The table below looks at the statistics for Minerva skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Minerva over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank 573 569 553
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Minerva 7 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.024% 0.041%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate £425 - £440
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 - £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Minerva
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3782 4216 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 9.15% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2280 2520 2221
Average daily rate £438 £435 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 30 54
Average hourly rate £40.89 £30.00 £27.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.28% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £64.95 £61.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

Minerva
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Minerva across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Minerva Jobs Demand Trend in England

Minerva
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Minerva across the England region.

Minerva Daily Rate Trend in England

Minerva
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Minerva across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Minerva Daily Rate Histogram in England

Minerva
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Minerva across the England region.

Minerva Hourly Rate Trend in England

Minerva
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Minerva within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 6 £428 -
South East - 1 £280 -
Minerva
UK

Minerva
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Minerva also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Minerva.

1 6 (75.00%) Fidessa
2 5 (62.50%) Tesseract
3 3 (37.50%) Sentinel
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) Equities
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Talend
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Cerion
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) LatentZero
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) NetCracker
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) CDMA
5 1 (12.50%) GPRS
5 1 (12.50%) GSM

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Minerva also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Minerva. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Tesseract
2 3 (37.50%) Sentinel
3 1 (12.50%) LatentZero
3 1 (12.50%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) CDMA
1 1 (12.50%) GPRS
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Fidessa Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) BSS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) BSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Support
3 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) OSS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (12.50%) Cerion
2 1 (12.50%) Greenplum
2 1 (12.50%) NetCracker
2 1 (12.50%) SimCorp
2 1 (12.50%) Talend