Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 100 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 -48 -12
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 42 24 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.13% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.34% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 47
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £395 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -16.84% -
10th Percentile £265 £251 £340
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £459
% change year-on-year +9.38% -12.85% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2435 1792 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.23% 84.01% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1026 1379
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Investment Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Investment Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Asset Management
3 11 (26.19%) Charles River
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.43%) Markit EDM
6 7 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (16.67%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) SDLC
8 5 (11.90%) thinkFolio
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
8 5 (11.90%) Data Management
9 4 (9.52%) Equities
9 4 (9.52%) ETL
10 3 (7.14%) Data Engineering
10 3 (7.14%) Big Data
10 3 (7.14%) PaaS
10 3 (7.14%) Degree
10 3 (7.14%) MiFID
10 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 3 (7.14%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 3 (7.14%) Front Office
10 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Scrum

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.38%) SAS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Markit EDM
2 5 (11.90%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Designer
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Database Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
3 4 (9.52%) Equities
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.38%) Derivative
6 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Asset Management
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Analytics
5 5 (11.90%) Data Management
5 5 (11.90%) SDLC
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Data Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (4.76%) Fund Management
8 2 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) MiFID
2 2 (4.76%) EMIR
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Packer
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Charles River
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) VMware