Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 93 96
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -43
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 50 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.76% 1.56% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.82% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -12.85%
10th Percentile £363 £276 £281
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -7.41%
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 2,504 2,532 1,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.23% 86.03% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,254 1,467 998
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.38% +2.18%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.41 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.30% +10.71% +5.00%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 26 (52.00%) Asset Management
3 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
7 12 (24.00%) ETL
8 11 (22.00%) Charles River
9 10 (20.00%) Ab Initio
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle
10 9 (18.00%) Data Integration
11 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
11 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (14.00%) Project Management
12 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (14.00%) Unix
12 7 (14.00%) Teradata
12 7 (14.00%) QA
12 7 (14.00%) Retail
12 7 (14.00%) ETL Development
13 6 (12.00%) Legal
14 5 (10.00%) Scrum
14 5 (10.00%) Migration
14 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.00%) thinkFolio
15 4 (8.00%) Wealth Management
15 4 (8.00%) Fund Management
15 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) thinkFolio
2 4 (8.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DHCP
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Legal
4 4 (8.00%) Advertising
5 3 (6.00%) Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Front Office
7 1 (2.00%) Back Office
7 1 (2.00%) Billing
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.00%) Ab Initio Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Report Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Operations Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Process Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.00%) Charles River Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.00%) Equities
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Asset Management
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (34.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (24.00%) ETL
5 9 (18.00%) Data Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.00%) ETL Development
7 7 (14.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Change Management
9 4 (8.00%) Client Onboarding
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) Fund Management
9 4 (8.00%) Metadata Management
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.00%) Wealth Management
10 3 (6.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) MBA
2 1 (2.00%) CISSP
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Charles River
2 10 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle
4 7 (14.00%) Teradata
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.00%) CODA
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
7 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.00%) BISAM
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) FactSet
8 1 (2.00%) RedGate
8 1 (2.00%) StatPro
8 1 (2.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) Workday