The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Murex products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Murex over the 3 months to 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 314 261 288
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +27
Contract jobs citing Murex 98 131 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.61% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.32% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 100
Average daily rate £650 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £790 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Murex
England

Murex
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Murex Jobs Demand Trend in London

Murex
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Murex across the London region.

Murex Daily Rate Trend in London

Murex
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Murex across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Murex Daily Rate Histogram in London

Murex
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Murex across the London region.

Murex Hourly Rate Trend in London

Murex
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Murex within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -25 30 £650 +18.18%
Canary Wharf +16 1 - -
Murex
England

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 121 (61.11%) Finance
2 95 (47.98%) Banking
3 69 (34.85%) SQL
4 68 (34.34%) Investment Banking
5 65 (32.83%) Derivative
6 61 (30.81%) Java
7 56 (28.28%) UNIX
8 52 (26.26%) Front Office
9 44 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 44 (22.22%) Murex MxML
10 42 (21.21%) Oracle
11 35 (17.68%) Data Mart
12 33 (16.67%) PL/SQL
13 31 (15.66%) XML
14 30 (15.15%) Calypso
14 30 (15.15%) Back Office
15 29 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (14.14%) Solaris
17 24 (12.12%) Sybase
17 24 (12.12%) Workflow
18 23 (11.62%) Linux
18 23 (11.62%) XSLT
18 23 (11.62%) Sun
19 22 (11.11%) Shell Script
20 21 (10.61%) Windows
21 20 (10.10%) Fixed Income
21 20 (10.10%) Equity Derivative
22 19 (9.60%) Summit
22 19 (9.60%) C#
22 19 (9.60%) Perl

Murex
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (1.01%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.51%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.52%) MS Project
1 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (9.60%) Summit
2 11 (5.56%) Murex MxG2000
3 5 (2.53%) LatentZero
3 5 (2.53%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 4 (2.02%) Endur
5 3 (1.52%) Front Arena
5 3 (1.52%) ZaiNet
6 2 (1.01%) Aligne
6 2 (1.01%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 2 (1.01%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.01%) Kondor+
6 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.51%) SunGard Panorama
7 1 (0.51%) Monis
7 1 (0.51%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.68%) Data Mart
2 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.52%) MySQL
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.51%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (0.51%) Informix
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.58%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.52%) JIRA
3 3 (1.52%) jMock
3 3 (1.52%) Subversion
3 3 (1.52%) JUnit
3 3 (1.52%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.01%) ProC
4 2 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (0.51%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.51%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.51%) Toad
5 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 121 (61.11%) Finance
2 95 (47.98%) Banking
3 68 (34.34%) Investment Banking
4 52 (26.26%) Front Office
5 30 (15.15%) Back Office
6 12 (6.06%) General Ledger
7 10 (5.05%) Advertising
8 5 (2.53%) Publishing
9 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (33.84%) Developer
2 59 (29.80%) Analyst
3 42 (21.21%) Murex Developer
4 33 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 24 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 22 (11.11%) Murex Analyst
7 14 (7.07%) Murex Business Analyst
8 13 (6.57%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.06%) Murex Specialist
10 10 (5.05%) Test Manager
10 10 (5.05%) Consultant
11 8 (4.04%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Data Mart Developer
12 7 (3.54%) Murex Consultant
12 7 (3.54%) Data Mart Specialist
13 6 (3.03%) Murex MxML Developer
13 6 (3.03%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.03%) Programme Manager
13 6 (3.03%) Murex Support
14 5 (2.53%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.22%) Murex MxML
2 31 (15.66%) XML
3 23 (11.62%) XSLT
4 13 (6.57%) Spring
4 13 (6.57%) JMS
5 12 (6.06%) Middleware
6 7 (3.54%) WCF
6 7 (3.54%) Java EE
7 6 (3.03%) Murex Flex
8 5 (2.53%) LINQ
8 5 (2.53%) JTA
8 5 (2.53%) FpML
8 5 (2.53%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.53%) JTS
9 4 (2.02%) .NET
9 4 (2.02%) Web Services
10 3 (1.52%) WPF
10 3 (1.52%) REST
11 2 (1.01%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.51%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (32.83%) Derivative
2 44 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (10.10%) Fixed Income
3 20 (10.10%) Equity Derivative
4 10 (5.05%) Equities
4 10 (5.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 10 (5.05%) Credit Risk
5 8 (4.04%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.02%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.52%) DTCC
7 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.01%) Energy Derivatives
8 2 (1.01%) Blog
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.28%) UNIX
2 28 (14.14%) Solaris
3 23 (11.62%) Linux
4 21 (10.61%) Windows
5 15 (7.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.12%) Workflow
3 17 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (8.08%) Project Management
5 14 (7.07%) Business Analysis
6 12 (6.06%) OO
7 11 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.05%) Migration
8 10 (5.05%) Risk Management
9 9 (4.55%) TDD
9 9 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.55%) UML
9 9 (4.55%) Analytics
10 8 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.04%) ERP
11 7 (3.54%) Release Management
11 7 (3.54%) Multithreading
11 7 (3.54%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.54%) BDD
12 6 (3.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.85%) SQL
2 61 (30.81%) Java
3 33 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 22 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 19 (9.60%) C#
5 19 (9.60%) Perl
6 6 (3.03%) VBA
7 4 (2.02%) C++
8 3 (1.52%) C
8 3 (1.52%) Python
9 2 (1.01%) Lisp
9 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.51%) Korn
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
10 1 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.04%) ACCA
1 8 (4.04%) CIMA
2 6 (3.03%) ISEB
2 6 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.01%) PMP
3 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) EMIR
2 3 (1.52%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.01%) MiFID
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.02%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (21.21%) Oracle
2 30 (15.15%) Calypso
3 24 (12.12%) Sybase
4 23 (11.62%) Sun
5 14 (7.07%) Reuters
6 11 (5.56%) Sophis
6 11 (5.56%) Fidessa
7 9 (4.55%) Bloomberg
8 8 (4.04%) Microgen
9 6 (3.03%) JBoss
9 6 (3.03%) SunGard
9 6 (3.03%) Brady
10 5 (2.53%) Charles River
11 3 (1.52%) ION Trading
11 3 (1.52%) Remedy
11 3 (1.52%) OpenLink
11 3 (1.52%) Veritas
12 2 (1.01%) Triple Point
12 2 (1.01%) SAP
12 2 (1.01%) thinkFolio