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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fund Management
Rank 180 188 148
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 6 12 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.21% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.27% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 37
Average daily rate
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£413 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £475 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £810
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £440
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
4029 4525 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.50% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 3216 3376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Asset Management
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Front Office
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Derivative
5 5 (21.74%) thinkFolio
5 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.04%) EAI
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
8 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
8 2 (8.70%) Yardi
8 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
8 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (8.70%) Markit EDM

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) thinkFolio
2 2 (8.70%) Markit EDM
2 2 (8.70%) LatentZero
3 1 (4.35%) Tesseract
3 1 (4.35%) Minerva
3 1 (4.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (4.35%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) PowerCenter
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Front Office
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica ETL Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (8.70%) ETL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) COM
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Derivative
2 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
3 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Equities
4 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Asset Management
2 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
3 3 (13.04%) EAI
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
4 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Yardi
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) Charles River
3 2 (8.70%) Fidessa
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Metastorm
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Reuters
4 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg