The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa
Rank 551 496 521
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +25
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 53 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 42
Average daily rate
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£600 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £242 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate - £328 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24993 24117 27009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.72% 47.19% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13072 13683
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1090 1205 1398
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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
England -17 53 £600 +33.33% 17
London +9 52 £600 +33.33% 17
City of London 0 14 £538 +12.56% 11
Scotland - - - - 4
Edinburgh - - - - 4

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (49.61%) Banking
2 60 (47.24%) Windows
3 58 (45.67%) Equities
4 55 (43.31%) Finance
5 48 (37.80%) Front Office
5 48 (37.80%) UNIX
6 45 (35.43%) Bloomberg
7 40 (31.50%) Java
8 34 (26.77%) Investment Banking
9 33 (25.98%) SQL
9 33 (25.98%) Sybase
10 31 (24.41%) Reuters
11 30 (23.62%) Tcl
12 29 (22.83%) Relational Database
13 24 (18.90%) Oracle
14 23 (18.11%) Financial Institution
15 21 (16.54%) Blackberry
16 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
17 19 (14.96%) C
17 19 (14.96%) C#
18 17 (13.39%) MS Office
18 17 (13.39%) Linux
19 14 (11.02%) Back Office
19 14 (11.02%) Fixed Income
19 14 (11.02%) Subversion
20 13 (10.24%) OO
21 12 (9.45%) UML
21 12 (9.45%) IBM Notes
21 12 (9.45%) Windows XP
22 11 (8.66%) Migration

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (9.45%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.79%) Mule
4 1 (0.79%) Confluence
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (13.39%) MS Office
2 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Eikon
2 6 (4.72%) LatentZero
3 5 (3.94%) Capstone
3 5 (3.94%) Tesseract
3 5 (3.94%) Minerva
4 3 (2.36%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.57%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) LAN
2 7 (5.51%) WAN
3 6 (4.72%) VPN
4 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.36%) Broadband
5 3 (2.36%) Multicast
6 2 (1.57%) SMS
6 2 (1.57%) Internet
6 2 (1.57%) AMQP
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.83%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.36%) MySQL
4 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.79%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Subversion
2 5 (3.94%) Maven
2 5 (3.94%) JUnit
3 3 (2.36%) jMock
3 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.79%) JMeter
5 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
General
1 63 (49.61%) Banking
2 55 (43.31%) Finance
3 48 (37.80%) Front Office
4 34 (26.77%) Investment Banking
5 23 (18.11%) Financial Institution
6 14 (11.02%) Back Office
7 5 (3.94%) Advertising
8 4 (3.15%) Retail
9 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (35.43%) Developer
2 39 (30.71%) Analyst
3 32 (25.20%) Fidessa Developer
4 17 (13.39%) Business Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) Support Engineer
6 14 (11.02%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Fidessa Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.72%) Fidessa Business Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Help Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Service Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (3.15%) Analyst Programmer
12 4 (3.15%) Programmer
12 4 (3.15%) Consultant
12 4 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) Middleware
2 10 (7.87%) JMS
3 9 (7.09%) Spring
3 9 (7.09%) Java EE
4 7 (5.51%) JTA
4 7 (5.51%) JTS
5 6 (4.72%) XML
6 5 (3.94%) Web Services
6 5 (3.94%) FpML
6 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.36%) WinForms
7 3 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.36%) FIXML
7 3 (2.36%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.57%) XBRL
8 2 (1.57%) XSLT
8 2 (1.57%) WCF
8 2 (1.57%) REST
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (45.67%) Equities
2 21 (16.54%) Blackberry
3 14 (11.02%) Fixed Income
4 8 (6.30%) Derivative
4 8 (6.30%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.51%) Tandem
5 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.57%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
8 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 60 (47.24%) Windows
2 48 (37.80%) UNIX
3 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
4 17 (13.39%) Linux
5 12 (9.45%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.15%) Solaris
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.24%) OO
2 12 (9.45%) UML
3 11 (8.66%) Migration
4 10 (7.87%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.30%) TDD
5 8 (6.30%) Project Management
5 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
5 8 (6.30%) BDD
6 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.72%) Investment Management
7 5 (3.94%) OOP
8 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.36%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (2.36%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (2.36%) Workflow
9 3 (2.36%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (1.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.57%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (1.57%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.50%) Java
2 33 (25.98%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) Tcl
4 19 (14.96%) C
4 19 (14.96%) C#
5 9 (7.09%) VB
6 4 (3.15%) VBScript
7 3 (2.36%) Perl
8 2 (1.57%) VBA
8 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (35.43%) Bloomberg
2 33 (25.98%) Sybase
3 31 (24.41%) Reuters
4 24 (18.90%) Oracle
5 11 (8.66%) Lotus
6 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.87%) Citrix
7 9 (7.09%) Murex
7 9 (7.09%) JBoss
8 8 (6.30%) Perforce
9 6 (4.72%) thinkFolio
10 5 (3.94%) Charles River
11 4 (3.15%) CQG
11 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.36%) ION Trading
13 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.57%) Cisco
13 2 (1.57%) Avaya
13 2 (1.57%) HP
13 2 (1.57%) Peregrine
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