Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FpML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FpML over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 818 811
Rank change year-on-year +79 -7 -72
Contract jobs citing FpML 92 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.056% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 31
England median daily rate £600 £575 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.48% -6.96%
10th Percentile £449 £475 £350
90th Percentile £728 £730 £625
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £535
% change year-on-year +4.35% +7.48% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

FpML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30396 30149 30253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.72% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21638 21071 20980
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 348 499
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.50 £14.91
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

FpML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FpML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FpML in England

FpML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FpML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for FpML in England

FpML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FpML in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FpML in England

FpML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 90 £600 +4.35% 3
East of England - 1 - -
South East - 1 £525 -
FpML
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for FpML.

1 67 (72.83%) XML
2 52 (56.52%) Banking
3 45 (48.91%) Finance
4 28 (30.43%) Data Modelling
4 28 (30.43%) MiFID
5 25 (27.17%) FIX Protocol
5 25 (27.17%) XSD
5 25 (27.17%) SQL
6 24 (26.09%) Java
6 24 (26.09%) Fixed Income
7 23 (25.00%) Derivative
8 22 (23.91%) Equities
9 21 (22.83%) Investment Banking
10 18 (19.57%) Data Analysis
10 18 (19.57%) XSLT
10 18 (19.57%) XPath
11 17 (18.48%) Spring
11 17 (18.48%) Front Office
12 16 (17.39%) Maven
12 16 (17.39%) Unix
12 16 (17.39%) JMS
13 14 (15.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (15.22%) Oracle
13 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (15.22%) Subversion
13 14 (15.22%) EMIR
13 14 (15.22%) Logical Data Model
14 13 (14.13%) JIRA
14 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
14 13 (14.13%) Data Management

FpML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.78%) GemFire
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.26%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.17%) Confluence
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.09%) JBoss
7 1 (1.09%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (1.09%) Mule
7 1 (1.09%) WebORB
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) npm
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) SMTP
2 1 (1.09%) AMQP
2 1 (1.09%) DSL
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) Jackrabbit
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.26%) Blockchain
4 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.17%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.09%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Maven
2 14 (15.22%) Subversion
3 13 (14.13%) JIRA
4 10 (10.87%) Eclipse
5 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
5 9 (9.78%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.35%) Ant
6 4 (4.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.09%) FishEye
7 1 (1.09%) Gradle
7 1 (1.09%) Hudson
7 1 (1.09%) jMock
7 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (56.52%) Banking
2 45 (48.91%) Finance
3 21 (22.83%) Investment Banking
4 17 (18.48%) Front Office
5 4 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Analyst
2 32 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 30 (32.61%) Developer
4 19 (20.65%) Data Analyst
4 19 (20.65%) Java Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Banking Analyst
6 12 (13.04%) Business Data Analyst
7 11 (11.96%) Architect
7 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.87%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 10 (10.87%) XML Analyst
9 9 (9.78%) Derivatives Business Analyst
9 9 (9.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
10 8 (8.70%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
10 8 (8.70%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
11 7 (7.61%) Data Architect
12 6 (6.52%) Integration Architect
12 6 (6.52%) Integration Developer
12 6 (6.52%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (72.83%) XML
2 25 (27.17%) FIX Protocol
2 25 (27.17%) XSD
3 18 (19.57%) XSLT
4 17 (18.48%) Spring
5 16 (17.39%) JMS
6 12 (13.04%) Middleware
7 10 (10.87%) REST
8 9 (9.78%) Spring MVC
9 8 (8.70%) Spring Integration
10 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.61%) Spring Batch
11 6 (6.52%) Java EE
11 6 (6.52%) JSR 170
11 6 (6.52%) Spring Security
11 6 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (6.52%) XML Schema
12 5 (5.43%) JDBC
13 4 (4.35%) DOM
13 4 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Fixed Income
2 23 (25.00%) Derivative
3 22 (23.91%) Equities
4 14 (15.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (13.04%) OTC Derivatives
6 7 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (4.35%) Reference Data
8 3 (3.26%) PMI
9 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.17%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.09%) ASIC
10 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.09%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Unix
2 10 (10.87%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) OS/400
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Data Modelling
2 18 (19.57%) Data Analysis
3 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.22%) Logical Data Model
4 13 (14.13%) Data Management
5 11 (11.96%) Data Integration
6 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 10 (10.87%) MVC
7 9 (9.78%) DevOps
8 8 (8.70%) Web Development
9 7 (7.61%) Data Mapping
9 7 (7.61%) ETL
9 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.52%) Document Management
10 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.43%) Domain Models
11 5 (5.43%) Scrum
11 5 (5.43%) SOA
11 5 (5.43%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) SQL
2 24 (26.09%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) XPath
4 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.52%) C#
5 6 (6.52%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) RPG
8 1 (1.09%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.09%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) VB
8 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.43%) MiFID
2 14 (15.22%) EMIR
3 11 (11.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (4.35%) ISO 20022
5 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.35%) IBM
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) Murex
5 2 (2.17%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.09%) Calypso
6 1 (1.09%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.09%) IFS
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase