The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Murex 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 Murex over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Murex S.A.S..

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 479 411 450
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +39
Contract jobs citing Murex 108 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 100
Average daily rate £650 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £785 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

Murex
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Murex within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Murex Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Murex
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Murex within the UK.

Murex Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Murex
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Murex within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Murex Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Murex
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Murex within the UK.

Murex Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Murex
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Murex within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -118 100 £650 +8.33% 1
London -53 98 £650 +8.33% 1
City of London -25 30 £650 +18.18%
Scotland -3 4 £563 +25.00% 1
Canary Wharf +16 1 - -
Stirling +4 1 £385 -14.44% 1

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Murex 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 Murex.

1 129 (60.85%) Finance
2 98 (46.23%) Banking
3 72 (33.96%) SQL
4 69 (32.55%) Investment Banking
5 68 (32.08%) Derivative
6 62 (29.25%) Java
7 58 (27.36%) UNIX
8 53 (25.00%) Front Office
9 45 (21.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 44 (20.75%) Oracle
10 44 (20.75%) Murex MxML
11 37 (17.45%) Data Mart
12 33 (15.57%) Back Office
12 33 (15.57%) PL/SQL
12 33 (15.57%) Calypso
13 32 (15.09%) XML
14 29 (13.68%) Solaris
14 29 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (12.26%) Sybase
16 24 (11.32%) Workflow
16 24 (11.32%) Linux
16 24 (11.32%) XSLT
16 24 (11.32%) Sun
16 24 (11.32%) Summit
17 23 (10.85%) Shell Script
18 21 (9.91%) Windows
19 20 (9.43%) C#
19 20 (9.43%) Fixed Income
19 20 (9.43%) Equity Derivative
20 19 (8.96%) Project Management

Murex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Murex 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 Murex. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.47%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) MS Project
1 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (11.32%) Summit
2 12 (5.66%) Murex MxG2000
3 8 (3.77%) Endur
4 7 (3.30%) ZaiNet
5 6 (2.83%) Aligne
5 6 (2.83%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 6 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (2.36%) LatentZero
6 5 (2.36%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 3 (1.42%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.94%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.94%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.47%) Global One
9 1 (0.47%) SunGard Panorama
9 1 (0.47%) Monis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.45%) Data Mart
2 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.42%) MySQL
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (0.47%) Informix
8 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.08%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.42%) JUnit
3 3 (1.42%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.42%) JIRA
3 3 (1.42%) jMock
3 3 (1.42%) Subversion
4 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.94%) Maven
4 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.94%) ProC
5 1 (0.47%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.47%) Toad
5 1 (0.47%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 129 (60.85%) Finance
2 98 (46.23%) Banking
3 69 (32.55%) Investment Banking
4 53 (25.00%) Front Office
5 33 (15.57%) Back Office
6 12 (5.66%) General Ledger
7 10 (4.72%) Advertising
8 5 (2.36%) Publishing
9 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 68 (32.08%) Developer
2 64 (30.19%) Analyst
3 42 (19.81%) Murex Developer
4 38 (17.92%) Business Analyst
5 26 (12.26%) Project Manager
6 23 (10.85%) Murex Analyst
7 15 (7.08%) Murex Business Analyst
8 14 (6.60%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.13%) Murex Specialist
10 12 (5.66%) Consultant
11 10 (4.72%) Test Manager
12 9 (4.25%) Murex Consultant
13 8 (3.77%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.77%) Data Mart Developer
14 7 (3.30%) Data Mart Specialist
14 7 (3.30%) Murex Support
15 6 (2.83%) Murex MxML Developer
15 6 (2.83%) Programme Manager
15 6 (2.83%) Senior Developer
16 5 (2.36%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.75%) Murex MxML
2 32 (15.09%) XML
3 24 (11.32%) XSLT
4 14 (6.60%) JMS
4 14 (6.60%) Spring
5 12 (5.66%) Middleware
6 8 (3.77%) Java EE
7 7 (3.30%) WCF
7 7 (3.30%) Murex Flex
8 6 (2.83%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.36%) FpML
9 5 (2.36%) JTS
9 5 (2.36%) LINQ
9 5 (2.36%) JTA
10 4 (1.89%) .NET
10 4 (1.89%) Web Services
11 3 (1.42%) WPF
11 3 (1.42%) REST
12 2 (0.94%) Spring Integration
12 2 (0.94%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 68 (32.08%) Derivative
2 45 (21.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (9.43%) Fixed Income
3 20 (9.43%) Equity Derivative
4 10 (4.72%) Credit Risk
4 10 (4.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 10 (4.72%) Equities
5 9 (4.25%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.42%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.42%) DTCC
8 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.94%) Blog
8 2 (0.94%) Energy Derivatives
8 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.47%) Replication
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 58 (27.36%) UNIX
2 29 (13.68%) Solaris
3 24 (11.32%) Linux
4 21 (9.91%) Windows
5 15 (7.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.32%) Workflow
3 19 (8.96%) Project Management
4 18 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (7.08%) Risk Management
6 14 (6.60%) Business Analysis
7 12 (5.66%) ERP
7 12 (5.66%) OO
8 11 (5.19%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.72%) Migration
10 9 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.25%) UML
10 9 (4.25%) TDD
10 9 (4.25%) ETRM
10 9 (4.25%) Analytics
11 8 (3.77%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.30%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.30%) Release Management
12 7 (3.30%) Multithreading
12 7 (3.30%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (33.96%) SQL
2 62 (29.25%) Java
3 33 (15.57%) PL/SQL
4 23 (10.85%) Shell Script
5 20 (9.43%) C#
6 19 (8.96%) Perl
7 6 (2.83%) VBA
8 4 (1.89%) Python
8 4 (1.89%) C++
9 3 (1.42%) C
10 2 (0.94%) Korn
10 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.94%) Lisp
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) C-shell
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.77%) CIMA
1 8 (3.77%) ACCA
2 6 (2.83%) Degree
2 6 (2.83%) ISEB
3 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.94%) PMP
3 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.77%) EMIR
2 6 (2.83%) MiFID
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.42%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.89%) Control-M
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (20.75%) Oracle
2 33 (15.57%) Calypso
3 26 (12.26%) Sybase
4 24 (11.32%) Sun
5 15 (7.08%) Reuters
6 11 (5.19%) Fidessa
6 11 (5.19%) Sophis
7 10 (4.72%) Brady
7 10 (4.72%) Bloomberg
8 8 (3.77%) Microgen
9 7 (3.30%) OpenLink
10 6 (2.83%) Triple Point
10 6 (2.83%) SunGard
10 6 (2.83%) JBoss
10 6 (2.83%) SAP
11 5 (2.36%) Charles River
12 3 (1.42%) Remedy
12 3 (1.42%) Veritas
12 3 (1.42%) ION Trading
13 2 (0.94%) thinkFolio