The first table below looks at the demand for Minerva skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Minerva over the 3 months to 17 April 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank 403 344 416
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +72
Contract jobs citing Minerva 9 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.16% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.42% 1.79% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Average daily rate £550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £563 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2150 1897 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1141 1345
Average daily rate £450 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.32 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.95% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £81.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Minerva
England

Minerva
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Minerva Jobs Demand Trend in London

Minerva
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Minerva Daily Rate Trend in London

Minerva
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Minerva across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Minerva Daily Rate Histogram in London

Minerva
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Minerva Hourly Rate Trend in London

Minerva
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Minerva within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 7 £450 -18.18% 1
Minerva
England

Minerva
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (76.92%) Tesseract
2 15 (57.69%) Sentinel
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Fidessa
4 11 (42.31%) Capstone
4 11 (42.31%) thinkFolio
5 10 (38.46%) LatentZero
6 9 (34.62%) Investment Management
7 8 (30.77%) Derivative
7 8 (30.77%) Charles River
7 8 (30.77%) Front Office
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Asset Management
8 7 (26.92%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 5 (19.23%) Equities
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 4 (15.38%) UNIX
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
12 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
12 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 3 (11.54%) MS Project
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (11.54%) Fund Management
13 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
13 2 (7.69%) Middleware
13 2 (7.69%) MQSeries

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Tesseract
2 15 (57.69%) Sentinel
3 11 (42.31%) Capstone
4 10 (38.46%) LatentZero
5 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (30.77%) Front Office
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Applications Support
4 7 (26.92%) Systems Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Fidessa Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Fidessa Test Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Business Support Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
9 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Derivative
2 5 (19.23%) Equities
3 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Investment Management
2 7 (26.92%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (26.92%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.54%) Fund Management
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) EMIR
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Fidessa
2 11 (42.31%) thinkFolio
3 8 (30.77%) Charles River
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Reuters
6 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per annum + based on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago