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 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 Murex S.A.S..

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 181 207 161
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -46
Contract jobs citing Murex 19 24 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.33% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.70% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 59
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £638 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
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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%

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 August 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 August 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 (63.41%) Banking
2 20 (48.78%) Front Office
3 19 (46.34%) Investment Banking
4 17 (41.46%) Java
5 15 (36.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (36.59%) UNIX
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
6 13 (31.71%) Sybase
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) JMS
8 10 (24.39%) Java EE
9 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
9 9 (21.95%) Bloomberg
9 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.51%) Summit
10 8 (19.51%) Derivative
10 8 (19.51%) Fidessa
10 8 (19.51%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle
11 7 (17.07%) XML
11 7 (17.07%) UML
11 7 (17.07%) OO
11 7 (17.07%) JBoss
11 7 (17.07%) Middleware
11 7 (17.07%) TDD
11 7 (17.07%) Spring
11 7 (17.07%) BDD
12 6 (14.63%) Murex Flex
12 6 (14.63%) JTA
12 6 (14.63%) Data Mart

Murex
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 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 (4.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) Mule
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Summit
2 3 (7.32%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (2.44%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.63%) Data Mart
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) jMock
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (63.41%) Banking
2 20 (48.78%) Front Office
3 19 (46.34%) Investment Banking
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 5 (12.20%) Advertising
6 3 (7.32%) Back Office
7 2 (4.88%) Legal
8 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Murex Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Murex Support
5 5 (12.20%) Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Murex Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Murex Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Murex Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.88%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Murex Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Data Mart Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Data Mart Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) JMS
1 10 (24.39%) Java EE
2 7 (17.07%) XML
2 7 (17.07%) Middleware
2 7 (17.07%) Spring
3 6 (14.63%) Murex Flex
3 6 (14.63%) JTA
3 6 (14.63%) JTS
4 5 (12.20%) XSLT
4 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) Murex MxML
7 2 (4.88%) Java SE
7 2 (4.88%) JNI
7 2 (4.88%) FIXML
7 2 (4.88%) Spring Integration
8 1 (2.44%) WCF
8 1 (2.44%) REST
8 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.44%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (19.51%) Derivative
3 5 (12.20%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.88%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Energy Derivatives
5 1 (2.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) UNIX
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) UML
2 7 (17.07%) OO
2 7 (17.07%) TDD
2 7 (17.07%) BDD
3 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Test Management
7 1 (2.44%) System Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.44%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) XPath
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) EMIR
1 2 (4.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.44%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Sybase
2 9 (21.95%) Bloomberg
3 8 (19.51%) Fidessa
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 7 (17.07%) JBoss
5 5 (12.20%) Calypso
6 3 (7.32%) Reuters
7 2 (4.88%) Sophis
7 2 (4.88%) Adobe
8 1 (2.44%) thinkFolio
8 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Charles River
8 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.44%) Brady