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 19 September 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 Fidessa Group plc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa
Rank 573 496 556
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +60
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 39 90 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.17% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.04% +25.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £621 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 5 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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -30 38 £450 -12.23% 10
England -58 38 £450 -12.23% 10
City of London +2 6 £438 -16.66% 7
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 63 (54.78%) Banking
2 60 (52.17%) Equities
3 55 (47.83%) Finance
4 54 (46.96%) UNIX
5 53 (46.09%) Front Office
6 50 (43.48%) Windows
7 45 (39.13%) Java
8 35 (30.43%) Sybase
9 34 (29.57%) SQL
10 31 (26.96%) Bloomberg
11 29 (25.22%) Investment Banking
12 28 (24.35%) Oracle
12 28 (24.35%) Relational Database
13 25 (21.74%) Tcl
14 23 (20.00%) C#
14 23 (20.00%) Financial Institution
15 20 (17.39%) Reuters
16 19 (16.52%) C
17 16 (13.91%) Blackberry
17 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
18 15 (13.04%) Management Information System
19 14 (12.17%) MS Office
19 14 (12.17%) Linux
19 14 (12.17%) OO
19 14 (12.17%) Tandem
20 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
21 12 (10.43%) Fixed Income
22 11 (9.57%) IBM Notes
22 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
22 11 (9.57%) Subversion

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (9.57%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) Mule
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Office
2 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Eikon
2 6 (5.22%) Tesseract
2 6 (5.22%) Minerva
3 5 (4.35%) LatentZero
3 5 (4.35%) Capstone
4 4 (3.48%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.74%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.87%) Global One
6 1 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) LAN
2 3 (2.61%) WAN
2 3 (2.61%) VPN
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.74%) AMQP
3 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) VoIP
4 1 (0.87%) DHCP
4 1 (0.87%) Broadband
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.35%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.61%) MySQL
4 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Subversion
2 4 (3.48%) JUnit
3 3 (2.61%) jMock
4 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.87%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.87%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.87%) JMeter
5 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.87%) Selenium
5 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.87%) JIRA
5 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 63 (54.78%) Banking
2 55 (47.83%) Finance
3 53 (46.09%) Front Office
4 29 (25.22%) Investment Banking
5 23 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.22%) Back Office
7 5 (4.35%) Advertising
8 3 (2.61%) French Language
9 1 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.87%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Developer
2 39 (33.91%) Analyst
3 31 (26.96%) Fidessa Developer
4 29 (25.22%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.48%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.61%) Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Fidessa Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) Fidessa Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Fidessa Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) JMS
2 8 (6.96%) Java EE
2 8 (6.96%) Middleware
3 7 (6.09%) JTS
3 7 (6.09%) JTA
4 6 (5.22%) Spring
5 5 (4.35%) Web Services
5 5 (4.35%) XML
6 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.61%) FIXML
7 3 (2.61%) WinForms
8 2 (1.74%) REST
8 2 (1.74%) WCF
8 2 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.74%) FpML
8 2 (1.74%) XSLT
8 2 (1.74%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.74%) XBRL
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 60 (52.17%) Equities
2 16 (13.91%) Blackberry
3 15 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 14 (12.17%) Tandem
5 12 (10.43%) Fixed Income
6 7 (6.09%) Derivative
6 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.35%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.87%) AS400
9 1 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.87%) Open Source
9 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.96%) UNIX
2 50 (43.48%) Windows
3 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.17%) Linux
5 6 (5.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.17%) OO
2 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.83%) UML
3 9 (7.83%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.96%) TDD
4 8 (6.96%) BDD
5 7 (6.09%) Migration
6 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.22%) Project Management
7 5 (4.35%) OOP
7 5 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 5 (4.35%) Investment Management
8 3 (2.61%) Workflow
8 3 (2.61%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (1.74%) Change Control
9 2 (1.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.74%) Coaching
9 2 (1.74%) Resource Management
9 2 (1.74%) ITIL
10 1 (0.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.13%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) SQL
3 25 (21.74%) Tcl
4 23 (20.00%) C#
5 19 (16.52%) C
6 5 (4.35%) VB
6 5 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) XenApp
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Sybase
2 31 (26.96%) Bloomberg
3 28 (24.35%) Oracle
4 20 (17.39%) Reuters
5 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.70%) Citrix
7 9 (7.83%) Murex
7 9 (7.83%) Lotus
8 8 (6.96%) Perforce
8 8 (6.96%) JBoss
9 5 (4.35%) Charles River
9 5 (4.35%) thinkFolio
10 3 (2.61%) Cisco
11 2 (1.74%) HP
11 2 (1.74%) Avaya
11 2 (1.74%) Apple
12 1 (0.87%) Sage
12 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.87%) CA
12 1 (0.87%) Informatica