Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 140 132
Rank change year-on-year +31 -8 +19
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 157 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.24% 1.57% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.80% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 72 77
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £355 £400 £348
90th Percentile £750 £668 £733
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
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 6,142 5,332 5,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.63% 87.07% 86.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,902 4,236 4,657
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 61
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% -2.98% +11.21%
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.55 £12.04
90th Percentile £37.38 £55.00 £51.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.46 £21.13
% change year-on-year +2.77% -7.90% +18.21%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 - -
Investment Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 71 (45.22%) Finance
2 61 (38.85%) Asset Management
3 36 (22.93%) SQL
4 34 (21.66%) Banking
5 32 (20.38%) Python
6 30 (19.11%) TDD
7 28 (17.83%) Ruby
8 27 (17.20%) Fixed Income
9 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (15.92%) Charles River
11 20 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.10%) Wealth Management
13 18 (11.46%) Business Analysis
13 18 (11.46%) Front Office
14 17 (10.83%) DevOps
15 16 (10.19%) Go
15 16 (10.19%) Project Management
15 16 (10.19%) Extreme Programming
15 16 (10.19%) Data Management
16 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
17 13 (8.28%) Equities
17 13 (8.28%) SimCorp
17 13 (8.28%) SimCorp Dimension
17 13 (8.28%) Markit EDM
18 12 (7.64%) Derivative
18 12 (7.64%) Investment Banking
18 12 (7.64%) Pair Programming
18 12 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (7.64%) Advertising

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 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.27%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.64%) Mongoose
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Markit EDM
1 13 (8.28%) SimCorp Dimension
2 9 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (4.46%) thinkFolio
4 3 (1.91%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.64%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.64%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.64%) Minerva
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.64%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) npm
3 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) Intranet
2 2 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) VoIP
2 2 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.27%) MS Access
5 2 (1.27%) OLTP
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.64%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Subversion
2 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.64%) GCC
4 1 (0.64%) Gradle
4 1 (0.64%) Hudson
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 71 (45.22%) Finance
2 34 (21.66%) Banking
3 18 (11.46%) Front Office
4 12 (7.64%) Advertising
4 12 (7.64%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.82%) French Language
5 6 (3.82%) Legal
6 5 (3.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (43.95%) Analyst
2 37 (23.57%) Developer
3 29 (18.47%) Business Analyst
4 18 (11.46%) Data Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) Ruby Engineer
6 15 (9.55%) Project Manager
7 13 (8.28%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 12 (7.64%) AWS Developer
8 12 (7.64%) Ruby Developer
8 12 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.64%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 11 (7.01%) Support Analyst
10 10 (6.37%) Python Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.46%) Senior Python Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) Asset Management Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (4.46%) jQuery
2 6 (3.82%) .NET
3 5 (3.18%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.18%) CSS
4 4 (2.55%) Angular 2
4 4 (2.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (2.55%) Web Services
5 3 (1.91%) HTML
5 3 (1.91%) NumPy
5 3 (1.91%) Pandas
5 3 (1.91%) SciPy
5 3 (1.91%) WCF
6 2 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.27%) Node.js
6 2 (1.27%) XHTML
6 2 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.20%) Fixed Income
2 13 (8.28%) Equities
3 12 (7.64%) Derivative
4 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.01%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.82%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.91%) AS400
6 3 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.27%) iPad
7 2 (1.27%) iPhone
7 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.27%) W3C
8 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.64%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.10%) Windows
2 4 (2.55%) Linux
2 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.85%) Asset Management
2 30 (19.11%) TDD
3 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (12.10%) Wealth Management
6 18 (11.46%) Business Analysis
7 17 (10.83%) DevOps
8 16 (10.19%) Data Management
8 16 (10.19%) Extreme Programming
8 16 (10.19%) Project Management
9 12 (7.64%) Pair Programming
9 12 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (7.01%) CRM
10 11 (7.01%) Data Governance
10 11 (7.01%) SDLC
11 10 (6.37%) Change Management
12 8 (5.10%) Analytics
13 7 (4.46%) ETL
13 7 (4.46%) Fund Management
14 6 (3.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.93%) SQL
2 32 (20.38%) Python
3 28 (17.83%) Ruby
4 16 (10.19%) Go
5 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.73%) C#
7 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.55%) VBA
9 3 (1.91%) C
10 2 (1.27%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) Java
10 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.27%) VB
10 2 (1.27%) VB6
11 1 (0.64%) ES6
11 1 (0.64%) ES7
11 1 (0.64%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.82%) ISEB
2 5 (3.18%) Degree
3 2 (1.27%) CISSP
3 2 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (0.64%) ACCA
4 1 (0.64%) CCNA
4 1 (0.64%) CEH
4 1 (0.64%) CFA
4 1 (0.64%) CIMA
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) GDPR
1 8 (5.10%) MiFID
2 4 (2.55%) EMIR
3 3 (1.91%) AIFMD
4 2 (1.27%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Matomo
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (15.92%) Charles River
2 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.28%) SimCorp
4 6 (3.82%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.55%) FactSet
6 3 (1.91%) Apple
6 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.27%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) Citrix
7 2 (1.27%) NetApp
7 2 (1.27%) Reuters
7 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.27%) Symantec
8 1 (0.64%) CODA
8 1 (0.64%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle
8 1 (0.64%) Zend