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 17 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Management
Rank 182 189 161
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 14 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.51% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 32
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£563 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £475 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4412 5267 4660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.05% 77.09% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3886 3532
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 57 90
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Asset Management
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) Banking
4 10 (25.00%) Front Office
5 8 (20.00%) Derivative
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.00%) JIRA
7 6 (15.00%) QA
7 6 (15.00%) thinkFolio
7 6 (15.00%) VBA
7 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.50%) MS Office
8 5 (12.50%) XML
8 5 (12.50%) Windows
8 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.50%) Sybase
8 5 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (12.50%) EAI
8 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
9 4 (10.00%) Maven
9 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.00%) ETL
9 4 (10.00%) Charles River

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) LatentZero
2 1 (2.50%) Tesseract
2 1 (2.50%) Minerva
2 1 (2.50%) Sentinel
2 1 (2.50%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) PowerCenter
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
2 10 (25.00%) Front Office
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Sybase Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (7.50%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) Akka
4 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.50%) Swing
4 1 (2.50%) COM
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Derivative
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.50%) Taxonomies
6 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.50%) Open Source
7 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.50%) AS400
7 1 (2.50%) Replication
7 1 (2.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Asset Management
2 16 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (12.50%) EAI
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
5 3 (7.50%) Use Case
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Data Management
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) VBA
3 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) thinkFolio
4 5 (12.50%) Sybase
5 4 (10.00%) Charles River
6 3 (7.50%) Informatica
7 2 (5.00%) Fidessa
7 2 (5.00%) StatPro
7 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (5.00%) FactSet
7 2 (5.00%) Yardi
7 2 (5.00%) BI-SAM
8 1 (2.50%) Advent
8 1 (2.50%) Avaloq
8 1 (2.50%) Reuters
8 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Temenos
8 1 (2.50%) GUPTA