The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 611 621
Rank change year-on-year +39 +10  
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 17 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £688 £500 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.55% -20.00%  
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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3707 4082 4331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.38% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2543 2581
Median daily rate £475 £438 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 41
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £99.00 £39.50
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in England

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SimCorp Dimension in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SimCorp Dimension in England

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in England

SimCorp Dimension
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimCorp Dimension within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London -1 17 £688 +37.55%
SimCorp Dimension
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for SimCorp Dimension.

1 24 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 18 (75.00%) Investment Management
3 14 (58.33%) Asset Management
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 7 (29.17%) Charles River
7 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 7 (29.17%) Hedge funds
7 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
7 7 (29.17%) Markit EDM
7 7 (29.17%) Data Management
8 5 (20.83%) CFA
8 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.83%) Fund Accounting
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Minerva
8 5 (20.83%) Serena
8 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) QA
9 4 (16.67%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (12.50%) Derivative
10 3 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (12.50%) Equities
10 3 (12.50%) Fixed Income
10 3 (12.50%) Retail
11 2 (8.33%) Banking

SimCorp Dimension
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (29.17%) Markit EDM
2 5 (20.83%) Minerva
3 1 (4.17%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) French Language
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SimCorp Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Data Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) FIX Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) FIX Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) SimCorp Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) SimCorp Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Hedge funds
2 3 (12.50%) Derivative
2 3 (12.50%) Equities
2 3 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Investment Management
2 14 (58.33%) Asset Management
3 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
3 7 (29.17%) Data Management
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 7 (29.17%) Charles River
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Serena
4 2 (8.33%) Fidessa