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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 526 516 404
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -112
Contract jobs citing Murex 80 63 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.25% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 135
Average daily rate
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£553 £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £600 £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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
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 £220 £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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 5 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 August 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 +3 80 £553 +5.23% 9
London +37 73 £559 +6.42% 9
City of London +12 17 £545 +1.39% 4
County Londonderry - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 82 (50.62%) Finance
2 70 (43.21%) Banking
3 57 (35.19%) Front Office
4 44 (27.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (26.54%) Investment Banking
6 40 (24.69%) SQL
7 38 (23.46%) Java
8 37 (22.84%) Derivative
9 32 (19.75%) Sybase
9 32 (19.75%) UNIX
10 27 (16.67%) Bloomberg
10 27 (16.67%) Back Office
10 27 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 26 (16.05%) Oracle
12 24 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 24 (14.81%) Windows
13 21 (12.96%) XML
13 21 (12.96%) Data Mart
14 20 (12.35%) XSLT
14 20 (12.35%) Linux
15 19 (11.73%) Murex MxML
16 18 (11.11%) Murex Flex
16 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
17 17 (10.49%) EMIR
17 17 (10.49%) Windows 7
17 17 (10.49%) C#
17 17 (10.49%) JMS
18 16 (9.88%) Calypso
18 16 (9.88%) Workflow
18 16 (9.88%) OpenLink

Murex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.79%) SharePoint
1 11 (6.79%) Lync
2 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.62%) Mule
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) MS Project
2 4 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Endur
2 14 (8.64%) Summit
2 14 (8.64%) ZaiNet
2 14 (8.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (8.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (8.64%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (8.64%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 14 (8.64%) Aligne
3 7 (4.32%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (1.85%) LatentZero
5 2 (1.23%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.62%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) DHCP
1 11 (6.79%) DNS
2 2 (1.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.96%) Data Mart
3 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
6 6 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.85%) MySQL
8 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.62%) Informix
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.47%) JUnit
3 3 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.85%) jMock
3 3 (1.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.62%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.62%) JMeter
5 1 (0.62%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.62%) Toad
5 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.62%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) FitNesse
General
1 82 (50.62%) Finance
2 70 (43.21%) Banking
3 57 (35.19%) Front Office
4 43 (26.54%) Investment Banking
5 27 (16.67%) Back Office
6 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.09%) Advertising
7 5 (3.09%) Publishing
8 3 (1.85%) German Language
9 2 (1.23%) French Language
9 2 (1.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (28.40%) Analyst
2 43 (26.54%) Developer
3 30 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.35%) Murex Developer
5 16 (9.88%) Java Developer
6 15 (9.26%) Murex Support
7 12 (7.41%) Consultant
7 12 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.79%) Murex Consultant
8 11 (6.79%) Murex Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.17%) DBA
10 9 (5.56%) Murex Business Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) Murex Specialist
13 6 (3.70%) Murex Support Analyst
13 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 6 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
14 5 (3.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
14 5 (3.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) XML
2 20 (12.35%) XSLT
3 19 (11.73%) Murex MxML
4 18 (11.11%) Murex Flex
5 17 (10.49%) JMS
6 16 (9.88%) Java EE
7 14 (8.64%) Spring
8 12 (7.41%) Hibernate
9 10 (6.17%) FpML
10 8 (4.94%) Java SE
10 8 (4.94%) Middleware
10 8 (4.94%) Spring Integration
11 7 (4.32%) JTS
11 7 (4.32%) JTA
11 7 (4.32%) JNI
12 5 (3.09%) Web Services
13 3 (1.85%) FIXML
14 2 (1.23%) REST
14 2 (1.23%) WCF
14 2 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (22.84%) Derivative
3 15 (9.26%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.94%) Credit Derivative
4 8 (4.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.09%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.47%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.85%) Equities
9 2 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.62%) Open Source
10 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.62%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.75%) UNIX
2 24 (14.81%) Windows
3 20 (12.35%) Linux
4 17 (10.49%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 16 (9.88%) Workflow
2 16 (9.88%) ETRM
2 16 (9.88%) Business Analysis
3 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.26%) Project Management
4 14 (8.64%) ERP
4 14 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (7.41%) UML
6 11 (6.79%) Migration
6 11 (6.79%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.94%) TDD
7 8 (4.94%) OO
7 8 (4.94%) BDD
8 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.09%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.09%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (3.09%) Release Management
9 5 (3.09%) Analytics
10 4 (2.47%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.69%) SQL
2 38 (23.46%) Java
3 17 (10.49%) C#
4 8 (4.94%) C++
4 8 (4.94%) VBA
4 8 (4.94%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.85%) Perl
7 2 (1.23%) VBScript
7 2 (1.23%) VB
7 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.23%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) PMP
3 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.49%) EMIR
2 14 (8.64%) MiFID
3 3 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.62%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (7.41%) SCCM
2 11 (6.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.62%) Control-M
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (19.75%) Sybase
2 27 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 26 (16.05%) Oracle
4 16 (9.88%) Calypso
4 16 (9.88%) OpenLink
5 15 (9.26%) Brady
6 14 (8.64%) SAP
6 14 (8.64%) Triple Point
7 13 (8.02%) ION Trading
8 12 (7.41%) Reuters
9 11 (6.79%) Symantec
9 11 (6.79%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (6.79%) eSpeed
9 11 (6.79%) MarketAxess
9 11 (6.79%) AppSense
10 9 (5.56%) Fidessa
11 8 (4.94%) JBoss
12 7 (4.32%) Adobe
12 7 (4.32%) Altiris
13 6 (3.70%) Sophis
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago