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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 509 529 405
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -124
Contract jobs citing Murex 87 53 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.21% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 138
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £574 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -

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
26028 24657 27297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.93% 46.75% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14753 13799 13866
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1155 1109 1354
Average hourly rate £18.98 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 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 17 September 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
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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 +16 85 £550 +4.76% 12
London +45 76 £550 +4.76% 8
City of London +18 17 £543 +3.33% 4
North East - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 80 (50.00%) Finance
2 71 (44.38%) Banking
3 60 (37.50%) Front Office
4 50 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (28.75%) Investment Banking
6 43 (26.88%) SQL
7 40 (25.00%) Derivative
8 37 (23.13%) Java
9 31 (19.38%) UNIX
10 29 (18.13%) Sybase
10 29 (18.13%) Bloomberg
11 25 (15.63%) Risk Management
11 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
12 24 (15.00%) Back Office
13 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (13.13%) Oracle
15 20 (12.50%) XML
15 20 (12.50%) Windows
16 18 (11.25%) Linux
16 18 (11.25%) Business Analysis
16 18 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
17 17 (10.63%) Data Mart
17 17 (10.63%) Fixed Income
17 17 (10.63%) C#
17 17 (10.63%) JMS
18 16 (10.00%) XSLT
18 16 (10.00%) Java EE
19 15 (9.38%) ETRM
19 15 (9.38%) Spring

Murex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (6.88%) SharePoint
1 11 (6.88%) Lync
2 8 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Project
2 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.25%) MS Office
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Endur
2 13 (8.13%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 13 (8.13%) Aligne
2 13 (8.13%) ZaiNet
2 13 (8.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (8.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (8.13%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (7.50%) Summit
4 8 (5.00%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (1.88%) LatentZero
6 2 (1.25%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.63%) Global One
7 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) DNS
1 11 (6.88%) DHCP
2 2 (1.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.63%) Data Mart
4 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.75%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.88%) MySQL
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) JUnit
1 4 (2.50%) Subversion
1 4 (2.50%) JIRA
2 3 (1.88%) jMock
2 3 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.63%) JMeter
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.63%) Toad
4 1 (0.63%) TestDirector
General
1 80 (50.00%) Finance
2 71 (44.38%) Banking
3 60 (37.50%) Front Office
4 46 (28.75%) Investment Banking
5 24 (15.00%) Back Office
6 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.13%) Advertising
8 3 (1.88%) German Language
9 2 (1.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.63%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) Retail
10 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (31.88%) Analyst
2 38 (23.75%) Developer
3 32 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.63%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Murex Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Murex Support
7 12 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.88%) DBA
9 10 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.25%) Murex Business Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Murex Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Murex Consultant
10 9 (5.63%) Consultant
11 8 (5.00%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.75%) Front Office Developer
14 5 (3.13%) Murex Support Analyst
14 5 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
14 5 (3.13%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.50%) XML
2 17 (10.63%) JMS
3 16 (10.00%) XSLT
3 16 (10.00%) Java EE
4 15 (9.38%) Spring
5 14 (8.75%) Murex Flex
6 13 (8.13%) Hibernate
7 12 (7.50%) FpML
7 12 (7.50%) Murex MxML
8 8 (5.00%) Spring Integration
8 8 (5.00%) Middleware
8 8 (5.00%) Java SE
9 7 (4.38%) JTA
9 7 (4.38%) JNI
9 7 (4.38%) JTS
10 6 (3.75%) FIXML
11 5 (3.13%) Web Services
12 2 (1.25%) REST
12 2 (1.25%) .NET
12 2 (1.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 40 (25.00%) Derivative
3 17 (10.63%) Fixed Income
4 8 (5.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 8 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
5 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (3.75%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.13%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.88%) Equities
9 2 (1.25%) User Experience
9 2 (1.25%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.63%) Open Source
10 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.38%) UNIX
2 20 (12.50%) Windows
3 18 (11.25%) Linux
4 13 (8.13%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.88%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.63%) Risk Management
2 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (11.25%) Business Analysis
3 18 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (9.38%) ETRM
4 15 (9.38%) Project Management
5 14 (8.75%) Workflow
6 13 (8.13%) ERP
7 12 (7.50%) UML
8 10 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.63%) Migration
10 8 (5.00%) OO
10 8 (5.00%) TDD
10 8 (5.00%) BDD
11 5 (3.13%) Release Management
11 5 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (3.13%) Use Case
11 5 (3.13%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.13%) Software Testing
12 4 (2.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.88%) SQL
2 37 (23.13%) Java
3 17 (10.63%) C#
4 9 (5.63%) C++
5 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.13%) VBA
5 5 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.25%) VBScript
6 2 (1.25%) VB
6 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) ISEB
2 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) EMIR
2 13 (8.13%) MiFID
3 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) SCCM
2 11 (6.88%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.63%) Control-M
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (18.13%) Sybase
1 29 (18.13%) Bloomberg
2 21 (13.13%) Oracle
3 15 (9.38%) OpenLink
4 13 (8.13%) Triple Point
4 13 (8.13%) ION Trading
4 13 (8.13%) Brady
4 13 (8.13%) SAP
5 12 (7.50%) Calypso
6 11 (6.88%) MarketAxess
6 11 (6.88%) AppSense
6 11 (6.88%) eSpeed
6 11 (6.88%) Symantec
6 11 (6.88%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (5.63%) Fidessa
8 8 (5.00%) JBoss
8 8 (5.00%) Reuters
9 7 (4.38%) Wall Street Systems
9 7 (4.38%) Altiris
9 7 (4.38%) Adobe
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