The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Murex S.A.S..

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 186 192 161
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing Murex 19 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.89% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 50
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £523
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £665 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £675 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2620 3264 3373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.42% 45.94% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 2280 2320
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £268
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 54 116 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Murex
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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%) Banking
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) UNIX
3 20 (40.82%) Investment Banking
4 19 (38.78%) Front Office
5 18 (36.73%) SQL
5 18 (36.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (30.61%) Derivative
7 14 (28.57%) Finance
8 12 (24.49%) Sybase
9 11 (22.45%) Data Mart
10 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
11 8 (16.33%) Murex MxML
11 8 (16.33%) Summit
11 8 (16.33%) Fidessa
11 8 (16.33%) JMS
12 7 (14.29%) UML
12 7 (14.29%) OO
12 7 (14.29%) JBoss
12 7 (14.29%) Middleware
12 7 (14.29%) Bloomberg
12 7 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (14.29%) Java EE
12 7 (14.29%) TDD
12 7 (14.29%) BDD
13 6 (12.24%) Advertising
13 6 (12.24%) JTA
13 6 (12.24%) Murex MxG2000
13 6 (12.24%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (2.04%) Mule
1 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Summit
2 6 (12.24%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (2.04%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Data Mart
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JUnit
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) jMock
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.04%) JMeter
3 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (53.06%) Banking
2 20 (40.82%) Investment Banking
3 19 (38.78%) Front Office
4 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (12.24%) Advertising
6 3 (6.12%) Legal
7 2 (4.08%) Back Office
8 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Murex Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Murex Support
5 5 (10.20%) Murex Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Murex Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Murex Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Murex Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.08%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Data Mart Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) JMS
1 8 (16.33%) Murex MxML
2 7 (14.29%) Java EE
2 7 (14.29%) Middleware
3 6 (12.24%) JTS
3 6 (12.24%) JTA
4 5 (10.20%) XML
4 5 (10.20%) Spring
5 4 (8.16%) Murex Flex
5 4 (8.16%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) XSLT
6 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.08%) FIXML
8 1 (2.04%) FpML
8 1 (2.04%) WCF
8 1 (2.04%) REST
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.04%) XBRL
8 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (30.61%) Derivative
3 7 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.04%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.04%) Equities
6 1 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) Energy Derivatives
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) UNIX
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Solaris
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) TDD
2 7 (14.29%) UML
2 7 (14.29%) OO
2 7 (14.29%) BDD
3 4 (8.16%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.12%) Workflow
4 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Project Management
4 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Validation
6 1 (2.04%) Fund Management
6 1 (2.04%) Use Case
6 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) XPath
5 1 (2.04%) C-shell
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PMP
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) EMIR
1 2 (4.08%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.04%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Sybase
2 8 (16.33%) Fidessa
3 7 (14.29%) JBoss
3 7 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) Calypso
6 3 (6.12%) Sophis
7 2 (4.08%) Sun
8 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.04%) Reuters
8 1 (2.04%) Brady
8 1 (2.04%) thinkFolio
8 1 (2.04%) Charles River