Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 283 404
Rank change year-on-year -92 +121 -24
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 651 895 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.94% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.09% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 627 426
England median daily rate £550 £550 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.15% +3.57%
10th Percentile £406 £375 £350
90th Percentile £725 £725 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
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 83,667 81,804 81,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.77% 86.07% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,090 55,089 54,268
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,099 1,904 2,266
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £49.93 £47.81
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -47 576 £550 -4.35% 79
South East +3 63 £600 +11.63% 4
North of England -74 10 £500 -6.98% 3
North West -20 6 £500 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire -68 4 - -
Midlands -10 1 £450 -
South West -37 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 360 (55.30%) Finance
2 216 (33.18%) Asset Management
3 178 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (26.42%) Banking
5 155 (23.81%) SQL
6 106 (16.28%) Front Office
7 102 (15.67%) SQL Server
8 95 (14.59%) Oracle
9 91 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 88 (13.52%) C#
11 84 (12.90%) Fund Management
12 83 (12.75%) Business Analysis
13 79 (12.14%) Microsoft
14 73 (11.21%) .NET
15 70 (10.75%) Derivative
16 69 (10.60%) Python
17 68 (10.45%) JavaScript
17 68 (10.45%) Project Management
18 64 (9.83%) AngularJS
19 59 (9.06%) Wealth Management
19 59 (9.06%) Fixed Income
19 59 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
19 59 (9.06%) Windows
20 58 (8.91%) OO
21 57 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
22 53 (8.14%) Microservices
23 50 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (7.53%) HTML
25 48 (7.37%) Investment Banking
26 47 (7.22%) Test Automation

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 24 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.15%) Confluence
4 8 (1.23%) Apache
5 7 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (1.08%) CMS
6 6 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.46%) Appian
8 3 (0.46%) IIS
8 3 (0.46%) Mule
8 3 (0.46%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.46%) WordPress
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.31%) Jetty
9 2 (0.31%) Jupyter
Applications
1 59 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (2.61%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 30 (4.61%) Markit EDM
2 26 (3.99%) thinkFolio
3 11 (1.69%) Bloomberg AIM
4 7 (1.08%) LatentZero
5 6 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.61%) SunGard APT
7 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.31%) Sonata
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.15%) Minerva
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) Salerio
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.30%) Office 365
3 12 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.23%) GitHub
5 6 (0.92%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.92%) SaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Apigee
6 4 (0.61%) npm
7 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.46%) IaaS
7 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.31%) Serverless
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.15%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.30%) LAN
1 15 (2.30%) VPN
1 15 (2.30%) WAN
2 12 (1.84%) DNS
3 11 (1.69%) DHCP
3 11 (1.69%) FTP
4 9 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (1.38%) Structured Cabling
5 8 (1.23%) Internet
6 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.92%) Wireless
7 5 (0.77%) Intranet
8 4 (0.61%) Firewall
8 4 (0.61%) VoIP
9 3 (0.46%) Broadband
9 3 (0.46%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.46%) SMTP
9 3 (0.46%) SSL
9 3 (0.46%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.15%) Power BI
5 13 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.23%) Big Data
9 6 (0.92%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.92%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.92%) QlikView
10 5 (0.77%) OLAP
10 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.61%) MS Access
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.46%) HBase
12 3 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (3.53%) JIRA
2 21 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.07%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.00%) Maven
5 10 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.38%) Subversion
7 8 (1.23%) AdminStudio
7 8 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.92%) Ant
8 6 (0.92%) Checkstyle
8 6 (0.92%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.92%) Selenium
8 6 (0.92%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.77%) JUnit
9 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.61%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.61%) Spock
General
1 360 (55.30%) Finance
2 172 (26.42%) Banking
3 106 (16.28%) Front Office
4 48 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.61%) Back Office
6 23 (3.53%) Marketing
7 14 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.15%) Retail
8 12 (1.84%) Private Banking
9 8 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (1.08%) Legal
11 5 (0.77%) Billing
11 5 (0.77%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.61%) Publishing
