Period
to 25 June 2018

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 6 months to 25 June 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 Murex S.A.S..

Murex
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 610 618
Rank change year-on-year -199 +8 +115
Contract jobs citing Murex 69 221 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 127 146
UK median daily rate £613 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £430 £425 £450
90th Percentile £725 £775 £781
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK 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 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 41,964 40,377 47,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,037 24,703 28,827
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,527 1,422 1,618
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.11
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

Murex
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 June 2018.

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 2 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 6 months to 25 June 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 -174 69 £613 +2.08% 8
London -179 69 £613 +2.08% 8

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Murex also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Murex.

1 38 (55.07%) Banking
2 25 (36.23%) Finance
3 23 (33.33%) Front Office
4 22 (31.88%) Fixed Income
4 22 (31.88%) Java
4 22 (31.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (31.88%) Investment Banking
4 22 (31.88%) Derivative
5 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (23.19%) SQL
7 14 (20.29%) Unix
8 13 (18.84%) JIRA
8 13 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (18.84%) Murex MxML
9 12 (17.39%) XML
9 12 (17.39%) Sybase
9 12 (17.39%) Migration
10 11 (15.94%) Oracle
10 11 (15.94%) Middleware
10 11 (15.94%) SDLC
10 11 (15.94%) QA
11 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
11 10 (14.49%) JMS
12 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.04%) Bloomberg
12 9 (13.04%) Spring
12 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
12 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
13 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.59%) JTA

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 8 (11.59%) JBoss
2 7 (10.14%) Confluence
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (7.25%) Summit
3 4 (5.80%) thinkFolio
4 2 (2.90%) Kondor
4 2 (2.90%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (1.45%) Markit EDM
5 1 (1.45%) Orchestrade
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.59%) MySQL
4 6 (8.70%) Blockchain
4 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.80%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.35%) Apache Kudu
6 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.35%) Impala
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.45%) Big Data
8 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.45%) HBase
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.45%) Power BI
8 1 (1.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (8.70%) FishEye
2 6 (8.70%) Hudson
2 6 (8.70%) jMock
2 6 (8.70%) JUnit
2 6 (8.70%) Maven
2 6 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) ER Studio
General
1 38 (55.07%) Banking
2 25 (36.23%) Finance
3 23 (33.33%) Front Office
4 22 (31.88%) Investment Banking
5 8 (11.59%) Back Office
6 2 (2.90%) Advertising
6 2 (2.90%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (1.45%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Business Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) Murex Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.59%) QA Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Murex Business Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
9 5 (7.25%) Murex Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Murex Support
10 4 (5.80%) Consultant
10 4 (5.80%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Financial Business Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Functional Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) FX Business Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Murex MxML
2 12 (17.39%) XML
3 11 (15.94%) Middleware
4 10 (14.49%) JMS
5 9 (13.04%) Spring
6 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
6 8 (11.59%) JTA
6 8 (11.59%) JTS
6 8 (11.59%) Web Services
7 6 (8.70%) JAXB
7 6 (8.70%) MSMQ
7 6 (8.70%) WCF
7 6 (8.70%) XSLT
8 5 (7.25%) REST
9 4 (5.80%) FpML
9 4 (5.80%) Java EE
10 3 (4.35%) .NET
11 2 (2.90%) FIXML
11 2 (2.90%) WPF
12 1 (1.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Derivative
1 22 (31.88%) Fixed Income
1 22 (31.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (10.14%) Equities
3 5 (7.25%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (4.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (2.90%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.45%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Unix
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (17.39%) Migration
4 11 (15.94%) SDLC
5 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) OO
6 8 (11.59%) Project Management
6 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.59%) TDD
6 8 (11.59%) UML
7 7 (10.14%) BDD
7 7 (10.14%) Change Management
7 7 (10.14%) User Stories
8 6 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.25%) Defect Management
9 5 (7.25%) Investment Management
9 5 (7.25%) System Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) Java
2 16 (23.19%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) C#
3 4 (5.80%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) Perl
4 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ACCA
3 1 (1.45%) CIMA
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) MiFID
3 2 (2.90%) EMIR
4 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Sybase
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) Bloomberg
4 6 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.25%) Calypso
6 3 (4.35%) Hyperion
6 3 (4.35%) Tableau
6 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.90%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) Sophis
7 2 (2.90%) SunGard
8 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.45%) Cognos
8 1 (1.45%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.45%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.45%) OpenLink
8 1 (1.45%) Reuters
8 1 (1.45%) RIMES