The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Fund Accounting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fund Accounting over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Fund Accounting
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 579 564
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 22 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.091% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 31
Median daily rate £625 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £600 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate - £540 £450
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Fund Accounting 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35940 42624 40649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.82% 82.91% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23765 28550 25665
Median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 953 1201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Fund Accounting
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Fund Accounting in England

Fund Accounting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fund Accounting in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fund Accounting in England

Fund Accounting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fund Accounting in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fund Accounting in England

Fund Accounting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Accounting in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fund Accounting in England

Fund Accounting
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Accounting within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 22 £625 +13.63%
Fund Accounting
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting 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 England region with a requirement for Fund Accounting.

1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Asset Management
2 14 (34.15%) Project Management
2 14 (34.15%) MiFID
2 14 (34.15%) Investment Management
3 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) Change Management
5 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (21.95%) Banking
6 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (19.51%) Fund Management
8 7 (17.07%) Cash Management
8 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) CMMI
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.20%) C#
10 5 (12.20%) .NET
10 5 (12.20%) Oracle
10 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
10 5 (12.20%) Hedge funds
10 5 (12.20%) LINQ
10 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.20%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (9.76%) Kendo UI
11 4 (9.76%) TypeScript
11 4 (9.76%) EMIR
11 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills

Fund Accounting
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.44%) SimCorp Dimension
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.32%) Legal
6 2 (4.88%) Front Office
7 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Project Manager
3 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Angular Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
1 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
1 5 (12.20%) LINQ
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) HTML5
2 4 (9.76%) Kendo UI
2 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) Node.js
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Hedge funds
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Derivative
2 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Asset Management
1 14 (34.15%) Investment Management
1 14 (34.15%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
3 12 (29.27%) Change Management
4 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) Fund Management
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Cash Management
7 6 (14.63%) CMMI
8 5 (12.20%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (7.32%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.88%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Use Case
10 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) TypeScript
3 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CFA
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) MiFID
2 4 (9.76%) EMIR
3 3 (7.32%) QA
4 2 (4.88%) Solvency II
5 1 (2.44%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.44%) Microgen
4 1 (2.44%) Murex
4 1 (2.44%) Serena
4 1 (2.44%) SimCorp
4 1 (2.44%) Yardi