Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 81 149
Rank change year-on-year -15 +68 -8
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 81 33 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.08% 1.85% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.08% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 55
10th Percentile £439 £453 £503
25th Percentile £513 £534 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £613 £600
Median % change year-on-year - +2.08% +9.09%
75th Percentile £779 £650 £650
90th Percentile £820 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £613 £613 £625
% change year-on-year - -2.00% +13.64%

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 3,546 1,590 5,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.20% 89.08% 90.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 1,195 4,281
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £680
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 62
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.95 £11.78
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.75 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -14.50% +84.51% -5.08%
75th Percentile £42.25 £44.50 £25.94
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +60.00% +6.95%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 44 (54.32%) Finance
2 32 (39.51%) SQL
3 30 (37.04%) Python
4 29 (35.80%) Asset Management
5 28 (34.57%) Marketing
6 24 (29.63%) Data Analysis
6 24 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (29.63%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (28.40%) CRM
7 23 (28.40%) Degree
8 22 (27.16%) Analytics
8 22 (27.16%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
10 19 (23.46%) Visualisation
10 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
12 17 (20.99%) Statistics
12 17 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (20.99%) VBA
12 17 (20.99%) Machine Learning
12 17 (20.99%) Bayesian Methods
12 17 (20.99%) Algorithms
12 17 (20.99%) Digital Analytics
12 17 (20.99%) Data Sharing
12 17 (20.99%) Data Science
12 17 (20.99%) Decision-Making
12 17 (20.99%) Presentation Skills
13 16 (19.75%) Mentoring
13 16 (19.75%) D3.js

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 15 (18.52%) Jupyter
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.17%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (2.47%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.23%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (12.35%) Power Platform
3 9 (11.11%) Azure
4 5 (6.17%) Slack
4 5 (6.17%) Workato
5 4 (4.94%) AWS
5 4 (4.94%) Azure Logic Apps
5 4 (4.94%) Power Automate
5 4 (4.94%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.47%) Serverless
7 1 (1.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) BGP
1 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) Skype
1 1 (1.23%) SSL
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (18.52%) QlikView
3 9 (11.11%) Power BI
4 5 (6.17%) Metadata
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.17%) Tableau
5 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.47%) KDB
8 1 (1.23%) Looker
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.23%) Cypress.io
4 1 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 44 (54.32%) Finance
2 28 (34.57%) Marketing
3 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (20.99%) Presentation Skills
5 14 (17.28%) Social Skills
6 12 (14.81%) Banking
7 9 (11.11%) Front Office
8 8 (9.88%) Legal
9 7 (8.64%) Investment Banking
10 3 (3.70%) Law
11 2 (2.47%) Advertising
11 2 (2.47%) Back Office
11 2 (2.47%) Retail
12 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (1.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Data Scientist
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Product Owner
9 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.47%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.47%) Junior
9 2 (2.47%) Junior Data Scientist
9 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) D3.js
2 15 (18.52%) Shiny
3 14 (17.28%) HTML
4 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
4 13 (16.05%) CSS
5 8 (9.88%) React
6 6 (7.41%) RESTful
7 4 (4.94%) .NET
7 4 (4.94%) jQuery
7 4 (4.94%) Kafka
7 4 (4.94%) Spring
7 4 (4.94%) Web Services
8 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.70%) HTML5
8 3 (3.70%) JMS
8 3 (3.70%) Node.js
8 3 (3.70%) REST
8 3 (3.70%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.47%) GraphQL
9 2 (2.47%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
2 17 (20.99%) Algorithms
3 15 (18.52%) Social Media
4 6 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 6 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.47%) Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Equities
6 2 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.23%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Asset Management
2 24 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (29.63%) Data Analysis
3 23 (28.40%) CRM
4 22 (27.16%) Analytics
4 22 (27.16%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (23.46%) Visualisation
6 18 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 17 (20.99%) Bayesian Methods
7 17 (20.99%) Data Science
7 17 (20.99%) Data Sharing
7 17 (20.99%) Decision-Making
7 17 (20.99%) Digital Analytics
7 17 (20.99%) Machine Learning
7 17 (20.99%) Statistics
8 16 (19.75%) Mentoring
9 15 (18.52%) B2B
9 15 (18.52%) Deep Learning
10 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.51%) SQL
2 30 (37.04%) Python
3 17 (20.99%) VBA
4 15 (18.52%) R
5 14 (17.28%) Java
5 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.58%) C#
7 8 (9.88%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.70%) C++
10 2 (2.47%) Java 8
11 1 (1.23%) C
11 1 (1.23%) LookML
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) CFA
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) EMIR
1 3 (3.70%) MiFID
1 3 (3.70%) UCITS
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.23%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (18.52%) Alteryx
3 5 (6.17%) Nintex
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Adobe
5 3 (3.70%) SimCorp
5 3 (3.70%) Workday
6 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.47%) Charles River
6 2 (2.47%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.23%) Arista
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) F5
7 1 (1.23%) Informatica
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Sybase
7 1 (1.23%) VMware