The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 77 56 36
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 17 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 2.12% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.65% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 20
Average daily rate £600 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £431 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Investment Management
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1247 1168 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.72% 80.05% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 680 543
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Management across the Edinburgh region.

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management across the Edinburgh region.

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment 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 Investment Management.

1 31 (64.58%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Asset Management
3 13 (27.08%) Markit EDM
4 11 (22.92%) .NET
4 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) Front Office
6 9 (18.75%) C#
6 9 (18.75%) thinkFolio
7 8 (16.67%) Charles River
8 7 (14.58%) Oracle
8 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (12.50%) MVC
10 5 (10.42%) CSS
10 5 (10.42%) ETL
10 5 (10.42%) ISEB
10 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
10 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.42%) Banking
10 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.42%) Degree
11 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (8.33%) CSS3
11 4 (8.33%) jQuery
11 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.33%) VBA

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment 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 Investment Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Markit EDM
2 9 (18.75%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (2.08%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) QlikView
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (64.58%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Front Office
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.33%) CSS3
3 4 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.08%) HTML
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Asset Management
2 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) ETL
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Management
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Charles River
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Ab Initio
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) FactSet
6 1 (2.08%) HP