The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Murex products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Murex over the 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Murex S.A.S..

Murex
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 542 595
Rank change year-on-year +53 +53  
Contract jobs citing Murex 112 102 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 39
Median daily rate £600 £675 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -9.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Murex is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Murex
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Murex as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Murex in the UK

Murex
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Murex in the UK

Murex
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Murex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Murex in the UK

Murex
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Murex in the UK

Murex
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Murex within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 103 £600 -11.11% 25
London +20 101 £600 -11.11% 25
City of London +3 22 £600 -15.78% 10
Belfast - 8 - -
County Antrim - 8 - -
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
South West +4 2 £550 +22.22%
Wiltshire +3 2 £550 +22.22%
Scotland +45 1 - - 2
Swindon -2 1 £550 +22.22%
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Murex 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 Murex.

1 106 (47.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 93 (42.08%) Finance
3 82 (37.10%) Derivative
4 80 (36.20%) Front Office
4 80 (36.20%) SQL
5 78 (35.29%) Banking
6 74 (33.48%) Murex MxML
7 61 (27.60%) Unix
8 54 (24.43%) Java
8 54 (24.43%) Data Mart
9 41 (18.55%) Sybase
10 39 (17.65%) Fixed Income
11 38 (17.19%) Investment Banking
12 32 (14.48%) Perl
13 31 (14.03%) Workflow
14 27 (12.22%) Oracle
14 27 (12.22%) Relational Database
15 25 (11.31%) Back Office
15 25 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (10.86%) Calypso
17 22 (9.95%) Risk Management
18 21 (9.50%) Spring
19 20 (9.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
20 19 (8.60%) Bloomberg
21 18 (8.14%) MiFID
22 17 (7.69%) Market Risk
22 17 (7.69%) Business Analysis
22 17 (7.69%) Summit
22 17 (7.69%) XML
22 17 (7.69%) Migration

Murex
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 4 (1.81%) MQSeries
1 4 (1.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.36%) Confluence
2 3 (1.36%) IIS
3 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (7.69%) Summit
2 8 (3.62%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 6 (2.71%) ION MarketView
4 5 (2.26%) Loan IQ
5 4 (1.81%) Murex MxG2000
5 4 (1.81%) Orchestrade
6 3 (1.36%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (1.36%) Kondor
7 1 (0.45%) Global One
7 1 (0.45%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) Firewall
2 2 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.43%) Data Mart
2 27 (12.22%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.24%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.81%) KDB
6 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (6.33%) JIRA
2 8 (3.62%) Selenium
3 5 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.81%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.90%) JUnit
5 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
General
1 93 (42.08%) Finance
2 80 (36.20%) Front Office
3 78 (35.29%) Banking
4 38 (17.19%) Investment Banking
5 25 (11.31%) Back Office
6 16 (7.24%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.26%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (38.46%) Analyst
1 85 (38.46%) Developer
2 62 (28.05%) Murex Developer
3 46 (20.81%) Murex Analyst
4 41 (18.55%) Business Analyst
5 32 (14.48%) Support Analyst
6 28 (12.67%) Murex Support
7 23 (10.41%) Murex Business Analyst
8 20 (9.05%) Java Developer
8 20 (9.05%) Murex Support Analyst
9 19 (8.60%) Murex MxML Developer
10 17 (7.69%) FX Support Analyst
11 13 (5.88%) Applications Support
11 13 (5.88%) Integration Developer
11 13 (5.88%) Test Analyst
12 11 (4.98%) Consultant
13 9 (4.07%) FX Business Analyst
13 9 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (4.07%) Tester
14 8 (3.62%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (33.48%) Murex MxML
2 21 (9.50%) Spring
3 17 (7.69%) XML
4 15 (6.79%) XSLT
5 14 (6.33%) Middleware
6 13 (5.88%) FpML
7 12 (5.43%) Murex Flex
8 9 (4.07%) JMS
9 8 (3.62%) Struts
10 5 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (1.81%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.81%) Java EE
11 4 (1.81%) Java SE
11 4 (1.81%) JDBC
11 4 (1.81%) JNI
11 4 (1.81%) Spring Integration
12 3 (1.36%) HTML
13 2 (0.90%) .NET
13 2 (0.90%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.90%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 106 (47.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 82 (37.10%) Derivative
3 39 (17.65%) Fixed Income
4 20 (9.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 17 (7.69%) Market Risk
6 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (6.79%) Equities
7 10 (4.52%) OTC Derivatives
8 8 (3.62%) Credit Risk
9 7 (3.17%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.81%) Fintech
10 4 (1.81%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.36%) DTCC
11 3 (1.36%) Exotic Derivative
11 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.90%) CMDB
12 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (27.60%) Unix
2 16 (7.24%) Windows
3 14 (6.33%) Linux
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.03%) Workflow
2 25 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.95%) Risk Management
4 17 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 17 (7.69%) Migration
5 16 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (6.33%) Electronic Trading
6 14 (6.33%) Release Management
7 13 (5.88%) Change Management
8 12 (5.43%) Regression Testing
9 11 (4.98%) Data Modelling
9 11 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.98%) Workflow Development
10 8 (3.62%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.17%) High-Frequency Trading
11 7 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.71%) Collateral Management
12 6 (2.71%) Multithreading
12 6 (2.71%) Test Scripting
13 5 (2.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.20%) SQL
2 54 (24.43%) Java
3 32 (14.48%) Perl
4 11 (4.98%) C#
4 11 (4.98%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.52%) C++
6 8 (3.62%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.81%) Python
9 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) Korn
11 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) ISEB
3 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) MBA
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.14%) MiFID
2 8 (3.62%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) EMIR
3 3 (1.36%) IFRS
4 2 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.90%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) IAG
Systems Management
1 12 (5.43%) Control-M
2 3 (1.36%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (18.55%) Sybase
2 27 (12.22%) Oracle
3 24 (10.86%) Calypso
4 19 (8.60%) Bloomberg
5 10 (4.52%) Sophis
6 9 (4.07%) Reuters
7 8 (3.62%) ION Trading
8 5 (2.26%) Remedy
9 4 (1.81%) Adobe
10 3 (1.36%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.90%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.90%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.90%) Wallstreet Suite
12 1 (0.45%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (0.45%) HP
12 1 (0.45%) Microgen
12 1 (0.45%) SAP
12 1 (0.45%) Serena
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