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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 181 213 159
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -54
Contract jobs citing Murex 17 16 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.22% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.48% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 56
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£530 £550 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-30.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
Murex
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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
2677 3337 3321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.04% 46.22% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2325 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 90
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 (65.00%) Banking
2 21 (52.50%) Front Office
3 19 (47.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (42.50%) Investment Banking
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
7 13 (32.50%) Java
8 12 (30.00%) UNIX
9 11 (27.50%) Sybase
10 10 (25.00%) Fixed Income
11 9 (22.50%) Derivative
11 9 (22.50%) Oracle
12 8 (20.00%) XML
12 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.50%) Summit
13 7 (17.50%) Linux
13 7 (17.50%) Bloomberg
13 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
14 6 (15.00%) ISEB
14 6 (15.00%) JMS
14 6 (15.00%) Java EE
14 6 (15.00%) Murex Flex
15 5 (12.50%) Data Mart
15 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 5 (12.50%) FIXML
15 5 (12.50%) FpML
16 4 (10.00%) Project Management
16 4 (10.00%) Fidessa
16 4 (10.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (2.50%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Summit
2 2 (5.00%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.50%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.50%) Data Mart
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (65.00%) Banking
2 21 (52.50%) Front Office
3 17 (42.50%) Investment Banking
4 15 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (7.50%) Legal
6 2 (5.00%) Advertising
7 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Murex Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Murex Support
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Murex Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Murex Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Murex Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Murex Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) JMS
2 6 (15.00%) Java EE
2 6 (15.00%) Murex Flex
3 5 (12.50%) FIXML
3 5 (12.50%) FpML
4 4 (10.00%) XSLT
4 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 3 (7.50%) JTA
5 3 (7.50%) JTS
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) JNI
6 2 (5.00%) Java SE
6 2 (5.00%) Spring Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Murex MxML
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.50%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 9 (22.50%) Derivative
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Equities
5 2 (5.00%) Market Risk
5 2 (5.00%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.50%) Kindle
6 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) BDD
4 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.50%) TDD
4 3 (7.50%) UML
4 3 (7.50%) OO
4 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.50%) Test Management
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Sybase
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Bloomberg
4 4 (10.00%) Fidessa
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) Reuters
6 2 (5.00%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) thinkFolio
7 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.50%) Calypso
7 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Charles River
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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