The table below looks at the statistics for AIFMD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIFMD over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
UK
Rank 582 605 620
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 4 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.033% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.090% 0.33% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Median daily rate £550 £455 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4455 5152 4999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.00% 9.94% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2883 3188 3031
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 199 167
Median hourly rate £21.24 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.03% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £61.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

AIFMD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AIFMD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

AIFMD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIFMD within the UK.

AIFMD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

AIFMD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AIFMD
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 3 £550 +20.87%
London +4 3 £550 +20.87%
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -

AIFMD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIFMD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AIFMD.

1 11 (91.67%) MiFID
1 11 (91.67%) EMIR
2 9 (75.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 9 (75.00%) Investment Management
3 8 (66.67%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Front Office
5 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Private Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Equities
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Legal
7 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
7 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
7 2 (16.67%) FATCA
8 1 (8.33%) CRD IV
8 1 (8.33%) UCITS
8 1 (8.33%) HTTP
8 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

AIFMD
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Front Office
3 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Private Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) MiFID Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) AIFMD Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Equities
1 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Investment Management
1 9 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) EMIR
1 11 (91.67%) MiFID
2 9 (75.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (16.67%) FATCA
3 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
4 1 (8.33%) CRD IV
4 1 (8.33%) UCITS