The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 108 141 127
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 49 61 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.47% 1.10% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.37% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 73
Median daily rate £550 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £430 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £450 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Investment 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
2831 4452 4896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.91% 80.16% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2319 3508 3696
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.15 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% +34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Investment Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Investment 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 Investment Management across the City of London region.

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Investment 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 Investment Management across the City of London region.

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 53 (54.08%) Finance
2 33 (33.67%) Asset Management
3 28 (28.57%) SQL
4 26 (26.53%) Banking
5 18 (18.37%) Project Management
5 18 (18.37%) Front Office
5 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
5 18 (18.37%) Wealth Management
6 16 (16.33%) Advertising
7 14 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (14.29%) SDLC
8 13 (13.27%) Back Office
9 12 (12.24%) Windows
9 12 (12.24%) Waterfall
10 11 (11.22%) C#
10 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.20%) XML
11 10 (10.20%) Java
11 10 (10.20%) .NET
11 10 (10.20%) Fund Management
12 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.18%) Bloomberg
13 8 (8.16%) Change Management
13 8 (8.16%) Oracle
13 8 (8.16%) Derivative
13 8 (8.16%) Scrum
14 7 (7.14%) Investment Banking
14 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Project
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Markit EDM
2 4 (4.08%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.02%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (1.02%) Minerva
3 1 (1.02%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) Heroku
2 3 (3.06%) PaaS
3 2 (2.04%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) DMZ
1 2 (2.04%) DNS
1 2 (2.04%) Firewall
1 2 (2.04%) SNMP
2 1 (1.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.02%) ISDN
2 1 (1.02%) VLAN
2 1 (1.02%) WAN
2 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.10%) Big Data
3 5 (5.10%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.10%) HBase
4 4 (4.08%) KNIME
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.06%) OLTP
6 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Ant
2 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.02%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) Maven
2 1 (1.02%) MSI
2 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (54.08%) Finance
2 26 (26.53%) Banking
3 18 (18.37%) Front Office
4 16 (16.33%) Advertising
5 13 (13.27%) Back Office
6 7 (7.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Project Manager
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 21 (21.43%) Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) IT Manager
5 12 (12.24%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Asset Management Project Manager
7 7 (7.14%) SDLC Manager
7 7 (7.14%) SDLC Project Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Manager
8 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Architect
10 4 (4.08%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.08%) Management Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) .NET
1 10 (10.20%) XML
2 7 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.08%) XML Messaging
4 4 (4.08%) XSLT
5 3 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.06%) FpML
5 3 (3.06%) Middleware
5 3 (3.06%) WinForms
6 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.04%) HTML
6 2 (2.04%) WPF
7 1 (1.02%) Akka
7 1 (1.02%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.02%) HTML5
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.02%) Kafka
7 1 (1.02%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Derivative
2 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.10%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Equities
4 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) iPad
5 2 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.02%) iPhone
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.02%) Statistics
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Unix
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.02%) AIX
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Asset Management
2 18 (18.37%) Project Management
2 18 (18.37%) Wealth Management
3 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.29%) SDLC
4 12 (12.24%) Waterfall
5 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.20%) Fund Management
7 8 (8.16%) Change Management
7 8 (8.16%) Scrum
8 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.14%) UML
9 6 (6.12%) ITIL
9 6 (6.12%) PRINCE
10 5 (5.10%) Use Case
11 4 (4.08%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.08%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.08%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) C#
3 10 (10.20%) Java
4 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.10%) VB
5 4 (4.08%) R
5 4 (4.08%) XAML
6 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.06%) Go
6 3 (3.06%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.06%) Python
6 3 (3.06%) Ruby
6 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.04%) VB6
7 2 (2.04%) VBA
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) RPG
8 1 (1.02%) Scala
8 1 (1.02%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 7 (7.14%) PMP
2 6 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
4 2 (2.04%) MCSD
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.02%) ACCA
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) MiFID
2 4 (4.08%) QA
3 3 (3.06%) ISO20022
3 3 (3.06%) UCITS
4 2 (2.04%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.02%) EMIR
5 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.02%) SLA
5 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) vSphere
3 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.02%) HDFS
4 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Control-M
2 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) SCOM
2 2 (2.04%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Bloomberg
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 7 (7.14%) Charles River
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.08%) HP
5 4 (4.08%) RapidMiner
5 4 (4.08%) Reuters
6 3 (3.06%) Murex
6 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.04%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.04%) EMC
7 2 (2.04%) FactSet
7 2 (2.04%) SimCorp
7 2 (2.04%) Sybase
8 1 (1.02%) Advent
8 1 (1.02%) Fiserv
8 1 (1.02%) Google
8 1 (1.02%) Sophos