Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 94 131
Rank change year-on-year -44 +37 +58
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 125 176 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 2.66% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.00% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 120 91
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £256 £355 £363
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £563 £525
% change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,148 5,873 5,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.29% 88.88% 87.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,865 4,541 4,804
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 55 44
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.29 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.99 £31.20 £45.97
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -5.75% -4.76%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 73 (58.40%) Finance
2 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (24.80%) Asset Management
4 28 (22.40%) SQL
5 21 (16.80%) Windows
6 19 (15.20%) Banking
7 17 (13.60%) C#
7 17 (13.60%) Python
7 17 (13.60%) Project Management
8 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (12.00%) Windows 10
9 15 (12.00%) Front Office
9 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (12.00%) Wealth Management
10 14 (11.20%) TDD
10 14 (11.20%) Back Office
10 14 (11.20%) Change Management
11 13 (10.40%) Fixed Income
11 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
11 13 (10.40%) Windows 7
12 12 (9.60%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 12 (9.60%) Java
12 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (9.60%) Citrix
13 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
13 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
13 11 (8.80%) Business Analysis
13 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (8.80%) Office 365

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 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.00%) Confluence
3 3 (2.40%) Ethereum
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.40%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (2.40%) Markit EDM
1 3 (2.40%) R3 Corda
2 2 (1.60%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.60%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.80%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) Office 365
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 4 (3.20%) PaaS
5 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.40%) IaaS
5 3 (2.40%) SaaS
6 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.80%) Force.com
7 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) VPN
2 3 (2.40%) LAN
2 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.40%) WebEx
2 3 (2.40%) Wireless
3 2 (1.60%) Broadband
3 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.60%) VoIP
3 2 (1.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
4 1 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) Big Data
3 4 (3.20%) Blockchain
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.60%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.80%) MySQL
6 1 (0.80%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.80%) Power BI
6 1 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.80%) QlikView
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
1 7 (5.60%) JIRA
1 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.40%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.60%) Babel
4 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
4 2 (1.60%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.60%) webpack
4 2 (1.60%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.80%) Checkstyle
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) Maven
5 1 (0.80%) NUnit
5 1 (0.80%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 73 (58.40%) Finance
2 19 (15.20%) Banking
3 15 (12.00%) Front Office
4 14 (11.20%) Back Office
5 9 (7.20%) Investment Banking
6 8 (6.40%) Marketing
7 7 (5.60%) Legal
8 6 (4.80%) Financial Institution
9 4 (3.20%) Retail
10 3 (2.40%) Advertising
10 3 (2.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.80%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (32.80%) Developer
2 31 (24.80%) Analyst
3 17 (13.60%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.60%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Python Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.40%) Salesforce Developer
7 6 (4.80%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.80%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.80%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Change Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Consultant
8 5 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) HTML
2 9 (7.20%) .NET
3 8 (6.40%) NumPy
3 8 (6.40%) Pandas
4 7 (5.60%) CSS
5 5 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (4.00%) React
6 4 (3.20%) JSON
6 4 (3.20%) Node.js
6 4 (3.20%) REST
6 4 (3.20%) XML
7 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.40%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.40%) jQuery
7 3 (2.40%) SOAP
7 3 (2.40%) Web Services
7 3 (2.40%) XMPP
8 2 (1.60%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Fixed Income
2 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) Fintech
3 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.00%) Equities
4 5 (4.00%) Tandem
5 4 (3.20%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.20%) iPad
5 4 (3.20%) PMI
5 4 (3.20%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.40%) Derivative
6 3 (2.40%) iPhone
6 3 (2.40%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.80%) Windows
2 15 (12.00%) Windows 10
3 13 (10.40%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.80%) Mac OS
7 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.60%) Android
9 2 (1.60%) Linux
9 2 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.80%) Asset Management
3 17 (13.60%) Project Management
4 16 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.00%) Wealth Management
6 14 (11.20%) Change Management
6 14 (11.20%) TDD
7 12 (9.60%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 11 (8.80%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.20%) DevOps
9 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.40%) CRM
10 8 (6.40%) OO
10 8 (6.40%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.60%) Data Management
11 7 (5.60%) ITIL
11 7 (5.60%) Scrum
12 6 (4.80%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) SQL
2 17 (13.60%) C#
2 17 (13.60%) Python
3 12 (9.60%) Java
4 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.20%) VBA
6 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.80%) R
8 5 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 5 (4.00%) VBScript
9 3 (2.40%) Go
9 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.60%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.60%) ES6
10 2 (1.60%) Java 8
10 2 (1.60%) SOQL
10 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.80%) PHP
11 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
2 7 (5.60%) MCSE
2 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.00%) MCDST
4 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.40%) MBA
5 3 (2.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (2.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.80%) CISSP
7 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.80%) PhD
7 1 (0.80%) PMP
7 1 (0.80%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) GDPR
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) EMIR
3 1 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) MiFID
3 1 (0.80%) PMO
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.40%) Docker
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (2.40%) Xen
3 3 (2.40%) XenApp
3 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.40%) Ansible
3 2 (1.60%) Matomo
3 2 (1.60%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.60%) Terraform
4 1 (0.80%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Citrix
3 9 (7.20%) Bloomberg
3 9 (7.20%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (6.40%) Charles River
5 7 (5.60%) Reuters
6 6 (4.80%) Apple
7 5 (4.00%) Wyse
8 4 (3.20%) Vermilion
9 3 (2.40%) Cisco
9 3 (2.40%) FactSet
9 3 (2.40%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle
9 3 (2.40%) VMware
10 2 (1.60%) Pardot
11 1 (0.80%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.80%) FNZ
11 1 (0.80%) Google
11 1 (0.80%) Solace
11 1 (0.80%) Yardi