Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 17 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 299 397
Rank change year-on-year -27 +98 -4
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 693 700 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.84% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.98% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 531 424
England median daily rate £581 £550 £539
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.68% +2.09% -2.05%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £353
90th Percentile £725 £725 £713
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 77,936 71,183 82,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 84.96% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,692 46,906 54,949
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,130 1,896 2,042
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +17.37%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
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 Investment Management within the England region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
London -44 580 £600 +9.09% 253
North of England +41 75 £450 -14.29% 1
Yorkshire +39 63 £450 -
South East -33 30 £550 - 6
North West -16 7 £500 +33.33% 1
North East +6 5 £550 -
Midlands -10 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
East of England - 4 £510 -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 England region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 389 (56.13%) Finance
2 228 (32.90%) Asset Management
3 221 (31.89%) Banking
4 194 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (23.09%) SQL
6 106 (15.30%) Investment Banking
7 102 (14.72%) Front Office
8 93 (13.42%) C#
9 90 (12.99%) Business Analysis
10 79 (11.40%) Wealth Management
11 78 (11.26%) Cybersecurity
12 77 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 74 (10.68%) DevOps
14 72 (10.39%) Charles River
14 72 (10.39%) .NET
15 70 (10.10%) Project Management
16 66 (9.52%) Java
17 64 (9.24%) Fixed Income
17 64 (9.24%) Derivative
17 64 (9.24%) TDD
17 64 (9.24%) SDLC
18 63 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 63 (9.09%) Microsoft
19 62 (8.95%) SQL Server
20 59 (8.51%) Windows
21 57 (8.23%) Degree
22 51 (7.36%) Python
23 50 (7.22%) JavaScript
23 50 (7.22%) Markit EDM
23 50 (7.22%) Problem-Solving

Investment Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (3.32%) Confluence
2 14 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.30%) CMS
4 9 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.01%) Mule
6 7 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.87%) Ethereum
7 6 (0.87%) Hyperledger
8 5 (0.72%) Apache
8 5 (0.72%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.58%) Mule ESB
9 4 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.29%) IIS
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 50 (7.22%) Markit EDM
2 44 (6.35%) thinkFolio
3 26 (3.75%) Eagle PACE
4 23 (3.32%) Bloomberg AIM
5 16 (2.31%) Front Arena
6 7 (1.01%) SimCorp Dimension
7 6 (0.87%) Distributed Ledger
7 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.87%) R3 Corda
8 3 (0.43%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.29%) PolarLake
9 2 (0.29%) SunGard APT
10 1 (0.14%) Minerva
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.14%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.90%) Office 365
4 10 (1.44%) IaaS
4 10 (1.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 6 (0.87%) OpenDNS
6 4 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.58%) npm
6 4 (0.58%) PaaS
7 3 (0.43%) SaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) NuGet
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Force.com
9 1 (0.14%) Heroku
9 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.44%) DNS
1 10 (1.44%) Firewall
1 10 (1.44%) VPN
2 8 (1.15%) InfiniBand
2 8 (1.15%) Internet
3 6 (0.87%) NAS
3 6 (0.87%) SAN
3 6 (0.87%) SSL
3 6 (0.87%) VoIP
4 5 (0.72%) FTP
4 5 (0.72%) LAN
5 4 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.58%) Intranet
5 4 (0.58%) Skype
5 4 (0.58%) SMTP
5 4 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (0.58%) WAN
5 4 (0.58%) WLAN
6 3 (0.43%) DHCP
6 3 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.59%) Big Data
6 11 (1.59%) Blockchain
7 10 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.15%) MySQL
9 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.01%) Data Lake
10 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.01%) Power BI
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.58%) HBase
12 4 (0.58%) Maltego
12 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (5.92%) JIRA
2 37 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.18%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.04%) TeamCity
5 20 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (2.31%) JUnit
8 14 (2.02%) Maven
8 14 (2.02%) Selenium
8 14 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.73%) SpecFlow
10 9 (1.30%) NUnit
10 9 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.15%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.01%) Gerrit
12 7 (1.01%) Subversion
13 6 (0.87%) JBehave
General
1 389 (56.13%) Finance
2 221 (31.89%) Banking
3 106 (15.30%) Investment Banking
4 102 (14.72%) Front Office
5 44 (6.35%) Financial Institution
6 27 (3.90%) Marketing
7 22 (3.17%) Back Office
8 14 (2.02%) Legal
9 10 (1.44%) Private Banking
10 9 (1.30%) Advertising
10 9 (1.30%) Retail
11 7 (1.01%) French Language
11 7 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.87%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 2 (0.29%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.14%) Local Government
16 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (35.64%) Analyst
2 166 (23.95%) Developer
3 152 (21.93%) Business Analyst
4 113 (16.31%) Project Manager
