Period
to 16 June 2021

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 16 June 2021 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 113 150
Rank change year-on-year +24 +37 +4
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 69 28 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.32% 0.98% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.13% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 50
10th Percentile £445 £525 £497
25th Percentile £550 £563 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £631 £625 £600
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £725 £675 £650
90th Percentile £805 £803 £691
Central London median daily rate £631 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +5.17% - +9.09%

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 2,702 2,480 5,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.70% 87.14% 89.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,976 1,849 4,475
10th Percentile £356 £331 £350
25th Percentile £444 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +2.44%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £718 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £545 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 59
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.28 £12.76
Median hourly rate £23.23 £23.37 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -0.61% +19.83% +3.45%
75th Percentile £31.68 £39.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £42.33 £52.65 £45.21
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% +1.27%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Investment Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Investment Management in the City of London

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Investment Management in the City of London

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Investment Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, 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 43 (62.32%) Finance
2 37 (53.62%) SQL
3 33 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (40.58%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (40.58%) Marketing
4 28 (40.58%) Degree
5 24 (34.78%) Asset Management
6 23 (33.33%) Python
6 23 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 21 (30.43%) CRM
7 21 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
8 19 (27.54%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (26.09%) Decision-Making
9 18 (26.09%) Analytics
9 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (26.09%) Visualisation
9 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 17 (24.64%) VBA
10 17 (24.64%) B2B
10 17 (24.64%) QlikView
10 17 (24.64%) Social Media
10 17 (24.64%) R
10 17 (24.64%) Machine Learning
10 17 (24.64%) D3.js
10 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
10 17 (24.64%) Statistics
10 17 (24.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 17 (24.64%) Jupyter
2 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
3 9 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (13.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.45%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Power Platform
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (15.94%) Azure
4 9 (13.04%) Slack
5 3 (4.35%) Azure Logic Apps
5 3 (4.35%) Power Automate
5 3 (4.35%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.90%) AWS
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.45%) IaaS
7 1 (1.45%) PaaS
7 1 (1.45%) SaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (24.64%) QlikView
3 16 (23.19%) Power BI
4 9 (13.04%) Tableau
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (62.32%) Finance
2 28 (40.58%) Marketing
3 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (24.64%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (10.14%) Social Skills
6 4 (5.80%) Legal
7 3 (4.35%) Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Back Office
8 1 (1.45%) Front Office
8 1 (1.45%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Data Scientist
3 11 (15.94%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Excel Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Fund Management Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Product Owner
9 1 (1.45%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) D3.js
1 17 (24.64%) Shiny
2 15 (21.74%) CSS
2 15 (21.74%) HTML
3 14 (20.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.70%) .NET
4 6 (8.70%) React
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Core
6 3 (4.35%) Blazor
6 3 (4.35%) jQuery
6 3 (4.35%) Kafka
7 2 (2.90%) HTML5
7 2 (2.90%) Spring
7 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.45%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.45%) Node.js
8 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.45%) REST
8 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
2 17 (24.64%) Algorithms
2 17 (24.64%) Social Media
3 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Linux
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (34.78%) Asset Management
3 23 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 21 (30.43%) CRM
5 19 (27.54%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (26.09%) Analytics
6 18 (26.09%) Decision-Making
6 18 (26.09%) Visualisation
7 17 (24.64%) B2B
7 17 (24.64%) Bayesian Methods
7 17 (24.64%) Data Science
7 17 (24.64%) Data Sharing
7 17 (24.64%) Deep Learning
7 17 (24.64%) Digital Analytics
7 17 (24.64%) Machine Learning
7 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
7 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
7 17 (24.64%) Statistics
8 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) Python
3 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.64%) R
4 17 (24.64%) VBA
5 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
6 15 (21.74%) C#
7 6 (8.70%) Java
8 4 (5.80%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.35%) Java 8
10 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.45%) CISM
2 1 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) MiFID
2 3 (4.35%) EMIR
3 2 (2.90%) UCITS
4 1 (1.45%) AIFMD
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Grafana
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (24.64%) Alteryx
3 9 (13.04%) Nintex
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Workday
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Linedata
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk