The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 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 Murex S.A.S..

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Murex
Rank 562 524 470
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -54
Contract jobs citing Murex 51 72 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 69
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£592 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £785 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £675 £413
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +63.63%
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
24523 23898 23573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 45.16% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14392 13365 12566
Average daily rate £390 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1042 1249
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.88 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 13 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 7 July 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
England -39 49 £617 +2.75% 11
London -24 44 £625 +4.16% 10
City of London -19 6 £608 -0.73% 4
South East - 3 £700 -
Scotland -3 2 £458 -18.66% 1
Home Counties - 2 £700 -
South West - 2 £450 -
Stirling - 2 £458 -
Swindon - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £525 -
Staines - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 57 (42.54%) Finance
2 47 (35.07%) Banking
3 45 (33.58%) Front Office
4 39 (29.10%) SQL
5 35 (26.12%) Derivative
6 34 (25.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (25.37%) Fixed Income
7 26 (19.40%) Investment Banking
8 23 (17.16%) Back Office
9 22 (16.42%) Sybase
10 21 (15.67%) UNIX
11 19 (14.18%) Calypso
11 19 (14.18%) Summit
12 17 (12.69%) C#
12 17 (12.69%) Murex MxML
13 16 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (11.94%) Java
14 13 (9.70%) Market Risk
14 13 (9.70%) Business Analysis
14 13 (9.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 13 (9.70%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (8.96%) Data Mart
15 12 (8.96%) Equities
15 12 (8.96%) FpML
15 12 (8.96%) Bloomberg
16 11 (8.21%) Perl
16 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
16 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
16 11 (8.21%) Workflow
16 11 (8.21%) Sophis

Murex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Summit
2 8 (5.97%) Front Arena
2 8 (5.97%) thinkFolio
3 6 (4.48%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (4.48%) Murex MxG2000
4 5 (3.73%) LatentZero
5 3 (2.24%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.75%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.75%) PORTIA
6 1 (0.75%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.75%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.75%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.75%) Investran
6 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) Data Mart
2 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.49%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.49%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) DataStage
4 1 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) JIRA
2 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
General
1 57 (42.54%) Finance
2 47 (35.07%) Banking
3 45 (33.58%) Front Office
4 26 (19.40%) Investment Banking
5 23 (17.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (54.48%) Analyst
2 30 (22.39%) Business Analyst
3 25 (18.66%) Developer
4 22 (16.42%) Murex Analyst
5 20 (14.93%) Test Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Applications Support
6 13 (9.70%) Murex Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Murex Business Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Murex Support
9 8 (5.97%) Murex Support Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Murex Consultant
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Banking Business Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) Murex MxML
2 12 (8.96%) FpML
3 8 (5.97%) XML
4 5 (3.73%) WPF
5 4 (2.99%) .NET
6 3 (2.24%) FIXML
7 2 (1.49%) Middleware
8 1 (0.75%) HTML
8 1 (0.75%) Castor
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.75%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.75%) XSLT
8 1 (0.75%) WinForms
8 1 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.12%) Derivative
2 34 (25.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 34 (25.37%) Fixed Income
3 13 (9.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 13 (9.70%) Market Risk
4 12 (8.96%) Equities
5 10 (7.46%) Credit Derivative
6 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.97%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.73%) Hedge funds
8 5 (3.73%) Swaptions
9 4 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.99%) SWIFT
10 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.49%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.49%) Replication
11 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.67%) UNIX
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 6 (4.48%) Solaris
4 3 (2.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (9.70%) Business Analysis
3 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
3 11 (8.21%) Workflow
3 11 (8.21%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (5.97%) Migration
5 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.22%) Project Management
6 6 (4.48%) Data Analysis
6 6 (4.48%) Stress Testing
6 6 (4.48%) Release Management
6 6 (4.48%) Test Scripting
7 5 (3.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.73%) Regression Testing
7 5 (3.73%) BPR
7 5 (3.73%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (2.99%) Analytics
8 4 (2.99%) SDLC
8 4 (2.99%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.10%) SQL
2 17 (12.69%) C#
3 16 (11.94%) Java
4 11 (8.21%) Perl
5 8 (5.97%) Python
6 6 (4.48%) C
7 5 (3.73%) C++
8 4 (2.99%) VBA
9 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.49%) Korn
10 2 (1.49%) R
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) ISEB
3 5 (3.73%) CFA
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.24%) Control-M
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (16.42%) Sybase
2 19 (14.18%) Calypso
3 12 (8.96%) Bloomberg
4 11 (8.21%) Sophis
5 9 (6.72%) Tradeweb
6 8 (5.97%) Oracle
6 8 (5.97%) HP
7 6 (4.48%) Charles River
7 6 (4.48%) SimCorp
8 5 (3.73%) SunGard
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.99%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (2.24%) DevExpress
10 3 (2.24%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.49%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.75%) Remedy
12 1 (0.75%) OpenLink
12 1 (0.75%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.75%) Cognos
12 1 (0.75%) Informatica
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago