The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Fidessa products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fidessa over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Fidessa Group plc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa
Rank 184 196 202
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 11 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate - £328 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3246 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.81% 45.83% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 2261 2308
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 115 96
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Fidessa
London

Fidessa
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fidessa across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Fidessa Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fidessa
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fidessa across the City of London region.

Fidessa Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Fidessa
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fidessa across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Fidessa Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Fidessa
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fidessa across the City of London region.

Fidessa Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fidessa 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 Fidessa.

1 13 (41.94%) Front Office
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Investment Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Bloomberg
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) UNIX
4 9 (29.03%) UML
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) JMS
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Murex
6 7 (22.58%) Middleware
6 7 (22.58%) OO
6 7 (22.58%) JBoss
6 7 (22.58%) Equities
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Java EE
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) JTA
7 6 (19.35%) JTS
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) Sybase
8 5 (16.13%) Advertising
8 5 (16.13%) Spring
8 5 (16.13%) Capstone
8 5 (16.13%) Tesseract
8 5 (16.13%) Minerva

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fidessa 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 Fidessa. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Mule
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Capstone
1 5 (16.13%) Tesseract
1 5 (16.13%) Minerva
2 2 (6.45%) LatentZero
3 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
3 1 (3.23%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (3.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (3.23%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SMS
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) jMock
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (41.94%) Front Office
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Investment Banking
3 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) Advertising
5 3 (9.68%) Back Office
5 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Fidessa Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) JMS
2 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 7 (22.58%) Java EE
3 6 (19.35%) JTA
3 6 (19.35%) JTS
4 5 (16.13%) Spring
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.45%) FIXML
8 1 (3.23%) FpML
8 1 (3.23%) XBRL
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
8 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.23%) WCF
8 1 (3.23%) REST
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Equities
2 3 (9.68%) Derivative
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) UNIX
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) UML
2 7 (22.58%) OO
2 7 (22.58%) TDD
2 7 (22.58%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.45%) Use Case
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Tcl
4 1 (3.23%) XPath
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Bloomberg
2 8 (25.81%) Murex
3 7 (22.58%) JBoss
4 6 (19.35%) Sybase
5 4 (12.90%) Reuters
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) Perforce
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) Informatica
8 1 (3.23%) Peregrine
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Adobe
8 1 (3.23%) Calypso