5 53 (7.65%) C# Developer
6 49 (7.07%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 34 (4.91%) .NET Developer
8 30 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (4.18%) Angular Developer
9 29 (4.18%) SQL Developer
10 27 (3.90%) Asset Management Analyst
11 24 (3.46%) Consultant
12 23 (3.32%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 23 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (2.89%) Data Analyst
13 20 (2.89%) Senior Manager
14 19 (2.74%) Charles River Analyst
14 19 (2.74%) Test Analyst
15 18 (2.60%) Security Analyst
16 17 (2.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.39%) .NET
2 41 (5.92%) HTML
3 34 (4.91%) AngularJS
4 30 (4.33%) Node.js
5 28 (4.04%) Web Services
6 23 (3.32%) .NET Framework
6 23 (3.32%) ASP.NET
6 23 (3.32%) CSS
7 21 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (3.03%) HTML5
7 21 (3.03%) XML
8 20 (2.89%) KnockoutJS
8 20 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (2.74%) SOAP
10 18 (2.60%) REST
11 17 (2.45%) Kendo UI
12 16 (2.31%) React
12 16 (2.31%) RESTful
13 14 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (2.02%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.24%) Derivative
1 64 (9.24%) Fixed Income
2 63 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.77%) Hedge funds
4 37 (5.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (5.19%) Equities
6 33 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (3.03%) Client/Server
8 20 (2.89%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (2.74%) Computer Science
10 18 (2.60%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.45%) OTC Derivatives
12 14 (2.02%) Exotic Derivative
12 14 (2.02%) Fintech
13 13 (1.88%) User Experience
13 13 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 8 (1.15%) Grid Computing
16 8 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.51%) Windows
2 30 (4.33%) Linux
3 27 (3.90%) Windows 7
4 25 (3.61%) Windows 10
5 17 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.45%) Unix
6 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.15%) Android
7 8 (1.15%) SUSE
7 8 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.43%) Solaris
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.29%) AIX
9 2 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (32.90%) Asset Management
2 194 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (12.99%) Business Analysis
4 79 (11.40%) Wealth Management
5 78 (11.26%) Cybersecurity
6 77 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 74 (10.68%) DevOps
8 70 (10.10%) Project Management
9 64 (9.24%) SDLC
9 64 (9.24%) TDD
10 50 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (6.78%) Fund Management
12 46 (6.64%) Analytics
13 42 (6.06%) Scrum
14 38 (5.48%) MVC
15 36 (5.19%) Test Automation
16 32 (4.62%) Data Management
16 32 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (4.33%) Change Management
17 30 (4.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 160 (23.09%) SQL
2 93 (13.42%) C#
3 66 (9.52%) Java
4 51 (7.36%) Python
5 50 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 29 (4.18%) TypeScript
7 22 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.16%) C++
9 14 (2.02%) R
9 14 (2.02%) VBA
10 13 (1.88%) Ruby
11 10 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.44%) Perl
11 10 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.30%) C
12 9 (1.30%) Go
13 8 (1.15%) Scala
14 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.72%) VBScript
15 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (8.23%) Degree
2 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.02%) CISSP
4 12 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (1.59%) MCSE
6 10 (1.44%) MCDST
7 7 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.87%) CCNA
8 6 (0.87%) CCNP
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.72%) CISM
9 5 (0.72%) PMP
9 5 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.43%) CRISC
11 3 (0.43%) ISEB
11 3 (0.43%) MBA
11 3 (0.43%) MCSA
11 3 (0.43%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.75%) QA
2 20 (2.89%) MiFID
3 16 (2.31%) SLA
4 12 (1.73%) PMO
5 10 (1.44%) GDPR
6 6 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.72%) EMIR
7 5 (0.72%) UCITS
8 4 (0.58%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.29%) FINRA
10 2 (0.29%) IFRS
10 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.14%) COBIT
11 1 (0.14%) COREP
11 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.74%) Docker
3 11 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (1.15%) GPFS
4 8 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.43%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.29%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.14%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (3.17%) SCCM
2 14 (2.02%) Ansible
3 7 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.87%) QRadar
5 4 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.58%) Control-M
5 4 (0.58%) CSIRT
5 4 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.43%) WSUS
7 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.29%) CASB
7 2 (0.29%) Matomo
7 2 (0.29%) MOM
7 2 (0.29%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.29%) Terraform
8 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.14%) Automic
8 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (10.39%) Charles River
2 63 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.92%) Bloomberg
4 34 (4.91%) Oracle
5 32 (4.62%) Citrix
6 24 (3.46%) SimCorp
7 15 (2.16%) MuleSoft
7 15 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.02%) Calypso
8 14 (2.02%) Cisco
8 14 (2.02%) FXall
9 13 (1.88%) Sybase
9 13 (1.88%) Vermilion
10 11 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.59%) VMware
10 11 (1.59%) Wyse
11 10 (1.44%) Reuters
12 9 (1.30%) IBM
12 9 (1.30%) Informatica
13 8 (1.15%) NetApp