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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa
Rank 607 584 514
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -70
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 23 32 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.057% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 52
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£588 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £193 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £301
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
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 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 3 September 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 -16 23 £588 +30.55% 6
England -18 23 £588 +30.55% 6
City of London +8 2 £520 -5.45% 2

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 41 (75.93%) Equities
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 27 (50.00%) Banking
3 26 (48.15%) Front Office
4 25 (46.30%) FIX Protocol
5 23 (42.59%) Investment Banking
6 17 (31.48%) UNIX
7 16 (29.63%) Derivative
8 15 (27.78%) Java
9 13 (24.07%) Sybase
10 11 (20.37%) Asset Management
11 10 (18.52%) LatentZero
11 10 (18.52%) Tcl
11 10 (18.52%) thinkFolio
11 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.67%) Investment Management
12 9 (16.67%) Fixed Income
13 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
13 8 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (14.81%) Linux
13 8 (14.81%) Project Management
13 8 (14.81%) Perl
14 7 (12.96%) Algorithmic Trading
15 6 (11.11%) Charles River
15 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
15 6 (11.11%) Back Office
16 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
16 5 (9.26%) Workflow
16 5 (9.26%) Migration
16 5 (9.26%) PHP

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) LatentZero
1 10 (18.52%) thinkFolio
2 4 (7.41%) Tesseract
2 4 (7.41%) Minerva
2 4 (7.41%) Sentinel
3 3 (5.56%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) KDB
2 1 (1.85%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (50.00%) Banking
2 26 (48.15%) Front Office
3 23 (42.59%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Back Office
5 2 (3.70%) Finance
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Analyst
2 21 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 12 (22.22%) Fidessa Business Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Fidessa Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Fidessa Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Fidessa Specialist
10 2 (3.70%) Support Specialist
10 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.85%) Programme Manager
11 1 (1.85%) Security Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.85%) Spring Security
2 1 (1.85%) Ehcache
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) JMS
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (75.93%) Equities
2 16 (29.63%) Derivative
3 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 8 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (9.26%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (9.26%) Reference Data
7 4 (7.41%) Wiki
8 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) UNIX
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Asset Management
2 9 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 8 (14.81%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.26%) Workflow
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Fund Management
7 3 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Change Management
9 1 (1.85%) Web Development
9 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.85%) Market Making
9 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) Java
3 10 (18.52%) Tcl
4 8 (14.81%) Perl
5 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 5 (9.26%) C
6 5 (9.26%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) C#
8 2 (3.70%) AWK
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Sybase
2 6 (11.11%) Charles River
3 4 (7.41%) Bloomberg
3 4 (7.41%) Portware
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Murex
4 3 (5.56%) Calypso
5 1 (1.85%) Reuters
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Sophis