Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 January 2018 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
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 782 801
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 75 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.070% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 63
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £305 £407 £263
90th Percentile £640 £711 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 41,512 43,374 46,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.16% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,214 26,564 27,417
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,358 1,645 1,936
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Fidessa
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fidessa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fidessa in the UK

Fidessa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fidessa in the UK

Fidessa
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fidessa over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fidessa in the UK

Fidessa
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fidessa in the UK

Fidessa
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fidessa within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 75 £600 +9.09% 21
London -34 75 £600 +9.09% 19

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Fidessa.

1 44 (58.67%) Front Office
1 44 (58.67%) Equities
2 38 (50.67%) Finance
3 37 (49.33%) Derivative
4 26 (34.67%) Java
5 22 (29.33%) FIX Protocol
6 19 (25.33%) Equity Derivative
6 19 (25.33%) Banking
7 18 (24.00%) Analytics
8 17 (22.67%) Bloomberg
8 17 (22.67%) Fixed Income
8 17 (22.67%) MiFID
9 16 (21.33%) SQL
10 15 (20.00%) JMS
10 15 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 15 (20.00%) TIBCO
10 15 (20.00%) Spring
10 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 14 (18.67%) Windows
12 13 (17.33%) Citrix
12 13 (17.33%) JIRA
13 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
14 10 (13.33%) Python
14 10 (13.33%) .NET
14 10 (13.33%) C#
14 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (12.00%) Asset Management

Fidessa
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (9.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Eikon
2 7 (9.33%) Minerva
2 7 (9.33%) SunGard GMI
3 5 (6.67%) Sentinel
4 4 (5.33%) thinkFolio
5 3 (4.00%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) VPN
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) JIRA
2 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.00%) JBehave
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (58.67%) Front Office
2 38 (50.67%) Finance
3 19 (25.33%) Banking
4 8 (10.67%) Investment Banking
5 7 (9.33%) Back Office
6 6 (8.00%) French Language
7 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (4.00%) Advertising
9 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Senior Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Business Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Tester
6 6 (8.00%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.67%) Fidessa Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Fidessa Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (20.00%) JMS
2 15 (20.00%) Spring
3 10 (13.33%) .NET
4 5 (6.67%) .NET Core
5 3 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (1.33%) FpML
6 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 44 (58.67%) Equities
2 37 (49.33%) Derivative
3 19 (25.33%) Equity Derivative
4 17 (22.67%) Fixed Income
5 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (4.00%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.67%) Android
4 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.67%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.33%) Solaris
5 4 (5.33%) Unix
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Analytics
2 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 8 (10.67%) Client Onboarding
5 8 (10.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.33%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (5.33%) TDD
10 3 (4.00%) BDD
10 3 (4.00%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.67%) Release Management
11 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) C#
3 10 (13.33%) Python
4 8 (10.67%) C++
5 7 (9.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.00%) Ruby
7 4 (5.33%) Perl
7 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) MCP
1 3 (4.00%) MCSA
1 3 (4.00%) MCSE
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.67%) MiFID
2 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Bloomberg
2 15 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 13 (17.33%) Citrix
4 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.00%) Oracle
5 9 (12.00%) Reuters
6 8 (10.67%) CQG
7 7 (9.33%) FactSet
7 7 (9.33%) FIS
7 7 (9.33%) SunGard
8 6 (8.00%) Etrali
8 6 (8.00%) Sybase
9 5 (6.67%) Speakerbus
10 4 (5.33%) Lotus
10 4 (5.33%) Sophis
10 4 (5.33%) VMware
11 3 (4.00%) Apple
11 3 (4.00%) ION Trading
11 3 (4.00%) Murex
11 3 (4.00%) Serena