The table below looks at the statistics for Minerva skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Minerva over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank - 607 577
Contract jobs citing Minerva 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.059% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate
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- £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4561 5058 4622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.80% 9.05% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2682 2443
Average daily rate £450 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £577 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 85
Average hourly rate £22.32 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £17.93
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +75.65%

Minerva
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Minerva Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Minerva
Daily Rate Trend

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

Minerva Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Minerva
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Minerva Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Minerva
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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%) Fidessa
1 4 (100.00%) Charles River
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (100.00%) Equities
1 4 (100.00%) LatentZero
1 4 (100.00%) Tesseract
1 4 (100.00%) Sentinel
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 4 (100.00%) thinkFolio
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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%) LatentZero
1 4 (100.00%) Tesseract
1 4 (100.00%) Sentinel
1 4 (100.00%) thinkFolio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (100.00%) Equities
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Fidessa
1 4 (100.00%) Charles River