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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex
Rank 495 463 423
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -40
Contract jobs citing Murex 97 108 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 106
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£568 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £516 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £750 £800
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 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 24 December 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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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 -40 96 £564 -13.26% 9
London +4 93 £568 -12.69% 9
City of London +5 31 £600 -14.28% 3

Murex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (45.45%) Finance
2 76 (40.64%) Banking
3 68 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 66 (35.29%) Front Office
5 50 (26.74%) SQL
6 49 (26.20%) Derivative
7 46 (24.60%) Investment Banking
8 43 (22.99%) UNIX
9 41 (21.93%) Java
10 34 (18.18%) Bloomberg
11 28 (14.97%) HP Quality Center
12 24 (12.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (12.83%) Business Analysis
12 24 (12.83%) Oracle
12 24 (12.83%) XML
13 23 (12.30%) Sybase
13 23 (12.30%) Calypso
14 22 (11.76%) C#
14 22 (11.76%) Linux
14 22 (11.76%) Summit
15 20 (10.70%) Perl
15 20 (10.70%) Project Management
15 20 (10.70%) Workflow
16 19 (10.16%) ISEB
17 18 (9.63%) Back Office
17 18 (9.63%) Risk Management
17 18 (9.63%) Software Testing
18 17 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (9.09%) Fixed Income
18 17 (9.09%) HP

Murex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 11 (5.88%) Lync
2 10 (5.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.35%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.67%) MQSeries
3 5 (2.67%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (1.60%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) MS Project
1 2 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (11.76%) Summit
2 13 (6.95%) Murex MxG2000
3 7 (3.74%) Endur
3 7 (3.74%) ZaiNet
3 7 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (3.74%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (3.74%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 7 (3.74%) Aligne
4 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.53%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.53%) Findur
4 1 (0.53%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.53%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) DHCP
1 11 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.81%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.07%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.07%) DataStage
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.49%) JIRA
2 8 (4.28%) Selenium
2 8 (4.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.67%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.67%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.60%) Maven
4 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.07%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.07%) Subversion
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.53%) Hudson
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (45.45%) Finance
2 76 (40.64%) Banking
3 66 (35.29%) Front Office
4 46 (24.60%) Investment Banking
5 18 (9.63%) Back Office
6 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 65 (34.76%) Analyst
2 44 (23.53%) Developer
3 38 (20.32%) Business Analyst
4 22 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.63%) Test Manager
6 16 (8.56%) Murex Business Analyst
7 14 (7.49%) Murex Support
7 14 (7.49%) Murex Analyst
8 13 (6.95%) Murex Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 11 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Consultant
12 8 (4.28%) Murex Support Analyst
13 7 (3.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (3.74%) Murex Consultant
13 7 (3.74%) Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (3.74%) Defect Manager
14 6 (3.21%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.83%) XML
2 17 (9.09%) XSLT
3 16 (8.56%) FpML
4 15 (8.02%) Murex MxML
5 14 (7.49%) Hibernate
5 14 (7.49%) Spring
6 12 (6.42%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (5.88%) Java EE
8 10 (5.35%) JMS
9 9 (4.81%) Spring Integration
9 9 (4.81%) Murex Flex
10 8 (4.28%) Java SE
11 7 (3.74%) JNI
12 6 (3.21%) FIXML
12 6 (3.21%) JDBC
13 5 (2.67%) Rendezvous
13 5 (2.67%) HTML
13 5 (2.67%) .NET
14 2 (1.07%) XSD
14 2 (1.07%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 49 (26.20%) Derivative
3 17 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 16 (8.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 12 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.28%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (3.74%) Reference Data
8 6 (3.21%) Credit Derivative
8 6 (3.21%) Market Risk
9 5 (2.67%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.67%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.67%) Equities
10 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.60%) User Experience
11 2 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.07%) Swaptions
12 1 (0.53%) Replication
12 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.53%) Kindle
12 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.99%) UNIX
2 22 (11.76%) Linux
3 15 (8.02%) Windows
4 13 (6.95%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.67%) Solaris
7 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.83%) Business Analysis
1 24 (12.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (10.70%) Workflow
2 20 (10.70%) Project Management
3 18 (9.63%) Risk Management
3 18 (9.63%) Software Testing
4 17 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.49%) Test Management
6 9 (4.81%) E-Commerce
7 8 (4.28%) Test Strategy
8 7 (3.74%) Use Case
8 7 (3.74%) ETRM
8 7 (3.74%) ERP
8 7 (3.74%) Migration
8 7 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.74%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.21%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (3.21%) Regression Testing
9 6 (3.21%) Multithreading
9 6 (3.21%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.74%) SQL
2 41 (21.93%) Java
3 22 (11.76%) C#
4 20 (10.70%) Perl
5 16 (8.56%) C++
6 13 (6.95%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.16%) ISEB
2 12 (6.42%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) MiFID
1 7 (3.74%) EMIR
2 5 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (14.97%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (6.95%) SCCM
3 11 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.60%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 34 (18.18%) Bloomberg
2 24 (12.83%) Oracle
3 23 (12.30%) Sybase
3 23 (12.30%) Calypso
4 17 (9.09%) HP
5 13 (6.95%) ION Trading
6 11 (5.88%) AppSense
6 11 (5.88%) Symantec
6 11 (5.88%) eSpeed
6 11 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (5.88%) MarketAxess
7 10 (5.35%) Reuters
8 9 (4.81%) Adobe
9 8 (4.28%) Wall Street Systems
10 7 (3.74%) Brady
10 7 (3.74%) Altiris
10 7 (3.74%) SAP
10 7 (3.74%) OpenLink
10 7 (3.74%) Triple Point
11 5 (2.67%) Sun
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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