The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank 565 532 542
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing Minerva 5 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.11% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
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£475 £463 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -10.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4499 4092 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.11% 8.80% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 2202 2360
Average daily rate £426 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 78 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
Minerva
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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 25 July 2014. 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 +1 5 £475 +2.70%
Minerva
UK

Minerva
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) Tesseract
1 10 (55.56%) Sentinel
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) LatentZero
3 6 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 5 (27.78%) Fidessa
4 5 (27.78%) Capstone
5 4 (22.22%) Derivative
5 4 (22.22%) thinkFolio
5 4 (22.22%) Charles River
5 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.11%) Front Office
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Reuters
7 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (5.56%) ATM
8 1 (5.56%) GSM
8 1 (5.56%) UMTS
8 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.56%) HTTP
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) Tesseract
1 10 (55.56%) Sentinel
2 7 (38.89%) LatentZero
3 5 (27.78%) Capstone
4 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
1 1 (5.56%) GSM
1 1 (5.56%) UMTS
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Front Office
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Fidessa
2 4 (22.22%) Charles River
2 4 (22.22%) thinkFolio
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Reuters
3 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) Cramer
4 1 (5.56%) NetCracker