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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank - 413 -
Contract jobs citing Minerva 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.045% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £515
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
2044 2229 1952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.87% 9.19% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1349 1143
Average daily rate £455 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.56 £38.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.20% -27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.44 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £89.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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
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 25 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (100.00%) Sentinel
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (50.00%) Tesseract
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Global One
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) LatentZero
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Fidessa
4 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (25.00%) Charles River

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Sentinel
2 2 (50.00%) Tesseract
3 1 (25.00%) Global One
3 1 (25.00%) LatentZero
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (25.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (25.00%) Charles River