Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 272 427
Rank change year-on-year -84 +155 -49
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 654 852 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.94% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.09% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 642 431
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £400 £375 £359
90th Percentile £725 £701 £725
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 81,204 77,869 84,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.26% 85.78% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,165 51,684 56,449
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,224 1,902 2,122
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -55 573 £550 - 76
South East -21 44 £575 +9.52% 3
North of England -22 36 £438 -18.60% 1
Yorkshire -19 29 £425 -22.73% 1
North West -17 6 £500 +25.00%
North East -3 1 £550 -
Midlands -5 1 £450 -
West Midlands -25 1 £450 -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 347 (53.06%) Finance
2 224 (34.25%) Asset Management
3 179 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (24.92%) Banking
5 147 (22.48%) SQL
6 104 (15.90%) Front Office
7 95 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 86 (13.15%) Derivative
9 81 (12.39%) C#
10 75 (11.47%) Fixed Income
11 73 (11.16%) SQL Server
12 69 (10.55%) Project Management
12 69 (10.55%) Business Analysis
12 69 (10.55%) Fund Management
13 68 (10.40%) .NET
13 68 (10.40%) Microsoft
14 63 (9.63%) Windows
15 62 (9.48%) Charles River
16 56 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
17 55 (8.41%) Python
18 54 (8.26%) Oracle
18 54 (8.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 52 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
19 52 (7.95%) OO
19 52 (7.95%) TDD
20 50 (7.65%) Wealth Management
21 45 (6.88%) Test Automation
22 44 (6.73%) Microservices
23 43 (6.57%) DevOps

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 18 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.68%) Confluence
3 9 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.22%) CMS
4 8 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.07%) Apache
5 7 (1.07%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.46%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.31%) IIS
10 2 (0.31%) Jetty
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.31%) WordPress
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 40 (6.12%) Markit EDM
2 38 (5.81%) thinkFolio
3 21 (3.21%) Eagle PACE
4 16 (2.45%) Bloomberg AIM
4 16 (2.45%) Front Arena
5 7 (1.07%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.61%) SunGard APT
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.46%) Sonata
8 1 (0.15%) Minerva
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.15%) Salerio
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.21%) Office 365
4 12 (1.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.46%) PaaS
6 3 (0.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.31%) OpenDNS
7 2 (0.31%) Serverless
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.15%) Force.com
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.75%) VPN
2 13 (1.99%) DNS
3 12 (1.83%) LAN
4 11 (1.68%) WAN
5 10 (1.53%) DHCP
6 8 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.07%) Firewall
8 5 (0.76%) Internet
9 4 (0.61%) Broadband
9 4 (0.61%) FTP
9 4 (0.61%) VoIP
9 4 (0.61%) Wireless
10 3 (0.46%) NAS
10 3 (0.46%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.46%) SAN
10 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.46%) WebEx
11 2 (0.31%) Network Security
11 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.83%) Big Data
7 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.07%) Power BI
9 6 (0.92%) Data Lake
9 6 (0.92%) MySQL
9 6 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.61%) DBAmp
10 4 (0.61%) HBase
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.61%) Riak
11 3 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (5.96%) Jenkins
2 27 (4.13%) TeamCity
3 23 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.06%) JIRA
5 17 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (2.14%) Maven
7 14 (2.14%) MSBuild
8 13 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.99%) Selenium
9 12 (1.83%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.53%) Subversion
12 9 (1.38%) NUnit
12 9 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.92%) JUnit
13 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.76%) AdminStudio
14 5 (0.76%) Gerrit
14 5 (0.76%) Jasmine
General
1 347 (53.06%) Finance
2 163 (24.92%) Banking
3 104 (15.90%) Front Office
4 43 (6.57%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.89%) Back Office
6 28 (4.28%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.36%) Marketing
8 14 (2.14%) Legal
9 11 (1.68%) Private Banking
9 11 (1.68%) Retail
10 8 (1.22%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.61%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.46%) Billing
13 3 (0.46%) Publishing
13 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Advertising
14 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 239 (36.54%) Analyst
2 195 (29.82%) Developer
3 145 (22.17%) Business Analyst
4 85 (13.00%) Project Manager
5 56 (8.56%) C# Developer
6 43 (6.57%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 32 (4.89%) Python Developer
8 31 (4.74%) Asset Management Analyst
