Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Investment Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 137 164
Rank change year-on-year +44 +27 -19
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 200 113 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.80% 1.70% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.94% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 81 83
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.79% -8.91%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £403
90th Percentile £688 £638 £770
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -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 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 - 2 - -
Investment Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Management.

1 100 (50.00%) Finance
2 98 (49.00%) Asset Management
3 45 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (20.00%) Banking
5 36 (18.00%) Wealth Management
6 31 (15.50%) Microsoft
6 31 (15.50%) TDD
7 30 (15.00%) Front Office
8 29 (14.50%) Python
9 28 (14.00%) SQL
10 27 (13.50%) CRM
10 27 (13.50%) Charles River
11 25 (12.50%) Fixed Income
11 25 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 25 (12.50%) Business Analysis
12 23 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (11.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 22 (11.00%) Markit EDM
14 21 (10.50%) Ruby
15 20 (10.00%) Project Management
16 19 (9.50%) Hedge funds
17 18 (9.00%) Data Management
18 17 (8.50%) SimCorp
18 17 (8.50%) SimCorp Dimension
19 16 (8.00%) Bloomberg
19 16 (8.00%) C#
19 16 (8.00%) Data Governance
20 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
20 15 (7.50%) Scrum
20 15 (7.50%) Derivative

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 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.00%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (11.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 22 (11.00%) Markit EDM
2 17 (8.50%) SimCorp Dimension
3 12 (6.00%) thinkFolio
4 4 (2.00%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (1.50%) Eikon
5 3 (1.50%) LatentZero
5 3 (1.50%) Sentinel
6 2 (1.00%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.50%) HFM
7 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.50%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.50%) npm
2 3 (1.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) Internet
1 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.00%) VoIP
2 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.50%) DHCP
2 1 (0.50%) DNS
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.00%) MS Access
4 2 (1.00%) OLTP
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) Essbase
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) webpack
2 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.50%) GCC
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Gradle
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (50.00%) Finance
2 40 (20.00%) Banking
3 30 (15.00%) Front Office
4 12 (6.00%) Advertising
5 11 (5.50%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.50%) Back Office
6 9 (4.50%) Legal
7 4 (2.00%) Marketing
8 3 (1.50%) Retail
9 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (40.50%) Analyst
2 63 (31.50%) Developer
3 36 (18.00%) Business Analyst
4 25 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 18 (9.00%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.00%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.50%) AWS Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 11 (5.50%) Ruby Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Senior Python Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 10 (5.00%) Consultant
9 10 (5.00%) Ruby Engineer
10 9 (4.50%) CRM Developer
11 8 (4.00%) Asset Management Project Manager
12 7 (3.50%) Asset Management Analyst
13 6 (3.00%) Senior Manager
13 6 (3.00%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.50%) CSS
2 12 (6.00%) .NET
2 12 (6.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (5.00%) jQuery
4 9 (4.50%) .NET Framework
4 9 (4.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.50%) Node.js
7 6 (3.00%) Angular 2
8 5 (2.50%) HTML
9 3 (1.50%) NumPy
9 3 (1.50%) Pandas
9 3 (1.50%) React
9 3 (1.50%) React Native
9 3 (1.50%) Redux
9 3 (1.50%) RxJS
9 3 (1.50%) SciPy
9 3 (1.50%) WCF
9 3 (1.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 19 (9.50%) Hedge funds
3 15 (7.50%) Derivative
4 12 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.50%) Equities
6 7 (3.50%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.00%) Swaptions
8 4 (2.00%) User Experience
9 3 (1.50%) AS400
9 3 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.50%) Fintech
9 3 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.50%) Windows
2 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (49.00%) Asset Management
2 45 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.00%) Wealth Management
4 31 (15.50%) TDD
5 27 (13.50%) CRM
6 25 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 23 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (10.00%) Project Management
9 18 (9.00%) Data Management
10 16 (8.00%) Data Governance
11 15 (7.50%) Pair Programming
11 15 (7.50%) Scrum
12 14 (7.00%) Front End Development
12 14 (7.00%) SDLC
13 11 (5.50%) DevOps
13 11 (5.50%) Fund Management
13 11 (5.50%) Workflow
14 10 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
15 9 (4.50%) Change Management
15 9 (4.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.50%) Python
2 28 (14.00%) SQL
3 25 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.50%) Ruby
5 16 (8.00%) C#
6 14 (7.00%) Go
7 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.00%) Java
9 4 (2.00%) VBA
10 3 (1.50%) ES6
10 3 (1.50%) VB
11 2 (1.00%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.00%) Perl
11 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.00%) VB6
12 1 (0.50%) C
12 1 (0.50%) C++
12 1 (0.50%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.50%) ISEB
2 3 (1.50%) CFA
2 3 (1.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.00%) ACCA
3 2 (1.00%) CIMA
3 2 (1.00%) PMP
3 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.50%) CCNA
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.50%) CISSP
4 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) MiFID
2 7 (3.50%) GDPR
3 5 (2.50%) QA
3 5 (2.50%) SLA
4 4 (2.00%) EMIR
5 3 (1.50%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.00%) PMO
7 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.50%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Piwik
Vendors
1 31 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.50%) Charles River
3 17 (8.50%) SimCorp
4 16 (8.00%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.00%) FactSet
6 4 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle
8 2 (1.00%) Citrix
8 2 (1.00%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.00%) Reuters
8 2 (1.00%) Serena
9 1 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.50%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.50%) NetApp
9 1 (0.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.50%) Symantec