The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fidessa products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fidessa over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Fidessa Group plc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa
Rank 605 562 507
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -55
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 23 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 46
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£588 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £310 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £328
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24573 23789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 44.94% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14721 13575 12861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1080 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.89 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Fidessa
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fidessa within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Fidessa Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fidessa
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fidessa within the UK.

Fidessa Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fidessa
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fidessa within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Fidessa Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fidessa
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fidessa within the UK.

Fidessa Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fidessa
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fidessa within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 23 £588 -2.08% 15
England -59 23 £588 -2.08% 15
City of London -18 3 £560 +4.18% 6
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fidessa 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 Fidessa.

1 37 (69.81%) Equities
2 27 (50.94%) Front Office
3 26 (49.06%) SQL
4 24 (45.28%) Banking
5 22 (41.51%) FIX Protocol
6 20 (37.74%) Investment Banking
7 16 (30.19%) UNIX
8 14 (26.42%) Java
9 13 (24.53%) Sybase
10 11 (20.75%) Tcl
11 10 (18.87%) Derivative
11 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.98%) Perl
13 8 (15.09%) Linux
13 8 (15.09%) Project Management
13 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
14 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
14 7 (13.21%) LatentZero
14 7 (13.21%) Algorithmic Trading
14 7 (13.21%) thinkFolio
15 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
15 6 (11.32%) Fixed Income
16 5 (9.43%) Migration
16 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
16 5 (9.43%) Charles River
16 5 (9.43%) C
16 5 (9.43%) Portware
16 5 (9.43%) KDB
17 4 (7.55%) Fund Management
17 4 (7.55%) Wiki

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fidessa 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 Fidessa. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) LatentZero
1 7 (13.21%) thinkFolio
2 4 (7.55%) Tesseract
2 4 (7.55%) Minerva
2 4 (7.55%) Sentinel
3 3 (5.66%) Summit
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) KDB
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (50.94%) Front Office
2 24 (45.28%) Banking
3 20 (37.74%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
2 19 (35.85%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Fidessa Business Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Fidessa Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Support Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Applications Support
4 10 (18.87%) Fidessa Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Fidessa Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Fidessa Support Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Production Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Fidessa Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (69.81%) Equities
2 10 (18.87%) Derivative
2 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.55%) Wiki
5 3 (5.66%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.77%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.89%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) UNIX
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) SUSE
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Project Management
1 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
2 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
2 7 (13.21%) Algorithmic Trading
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Fund Management
6 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.77%) Analytics
7 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.89%) Market Making
8 1 (1.89%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) Tcl
4 9 (16.98%) Perl
5 5 (9.43%) C
5 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.55%) AWK
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) C#
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) C-shell
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Sybase
2 5 (9.43%) Charles River
2 5 (9.43%) Portware
3 4 (7.55%) Bloomberg
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Reuters
4 3 (5.66%) Murex
4 3 (5.66%) Calypso
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Intel
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithmics
5 1 (1.89%) EccoWare
5 1 (1.89%) CQG
5 1 (1.89%) Sophis
5 1 (1.89%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.89%) Patsystems
5 1 (1.89%) GL TRADE