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 21 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 Fidessa Group plc.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa
Rank 562 495 543
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +48
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 37 78 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 37
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£493 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -29 36 £493 +9.44% 15
England -54 36 £493 +9.44% 15
City of London +9 8 £405 -22.85% 7
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 64 (51.20%) Banking
2 61 (48.80%) Equities
3 60 (48.00%) Finance
4 58 (46.40%) Windows
5 52 (41.60%) Front Office
6 47 (37.60%) UNIX
7 43 (34.40%) Java
7 43 (34.40%) Bloomberg
8 32 (25.60%) SQL
8 32 (25.60%) Sybase
9 31 (24.80%) Investment Banking
10 29 (23.20%) Relational Database
11 28 (22.40%) Tcl
11 28 (22.40%) Reuters
12 25 (20.00%) Oracle
13 23 (18.40%) Financial Institution
14 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
15 20 (16.00%) Blackberry
16 19 (15.20%) C
16 19 (15.20%) C#
16 19 (15.20%) MS Office
17 15 (12.00%) Linux
18 14 (11.20%) IBM Notes
18 14 (11.20%) Subversion
19 13 (10.40%) OO
19 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
19 13 (10.40%) Fixed Income
20 12 (9.60%) Windows XP
20 12 (9.60%) Lotus
20 12 (9.60%) Back Office

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (11.20%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.80%) Mule
4 1 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (15.20%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Eikon
2 6 (4.80%) LatentZero
3 5 (4.00%) Capstone
3 5 (4.00%) Tesseract
3 5 (4.00%) Minerva
4 3 (2.40%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.60%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.80%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) LAN
2 4 (3.20%) WAN
3 3 (2.40%) VPN
3 3 (2.40%) Internet
4 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.60%) AMQP
4 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.80%) Broadband
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.80%) Multicast
5 1 (0.80%) DHCP
5 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Subversion
2 5 (4.00%) Maven
2 5 (4.00%) JUnit
3 3 (2.40%) jMock
3 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.80%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.80%) JMeter
5 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.80%) JIRA
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) FitNesse
General
1 64 (51.20%) Banking
2 60 (48.00%) Finance
3 52 (41.60%) Front Office
4 31 (24.80%) Investment Banking
5 23 (18.40%) Financial Institution
6 12 (9.60%) Back Office
7 5 (4.00%) Advertising
8 3 (2.40%) Retail
8 3 (2.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.80%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (36.00%) Developer
2 36 (28.80%) Analyst
3 32 (25.60%) Fidessa Developer
4 19 (15.20%) Support Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Fidessa Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.20%) Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Fidessa Consultant
11 3 (2.40%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) Middleware
2 10 (8.00%) JMS
3 9 (7.20%) Spring
3 9 (7.20%) Java EE
4 7 (5.60%) JTA
4 7 (5.60%) JTS
5 6 (4.80%) XML
6 5 (4.00%) Web Services
6 5 (4.00%) FpML
6 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.40%) WinForms
7 3 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.40%) FIXML
7 3 (2.40%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.60%) XBRL
8 2 (1.60%) XSLT
8 2 (1.60%) WCF
8 2 (1.60%) REST
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (48.80%) Equities
2 20 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 13 (10.40%) Fixed Income
4 9 (7.20%) Tandem
4 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.40%) Hedge funds
6 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.60%) Derivative
7 4 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.60%) iPhone
9 1 (0.80%) Open Source
9 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.80%) AS400
9 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.40%) Windows
2 47 (37.60%) UNIX
3 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
4 15 (12.00%) Linux
5 12 (9.60%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.40%) OO
2 11 (8.80%) Migration
3 8 (6.40%) TDD
3 8 (6.40%) Asset Management
3 8 (6.40%) UML
3 8 (6.40%) BDD
4 7 (5.60%) Project Management
4 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
5 5 (4.00%) Investment Management
5 5 (4.00%) OOP
6 3 (2.40%) Workflow
6 3 (2.40%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (1.60%) Change Control
7 2 (1.60%) Resource Management
7 2 (1.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.60%) Integration Testing
7 2 (1.60%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.60%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.60%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.40%) Java
2 32 (25.60%) SQL
3 28 (22.40%) Tcl
4 19 (15.20%) C
4 19 (15.20%) C#
5 8 (6.40%) VB
6 3 (2.40%) VBScript
7 2 (1.60%) VBA
7 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.80%) Perl
8 1 (0.80%) C++
8 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) XenApp
3 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.80%) SCCM
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (34.40%) Bloomberg
2 32 (25.60%) Sybase
3 28 (22.40%) Reuters
4 25 (20.00%) Oracle
5 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.60%) Lotus
7 10 (8.00%) Citrix
8 9 (7.20%) JBoss
8 9 (7.20%) Murex
9 8 (6.40%) Perforce
10 5 (4.00%) thinkFolio
11 4 (3.20%) Charles River
11 4 (3.20%) CQG
12 3 (2.40%) ION Trading
12 3 (2.40%) Cisco
13 2 (1.60%) Avaya
13 2 (1.60%) HP
13 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.60%) Apple
13 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
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