The table below looks at the statistics for Fund Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fund Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fund Management
Rank 150 184 178
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 7 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 22
Average daily rate £525 £538 £544
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £609 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £428 £525
% change year-on-year
-28.65% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Fund Management
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Fund Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fund Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fund Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fund Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fund Management across the City of London region.

Fund Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Fund Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Fund Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Fund Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fund Management across the City of London region.

Fund Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Fund Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fund Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fund Management.

1 12 (52.17%) Asset Management
1 12 (52.17%) Investment Management
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Front Office
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Charles River
6 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
6 6 (26.09%) Time Management
7 5 (21.74%) Derivative
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Advertising
8 4 (17.39%) Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Equities
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) HP
9 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.70%) Sybase
10 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.70%) Perl
10 2 (8.70%) C#
10 2 (8.70%) HTML
10 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET

Fund Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fund Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fund Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio
1 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Front Office
3 4 (17.39%) Advertising
4 3 (13.04%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.35%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.35%) Drools
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Derivative
3 3 (13.04%) Equities
4 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Asset Management
1 12 (52.17%) Investment Management
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Time Management
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) UML
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) AIFMD
1 1 (4.35%) EMIR
1 1 (4.35%) MiFID
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Charles River
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.70%) Reuters
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) Telerik
4 1 (4.35%) FactSet
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Solace