Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 880 846
Rank change year-on-year +62 -34 +8
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 24 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.023% 0.037%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.31% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 10
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -28.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £355 £261 £475
90th Percentile £701 £535 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 7636 8684 9491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.02% 7.89% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4405 5137 5232
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £275
90th Percentile £640 £600 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 97 93
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £27.50 £26.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.27% +4.88% -16.76%
10th Percentile £13.33 £10.39 £12.90
90th Percentile £59.40 £81.04 £64.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +25.00% -25.00%

SimCorp Dimension
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SimCorp Dimension as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SimCorp Dimension over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SimCorp Dimension in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Top 2 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 24 £550 +22.22%
London +38 24 £550 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 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 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