The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa
Rank 193 204 205
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 7 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £174 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2674 3407 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.39% 46.30% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 2376 2293
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
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 59 96 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 12 (42.86%) Front Office
1 12 (42.86%) Banking
2 11 (39.29%) Investment Banking
2 11 (39.29%) Bloomberg
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) UML
5 8 (28.57%) JMS
5 8 (28.57%) Murex
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) JBoss
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) Middleware
6 7 (25.00%) Equities
6 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (25.00%) Java EE
6 7 (25.00%) BDD
6 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (21.43%) JTA
7 6 (21.43%) JTS
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Sybase
8 5 (17.86%) Spring
8 5 (17.86%) Capstone
8 5 (17.86%) Tesseract
8 5 (17.86%) Minerva
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Mule
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Capstone
1 5 (17.86%) Tesseract
1 5 (17.86%) Minerva
2 2 (7.14%) LatentZero
3 1 (3.57%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (3.57%) Sentinel
3 1 (3.57%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) jMock
4 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (42.86%) Front Office
1 12 (42.86%) Banking
2 11 (39.29%) Investment Banking
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) Advertising
5 3 (10.71%) Back Office
5 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Fidessa Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Fidessa Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Fidessa Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) JMS
2 7 (25.00%) Middleware
2 7 (25.00%) Java EE
3 6 (21.43%) JTA
3 6 (21.43%) JTS
4 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) FIXML
8 1 (3.57%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) XBRL
8 1 (3.57%) FpML
8 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.57%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Equities
2 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.14%) Derivative
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) UNIX
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) UML
2 7 (25.00%) OO
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
2 7 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Tcl
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Bloomberg
2 8 (28.57%) Murex
3 7 (25.00%) JBoss
4 6 (21.43%) Sybase
5 3 (10.71%) Reuters
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Perforce
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.57%) Charles River
7 1 (3.57%) Calypso
7 1 (3.57%) SunGard
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Informatica
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco