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 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 372 331
Rank change year-on-year +123 -41  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 395 277 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.67% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 210 243
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £390 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £701 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33%  
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 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 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 +91 363 £550 -4.34% 117
South East +6 28 £515 +9.28% 7
West Midlands +29 4 - -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 361 (50.14%) Finance
2 275 (38.19%) Asset Management
3 200 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (26.67%) Banking
5 136 (18.89%) SQL
6 124 (17.22%) Investment Banking
7 116 (16.11%) Wealth Management
8 113 (15.69%) Front Office
9 105 (14.58%) MiFID
10 99 (13.75%) SQL Server
11 97 (13.47%) Business Analysis
12 91 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 78 (10.83%) Project Management
14 72 (10.00%) C#
15 68 (9.44%) Oracle
16 65 (9.03%) Fund Management
17 63 (8.75%) Scrum
18 58 (8.06%) JavaScript
18 58 (8.06%) Hedge funds
19 54 (7.50%) TDD
20 51 (7.08%) Degree
20 51 (7.08%) Java
20 51 (7.08%) Python
21 50 (6.94%) Microsoft
22 48 (6.67%) Charles River
23 47 (6.53%) Fixed Income
24 46 (6.39%) Data Management
24 46 (6.39%) Derivative
25 44 (6.11%) Windows
26 43 (5.97%) Change Management

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 11 (1.53%) MS Exchange
1 11 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.11%) Apache Solr
2 8 (1.11%) Confluence
2 8 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.69%) SAS
4 3 (0.42%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.42%) IIS
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.28%) Apache
5 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.14%) Mule
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 34 (4.72%) thinkFolio
3 18 (2.50%) SimCorp Dimension
4 14 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.39%) Eagle PACE
6 9 (1.25%) Bloomberg AIM
7 7 (0.97%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.97%) Sonata
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.42%) Minerva
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.28%) Eikon
10 2 (0.28%) SunGard APT
10 2 (0.28%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.14%) HFM
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 9 (1.25%) Force.com
3 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.56%) GitHub
6 3 (0.42%) PaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.28%) IaaS
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.81%) LAN
1 13 (1.81%) WAN
2 11 (1.53%) Firewall
2 11 (1.53%) VPN
3 8 (1.11%) SAN
3 8 (1.11%) Wireless
4 7 (0.97%) BGP
4 7 (0.97%) OSPF
4 7 (0.97%) VXLAN
5 6 (0.83%) iSCSI
5 6 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.69%) DNS
7 4 (0.56%) DHCP
7 4 (0.56%) FTP
7 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.42%) Telnet
9 2 (0.28%) DMZ
9 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.78%) Big Data
2 20 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.25%) DataStage
7 8 (1.11%) DB2
7 8 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.97%) Redis
9 6 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.69%) QlikView
10 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (3.06%) JIRA
2 17 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.94%) Maven
5 12 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.25%) JUnit
6 9 (1.25%) Selenium
7 8 (1.11%) ERwin
7 8 (1.11%) PowerDesigner
7 8 (1.11%) Subversion
7 8 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.83%) Gradle
8 6 (0.83%) Mockito
8 6 (0.83%) Spock
9 5 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.56%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.56%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 361 (50.14%) Finance
2 192 (26.67%) Banking
3 124 (17.22%) Investment Banking
4 113 (15.69%) Front Office
5 37 (5.14%) Back Office
6 27 (3.75%) Private Banking
7 24 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 24 (3.33%) Retail
8 13 (1.81%) Advertising
9 12 (1.67%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.39%) Marketing
11 6 (0.83%) Legal
12 3 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 315 (43.75%) Analyst
2 207 (28.75%) Business Analyst
3 151 (20.97%) Developer
4 110 (15.28%) Project Manager
5 58 (8.06%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 55 (7.64%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 49 (6.81%) Data Analyst
8 33 (4.58%) Architect
8 33 (4.58%) Asset Management Analyst
8 33 (4.58%) Consultant
9 32 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 31 (4.31%) C# Developer
