Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 227 215
Rank change year-on-year +62 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 764 499 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.64% 1.10% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 386 401
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £385 £369 £375
90th Percentile £725 £725 £725
England median daily rate £555 £531 £525
% change year-on-year +4.47% +1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £105.75
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £105.75
% change year-on-year - -74.00% -

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 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management in London.

Contractor 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 18 November 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 +60 210 £575 +9.52% 43
East London -6 2 £600 +26.32% 4
Investment Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 375 (49.08%) Finance
2 314 (41.10%) Asset Management
3 197 (25.79%) Banking
4 162 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (20.81%) SQL
6 117 (15.31%) Wealth Management
7 113 (14.79%) Front Office
8 112 (14.66%) Investment Banking
9 85 (11.13%) SQL Server
9 85 (11.13%) Markit EDM
10 80 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 77 (10.08%) MiFID
12 75 (9.82%) Business Analysis
13 74 (9.69%) JavaScript
14 73 (9.55%) Microsoft
14 73 (9.55%) Project Management
15 71 (9.29%) Fund Management
16 70 (9.16%) Fixed Income
17 66 (8.64%) Charles River
18 64 (8.38%) C#
19 63 (8.25%) .NET
20 62 (8.12%) Windows
20 62 (8.12%) Change Management
21 55 (7.20%) Scrum
22 53 (6.94%) Data Management
23 52 (6.81%) Linux
23 52 (6.81%) Hedge funds
24 51 (6.68%) TDD
25 50 (6.54%) Python
25 50 (6.54%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.52%) Apache
4 4 (0.52%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.52%) Confluence
4 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.13%) nginx
7 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 85 (11.13%) Markit EDM
2 38 (4.97%) thinkFolio
3 29 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (2.62%) SimCorp Dimension
5 9 (1.18%) Eagle PACE
6 8 (1.05%) Bloomberg AIM
6 8 (1.05%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.65%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.39%) Eikon
9 2 (0.26%) Salerio
9 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.26%) Tercero
10 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
10 1 (0.13%) HFM
10 1 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.13%) Minerva
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.13%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.44%) Office 365
3 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.18%) npm
5 5 (0.65%) Yarn
6 4 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.26%) PaaS
7 2 (0.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.13%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.09%) SAN
2 13 (1.70%) NAS
3 6 (0.79%) DNS
4 5 (0.65%) DHCP
4 5 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (0.65%) LAN
5 4 (0.52%) Intranet
5 4 (0.52%) WAN
6 3 (0.39%) Internet
7 2 (0.26%) Firewall
7 2 (0.26%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) SMTP
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.92%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.79%) OLAP
9 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.65%) MS Access
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.52%) Big Data
11 4 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.52%) MySQL
11 4 (0.52%) Oracle Smart View
11 4 (0.52%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 23 (3.01%) JIRA
2 13 (1.70%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.31%) Subversion
5 9 (1.18%) webpack
6 6 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.65%) NUnit
7 5 (0.65%) Selenium
8 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.52%) JBehave
8 4 (0.52%) JUnit
8 4 (0.52%) Mocha
8 4 (0.52%) Protractor
8 4 (0.52%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.39%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.39%) MSTest
9 3 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 375 (49.08%) Finance
2 197 (25.79%) Banking
3 113 (14.79%) Front Office
4 112 (14.66%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.93%) Back Office
6 26 (3.40%) Private Banking
7 22 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.09%) Legal
8 16 (2.09%) Retail Banking
9 15 (1.96%) Marketing
10 11 (1.44%) Advertising
11 10 (1.31%) Retail
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
13 2 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 308 (40.31%) Analyst
2 181 (23.69%) Business Analyst
3 178 (23.30%) Developer
4 113 (14.79%) Project Manager
5 60 (7.85%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 55 (7.20%) Data Analyst
7 45 (5.89%) Consultant
8 38 (4.97%) SQL Developer
9 37 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.71%) Asset Management Analyst
11 33 (4.32%) Data Business Analyst
12 30 (3.93%) Support Analyst
13 29 (3.80%) IT Manager
14 26 (3.40%) Applications Support
