The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Murex Flex skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Murex Flex over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Murex Flex API
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 412 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing Murex Flex 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.028% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £681 £688 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Murex Flex is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7432 6937 7308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.80% 32.45% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5323 5305
Median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Murex Flex
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Murex Flex as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Murex Flex in London

Murex Flex
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Murex Flex in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Murex Flex in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Murex Flex 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 London region with a requirement for Murex Flex.

1 12 (100.00%) Murex
2 11 (91.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (83.33%) Front Office
3 10 (83.33%) Derivative
4 9 (75.00%) Finance
4 9 (75.00%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) Banking
5 7 (58.33%) C++
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Unix
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle
7 5 (41.67%) Sybase
7 5 (41.67%) Spring
7 5 (41.67%) Murex MxML
7 5 (41.67%) Data Mart
7 5 (41.67%) High-Frequency Trading
8 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (33.33%) Java SE
8 4 (33.33%) Java EE
8 4 (33.33%) MiFID
8 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (33.33%) KDB
8 4 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (33.33%) Project Governance
8 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (33.33%) JNI

Murex Flex
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (25.00%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Mart
2 4 (33.33%) KDB
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 10 (83.33%) Front Office
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Murex Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Murex Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Murex API Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Murex Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Murex Flex Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Murex MxML
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (33.33%) Java EE
2 4 (33.33%) Java SE
2 4 (33.33%) JMS
2 4 (33.33%) JNI
2 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (83.33%) Derivative
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) High-Frequency Trading
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 4 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Murex
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Sybase
3 4 (33.33%) Adobe
3 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 4 (33.33%) Reuters