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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Murex
Rank 478 462 439
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing Murex 93 97 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 70
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£550 £663 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £500 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £768 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £534 £583 -
% change year-on-year
-8.36% -
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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 3 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 29 January 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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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 -22 92 £550 -16.98% 21
London +11 89 £550 -16.98% 21
City of London +14 23 £500 -28.57% 3

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 86 (41.75%) Finance
2 80 (38.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 77 (37.38%) Banking
4 71 (34.47%) Front Office
5 65 (31.55%) SQL
6 55 (26.70%) UNIX
7 51 (24.76%) Derivative
8 46 (22.33%) Java
9 43 (20.87%) Investment Banking
10 39 (18.93%) Sybase
11 31 (15.05%) HP Quality Center
12 29 (14.08%) Fixed Income
12 29 (14.08%) C#
13 27 (13.11%) Bloomberg
14 26 (12.62%) Back Office
14 26 (12.62%) XML
15 25 (12.14%) Perl
15 25 (12.14%) Oracle
15 25 (12.14%) Calypso
16 22 (10.68%) Linux
17 21 (10.19%) Workflow
17 21 (10.19%) Business Analysis
17 21 (10.19%) Summit
18 20 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (9.71%) Risk Management
18 20 (9.71%) HP
19 19 (9.22%) FpML
19 19 (9.22%) Project Management
19 19 (9.22%) JIRA
20 18 (8.74%) Software Testing

Murex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (4.37%) WebLogic
1 9 (4.37%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.46%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 3 (1.46%) Lync
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (10.19%) Summit
2 18 (8.74%) Murex MxG2000
3 6 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.91%) ZaiNet
3 6 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.91%) Aligne
3 6 (2.91%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 6 (2.91%) Endur
4 4 (1.94%) Front Arena
5 3 (1.46%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.49%) Findur
6 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.49%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.49%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.49%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) DHCP
1 3 (1.46%) DNS
2 1 (0.49%) Firewall
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.91%) Data Mart
3 2 (0.97%) DataStage
3 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.49%) MS Access
4 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (9.22%) JIRA
2 8 (3.88%) Selenium
2 8 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.43%) WinRunner
3 5 (2.43%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.46%) Maven
5 2 (0.97%) Subversion
5 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.49%) Ant
6 1 (0.49%) Hudson
6 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (41.75%) Finance
2 77 (37.38%) Banking
3 71 (34.47%) Front Office
4 43 (20.87%) Investment Banking
5 26 (12.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (39.32%) Analyst
2 55 (26.70%) Developer
3 35 (16.99%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.19%) Support Analyst
4 21 (10.19%) Murex Analyst
4 21 (10.19%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.71%) Murex Developer
6 17 (8.25%) Test Manager
6 17 (8.25%) Test Analyst
6 17 (8.25%) Murex Support
7 14 (6.80%) Murex Business Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) Murex Support Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) Consultant
10 10 (4.85%) Front Office Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.37%) Murex Consultant
12 7 (3.40%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.40%) Defect Manager
13 6 (2.91%) Test Leader
13 6 (2.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.62%) XML
2 19 (9.22%) FpML
3 16 (7.77%) Murex MxML
4 14 (6.80%) XSLT
5 13 (6.31%) Spring
5 13 (6.31%) Hibernate
6 11 (5.34%) Java EE
6 11 (5.34%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (4.37%) FIXML
7 9 (4.37%) JMS
7 9 (4.37%) Murex Flex
8 8 (3.88%) Spring Integration
9 7 (3.40%) .NET
9 7 (3.40%) Java SE
9 7 (3.40%) JNI
10 6 (2.91%) JDBC
11 5 (2.43%) Rendezvous
11 5 (2.43%) HTML
11 5 (2.43%) WPF
12 2 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (38.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (24.76%) Derivative
3 29 (14.08%) Fixed Income
4 17 (8.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 14 (6.80%) Market Risk
6 13 (6.31%) Credit Risk
6 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.37%) Equities
8 8 (3.88%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (3.40%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.91%) Client/Server
11 5 (2.43%) Mathematics
11 5 (2.43%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.46%) Swaptions
12 3 (1.46%) User Experience
13 1 (0.49%) Replication
13 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.49%) Kindle
13 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.70%) UNIX
2 22 (10.68%) Linux
3 11 (5.34%) Windows
4 10 (4.85%) Solaris
5 5 (2.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.19%) Workflow
1 21 (10.19%) Business Analysis
2 20 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (9.71%) Risk Management
3 19 (9.22%) Project Management
4 18 (8.74%) Software Testing
4 18 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.31%) Test Management
6 10 (4.85%) Migration
6 10 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (4.37%) E-Commerce
7 9 (4.37%) Test Strategy
7 9 (4.37%) Low Latency
8 8 (3.88%) Regression Testing
9 7 (3.40%) Multithreading
9 7 (3.40%) Unit Testing
10 6 (2.91%) ETRM
10 6 (2.91%) ERP
10 6 (2.91%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (2.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.55%) SQL
2 46 (22.33%) Java
3 29 (14.08%) C#
4 25 (12.14%) Perl
5 15 (7.28%) C++
6 14 (6.80%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.46%) Python
9 2 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.74%) ISEB
2 12 (5.83%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) EMIR
1 6 (2.91%) MiFID
2 5 (2.43%) QA
3 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (15.05%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.43%) SCCM
3 3 (1.46%) Control-M
3 3 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 39 (18.93%) Sybase
2 27 (13.11%) Bloomberg
3 25 (12.14%) Oracle
3 25 (12.14%) Calypso
4 20 (9.71%) HP
5 10 (4.85%) Reuters
6 9 (4.37%) Adobe
7 8 (3.88%) OpenLink
8 6 (2.91%) Brady
8 6 (2.91%) Wall Street Systems
8 6 (2.91%) Triple Point
8 6 (2.91%) SAP
9 5 (2.43%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.43%) Sun
9 5 (2.43%) Tradeweb
9 5 (2.43%) ION Trading
10 4 (1.94%) thinkFolio
10 4 (1.94%) 29West
11 3 (1.46%) AppSense
11 3 (1.46%) VMware
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