The table below looks at the statistics for Fund Accounting skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fund Accounting over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fund Accounting
Rank 589 584 526
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -58
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 36 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.076% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 46
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£575 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £410 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £463 £513
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £102.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Fund Accounting
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fund Accounting Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Trend

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

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fund Accounting
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK.

Fund Accounting Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fund Accounting
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -3 33 £575 +4.54% 17
London +23 28 £575 +4.54% 14
City of London +3 6 £550 -10.20% 7
Scotland -9 3 £400 -9.85%
South West - 3 £425 - 1
Edinburgh -18 2 £400 -13.51%
South East -18 2 £356 -28.75%
Somerset - 2 - -
Street - 2 - -
Surrey -3 1 £525 +5.00%
Bristol - 1 £425 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £188 -
Reading - 1 £188 -
Stirling - 1 - -

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting.

1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 27 (29.35%) Asset Management
2 27 (29.35%) Business Analysis
3 20 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (20.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (18.48%) SQL
5 17 (18.48%) Project Management
6 15 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (15.22%) Banking
8 13 (14.13%) Investment Management
8 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
9 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
9 11 (11.96%) Hedge funds
10 10 (10.87%) MVVM
10 10 (10.87%) QA
10 10 (10.87%) WCF
10 10 (10.87%) WPF
10 10 (10.87%) Investment Banking
10 10 (10.87%) Oracle
10 10 (10.87%) C#
10 10 (10.87%) Migration
11 8 (8.70%) HP
12 7 (7.61%) Validation
12 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.52%) ISTQB
13 6 (6.52%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.52%) System Testing
14 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
14 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
4 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) HiPortfolio
2 4 (4.35%) thinkFolio
2 4 (4.35%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (3.26%) Investran
3 3 (3.26%) LatentZero
3 3 (3.26%) MultiFonds
4 1 (1.09%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.09%) PolarLake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) MS Access
4 4 (4.35%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.35%) Legal
6 3 (3.26%) Back Office
7 2 (2.17%) Front Office
8 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 54 (58.70%) Analyst
2 41 (44.57%) Business Analyst
3 16 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 12 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 11 (11.96%) Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 10 (10.87%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Pricing Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Testing Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Fund Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) WCF
1 10 (10.87%) WPF
2 2 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.96%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.43%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.26%) Derivative
4 3 (3.26%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.26%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Asset Management
1 27 (29.35%) Business Analysis
2 19 (20.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (18.48%) Project Management
4 13 (14.13%) Investment Management
5 10 (10.87%) Migration
5 10 (10.87%) MVVM
6 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.61%) Validation
7 6 (6.52%) System Testing
7 6 (6.52%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.43%) Test Management
8 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.35%) BPR
9 4 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Manual Testing
9 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) SQL
2 10 (10.87%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ACCA
3 1 (1.09%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle
2 8 (8.70%) HP
3 4 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.35%) Vermilion
3 4 (4.35%) SunGard
4 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.09%) Charles River
6 1 (1.09%) BT
6 1 (1.09%) Calypso
6 1 (1.09%) SmartCo
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