Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 832 865
Rank change year-on-year -8 +33 -4
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 37 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.49% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 6
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £316 £425 £475
90th Percentile £575 £633 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SimCorp Dimension is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,530 8,034 8,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.63% 8.36% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,527 4,860 4,890
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.23%
10th Percentile £308 £306 £278
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 145
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.76 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% -37.83% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.48 £5.70 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.87 £44.55 £67.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.56 £31.86
% change year-on-year +4.35% -32.31% +7.08%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +13 37 £525 +10.53% 2
London -23 37 £525 +10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 37 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 21 (56.76%) Fixed Income
3 20 (54.05%) Asset Management
4 19 (51.35%) Charles River
5 18 (48.65%) Investment Management
6 17 (45.95%) Front Office
7 15 (40.54%) SQL
8 13 (35.14%) Equities
9 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (29.73%) MVVM
10 11 (29.73%) WCF
10 11 (29.73%) WPF
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (29.73%) C#
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (24.32%) Fund Management
11 9 (24.32%) Markit EDM
11 9 (24.32%) Finance
11 9 (24.32%) Data Management
12 7 (18.92%) Data Governance
12 7 (18.92%) Hedge funds
13 6 (16.22%) Change Management
14 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
14 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 5 (13.51%) French Language

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Markit EDM
2 3 (8.11%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (2.70%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) MSTest
General
1 17 (45.95%) Front Office
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) C# Developer
2 11 (29.73%) C# WCF Developer
2 11 (29.73%) C# WPF Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) WCF Developer
2 11 (29.73%) WPF Developer
3 8 (21.62%) SimCorp Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Data Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Functional Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) SimCorp Support
7 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
7 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
1 11 (29.73%) WCF
1 11 (29.73%) WPF
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Fixed Income
2 13 (35.14%) Equities
3 7 (18.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Asset Management
2 18 (48.65%) Investment Management
3 11 (29.73%) MVVM
4 9 (24.32%) Data Management
4 9 (24.32%) Fund Management
5 7 (18.92%) Data Governance
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Information Security
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (2.70%) Internal Audit
10 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
10 1 (2.70%) Project Management
10 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) AIFMD
1 1 (2.70%) EMIR
1 1 (2.70%) MiFID
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 19 (51.35%) Charles River
3 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.70%) GoldenSource