The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 79 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 50 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 2.57% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.48% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 37
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£438 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £388 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -23 29 £450 -5.26% 2
Glasgow +11 19 £388 - 1
Stirling -5 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
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Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 79 (61.72%) Finance
2 59 (46.09%) Asset Management
3 35 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (21.09%) Banking
5 25 (19.53%) SQL
5 25 (19.53%) Wealth Management
6 20 (15.63%) Project Management
7 19 (14.84%) Front Office
8 18 (14.06%) Charles River
9 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (11.72%) Investment Banking
10 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (10.94%) Business Analysis
11 14 (10.94%) Markit EDM
12 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Data Management
12 12 (9.38%) Data Management
12 12 (9.38%) Migration
13 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
14 10 (7.81%) Java
14 10 (7.81%) Sybase
14 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
14 10 (7.81%) Degree
15 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
15 9 (7.03%) OO
15 9 (7.03%) Fixed Income
15 9 (7.03%) Back Office
16 8 (6.25%) Oracle
16 8 (6.25%) OOD
17 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
17 7 (5.47%) J2SE

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (1.56%) CMS
1 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.13%) MS Office
4 2 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.13%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.78%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.78%) Agresso
3 1 (0.78%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) DHCP
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.78%) DNS
1 1 (0.78%) BGP
1 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
1 1 (0.78%) Firewall
1 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
1 7 (5.47%) DB2
1 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.13%) Big Data
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) JUnit
2 2 (1.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
3 1 (0.78%) NUnit
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 79 (61.72%) Finance
2 27 (21.09%) Banking
3 19 (14.84%) Front Office
4 15 (11.72%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.03%) Back Office
6 6 (4.69%) Advertising
7 5 (3.91%) Legal
8 2 (1.56%) Retail
9 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (43.75%) Analyst
2 40 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 29 (22.66%) Project Manager
4 25 (19.53%) Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Architect
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.47%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Solutions Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Charles River Business Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) J2SE
1 7 (5.47%) JMS
1 7 (5.47%) Spring
2 6 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.56%) WCF
4 2 (1.56%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) XSLT
5 1 (0.78%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) SOAP
5 1 (0.78%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) EDI
5 1 (0.78%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) BAPI
5 1 (0.78%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.78%) WPF
5 1 (0.78%) LINQ
5 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) Fixed Income
3 7 (5.47%) Derivative
4 6 (4.69%) Equities
5 3 (2.34%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) AS400
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.78%) Statistics
7 1 (0.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.47%) UNIX
1 7 (5.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.09%) Asset Management
2 35 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (19.53%) Wealth Management
4 20 (15.63%) Project Management
5 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.94%) Business Analysis
7 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Data Management
7 12 (9.38%) Data Management
7 12 (9.38%) Migration
8 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.03%) OO
9 8 (6.25%) OOD
10 7 (5.47%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (4.69%) Business Process Improvement
11 6 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.69%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.91%) Business Transformation
13 4 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.13%) Project Planning
13 4 (3.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.53%) SQL
2 10 (7.81%) Java
3 5 (3.91%) VBA
4 4 (3.13%) Scala
4 4 (3.13%) C#
5 3 (2.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.78%) ABAP
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) ISEB
2 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.78%) PMP
2 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.78%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) EMIR
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Charles River
2 10 (7.81%) Sybase
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (2.34%) Sun
4 3 (2.34%) CODA
5 2 (1.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.78%) Juniper
6 1 (0.78%) Nokia
6 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) Yardi