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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 64 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -27  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 8 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.79% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.16% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 16
Median daily rate £438 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £225 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £610 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £471 £500
% change year-on-year +14.05% -5.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 762 1250 1151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.67% 82.78% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 700 648
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Investment Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 13 (76.47%) Asset Management
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) WPF
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) NUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment

Investment Management
Top Related 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) MSTest
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 4 (23.53%) C# WPF Developer
2 4 (23.53%) WPF Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) LESS
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Asset Management
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Vermilion
3 1 (5.88%) Charles River
3 1 (5.88%) OpenText
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £10.30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago