The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Murex 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 Murex over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Murex S.A.S..

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 170 169 155
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Murex 31 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.48% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.07% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £508 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £775 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £534 £583 -
% change year-on-year
-8.36% -
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
2443 2989 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.45% 44.44% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1810 2137 1860
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £614 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 75 78
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Murex
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Murex Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Murex
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 Murex across the City of London region.

Murex Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Murex
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Murex across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Murex Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Murex
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 Murex across the City of London region.

Murex Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Murex 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 Murex.

1 26 (53.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 26 (53.06%) Banking
2 24 (48.98%) Finance
3 20 (40.82%) Front Office
4 17 (34.69%) Derivative
5 16 (32.65%) Investment Banking
6 14 (28.57%) SQL
7 13 (26.53%) Java
8 12 (24.49%) XML
8 12 (24.49%) UNIX
8 12 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (22.45%) Linux
9 11 (22.45%) HP
9 11 (22.45%) ISEB
10 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
11 9 (18.37%) JIRA
11 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle
12 8 (16.33%) C++
12 8 (16.33%) XSLT
12 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
13 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
13 7 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (14.29%) Spring
13 7 (14.29%) FpML
13 7 (14.29%) Calypso
13 7 (14.29%) C#
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.24%) Project Management
14 6 (12.24%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Murex 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 Murex. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.04%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Summit
2 2 (4.08%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.04%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.04%) WinRunner
General
1 26 (53.06%) Banking
2 24 (48.98%) Finance
3 20 (40.82%) Front Office
4 16 (32.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Legal
6 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Test Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Murex Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Murex Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Murex Support
8 3 (6.12%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) FX Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Murex Support Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Murex Specialist
10 1 (2.04%) Data Mart Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Data Mart Specialist
10 1 (2.04%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) XML
2 8 (16.33%) XSLT
3 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 7 (14.29%) Spring
3 7 (14.29%) FpML
4 6 (12.24%) Java EE
5 4 (8.16%) FIXML
6 3 (6.12%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (6.12%) Murex MxML
7 2 (4.08%) Spring Integration
7 2 (4.08%) Rendezvous
7 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.08%) HTML
7 2 (4.08%) JDBC
7 2 (4.08%) JMS
7 2 (4.08%) JNI
7 2 (4.08%) Murex Flex
7 2 (4.08%) Java SE
8 1 (2.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (34.69%) Derivative
3 6 (12.24%) Fixed Income
4 5 (10.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (6.12%) Market Risk
5 3 (6.12%) Equities
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.04%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.04%) Kindle
7 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) UNIX
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
2 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 6 (12.24%) Test Management
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow
7 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.08%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) C++
4 7 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) ISEB
2 7 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) HP
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Calypso
4 5 (10.20%) Bloomberg
4 5 (10.20%) Sybase
5 3 (6.12%) Reuters
6 2 (4.08%) 29West
6 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 2 (4.08%) Charles River
6 2 (4.08%) Adobe
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) thinkFolio
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.04%) Fidessa
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) BMC