The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 369 309 291
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -18
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 298 379 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.85% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 275 279
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Investment Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Investment Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -31 275 £550 - 70
London -50 203 £575 +4.54% 64
South East +41 52 £475 -20.83% 1
City of London +33 47 £550 - 31
Scotland -42 23 £363 -17.14% 3
Surrey +2 19 £525 -12.50% 1
Kent +19 18 £469 +1.90%
Oxfordshire - 15 £390 -
Oxford - 15 £390 -
Glasgow -3 12 £400 +3.22% 2
Edinburgh -32 8 £255 -43.33% 1
North West -5 7 £375 -16.66% 1
Somerset +13 6 - -
South West +8 6 - -
Street - 6 - -
East of England +20 5 £488 -9.30% 2
Tonbridge - 5 £525 -
Hertfordshire +18 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Stirling +3 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London +9 1 £800 +33.33%
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Warwickshire - 1 £463 -
West Midlands - 1 £463 -
Nottingham - 1 £525 -
Peterborough - 1 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 -
Essex - 1 £500 - 2

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management.

1 316 (50.80%) Finance
2 249 (40.03%) Asset Management
3 147 (23.63%) Banking
4 127 (20.42%) SQL
5 121 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (17.04%) Project Management
7 102 (16.40%) Front Office
8 100 (16.08%) Wealth Management
9 95 (15.27%) SQL Server
10 76 (12.22%) Business Analysis
11 74 (11.90%) C#
12 68 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 56 (9.00%) Back Office
13 56 (9.00%) SDLC
14 55 (8.84%) .NET
14 55 (8.84%) Microsoft
14 55 (8.84%) Investment Banking
15 53 (8.52%) Bloomberg
16 50 (8.04%) Charles River
17 49 (7.88%) Degree
18 47 (7.56%) Change Management
18 47 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
19 45 (7.23%) Oracle
19 45 (7.23%) MS Excel
20 42 (6.75%) PRINCE2
21 41 (6.59%) Waterfall
22 39 (6.27%) Fund Management
22 39 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
23 37 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
24 36 (5.79%) Scrum

