The table below looks at the statistics for Minerva skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Minerva over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
UK
Rank 590 611 592
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing Minerva 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £463 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £280 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3863 4185 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.61% 8.23% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2409 2776
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 72 33
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +132.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £18.02 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

Minerva
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Minerva as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Minerva within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 10 £463 +8.82%
London +13 10 £463 +8.18%
City of London -9 7 £425 -

Minerva
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Minerva also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Minerva.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Front Office
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Fidessa
2 8 (72.73%) Asset Management
2 8 (72.73%) Investment Management
3 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
3 6 (54.55%) Equities
3 6 (54.55%) SimCorp
3 6 (54.55%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (36.36%) Sentinel
5 3 (27.27%) Fund Management
6 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (18.18%) Derivative
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Collateral Management
6 2 (18.18%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Tesseract
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Global One
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Back Office
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) LatentZero
7 1 (9.09%) Capstone

Minerva
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (36.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (18.18%) Global One
3 2 (18.18%) Tesseract
4 1 (9.09%) Capstone
4 1 (9.09%) Endur
4 1 (9.09%) Findur
4 1 (9.09%) LatentZero
4 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
General
1 10 (90.91%) Front Office
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Applications Support
4 3 (27.27%) Fidessa Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Fidessa Support
4 3 (27.27%) Fidessa Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (9.09%) SimCorp Support
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Equities
1 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
2 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Asset Management
1 8 (72.73%) Investment Management
2 3 (27.27%) Fund Management
3 2 (18.18%) Collateral Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Fidessa
2 6 (54.55%) SimCorp
3 1 (9.09%) Charles River
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle