The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 644 616
Rank change year-on-year +57 -28  
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 8 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.023% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.29% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Median daily rate £368 £308 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -52.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £510 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3930 4463 4791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.49% 7.98% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2335 2734 2674
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £421 £425
% change year-on-year +7.01% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 34
Median hourly rate £37.64 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.75% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £9.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £49.80 £62.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £22.50 £29.42
% change year-on-year +67.86% -23.50%  

SimCorp Dimension
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
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 SimCorp Dimension within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +54 8 £368 +19.51%
London +31 8 £368 +19.51%
City of London +9 6 £360 -34.54%

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 with a requirement for SimCorp Dimension.

1 15 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 13 (86.67%) Investment Management
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) Minerva
5 10 (66.67%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) Front Office
6 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
7 7 (46.67%) Equities
7 7 (46.67%) Fixed Income
8 5 (33.33%) Migration
8 5 (33.33%) Fidessa
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (20.00%) Derivative
10 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (13.33%) Charles River
11 2 (13.33%) Data Management
11 2 (13.33%) Sentinel
11 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
11 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
11 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
12 1 (6.67%) CFA
12 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
12 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (6.67%) LatentZero
12 1 (6.67%) French Language
12 1 (6.67%) QA
12 1 (6.67%) Fund Management

SimCorp Dimension
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 11 (73.33%) Minerva
2 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
2 2 (13.33%) Sentinel
3 1 (6.67%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) FIX Connectivity
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Business Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) FIX Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) FIX Business Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Fidessa Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Fidessa Support
6 2 (13.33%) Fidessa Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) SimCorp Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) SimCorp Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SimCorp Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SimCorp Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Equities
1 7 (46.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (20.00%) Derivative
2 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Investment Management
2 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 5 (33.33%) Fidessa
3 2 (13.33%) Charles River
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Serena