10 31 (4.31%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
11 28 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (3.75%) Senior Manager
13 26 (3.61%) IT Manager
13 26 (3.61%) Senior Business Analyst
14 24 (3.33%) Asset Management Business Analyst
14 24 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
14 24 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.83%) .NET
2 36 (5.00%) XML
3 34 (4.72%) HTML
3 34 (4.72%) Web Services
4 29 (4.03%) Node.js
5 28 (3.89%) CSS
6 27 (3.75%) REST
7 24 (3.33%) jQuery
8 23 (3.19%) SOAP
9 20 (2.78%) .NET Framework
10 18 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 18 (2.50%) ASP.NET
10 18 (2.50%) JSON
11 17 (2.36%) Visualforce
12 13 (1.81%) Hibernate
13 12 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (1.67%) Entity Framework
13 12 (1.67%) WPF
14 11 (1.53%) HTML5
15 10 (1.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.06%) Hedge funds
2 47 (6.53%) Fixed Income
3 46 (6.39%) Derivative
4 39 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.61%) Equities
7 22 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.92%) Fintech
9 19 (2.64%) Data Centre
10 17 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (2.22%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.94%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.53%) OTC Derivatives
13 11 (1.53%) SWIFT
13 11 (1.53%) User Experience
14 10 (1.39%) Computer Science
14 10 (1.39%) Reference Data
15 9 (1.25%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.11%) Windows
2 42 (5.83%) Linux
3 35 (4.86%) Unix
4 8 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (38.19%) Asset Management
2 200 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (16.11%) Wealth Management
4 97 (13.47%) Business Analysis
5 91 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (10.83%) Project Management
7 65 (9.03%) Fund Management
8 63 (8.75%) Scrum
9 54 (7.50%) TDD
10 46 (6.39%) Data Management
11 43 (5.97%) Change Management
12 42 (5.83%) SDLC
13 41 (5.69%) Data Analysis
14 40 (5.56%) Migration
15 38 (5.28%) Analytics
16 37 (5.14%) PRINCE2
17 33 (4.58%) Risk Management
18 30 (4.17%) ITIL
19 29 (4.03%) Waterfall
20 28 (3.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 136 (18.89%) SQL
2 72 (10.00%) C#
3 58 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 51 (7.08%) Java
4 51 (7.08%) Python
5 26 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 23 (3.19%) Shell Script
7 20 (2.78%) Perl
8 19 (2.64%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.36%) Go
11 16 (2.22%) Apex Code
11 16 (2.22%) Ruby
12 14 (1.94%) SOQL
12 14 (1.94%) VBA
13 7 (0.97%) VB
14 6 (0.83%) C
14 6 (0.83%) ES6
14 6 (0.83%) Korn
15 5 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (7.08%) Degree
2 20 (2.78%) PMP
3 16 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.11%) CFA
6 8 (1.11%) ISEB
7 7 (0.97%) CCNA
7 7 (0.97%) CCNP
7 7 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.56%) CISSP
9 4 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.42%) MBA
10 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CBAP
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (14.58%) MiFID
2 25 (3.47%) EMIR
3 20 (2.78%) QA
4 15 (2.08%) PMO
5 10 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (1.39%) ISO 20022
6 9 (1.25%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.97%) FATCA
7 7 (0.97%) SLA
8 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.56%) GDPR
10 3 (0.42%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.42%) UCITS
11 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.28%) IFRS
11 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.14%) COBIT
12 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.56%) vCloud
4 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.42%) XenApp
4 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.28%) Docker
5 2 (0.28%) NFS
5 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.39%) Piwik
2 9 (1.25%) Control-M
3 6 (0.83%) SCCM
4 4 (0.56%) Nagios
4 4 (0.56%) PowerCLI
4 4 (0.56%) Puppet
4 4 (0.56%) vRealize
5 3 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.42%) Dollar Universe
5 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.28%) Ansible
6 2 (0.28%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.28%) SCOM
6 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.14%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 68 (9.44%) Oracle
2 50 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.67%) Charles River
4 23 (3.19%) Bloomberg
5 21 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.64%) HP
6 19 (2.64%) SimCorp
7 16 (2.22%) Sybase
8 14 (1.94%) Informatica
8 14 (1.94%) VMware
9 12 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.39%) Cisco
10 10 (1.39%) Citrix
10 10 (1.39%) Fidessa
10 10 (1.39%) FNZ
10 10 (1.39%) Pardot
11 9 (1.25%) NetApp
12 8 (1.11%) Talend
13 7 (0.97%) Avaloq
13 7 (0.97%) Fortinet
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