9 27 (4.13%) Angular Developer
10 26 (3.98%) .NET Developer
10 26 (3.98%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 25 (3.82%) SQL Developer
11 25 (3.82%) Support Analyst
12 23 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (3.52%) Java Developer
12 23 (3.52%) Quantitative Developer
13 22 (3.36%) Test Analyst
14 21 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
15 19 (2.91%) Consultant
16 17 (2.60%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.40%) .NET
2 40 (6.12%) AngularJS
3 33 (5.05%) HTML
4 26 (3.98%) Web Services
5 25 (3.82%) Node.js
6 23 (3.52%) CSS
6 23 (3.52%) React
7 20 (3.06%) .NET Framework
8 19 (2.91%) ASP.NET
9 18 (2.75%) Entity Framework
9 18 (2.75%) HTML5
10 17 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (2.60%) REST
11 16 (2.45%) XML
12 15 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (1.99%) SOAP
15 12 (1.83%) Kendo UI
16 11 (1.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.15%) Derivative
2 75 (11.47%) Fixed Income
3 56 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (8.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (6.12%) Equities
6 37 (5.66%) Hedge funds
7 34 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (3.06%) OTC Derivatives
9 18 (2.75%) Exotic Derivative
9 18 (2.75%) Fintech
9 18 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.38%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.38%) User Experience
14 8 (1.22%) Computer Science
14 8 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.63%) Windows
2 34 (5.20%) Windows 10
2 34 (5.20%) Windows 7
3 19 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.29%) Android
6 14 (2.14%) Linux
7 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.53%) Unix
9 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.07%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.46%) Solaris
13 2 (0.31%) AIX
13 2 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.31%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (34.25%) Asset Management
2 179 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (10.55%) Business Analysis
4 69 (10.55%) Fund Management
4 69 (10.55%) Project Management
5 56 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (7.95%) OO
6 52 (7.95%) TDD
7 50 (7.65%) Wealth Management
8 45 (6.88%) Test Automation
9 44 (6.73%) Microservices
10 43 (6.57%) DevOps
11 41 (6.27%) Scrum
12 40 (6.12%) Migration
13 39 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (5.50%) SDLC
15 35 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (5.35%) Software Engineering
16 33 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (22.48%) SQL
2 81 (12.39%) C#
3 55 (8.41%) Python
4 43 (6.57%) Java
5 42 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.28%) PowerShell
7 27 (4.13%) TypeScript
8 18 (2.75%) VBA
9 14 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.53%) C
11 8 (1.22%) VBScript
12 7 (1.07%) Java 8
12 7 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.92%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.76%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.76%) R
15 4 (0.61%) C++
15 4 (0.61%) Perl
15 4 (0.61%) VB
15 4 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (6.27%) Degree
2 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.68%) MCSE
4 9 (1.38%) CISSP
4 9 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 8 (1.22%) MCDST
6 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.61%) MCSA
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.46%) MBA
8 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (0.31%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CFA
9 2 (0.31%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (0.31%) CISM
9 2 (0.31%) MCITP
9 2 (0.31%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.98%) QA
2 23 (3.52%) SLA
3 13 (1.99%) MiFID
4 12 (1.83%) PMO
5 9 (1.38%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.92%) AIFMD
7 5 (0.76%) UCITS
8 4 (0.61%) EMIR
9 3 (0.46%) GDPR
9 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.15%) COBIT
11 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.29%) Docker
3 13 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
3 13 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.92%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.46%) Xen
7 3 (0.46%) XenApp
8 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.60%) SCCM
2 9 (1.38%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.38%) WSUS
3 5 (0.76%) Ansible
4 3 (0.46%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.46%) Control-M
5 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.31%) CASB
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.31%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.31%) Matomo
5 2 (0.31%) MOM
5 2 (0.31%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.31%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Automic
6 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) QRadar
6 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.48%) Charles River
3 54 (8.26%) Oracle
4 41 (6.27%) Bloomberg
5 30 (4.59%) Citrix
6 23 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.75%) Calypso
7 18 (2.75%) Sybase
8 17 (2.60%) VMware
9 16 (2.45%) Cisco
9 16 (2.45%) FXall
9 16 (2.45%) SimCorp
10 14 (2.14%) Vermilion
11 12 (1.83%) Reuters
12 11 (1.68%) FactSet
12 11 (1.68%) Ivanti
12 11 (1.68%) McAfee
13 9 (1.38%) Sophos
13 9 (1.38%) Tableau
13 9 (1.38%) Veeam