Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Investment Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Management over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 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.

Investment Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 107 130
Rank change year-on-year -40 +23 +39
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 102 139 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 2.26% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.59% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 76
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% -2.33%
10th Percentile £313 £375 £344
90th Percentile £750 £665 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

Investment Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,057 5,374 5,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.42% 87.27% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,786 4,141 4,561
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 44 58
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.01 £13.06 £11.50
90th Percentile £36.20 £29.77 £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +13.97% -17.07% +0.27%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Investment Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in the City of London

Investment 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 Investment Management in the City of London.

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

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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

Investment 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 Investment Management in the City of London.

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

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 3 £625 -
Investment Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 50 (49.02%) Finance
2 38 (37.25%) Asset Management
3 33 (32.35%) SQL
4 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (21.57%) Banking
6 20 (19.61%) Charles River
6 20 (19.61%) Fixed Income
7 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.67%) Python
8 16 (15.69%) Front Office
9 14 (13.73%) C#
9 14 (13.73%) Business Analysis
9 14 (13.73%) DevOps
10 13 (12.75%) TDD
10 13 (12.75%) Equities
11 12 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (11.76%) Wealth Management
11 12 (11.76%) Change Management
12 11 (10.78%) Data Management
12 11 (10.78%) Investment Banking
12 11 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (9.80%) Windows
14 9 (8.82%) Java
14 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
14 9 (8.82%) Project Management
14 9 (8.82%) Go
14 9 (8.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 8 (7.84%) HTML
15 8 (7.84%) SQL Server

Investment 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.90%) Confluence
2 3 (2.94%) Ethereum
2 3 (2.94%) Hyperledger
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.98%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.98%) Mongoose
4 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (5.88%) thinkFolio
3 3 (2.94%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (2.94%) Markit EDM
3 3 (2.94%) R3 Corda
4 2 (1.96%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.98%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.98%) Minerva
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.98%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Office 365
2 5 (4.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (3.92%) PaaS
4 3 (2.94%) IaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.98%) Force.com
6 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) VPN
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.98%) FTP
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.98%) WebEx
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Blockchain
2 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.94%) Big Data
3 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.98%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
1 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.94%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.96%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.98%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.98%) Babel
6 1 (0.98%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.98%) Hudson
6 1 (0.98%) NUnit
6 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 50 (49.02%) Finance
2 22 (21.57%) Banking
3 16 (15.69%) Front Office
4 11 (10.78%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.88%) Advertising
5 6 (5.88%) Back Office
5 6 (5.88%) French Language
5 6 (5.88%) Marketing
6 4 (3.92%) Legal
7 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Analyst
2 23 (22.55%) Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Charles River Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.88%) Ruby Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Asset Management Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (7.84%) HTML
3 6 (5.88%) .NET
4 4 (3.92%) Node.js
4 4 (3.92%) REST
4 4 (3.92%) Web Services
5 3 (2.94%) CSS
5 3 (2.94%) XML
6 2 (1.96%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.96%) jQuery
6 2 (1.96%) JSON
6 2 (1.96%) React
6 2 (1.96%) SOAP
6 2 (1.96%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.98%) NumPy
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.98%) Pandas
7 1 (0.98%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Fixed Income
2 13 (12.75%) Equities
3 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.86%) Derivative
5 4 (3.92%) PMI
5 4 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Tandem
7 2 (1.96%) iPad
7 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.98%) Fintech
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.98%) Social Media
8 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Asset Management
2 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (13.73%) Business Analysis
4 14 (13.73%) DevOps
5 13 (12.75%) TDD
6 12 (11.76%) Change Management
6 12 (11.76%) Wealth Management
7 11 (10.78%) Data Management
7 11 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.82%) Project Management
8 9 (8.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 8 (7.84%) ITIL
10 7 (6.86%) Analytics
10 7 (6.86%) Migration
11 6 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (4.90%) CRM
12 5 (4.90%) Data Integration
12 5 (4.90%) Machine Learning
12 5 (4.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.35%) SQL
2 17 (16.67%) Python
3 14 (13.73%) C#
4 9 (8.82%) Go
4 9 (8.82%) Java
4 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.84%) Ruby
6 6 (5.88%) R
7 4 (3.92%) VBA
8 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.96%) C
9 2 (1.96%) SOQL
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.98%) C++
10 1 (0.98%) ES6
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
10 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) MCDST
2 4 (3.92%) MCSE
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.94%) MBA
3 3 (2.94%) PMP
3 3 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.94%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (1.96%) CISSP
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) CEH
5 1 (0.98%) OSCP
5 1 (0.98%) PhD
5 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.98%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) EMIR
3 1 (0.98%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) MiFID
3 1 (0.98%) PMO
3 1 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.98%) Xen
3 1 (0.98%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.96%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.96%) Matomo
3 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Charles River
2 7 (6.86%) Citrix
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) SimCorp
3 5 (4.90%) Bloomberg
3 5 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.92%) Reuters
4 4 (3.92%) Wyse
5 3 (2.94%) Apple
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
6 2 (1.96%) FactSet
6 2 (1.96%) Pardot
6 2 (1.96%) Symantec
6 2 (1.96%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.98%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) Perforce