The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SimCorp Dimension skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SimCorp Dimension over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SimCorp Dimension
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 3.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SimCorp Dimension is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 263 229 561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.98% 6.73% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 156 385
Median daily rate £500 £454 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.07% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.40 £21.38 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SimCorp Dimension
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SimCorp Dimension as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SimCorp Dimension in the City of London

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp Dimension also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SimCorp Dimension.

1 13 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 12 (92.31%) Investment Management
3 11 (84.62%) Asset Management
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) Charles River
5 6 (46.15%) Data Management
5 6 (46.15%) Hedge funds
5 6 (46.15%) Data Governance
5 6 (46.15%) Markit EDM
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Serena
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (30.77%) QA
7 4 (30.77%) CFA
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) Minerva
8 3 (23.08%) XML
9 2 (15.38%) Fidessa
9 2 (15.38%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (7.69%) Equities
10 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (7.69%) Derivative
10 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (7.69%) COM

SimCorp Dimension
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (46.15%) Markit EDM
2 3 (23.08%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FIX Connectivity
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Data Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SimCorp Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) FIX Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) FIX Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SimCorp Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SimCorp Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Investment Management
2 11 (84.62%) Asset Management
3 6 (46.15%) Data Governance
3 6 (46.15%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 6 (46.15%) Charles River
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Serena
4 2 (15.38%) Fidessa