The table below looks at the statistics for SimCorp Dimension skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimCorp Dimension over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SimCorp Dimension
Rank 617 589 575
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.085% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £500 £700 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
4026 4717 4727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.22% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 2687 2419
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 55
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £60.16 £60.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

SimCorp Dimension
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SimCorp Dimension Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Daily Rate Trend

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

SimCorp Dimension Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SimCorp Dimension Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimCorp Dimension within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 6 £500 -28.57% 5
London 0 6 £500 -28.57% 5
City of London - 4 £500 - 2

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimCorp Dimension 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 SimCorp Dimension.

1 19 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 11 (57.89%) Asset Management
2 11 (57.89%) Equities
3 10 (52.63%) Fixed Income
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
5 7 (36.84%) Derivative
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Remedy
7 5 (26.32%) Reference Data
7 5 (26.32%) Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Front Office
9 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
9 2 (10.53%) SDLC
9 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Release Management
9 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 2 (10.53%) Selenium
9 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
10 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (5.26%) Degree

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimCorp Dimension 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 SimCorp Dimension. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
1 1 (5.26%) Minerva
1 1 (5.26%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Management Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SimCorp Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Fidessa Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Fidessa Support
5 1 (5.26%) Fidessa Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SimCorp Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Equities
2 10 (52.63%) Fixed Income
3 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (36.84%) Derivative
5 5 (26.32%) Reference Data
6 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
7 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Asset Management
2 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) MiFID
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Charles River
3 1 (5.26%) Fidessa
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
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