Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 220 220
Rank change year-on-year +60 0 -37
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 325 513 590
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.63% 1.27% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.42% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 416 419
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £475 £431 £406
90th Percentile £813 £725 £732
England median daily rate £650 £600 £575
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +25.64% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +25.64% -

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 17,546 36,139 40,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.27% 89.15% 88.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,079 25,755 29,186
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 401 567
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.35% +2.68% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.54 £22.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +11.53% -12.00%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 30 £575 -4.17% 18
Investment Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 234 (72.00%) Asset Management
2 230 (70.77%) Finance
3 177 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (54.46%) Hedge funds
4 167 (51.38%) AWS
5 165 (50.77%) Front Office
6 162 (49.85%) Fixed Income
7 159 (48.92%) Derivative
8 157 (48.31%) Web Services
9 150 (46.15%) AngularJS
10 149 (45.85%) Java
10 149 (45.85%) Python
11 140 (43.08%) Banking
11 140 (43.08%) React
12 138 (42.46%) Azure
13 135 (41.54%) JavaScript
14 133 (40.92%) Equities
14 133 (40.92%) GCP
15 132 (40.62%) Software Engineering
16 109 (33.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 109 (33.54%) Portfolio Management
17 104 (32.00%) SQL
18 100 (30.77%) DevOps
19 98 (30.15%) Vue.js
20 86 (26.46%) Decision-Making
20 86 (26.46%) Investment Banking
21 85 (26.15%) Google
22 83 (25.54%) Business Analysis
23 69 (21.23%) Node.js
24 67 (20.62%) C#

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 27 (8.31%) Apache
2 11 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.46%) Confluence
4 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (4.92%) Markit EDM
2 11 (3.38%) PolarLake
3 8 (2.46%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (2.46%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Eikon
5 1 (0.31%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.31%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.31%) RMDS
5 1 (0.31%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.31%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 167 (51.38%) AWS
2 138 (42.46%) Azure
3 133 (40.92%) GCP
4 45 (13.85%) Amazon ECS
5 33 (10.15%) Serverless
6 32 (9.85%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (5.85%) Amazon SQS
8 18 (5.54%) Apigee
9 14 (4.31%) OpenShift
10 9 (2.77%) Power Platform
11 8 (2.46%) GitHub
12 6 (1.85%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.23%) Office 365
14 3 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.92%) AWS Step Functions
14 3 (0.92%) SaaS
15 2 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.62%) AWS CodePipeline
15 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) HTTP
1 2 (0.62%) LAN
2 1 (0.31%) Firewall
2 1 (0.31%) FTP
2 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Skype
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.31%) VoIP
2 1 (0.31%) WAN
2 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 45 (13.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 36 (11.08%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (8.62%) MySQL
4 28 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 22 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.31%) Big Data
8 11 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.08%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.77%) Power BI
11 7 (2.15%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.54%) OLAP
12 5 (1.54%) Pentaho
12 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.23%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (11.08%) RStudio
2 32 (9.85%) Artifactory
3 26 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (5.85%) JIRA
5 18 (5.54%) GitLab
6 14 (4.31%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.46%) CircleCI
8 6 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.23%) Cypress.io
10 4 (1.23%) git-flow
10 4 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.23%) TestCafe
10 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.92%) Maven
11 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.92%) Subversion
11 3 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 230 (70.77%) Finance
2 165 (50.77%) Front Office
3 140 (43.08%) Banking
4 86 (26.46%) Investment Banking
5 31 (9.54%) Back Office
6 5 (1.54%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Environmental Health
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 156 (48.00%) Developer
2 85 (26.15%) AWS Developer
3 83 (25.54%) AWS Engineer
4 47 (14.46%) Software Engineer
5 46 (14.15%) Front Office Developer
6 41 (12.62%) Java Developer
7 40 (12.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 39 (12.00%) Analyst
8 39 (12.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 35 (10.77%) AWS Software Engineer
10 30 (9.23%) Python Developer
11 29 (8.92%) Java Engineer
12 28 (8.62%) Architect
13 27 (8.31%) Python Engineer
14 24 (7.38%) Business Analyst
14 24 (7.38%) JavaScript Engineer
15 20 (6.15%) .NET Developer
16 19 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (5.85%) SQL Developer
17 17 (5.23%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (48.31%) Web Services
2 150 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 140 (43.08%) React
4 98 (30.15%) Vue.js
5 69 (21.23%) Node.js
6 57 (17.54%) .NET
7 31 (9.54%) ASP.NET
8 29 (8.92%) gRPC
9 26 (8.00%) J2EE
10 24 (7.38%) .NET Core
11 20 (6.15%) Swagger
12 19 (5.85%) HTML
13 18 (5.54%) CSS
13 18 (5.54%) OAuth
14 15 (4.62%) ASP.NET Core
14 15 (4.62%) Redux
15 11 (3.38%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.77%) REST
17 8 (2.46%) Django
17 8 (2.46%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 177 (54.46%) Hedge funds
2 162 (49.85%) Fixed Income
3 159 (48.92%) Derivative
4 133 (40.92%) Equities
5 109 (33.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (12.92%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (11.69%) Blog
8 22 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (4.92%) Public Cloud
10 14 (4.31%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (4.31%) OTC Derivatives
11 10 (3.08%) Algorithms
11 10 (3.08%) Reference Data
12 8 (2.46%) Social Media
13 7 (2.15%) User Experience
14 6 (1.85%) Cloud Native
15 5 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
16 4 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
18 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.15%) Unix
2 6 (1.85%) Windows
3 3 (0.92%) Linux
3 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (72.00%) Asset Management
2 177 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (40.62%) Software Engineering
4 109 (33.54%) Portfolio Management
5 100 (30.77%) DevOps
6 86 (26.46%) Decision-Making
7 83 (25.54%) Business Analysis
8 66 (20.31%) Microservices
9 58 (17.85%) Analytics
10 51 (15.69%) Migration
11 47 (14.46%) Fund Management
12 40 (12.31%) Open Source
13 39 (12.00%) Front End Development
13 39 (12.00%) Scrum
14 38 (11.69%) Fintech
15 37 (11.38%) Performance Attribution
16 33 (10.15%) Mentoring
17 32 (9.85%) Machine Learning
18 26 (8.00%) Data Analytics
18 26 (8.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (45.85%) Java
1 149 (45.85%) