Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Fidessa products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fidessa over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Fidessa Group plc.

Fidessa
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 225 250
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 +33
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 27 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 19
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +7.58%
10th Percentile £491 £313 £263
90th Percentile £809 £793 £600
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Fidessa is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2738 2869 3785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.25% 42.84% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2144 2834
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £637
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 71
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £25.85
Central London median hourly rate £18.35 £18.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.54% +5.43% -2.04%

Fidessa
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Fidessa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Fidessa in the City of London

Fidessa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fidessa in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fidessa in the City of London

Fidessa
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fidessa in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fidessa in the City of London

Fidessa
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fidessa in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fidessa in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fidessa also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fidessa.

1 17 (62.96%) Front Office
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Fixed Income
3 11 (40.74%) Derivative
4 10 (37.04%) Banking
4 10 (37.04%) Equities
5 9 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (29.63%) thinkFolio
6 8 (29.63%) C++
6 8 (29.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (29.63%) Asset Management
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) CQG
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) MiFID
9 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
9 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (14.81%) Eikon
9 4 (14.81%) FactSet
9 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
9 4 (14.81%) Reuters
9 4 (14.81%) Bloomberg
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 3 (11.11%) Solaris
10 3 (11.11%) Linux

Fidessa
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) thinkFolio
2 4 (14.81%) Eikon
3 2 (7.41%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (3.70%) ION MarketView
4 1 (3.70%) Minerva
4 1 (3.70%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) JBehave
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
1 17 (62.96%) Front Office
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Applications Support
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Fidessa Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) FIX Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) FIX Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Fixed Income
2 11 (40.74%) Derivative
3 10 (37.04%) Equities
4 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
5 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Asset Management
1 8 (29.63%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (11.11%) Client Onboarding
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) BDD
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) Tcl
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) CQG
2 4 (14.81%) Bloomberg
2 4 (14.81%) FactSet
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Reuters
3 3 (11.11%) Sybase
4 2 (7.41%) FIS
4 2 (7.41%) Murex
4 2 (7.41%) SunGard
5 1 (3.70%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.70%) Serena