Period
to 22 September 2017

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 22 September 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
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 711 759
Rank change year-on-year +60 +48 -51
Contract jobs citing Murex 202 190 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 118 95
UK median daily rate £590 £668 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.61% +21.36% -4.35%
10th Percentile £406 £463 £368
90th Percentile £795 £800 £790
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.10% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 42666 48217 50226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.24% 44.85% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26284 29628 29569
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1664 2213
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.97% +3.92% +2.06%

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 22 September 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 8 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 22 September 2017. 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 +38 191 £590 -12.59% 5
London +15 188 £594 -12.04% 5
UK excluding London +57 13 £550 +10.00%
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
South West +5 3 £550 +10.00%
Scotland +23 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 91 (45.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 82 (40.59%) Finance
3 81 (40.10%) Front Office
4 78 (38.61%) Banking
5 65 (32.18%) Derivative
6 59 (29.21%) SQL
7 52 (25.74%) Murex MxML
8 49 (24.26%) Java
9 43 (21.29%) Unix
10 40 (19.80%) Investment Banking
11 34 (16.83%) Fixed Income
12 32 (15.84%) Data Mart
13 28 (13.86%) Sybase
14 26 (12.87%) Relational Database
15 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (9.90%) Linux
17 19 (9.41%) XML
17 19 (9.41%) Back Office
17 19 (9.41%) Workflow
17 19 (9.41%) MiFID
18 18 (8.91%) Windows
19 17 (8.42%) Oracle
19 17 (8.42%) Perl
19 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (8.42%) Bloomberg
19 17 (8.42%) Spring
20 16 (7.92%) Summit
20 16 (7.92%) Middleware
20 16 (7.92%) Change Management
20 16 (7.92%) C#

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 5 (2.48%) MQSeries
1 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.98%) Confluence
3 3 (1.49%) JBoss
4 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (7.92%) Summit
2 7 (3.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 6 (2.97%) Markit EDM
4 5 (2.48%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (2.48%) Loan IQ
5 3 (1.49%) ION MarketView
5 3 (1.49%) Kondor
6 1 (0.50%) Eikon
6 1 (0.50%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) AMQP
1 3 (1.49%) Firewall
1 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.84%) Data Mart
2 26 (12.87%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.43%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.47%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.98%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.49%) MySQL
6 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) JIRA
2 7 (3.47%) Selenium
3 6 (2.97%) Maven
3 6 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.48%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.98%) JUnit
6 3 (1.49%) FishEye
6 3 (1.49%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.49%) Hudson
6 3 (1.49%) JBehave
6 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.49%) jMock
6 3 (1.49%) MSTest
6 3 (1.49%) Subversion
6 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.99%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
General
1 82 (40.59%) Finance
2 81 (40.10%) Front Office
3 78 (38.61%) Banking
4 40 (19.80%) Investment Banking
5 19 (9.41%) Back Office
6 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (36.63%) Developer
2 62 (30.69%) Analyst
3 46 (22.77%) Murex Developer
4 36 (17.82%) Business Analyst
5 34 (16.83%) Murex Analyst
6 25 (12.38%) Murex Business Analyst
7 16 (7.92%) Consultant
7 16 (7.92%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.93%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.94%) C# Developer
10 11 (5.45%) Murex Support
11 10 (4.95%) FX Business Analyst
11 10 (4.95%) Murex Consultant
12 9 (4.46%) Front Office Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Murex MxML Developer
12 9 (4.46%) QA Analyst
12 9 (4.46%) Tester
13 8 (3.96%) Murex Support Analyst
13 8 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.74%) Murex MxML
2 19 (9.41%) XML
3 17 (8.42%) Spring
4 16 (7.92%) Middleware
5 15 (7.43%) XSLT
6 12 (5.94%) FpML
7 8 (3.96%) Struts
8 7 (3.47%) Murex Flex
9 6 (2.97%) .NET
9 6 (2.97%) Web Services
10 5 (2.48%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.48%) JDBC
10 5 (2.48%) WCF
10 5 (2.48%) WPF
11 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.49%) Java EE
11 3 (1.49%) JAXB
11 3 (1.49%) JMS
11 3 (1.49%) JTA
11 3 (1.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 91 (45.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 65 (32.18%) Derivative
3 34 (16.83%) Fixed Income
4 15 (7.43%) Equities
4 15 (7.43%) Market Risk
5 11 (5.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (4.46%) OTC Derivatives
7 8 (3.96%) Fintech
8 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.97%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (2.97%) Credit Risk
10 5 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.98%) Reference Data
12 3 (1.49%) Exotic Derivative
12 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.99%) DTCC
13 2 (0.99%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.29%) Unix
2 20 (9.90%) Linux
3 18 (8.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.41%) Workflow
3 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (7.92%) Change Management
5 15 (7.43%) Migration
6 14 (6.93%) Test Automation
7 12 (5.94%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (5.94%) Risk Management
7 12 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (5.45%) Business Analysis
8 11 (5.45%) Project Management
9 10 (4.95%) Analytics
9 10 (4.95%) Regression Testing
10 9 (4.46%) BDD
10 9 (4.46%) Release Management
10 9 (4.46%) TDD
10 9 (4.46%) Workflow Development
11 8 (3.96%) Data Modelling
11 8 (3.96%) Low Latency
11 8 (3.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.21%) SQL
2 49 (24.26%) Java
3 17 (8.42%) Perl
4 16 (7.92%) C#
5 9 (4.46%) Python
6 8 (3.96%) C++
7 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.49%) VBA
10 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.50%) Korn
11 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (2.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) ISEB
2 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) MBA
3 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.41%) MiFID
2 15 (7.43%) QA
3 5 (2.48%) EMIR
4 3 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.99%) IFRS
6 1 (0.50%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) Control-M
2 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.99%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (13.86%) Sybase
2 17 (8.42%) Bloomberg
2 17 (8.42%) Oracle
3 16 (7.92%) Calypso
4 9 (4.46%) Reuters
5 8 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.47%) ION Trading
7 6 (2.97%) Sophis
8 5 (2.48%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.48%) HP
9 4 (1.98%) Fidessa
10 3 (1.49%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.49%) Serena
10 3 (1.49%) Wallstreet Suite
11 2 (0.99%) Avaloq
11 2 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (0.99%) Remedy
11 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.50%) Dell
12 1 (0.50%) EMC