Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AIFMD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIFMD over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 606 575
Rank change year-on-year -6 -31 +20
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 19 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.040% 0.022% 0.091%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.20% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 22
London median daily rate £650 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £501 £471 £467
90th Percentile £754 £618 £648
England median daily rate £650 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +20.93% -2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

AIFMD is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6209 5093 5498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.06% 11.42% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4460 3551 3780
London median daily rate £484 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.74% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £258
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 72 68
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £21.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -6.23% +13.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.16 £13.05
90th Percentile £51.20 £49.73 £66.38
England median hourly rate £21.11 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.19% +2.27% +10.00%

AIFMD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AIFMD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AIFMD in London

AIFMD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AIFMD in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AIFMD in London

AIFMD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIFMD in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIFMD in London

AIFMD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIFMD within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Central London -26 4 £650 -
AIFMD
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AIFMD 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 London region with a requirement for AIFMD.

1 15 (78.95%) MiFID
2 10 (52.63%) EMIR
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
4 7 (36.84%) Investment Management
4 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) UCITS
6 5 (26.32%) MSTest
6 5 (26.32%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Markit EDM
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) IFRS
8 3 (15.79%) FATCA
8 3 (15.79%) Time Management
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Back Office
8 3 (15.79%) Equities
8 3 (15.79%) Middleware
8 3 (15.79%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) ETL
8 3 (15.79%) LAN

AIFMD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.26%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MSTest
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Business Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Murex Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
2 3 (15.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
2 7 (36.84%) Investment Management
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Fund Accounting
7 1 (5.26%) Fund Management
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.26%) Product Management
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CFA
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) MiFID
2 10 (52.63%) EMIR
3 6 (31.58%) UCITS
4 5 (26.32%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) FATCA
5 3 (15.79%) IFRS
6 2 (10.53%) GDPR
7 1 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) GoldenSource
1 1 (5.26%) Murex
1 1 (5.26%) SimCorp