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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa
Rank 626 617 544
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -73
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 38 30 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 47
Average daily rate £600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
24678 25705 24586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15154 14630 13836
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1121 1066
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016.

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 7 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +2 36 £600 - 7
London -14 36 £600 - 7
City of London +47 10 £550 +4.76% 3
Canary Wharf - 3 £701 -
Scotland - 2 £263 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 £100 -

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 52 (54.74%) Banking
2 51 (53.68%) Equities
3 50 (52.63%) Front Office
3 50 (52.63%) FIX Protocol
4 43 (45.26%) Investment Banking
5 39 (41.05%) Unix
6 31 (32.63%) Java
6 31 (32.63%) Finance
7 28 (29.47%) Sybase
8 24 (25.26%) Linux
9 22 (23.16%) Windows
9 22 (23.16%) SQL
10 20 (21.05%) Tcl
11 19 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 16 (16.84%) Fixed Income
12 16 (16.84%) Oracle
13 15 (15.79%) Derivative
14 13 (13.68%) ITIL
14 13 (13.68%) QA
15 12 (12.63%) Electronic Trading
15 12 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (11.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (11.58%) Back Office
17 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
17 10 (10.53%) Bloomberg
18 9 (9.47%) JMS
18 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
18 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
18 9 (9.47%) Spring
19 8 (8.42%) REST

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Sentinel
2 6 (6.32%) LatentZero
2 6 (6.32%) Minerva
3 5 (5.26%) Tesseract
4 4 (4.21%) Eikon
4 4 (4.21%) Summit
5 2 (2.11%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (1.05%) Capstone
6 1 (1.05%) Global One
6 1 (1.05%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
1 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) Multicast
3 1 (1.05%) BGP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) Hazelcast
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) KDB
4 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.05%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.05%) OLAP
4 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) JIRA
2 3 (3.16%) Maven
3 2 (2.11%) Ant
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
General
1 52 (54.74%) Banking
2 50 (52.63%) Front Office
3 43 (45.26%) Investment Banking
4 31 (32.63%) Finance
5 11 (11.58%) Back Office
6 6 (6.32%) Retail
7 4 (4.21%) Legal
8 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (54.74%) Analyst
2 28 (29.47%) Developer
3 23 (24.21%) Applications Support
4 22 (23.16%) Fidessa Analyst
5 21 (22.11%) Business Analyst
5 21 (22.11%) Support Analyst
6 19 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (17.89%) Fidessa Developer
8 13 (13.68%) Java Developer
9 11 (11.58%) Fidessa Support
10 9 (9.47%) Fidessa Support Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) Business IT Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) Fidessa Business Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) IT Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) IT Business Analyst
12 6 (6.32%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
13 5 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
13 5 (5.26%) Database Analyst
13 5 (5.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.63%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (9.47%) JMS
2 9 (9.47%) Spring
3 8 (8.42%) Ehcache
3 8 (8.42%) JSON
3 8 (8.42%) REST
3 8 (8.42%) Spring Security
4 7 (7.37%) XML
5 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.16%) J2EE
7 2 (2.11%) Swing
8 1 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.05%) JPA
8 1 (1.05%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.05%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (53.68%) Equities
2 16 (16.84%) Fixed Income
3 15 (15.79%) Derivative
4 11 (11.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.32%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.16%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.16%) VWAP
7 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Unix
2 24 (25.26%) Linux
3 22 (23.16%) Windows
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.32%) Solaris
6 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) ITIL
2 12 (12.63%) Electronic Trading
3 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
5 8 (8.42%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (6.32%) Change Management
6 6 (6.32%) Project Management
6 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Analytics
7 5 (5.26%) CRM
7 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.26%) Release Management
8 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) Java
2 22 (23.16%) SQL
3 20 (21.05%) Tcl
4 19 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.42%) C#
6 2 (2.11%) Perl
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) C
7 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) MCP
3 1 (1.05%) MCSE
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) MiFID
3 4 (4.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (4.21%) EMIR
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Sybase
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Bloomberg
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.37%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.32%) Reuters
6 6 (6.32%) Trayport
7 4 (4.21%) Calypso
7 4 (4.21%) Murex
8 3 (3.16%) BT
8 3 (3.16%) FactSet
8 3 (3.16%) Radianz
9 2 (2.11%) CQG
9 2 (2.11%) SimCorp
9 2 (2.11%) Sophis
10 1 (1.05%) Actimize
10 1 (1.05%) Charles River
10 1 (1.05%) Linedata
10 1 (1.05%) SunGard
10 1 (1.05%) TIBCO