Investment Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.41%) Confluence
3 11 (1.77%) IIS
4 7 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.13%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.48%) SAS
8 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 2 (0.32%) Drupal
8 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.38%) MS Office
3 17 (2.73%) MS Project
4 16 (2.57%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (4.50%) Markit EDM
2 27 (4.34%) thinkFolio
3 8 (1.29%) Hi Portfolio
4 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.64%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.64%) Sonata
6 3 (0.48%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.48%) Salerio
7 2 (0.32%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.16%) Minerva
8 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.16%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.80%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (0.80%) Heroku
3 5 (0.80%) PaaS
4 4 (0.64%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) Boomi
5 2 (0.32%) Force.com
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.45%) Firewall
2 7 (1.13%) Kerberos
2 7 (1.13%) LDAP
3 6 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.80%) DNS
4 5 (0.80%) Internet
5 4 (0.64%) SNMP
5 4 (0.64%) WAN
6 3 (0.48%) FTP
6 3 (0.48%) HTTP
7 2 (0.32%) DHCP
7 2 (0.32%) Intranet
7 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.32%) SAN
7 2 (0.32%) Skype
7 2 (0.32%) SSH
7 2 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.16%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.09%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.29%) DB2
11 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.13%) Big Data
11 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.80%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.80%) HBase
12 5 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (4.34%) JIRA
2 12 (1.93%) TeamCity
3 11 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.13%) JUnit
6 6 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.80%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.80%) NUnit
7 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.64%) Moq
8 4 (0.64%) NuGet
8 4 (0.64%) Subversion
8 4 (0.64%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.48%) MSTest
10 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.32%) Selenium
10 2 (0.32%) StyleCop
General
1 316 (50.80%) Finance
2 147 (23.63%) Banking
3 102 (16.40%) Front Office
4 56 (9.00%) Back Office
5 55 (8.84%) Investment Banking
6 23 (3.70%) Advertising
7 20 (3.22%) Retail
8 17 (2.73%) Marketing
9 14 (2.25%) Legal
10 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.29%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.96%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Games
12 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (39.07%) Analyst
2 150 (24.12%) Business Analyst
3 116 (18.65%) Project Manager
4 106 (17.04%) Developer
5 46 (7.40%) Asset Management Analyst
6 34 (5.47%) Data Analyst
7 33 (5.31%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 33 (5.31%) Consultant
8 31 (4.98%) C# Developer
8 31 (4.98%) Investment Management Business Analyst
9 26 (4.18%) IT Manager
9 26 (4.18%) SQL Developer
9 26 (4.18%) Support Analyst
10 25 (4.02%) Architect
10 25 (4.02%) IT Project Manager
11 24 (3.86%) .NET Developer
12 22 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.22%) Financial Analyst
13 20 (3.22%) SQL Analyst
14 19 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.84%) .NET
2 29 (4.66%) XML
3 23 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 18 (2.89%) Web Services
5 15 (2.41%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.09%) HTML
7 10 (1.61%) CSS
7 10 (1.61%) Spring
7 10 (1.61%) WCF
8 9 (1.45%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (1.45%) FpML
8 9 (1.45%) HTML5
8 9 (1.45%) WPF
9 8 (1.29%) jQuery
10 7 (1.13%) J2SE
10 7 (1.13%) Middleware
11 6 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.96%) JMS
11 6 (0.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.31%) Derivative
3 30 (4.82%) Fixed Income
4 29 (4.66%) Equities
5 16 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (1.93%) User Experience
7 11 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.61%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.29%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.29%) PMI
10 7 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.13%) Fintech
10 7 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.80%) PKI
13 4 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.18%) Windows
2 24 (3.86%) Linux
3 22 (3.54%) Unix
4 8 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.48%) AIX
6 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.48%) Solaris
6 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) SUSE
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (40.03%) Asset Management
2 121 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (17.04%) Project Management
4 100 (16.08%) Wealth Management
5 76 (12.22%) Business Analysis
6 68 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (9.00%) SDLC
8 47 (7.56%) Change Management
9 42 (6.75%) PRINCE2
10 41 (6.59%) Waterfall
11 39 (6.27%) Fund Management
11 39 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (5.79%) Scrum
13 32 (5.14%) Migration
14 29 (4.66%) Data Analysis
15 28 (4.50%) Data Modelling
16 25 (4.02%) Data Management
16 25 (4.02%) Software Engineering
17 24 (3.86%) Portfolio Management
18 23 (3.70%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 127 (20.42%) SQL
2 74 (11.90%) C#
3 35 (5.63%) Java
4 23 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 22 (3.54%) VBA
6 21 (3.38%) PL/SQL
7 20 (3.22%) Python
8 15 (2.41%) Perl
9 14 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.09%) VB
11 8 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.29%) C++
11 8 (1.29%) JavaScript
11 8 (1.29%) XAML
12 7 (1.13%) Go
12 7 (1.13%) Ruby
13 6 (0.96%) C
13 6 (0.96%) MATLAB
13 6 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (7.88%) Degree
2 29 (4.66%) PMI Certification
3 28 (4.50%) PMP
4 20 (3.22%) ISEB
5 13 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.80%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.80%) PgMP
8 4 (0.64%) CIPD
8 4 (0.64%) MBA
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.32%) CCNA
10 2 (0.32%) CCNP
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) MCSD
11 1 (0.16%) MCSE
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.86%) MiFID
2 21 (3.38%) QA
3 10 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.13%) FATCA
4 7 (1.13%) Solvency II
4 7 (1.13%) UCITS
5 6 (0.96%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.48%) EMIR
7 2 (0.32%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.32%) SDET
7 2 (0.32%) SEPA
7 2 (0.32%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (1.13%) vSphere
2 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.96%) Docker
3 5 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) NFS
4 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.16%) UAG
5 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.96%) Control-M
3 4 (0.64%) Icinga
3 4 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.64%) logstash
3 4 (0.64%) Nagios
3 4 (0.64%) SCCM
3 4 (0.64%) SCOM
4 3 (0.48%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.32%) Puppet
5 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.52%) Bloomberg
3 50 (8.04%) Charles River
4 45 (7.23%) Oracle
5 21 (3.38%) Reuters
6 13 (2.09%) SimCorp
6 13 (2.09%) Vermilion
7 11 (1.77%) HP
7 11 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.77%) Tableau
8 10 (1.61%) Sybase
9 9 (1.45%) FactSet
10 8 (1.29%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.13%) Ab Initio
12 6 (0.96%) VMware
13 5 (0.80%) Cisco
13 5 (0.80%) Citrix
13 5 (0.80%) Informatica
13 5 (0.80%) Murex
13 5 (0.80%) Red Hat
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
TDA Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
England
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 6 days ago