The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Minerva skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Minerva 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.

Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 649 637
Contract jobs citing Minerva 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.046% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £495 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Minerva 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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3974 4394 4790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.28% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2693 2731
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
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 62 52 51
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Minerva
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Minerva in the UK

Minerva
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Minerva in the UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) SimCorp
1 5 (100.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Derivative
3 3 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (60.00%) Equities
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Fidessa
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (20.00%) LatentZero
5 1 (20.00%) French Language
5 1 (20.00%) Fund Management

Minerva
Co-occurring 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 5 (100.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (20.00%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) FIX Connectivity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) FIX Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) FIX Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) SimCorp Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) SimCorp Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Derivative
1 3 (60.00%) Equities
1 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 2 (40.00%) Fidessa