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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Murex
Rank 555 496 413
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -83
Contract jobs citing Murex 45 99 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 89
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£525 £625 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £430 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £750 £760
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £563 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%
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
25335 24686 22668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 45.32% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14466 13932 12019
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1097 1061 1208
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 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 8 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 1 May 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 -56 44 £525 -17.80% 7
London -49 41 £525 -17.80% 7
City of London -24 5 £320 -50.76% 1
Swindon +9 2 £625 +22.54%
Wiltshire +6 2 £625 +22.54%
South West +5 2 £625 +22.54%
Edinburgh +2 1 £250 -55.55%
Scotland -4 1 £250 -55.55%

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 55 (39.86%) Finance
2 53 (38.41%) Front Office
3 40 (28.99%) Banking
3 40 (28.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 37 (26.81%) Derivative
5 36 (26.09%) SQL
6 30 (21.74%) UNIX
7 26 (18.84%) Fixed Income
7 26 (18.84%) Investment Banking
8 24 (17.39%) Sybase
8 24 (17.39%) Calypso
9 22 (15.94%) Back Office
10 21 (15.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 20 (14.49%) Java
12 18 (13.04%) C#
13 17 (12.32%) Murex MxML
14 16 (11.59%) Business Analysis
15 14 (10.14%) Market Risk
15 14 (10.14%) Credit Risk
16 13 (9.42%) FpML
16 13 (9.42%) JIRA
17 12 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
17 12 (8.70%) HP
17 12 (8.70%) Oracle
17 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (8.70%) Workflow
18 11 (7.97%) Perl
19 10 (7.25%) Project Management
19 10 (7.25%) Credit Derivative
20 9 (6.52%) Tradeweb

Murex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (3.62%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Front Arena
2 6 (4.35%) Murex MxG2000
2 6 (4.35%) Summit
3 5 (3.62%) thinkFolio
4 3 (2.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.72%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.72%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.72%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.72%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.72%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.72%) Investran
5 1 (0.72%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Firewall
1 1 (0.72%) LAN
1 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) Data Mart
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.72%) DataStage
3 1 (0.72%) MS Access
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Selenium
2 1 (0.72%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 55 (39.86%) Finance
2 53 (38.41%) Front Office
3 40 (28.99%) Banking
4 26 (18.84%) Investment Banking
5 22 (15.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Analyst
2 37 (26.81%) Developer
3 24 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 20 (14.49%) Murex Analyst
5 19 (13.77%) Support Analyst
6 14 (10.14%) Applications Support
6 14 (10.14%) Murex Developer
7 13 (9.42%) Murex Support
8 12 (8.70%) Murex Support Analyst
9 11 (7.97%) Consultant
10 10 (7.25%) Murex Consultant
11 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
11 9 (6.52%) Test Manager
11 9 (6.52%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
13 5 (3.62%) Murex Business Analyst
13 5 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.62%) Front Office Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) Murex MxML
2 13 (9.42%) FpML
3 8 (5.80%) .NET
3 8 (5.80%) XML
4 6 (4.35%) JDBC
4 6 (4.35%) HTML
4 6 (4.35%) WPF
5 5 (3.62%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (3.62%) Rendezvous
6 4 (2.90%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.17%) FIXML
7 3 (2.17%) XSLT
8 2 (1.45%) Middleware
8 2 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.45%) Java EE
9 1 (0.72%) Velocity
9 1 (0.72%) WCF
9 1 (0.72%) Castor
9 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (26.81%) Derivative
3 26 (18.84%) Fixed Income
4 21 (15.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 14 (10.14%) Market Risk
5 14 (10.14%) Credit Risk
6 10 (7.25%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (5.80%) Equities
8 5 (3.62%) Swaptions
8 5 (3.62%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.45%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.74%) UNIX
2 7 (5.07%) Windows
2 7 (5.07%) Solaris
3 6 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.59%) Business Analysis
2 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (8.70%) Workflow
3 10 (7.25%) Project Management
4 9 (6.52%) Low Latency
4 9 (6.52%) Risk Management
4 9 (6.52%) Migration
5 8 (5.80%) Analytics
5 8 (5.80%) Test Management
6 7 (5.07%) Multithreading
7 6 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.35%) Release Management
8 5 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.62%) Software Testing
8 5 (3.62%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (2.90%) Regression Testing
9 4 (2.90%) Stress Testing
10 3 (2.17%) Web Development
10 3 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.09%) SQL
2 20 (14.49%) Java
3 18 (13.04%) C#
4 11 (7.97%) Perl
5 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.80%) Python
7 5 (3.62%) C
7 5 (3.62%) C++
7 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.17%) VBA
9 2 (1.45%) R
10 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.07%) ISEB
2 5 (3.62%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (2.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.45%) Control-M
3 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (17.39%) Sybase
1 24 (17.39%) Calypso
2 12 (8.70%) HP
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle
3 9 (6.52%) Tradeweb
4 5 (3.62%) TIBCO
4 5 (3.62%) SunGard
4 5 (3.62%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.90%) Sophis
6 3 (2.17%) Wall Street Systems
6 3 (2.17%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.17%) Charles River
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.45%) OpenLink
7 2 (1.45%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.72%) BI-SAM
8 1 (0.72%) Yardi
8 1 (0.72%) Reuters
8 1 (0.72%) Fidessa