The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 56 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.91% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.76% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
733 529 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.17% 75.04% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 294 388
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Wealth Management
3 12 (42.86%) Banking
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 8 (28.57%) Charles River
6 6 (21.43%) Java
6 6 (21.43%) OO
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) Fixed Income
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Equities
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Sybase
7 5 (17.86%) Front Office
7 5 (17.86%) OOD
8 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.29%) UNIX
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) JMS
8 4 (14.29%) DB2
8 4 (14.29%) JUnit
8 4 (14.29%) J2SE
8 4 (14.29%) Legal
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Spring
8 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.29%) DB2
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (17.86%) Front Office
5 4 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 5 (17.86%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Officer
8 1 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Programme Planner
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) JMS
1 4 (14.29%) J2SE
1 4 (14.29%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Fixed Income
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Equities
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Economics
5 1 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Wealth Management
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) OOD
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (7.14%) Market Making
7 2 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) EMIR
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Charles River
2 5 (17.86%) Sybase
3 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg