Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 January 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 89 195
Rank change year-on-year -68 +106 +31
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 692 526 412
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.84% 2.92% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 3.26% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 482 308
10th Percentile £488 £475 £425
25th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £625
Median % change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £713 £713 £698
90th Percentile £775 £800 £791
England median daily rate £600 £600 £625
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £57.50 - -
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
75th Percentile £62.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 34,404 16,111 26,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.47% 89.52% 88.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,081 11,694 19,338
10th Percentile £381 £325 £318
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £605 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 143 306
10th Percentile £16.48 £16.40 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.96 £24.06 £17.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% +41.30% +2.77%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £43.56
90th Percentile £65.00 £63.95 £53.28
England median hourly rate £25.53 £26.65 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.20% +30.00% -6.82%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Investment Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Investment Management in London.

Daily rate trend for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Investment Management in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Investment Management in London.

Hourly rate trend for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
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 Investment Management within the London region over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -36 48 £683 +9.20% 32
East London - 2 £432 - 1
Investment Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 534 (77.17%) Finance
2 466 (67.34%) Asset Management
3 419 (60.55%) Software Engineering
4 417 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
5 412 (59.54%) Front Office
6 376 (54.34%) AWS
7 361 (52.17%) React
8 305 (44.08%) Full Stack Development
9 304 (43.93%) JavaScript
10 279 (40.32%) Python
11 271 (39.16%) TypeScript
12 229 (33.09%) Equities
13 227 (32.80%) CI/CD
14 223 (32.23%) Analytics
15 198 (28.61%) Docker
16 192 (27.75%) Azure
17 179 (25.87%) GCP
18 175 (25.29%) Hedge funds
18 175 (25.29%) Node.js
19 168 (24.28%) Terraform
20 163 (23.55%) Kubernetes
21 157 (22.69%) SQL
22 156 (22.54%) Derivative
23 147 (21.24%) Fixed Income
24 130 (18.79%) Material-UI
25 123 (17.77%) Serverless
26 119 (17.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 116 (16.76%) Java
28 106 (15.32%) Microservices
29 105 (15.17%) AWS Lambda

Investment Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.17%) Camunda
2 13 (1.88%) Confluence
3 6 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.43%) Apache
4 3 (0.43%) CMS
5 2 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.29%) Appian
5 2 (0.29%) IIS
5 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.14%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (2.60%) Sketch
2 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.88%) Adobe XD
4 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.72%) InVision
6 4 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.88%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.16%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.01%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.43%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 376 (54.34%) AWS
2 192 (27.75%) Azure
3 179 (25.87%) GCP
4 123 (17.77%) Serverless
5 105 (15.17%) AWS Lambda
6 104 (15.03%) Amazon S3
7 99 (14.31%) Amazon SQS
7 99 (14.31%) AWS Step Functions
8 20 (2.89%) PaaS
8 20 (2.89%) Power Platform
9 19 (2.75%) OpenShift
10 13 (1.88%) Figma
11 12 (1.73%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.43%) PowerApps
14 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.29%) Azure Monitor
14 2 (0.29%) Azure Service Bus
14 2 (0.29%) Power Automate
14 2 (0.29%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.47%) Kerberos
2 5 (0.72%) Skype
3 4 (0.58%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) LAN
3 4 (0.58%) VoIP
4 2 (0.29%) HTTP
4 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.29%) WebEx
5 1 (0.14%) BGP
5 1 (0.14%) DHCP
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) SAN
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) VLAN
5 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (14.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 99 (14.31%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.32%) NoSQL
4 17 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.46%) Tableau
5 16 (2.31%) Power BI
6 15 (2.17%) Cloudera CDH
7 14 (2.02%) Big Data
8 9 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.16%) MySQL
9 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.01%) Data Lake
10 7 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.72%) QlikView
13 4 (0.58%) Metadata
13 4 (0.58%) QGIS
14 2 (0.29%) Flink
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 19 (2.75%) JIRA
2 10 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.30%) Maven
4 7 (1.01%) JMeter
4 7 (1.01%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.87%) Artifactory
5 6 (0.87%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.87%) Cypress.io
5 6 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (0.58%) Mocha
6 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.29%) GitLab
8 2 (0.29%) JUnit
8 2 (0.29%) Mockito
9 1 (0.14%) Crucible
9 1 (0.14%) fastlane
9 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.14%) Storybook
General
1 534 (77.17%) Finance
2 412 (59.54%) Front Office
3 81 (11.71%) Social Skills
4 47 (6.79%) Banking
5 37 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.88%) Legal
8 9 (1.30%) Back Office
9 8 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.72%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.72%) Marketing
11 5 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.58%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Retail
14 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 401 (57.95%) Developer
2 260 (37.57%) Software Engineer
3 218 (31.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 163 (23.55%) AWS Engineer
5 145 (20.95%) Python Developer
5 145 (20.95%) React Developer
6 140 (20.23%) Python Engineer
7 139 (20.09%) AWS Developer
8 98 (14.16%) AWS Software Engineer
9 77 (11.13%) Analyst
9 77 (11.13%) Java Developer
10 74 (10.69%) Python Software Engineer
11 66 (9.54%) UI Developer
12 59 (8.53%) Full Stack Developer
12 59 (8.53%) Java Engineer
13 58 (8.38%) Java Software Developer
13 58 (8.38%) Java Software Engineer
14 56 (8.09%) UI Engineer
15 54 (7.80%) Senior Developer
16 50 (7.23%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (52.17%) React
2 175 (25.29%) Node.js
3 130 (18.79%) Material-UI
4 48 (6.94%) .NET
5 45 (6.50%) AngularJS
6 43 (6.21%) Pandas
7 42 (6.07%) NumPy
8 39 (5.64%) SciPy
9 34 (4.91%) .NET Core
10 32 (4.62%) ASP.NET
10 32 (4.62%) ASP.NET Core
10 32 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (4.62%) gRPC
11 30 (4.34%) Vue.js
12 28 (4.05%) Protocol Buffers
13 20 (2.89%) Kafka
14 17 (2.46%) RESTful
15 15 (2.17%) REST
16 14 (2.02%) Apache Camel
17 13 (1.88%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 229 (33.09%) Equities
2 175 (25.29%) Hedge funds
3 156 (22.54%) Derivative
4 147 (21.24%) Fixed Income
5 119 (17.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 78 (11.27%) User Experience
7 50 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (3.61%) Credit Derivative
8 25 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.88%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.16%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
15 4 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.43%) Legacy Applications
16 3 (0.43%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.49%) Linux
2 12 (1.73%) Windows
3 4 (0.58%) Android
3 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Unix
5 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (67.34%) Asset Management
2 419 (60.55%) Software Engineering
3 417 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
4 305 (44.08%) Full Stack Development
5 227 (32.80%) CI/CD
6 223 (32.23%) Analytics
7 106 (15.32%) Microservices
8 74 (10.69%) UX Design
9 70 (10.12%) DevOps
10 68 (9.83%) Front End Development
11 64 (9.25%) Portfolio Management
12 55 (7.95%) Visualisation
13 54 (7.80%) Migration
14 46 (6.65%) Fintech
15 43 (6.21%) Data Analytics
16 41 (5.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 40 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (5.35%) Project Management
19 36 (5.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 304 (43.93%) JavaScript
2 279 (40.32%) Python
3 271 (39.16%) TypeScript
4 157 (22.69%) SQL
5 116 (16.76%) Java
6 69 (9.97%) C#
7 25 (3.61%) C++
8 24 (3.47%) Kotlin
9 16 (2.31%) Scala
10 10 (1.45%) VBA
11 6 (0.87%) C
12 5 (0.72%) Bash
12 5 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.58%) R
13 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.29%) Formula Language
14 2 (0.29%) SOQL
14 2 (0.29%) SOSL
14 2 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (6.65%) Degree
2 9 (1.30%) CFA
3 8 (1.16%) CIMA
4 6 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.14%) CEH
6 1 (0.14%) CISSP
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.14%) PMP
6 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.77%) QA
2 23 (3.32%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.59%) PMO
4 6 (0.87%) EMIR
5 5 (0.72%) GDPR
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) FATCA
7 2 (0.29%) MiFID
7 2 (0.29%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) FINREP
8 1 (0.14%) GRC
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) SEPA
8 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 198 (28.61%) Docker
2 35 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.47%) NFS
4 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 168 (24.28%) Terraform
2 163 (23.55%) Kubernetes
3 29 (4.19%) Ansible
4 24 (3.47%) Grafana
4 24 (3.47%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.58%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.58%) Control-M
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.29%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (4.48%) Charles River
2 28 (4.05%) Citrix
2 28 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.47%) TOWER Software
4 18 (2.60%) Oracle
4 18 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.31%) Adobe
6 15 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 15 (2.17%) Pega
7 14 (2.02%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.01%) SimCorp
9 7 (1.01%) Sybase
9 7 (1.01%) VMware
10 5 (0.72%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.72%) Fidessa
10 5 (0.72%) Yardi
11 3 (0.43%) Anaplan
11 3 (0.43%) GoldenSource