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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Murex
Rank 167 180 161
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Murex 23 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.08% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £498 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £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
2220 2583 2453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.87% 43.19% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1640 1829 1752
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 72
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 30 (56.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (52.83%) Banking
3 23 (43.40%) Finance
4 21 (39.62%) Front Office
5 18 (33.96%) Derivative
5 18 (33.96%) SQL
6 17 (32.08%) UNIX
7 16 (30.19%) Investment Banking
8 14 (26.42%) XML
9 13 (24.53%) Java
9 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (22.64%) Linux
10 12 (22.64%) HP
11 11 (20.75%) JIRA
12 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
12 10 (18.87%) ISEB
13 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
13 9 (16.98%) FpML
14 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
14 8 (15.09%) XSLT
14 8 (15.09%) C#
14 8 (15.09%) C++
14 8 (15.09%) Oracle
15 7 (13.21%) Sybase
15 7 (13.21%) Calypso
15 7 (13.21%) Fixed Income
15 7 (13.21%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (13.21%) Spring
15 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
16 6 (11.32%) FIXML

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.89%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (5.66%) Summit
3 1 (1.89%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.89%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 28 (52.83%) Banking
2 23 (43.40%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Front Office
4 16 (30.19%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Contracts Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Murex Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Murex Business Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) FX Business Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Murex Specialist
10 2 (3.77%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (3.77%) FX Support Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Data Mart Specialist
11 1 (1.89%) Junior Systems Administrator
11 1 (1.89%) Defect Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) XML
2 9 (16.98%) FpML
3 8 (15.09%) XSLT
4 7 (13.21%) Spring
4 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.32%) FIXML
5 6 (11.32%) Java EE
6 4 (7.55%) Murex MxML
7 3 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (3.77%) JNI
8 2 (3.77%) Java SE
8 2 (3.77%) Murex Flex
8 2 (3.77%) Rendezvous
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (3.77%) JMS
8 2 (3.77%) HTML
8 2 (3.77%) JDBC
8 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
9 1 (1.89%) Castor
9 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (56.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (33.96%) Derivative
3 7 (13.21%) Fixed Income
4 5 (9.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (7.55%) Equities
5 4 (7.55%) Market Risk
6 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.89%) Kindle
8 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) UNIX
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
2 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Test Management
4 5 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Scrum
5 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.66%) Workflow
6 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.77%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.89%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) C++
4 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.89%) Control-M
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) HP
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Sybase
3 7 (13.21%) Calypso
4 6 (11.32%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.66%) Reuters
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) thinkFolio
6 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.77%) Charles River
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe
6 2 (3.77%) Sun
6 2 (3.77%) 29West
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) BMC
7 1 (1.89%) Fidessa