12 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.15%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 233 (35.79%) Analyst
2 209 (32.10%) Developer
3 143 (21.97%) Business Analyst
4 74 (11.37%) Project Manager
5 66 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 44 (6.76%) Python Developer
7 37 (5.68%) Angular Developer
7 37 (5.68%) Asset Management Analyst
7 37 (5.68%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 35 (5.38%) Quantitative Developer
9 31 (4.76%) Support Analyst
10 29 (4.45%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 29 (4.45%) Consultant
11 23 (3.53%) Data Analyst
12 22 (3.38%) SQL Developer
13 20 (3.07%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.76%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.76%) Data Business Analyst
14 18 (2.76%) Financial Analyst
15 17 (2.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.21%) .NET
2 64 (9.83%) AngularJS
3 49 (7.53%) HTML
4 37 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 36 (5.53%) Entity Framework
6 33 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (4.76%) Node.js
8 30 (4.61%) React
9 29 (4.45%) CSS
9 29 (4.45%) HTML5
10 27 (4.15%) .NET Framework
11 25 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (3.53%) Web Services
13 22 (3.38%) Kendo UI
13 22 (3.38%) LINQ
13 22 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (2.30%) jQuery
15 14 (2.15%) REST
16 12 (1.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.75%) Derivative
2 59 (9.06%) Fixed Income
3 50 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (7.07%) Hedge funds
5 45 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (4.15%) Equities
8 19 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.46%) Fintech
11 15 (2.30%) OTC Derivatives
12 14 (2.15%) User Experience
13 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.08%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.08%) iPhone
14 7 (1.08%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.77%) Credit Risk
16 5 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.06%) Windows
2 33 (5.07%) Windows 10
3 31 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 22 (3.38%) Unix
5 21 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.61%) Linux
7 12 (1.84%) Android
8 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Solaris
14 1 (0.15%) MVS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (33.18%) Asset Management
2 178 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (12.90%) Fund Management
5 83 (12.75%) Business Analysis
6 68 (10.45%) Project Management
7 59 (9.06%) Wealth Management
8 58 (8.91%) OO
9 57 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (8.14%) Microservices
11 47 (7.22%) Test Automation
12 45 (6.91%) MVC
13 42 (6.45%) Migration
14 38 (5.84%) DevOps
15 34 (5.22%) Scrum
16 33 (5.07%) OOD
17 31 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (4.76%) TDD
17 31 (4.76%) Time Series Analysis
17 31 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (23.81%) SQL
2 88 (13.52%) C#
3 69 (10.60%) Python
4 68 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 41 (6.30%) Java
6 36 (5.53%) TypeScript
7 33 (5.07%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.84%) T-SQL
9 24 (3.69%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.92%) VBA
11 18 (2.76%) Perl
12 11 (1.69%) VBScript
13 9 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.92%) XPath
15 5 (0.77%) C
15 5 (0.77%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.77%) R
15 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.77%) VB
16 4 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (4.30%) Degree
2 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 7 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (0.92%) MCSE
5 5 (0.77%) MCSA
6 4 (0.61%) CFA
7 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.46%) MOS
8 2 (0.31%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (0.31%) CISSP
8 2 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.31%) ISEB
8 2 (0.31%) MCITP
8 2 (0.31%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.30%) QA
2 18 (2.76%) SLA
3 12 (1.84%) MiFID
4 10 (1.54%) PMO
5 8 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.77%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.61%) EMIR
8 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.46%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.46%) UCITS
9 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.31%) GDPR
10 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.69%) Docker
4 10 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.23%) XenApp
7 7 (1.08%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.31%) Xen
12 1 (0.15%) HDFS
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (2.15%) SCCM
2 11 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.54%) WSUS
4 9 (1.38%) Ansible
5 6 (0.92%) Control-M
6 5 (0.77%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.61%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.61%) Terraform
8 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.31%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 95 (14.59%) Oracle
2 79 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.22%) Charles River
4 31 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 25 (3.84%) Citrix
6 24 (3.69%) Sybase
7 23 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (3.07%) Cisco
8 20 (3.07%) VMware
9 16 (2.46%) FactSet
10 13 (2.00%) Vermilion
11 12 (1.84%) Tableau
12 11 (1.69%) Ivanti
13 10 (1.54%) Apple
13 10 (1.54%) McAfee
14 9 (1.38%) Sophos
14 9 (1.38%) Veeam
15 7 (1.08%) Reuters
15 7 (1.08%) Shavlik
16 6 (0.92%) Solace