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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 558 525 552
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs citing FpML 43 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.094% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 42
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£575 £525 £555
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £608 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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
England -34 43 £575 +9.52% 8
London +7 42 £575 +9.52% 7
City of London +24 11 £550 +4.76% 5
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (74.68%) XML
2 50 (63.29%) Derivative
3 49 (62.03%) Finance
4 39 (49.37%) Banking
5 35 (44.30%) Investment Banking
6 27 (34.18%) SQL
7 23 (29.11%) Front Office
8 19 (24.05%) Fixed Income
8 19 (24.05%) XSLT
8 19 (24.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.52%) Back Office
10 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
11 15 (18.99%) Business Analysis
12 14 (17.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 13 (16.46%) Project Management
14 12 (15.19%) Credit Derivative
14 12 (15.19%) EMIR
15 11 (13.92%) Subversion
15 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
15 11 (13.92%) Java
16 10 (12.66%) XML Schema
16 10 (12.66%) FIXML
16 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
17 9 (11.39%) QA
17 9 (11.39%) Dodd-Frank
17 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
17 9 (11.39%) Murex
17 9 (11.39%) Windows

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (3.80%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Mule
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Endur
1 1 (1.27%) Findur
1 1 (1.27%) RMDS
1 1 (1.27%) Summit
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) DSL
2 1 (1.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Subversion
2 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.06%) Maven
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) XMLSpy
4 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) jMock
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) RIATest
5 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.27%) WinRunner
General
1 49 (62.03%) Finance
2 39 (49.37%) Banking
3 35 (44.30%) Investment Banking
4 23 (29.11%) Front Office
5 17 (21.52%) Back Office
6 7 (8.86%) Publishing
7 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Analyst
2 26 (32.91%) Business Analyst
3 20 (25.32%) Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Author
5 7 (8.86%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Murex Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Murex Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Author
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (74.68%) XML
2 19 (24.05%) XSLT
3 10 (12.66%) XML Schema
3 10 (12.66%) FIXML
4 7 (8.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (8.86%) STL
4 7 (8.86%) Middleware
5 6 (7.59%) JRules
5 6 (7.59%) Drools
6 5 (6.33%) Spring
6 5 (6.33%) XSD
7 4 (5.06%) JMS
7 4 (5.06%) REST
8 3 (3.80%) Java EE
8 3 (3.80%) Murex MxML
8 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.80%) SOAP
9 2 (2.53%) .NET
9 2 (2.53%) J2EE
9 2 (2.53%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (63.29%) Derivative
2 19 (24.05%) Fixed Income
2 19 (24.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (17.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 12 (15.19%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (10.13%) DTCC
5 8 (10.13%) Reference Data
6 6 (7.59%) SWIFT
7 4 (5.06%) Market Risk
7 4 (5.06%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.27%) Exotic Derivative
9 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.27%) Open Source
9 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.27%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
3 15 (18.99%) Business Analysis
4 13 (16.46%) Project Management
5 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
6 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.86%) Validation
9 7 (8.86%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Workflow
10 6 (7.59%) Analytics
10 6 (7.59%) Business Transformation
10 6 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (7.59%) Wealth Management
11 5 (6.33%) Data Mapping
11 5 (6.33%) Migration
12 4 (5.06%) UML
12 4 (5.06%) OO
12 4 (5.06%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) Java
3 7 (8.86%) C++
3 7 (8.86%) VC++
4 3 (3.80%) XPath
4 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.80%) VBA
5 2 (2.53%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
6 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) ISEB
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) EMIR
2 9 (11.39%) QA
2 9 (11.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) Basel III
3 1 (1.27%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Murex
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) Tradeweb
4 6 (7.59%) ION Trading
5 5 (6.33%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.33%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.33%) Fidessa
6 3 (3.80%) OpenLink
6 3 (3.80%) JBoss
7 2 (2.53%) Sybase
7 2 (2.53%) Calypso
7 2 (2.53%) Altova
8 1 (1.27%) Palantir
8 1 (1.27%) Microgen
8 1 (1.27%) Sun
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.27%) SmartStream
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
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