14 26 (3.40%) Asset Management Business Analyst
15 24 (3.14%) Senior Developer
16 23 (3.01%) .NET Developer
16 23 (3.01%) Java Developer
16 23 (3.01%) Service Analyst
16 23 (3.01%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (8.25%) .NET
2 35 (4.58%) AngularJS
3 34 (4.45%) Web Services
4 29 (3.80%) XML
5 28 (3.66%) HTML
5 28 (3.66%) jQuery
6 27 (3.53%) ASP.NET
7 26 (3.40%) CSS
8 25 (3.27%) Node.js
9 20 (2.62%) .NET Framework
9 20 (2.62%) REST
10 18 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (2.36%) HTML5
11 14 (1.83%) JSON
12 13 (1.70%) Ajax
12 13 (1.70%) SOAP
13 12 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (1.57%) React
14 11 (1.44%) Spring
14 11 (1.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.16%) Fixed Income
2 52 (6.81%) Hedge funds
3 50 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (6.41%) Derivative
5 40 (5.24%) Equities
6 33 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (2.23%) Reference Data
10 16 (2.09%) User Experience
11 14 (1.83%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.70%) Fintech
13 9 (1.18%) OTC Derivatives
14 8 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.92%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.12%) Windows
2 52 (6.81%) Linux
3 34 (4.45%) Unix
4 17 (2.23%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.70%) Solaris
7 12 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.31%) AIX
8 10 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.79%) SUSE
11 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (41.10%) Asset Management
2 162 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (15.31%) Wealth Management
4 80 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (9.82%) Business Analysis
6 73 (9.55%) Project Management
7 71 (9.29%) Fund Management
8 62 (8.12%) Change Management
9 55 (7.20%) Scrum
10 53 (6.94%) Data Management
11 51 (6.68%) TDD
12 49 (6.41%) CRM
13 47 (6.15%) SDLC
14 43 (5.63%) Analytics
15 41 (5.37%) Data Analysis
16 37 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
17 35 (4.58%) DevOps
18 34 (4.45%) ITIL
19 32 (4.19%) ETL
20 31 (4.06%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 159 (20.81%) SQL
2 74 (9.69%) JavaScript
3 64 (8.38%) C#
4 50 (6.54%) Python
5 37 (4.84%) Java
6 30 (3.93%) PowerShell
6 30 (3.93%) T-SQL
7 22 (2.88%) Ruby
8 19 (2.49%) VBA
9 18 (2.36%) Go
10 16 (2.09%) Perl
11 7 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.79%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.79%) ES6
12 6 (0.79%) Korn
12 6 (0.79%) VB
13 5 (0.65%) SOQL
14 4 (0.52%) C
14 4 (0.52%) C++
14 4 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (2.36%) Degree
2 14 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (0.92%) ISEB
4 6 (0.79%) PMP
4 6 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (0.65%) MCSE
5 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.52%) CCA
7 3 (0.39%) ACCA
7 3 (0.39%) CFA
7 3 (0.39%) CIMA
7 3 (0.39%) CISSP
7 3 (0.39%) MCDST
7 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.26%) CISM
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (10.08%) MiFID
2 39 (5.10%) GDPR
3 34 (4.45%) QA
4 18 (2.36%) EMIR
5 16 (2.09%) PMO
6 9 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (1.05%) SLA
8 7 (0.92%) AIFMD
8 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.92%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.52%) IFRS
10 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.52%) UCITS
11 3 (0.39%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.39%) PSD2
12 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.26%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 23 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.18%) SRDF
3 9 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (0.79%) NFS
5 5 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.65%) Samba
5 5 (0.65%) vCloud
5 5 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.65%) Veritas File System
5 5 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.52%) Firmware
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.52%) XenApp
7 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.13%) Docker
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.70%) Control-M
2 11 (1.44%) Nagios
3 10 (1.31%) SCCM
4 9 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.65%) Ansible
5 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.65%) PowerCLI
5 5 (0.65%) vRealize
6 4 (0.52%) EMC TimeFinder
6 4 (0.52%) NetApp OnCommand
6 4 (0.52%) Puppet
7 3 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.39%) Piwik
7 3 (0.39%) Salt
8 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.26%) logstash
8 2 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 66 (8.64%) Charles River
3 41 (5.37%) Bloomberg
4 35 (4.58%) Oracle
5 21 (2.75%) SimCorp
6 15 (1.96%) HP
7 14 (1.83%) VMware
8 13 (1.70%) Citrix
8 13 (1.70%) ServiceNow
9 12 (1.57%) FactSet
9 12 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.18%) EMC
10 9 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.18%) Veritas
11 7 (0.92%) Cisco
11 7 (0.92%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.79%) NetApp
12 6 (0.79%) Reuters
13 5 (0.65%) IBM
13 5 (0.65%) InterSystems