The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Fund Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fund Management over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fund Management
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 167 194
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27  
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 13 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.059% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.068% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 14
Median daily rate £575 £638 £606
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.80% +5.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £315 £750
% change year-on-year +13.49% -58.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Fund Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2903 2921 4710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.08% 85.81% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2386 3712
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Fund Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Fund Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Fund Management in the City of London

Fund Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fund Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fund Management in the City of London

Fund Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fund Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fund Management in the City of London

Fund Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fund Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fund Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fund Management.

1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Asset Management
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Wealth Management
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) React
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
7 3 (15.79%) Redux
7 3 (15.79%) React Native
7 3 (15.79%) ES6
7 3 (15.79%) RxJS
7 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.79%) Fintech
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Programming
7 3 (15.79%) User Experience
7 3 (15.79%) lodash

Fund Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) OLTP
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) DBAmp
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) webpack
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Fund Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Research Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) React
2 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) lodash
3 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) React Native
3 3 (15.79%) Redux
3 3 (15.79%) RxJS
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) D3.js
4 2 (10.53%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (10.53%) Sass
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Fintech
1 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Asset Management
3 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Wealth Management
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Programming
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) BPMN
7 2 (10.53%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Swim Lanes
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) ES6
5 2 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Charles River
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com