.51%) Asset Management
10 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
10 15 (19.23%) Confluence
11 14 (17.95%) Business Analysis
11 14 (17.95%) Investment Banking
12 13 (16.67%) Unix
13 12 (15.38%) Oracle
13 12 (15.38%) Tomcat
13 12 (15.38%) Maven
14 11 (14.10%) JMS
14 11 (14.10%) ETL
14 11 (14.10%) Data Modelling
14 11 (14.10%) Middleware
14 11 (14.10%) FIX Protocol
14 11 (14.10%) SWIFT
14 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
15 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.82%) Reuters
15 10 (12.82%) Bloomberg
15 10 (12.82%) IBM

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 (19.23%) Confluence
2 12 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.28%) JCAPS
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DSL
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) JasperReports
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Biml
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) QlikView
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) JIRA
2 12 (15.38%) Maven
3 10 (12.82%) Eclipse
3 10 (12.82%) IntelliJ
4 8 (10.26%) ERwin
5 2 (2.56%) Ant
5 2 (2.56%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) Hudson
5 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) JMeter
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 27 (34.62%) Banking
3 14 (17.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Back Office
4 5 (6.41%) Legal
5 3 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Analyst
2 33 (42.31%) Business Analyst
3 23 (29.49%) Developer
4 19 (24.36%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Data Business Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Data Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Report Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) WebSphere Developer
8 7 (8.97%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 7 (8.97%) XML Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Java Middleware Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Linux Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (14.10%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (14.10%) JMS
2 11 (14.10%) Middleware
3 9 (11.54%) XSLT
4 8 (10.26%) SOAP
4 8 (10.26%) Web Services
4 8 (10.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (8.97%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (7.69%) REST
7 4 (5.13%) EJB
7 4 (5.13%) FIXML
7 4 (5.13%) J2EE
7 4 (5.13%) JSP
7 4 (5.13%) XML Messaging
8 3 (3.85%) Spring
8 3 (3.85%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.85%) XSD
9 2 (2.56%) Ajax
9 2 (2.56%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Derivative
2 17 (21.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (14.10%) SWIFT
4 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (11.54%) OTC Derivatives
6 6 (7.69%) Reference Data
7 5 (6.41%) Equities
7 5 (6.41%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.85%) ASIC
9 2 (2.56%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Unix
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Solaris
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) GAP Analysis
3 16 (20.51%) Asset Management
4 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 14 (17.95%) Business Analysis
6 11 (14.10%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.10%) ETL
7 9 (11.54%) BPR
7 9 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 9 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (11.54%) UML
7 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.26%) Data Lineage
8 8 (10.26%) Data Management
8 8 (10.26%) Fund Accounting
9 7 (8.97%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (8.97%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (7.69%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Investment Management
11 5 (6.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) Java
3 7 (8.97%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) Python
5 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) EMIR
1 9 (11.54%) MiFID
2 8 (10.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (10.26%) Solvency II
3 4 (5.13%) ISO20022
3 4 (5.13%) QA
4 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Bloomberg
2 10 (12.82%) IBM
2 10 (12.82%) Reuters
3 3 (3.85%) Calypso
4 2 (2.56%) Sun
4 2 (2.56%) Sybase
4 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.28%) Microgen
5 1 (1.28%) Murex