The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank 384 372 355
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing Minerva 3 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.63% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
Average daily rate
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£700 £445 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -17.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1818 1909 1650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.85% 8.99% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1173 967
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.20 £22.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.04% -18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £16.40 £19.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.42 £80.00 £23.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Front Office
1 4 (100.00%) Tesseract
1 4 (100.00%) Sentinel
1 4 (100.00%) thinkFolio
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) LatentZero
2 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Global One
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Charles River
4 1 (25.00%) Control-M
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Fidessa

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Tesseract
1 4 (100.00%) Sentinel
1 4 (100.00%) thinkFolio
2 3 (75.00%) LatentZero
3 1 (25.00%) Global One
3 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) Charles River
2 1 (25.00%) Fidessa