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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank 571 552 542
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing Minerva 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.023% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
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£525 £625 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Minerva
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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
3939 4311 4013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.92% 9.00% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2331 2340 2145
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 73
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-9.80% -30.89%

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
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 6 July 2015. 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
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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 -2 4 £525 -16.00% 1
Minerva
UK

Minerva
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) LatentZero
1 7 (63.64%) Tesseract
1 7 (63.64%) Sentinel
1 7 (63.64%) Front Office
1 7 (63.64%) thinkFolio
2 6 (54.55%) Investment Management
2 6 (54.55%) Derivative
3 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
4 4 (36.36%) Huawei
4 4 (36.36%) Fund Management
4 4 (36.36%) NEC
4 4 (36.36%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 4 (36.36%) Equities
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) Fidessa
4 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
4 4 (36.36%) Charles River
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg
7 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (9.09%) Control-M
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
7 1 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (9.09%) Finance

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) LatentZero
1 7 (63.64%) Tesseract
1 7 (63.64%) Sentinel
1 7 (63.64%) thinkFolio
2 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
General
1 7 (63.64%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Derivative
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 4 (36.36%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Investment Management
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) Fund Management
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Fidessa
1 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
1 4 (36.36%) Charles River
1 4 (36.36%) NEC
1 4 (36.36%) Huawei
2 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg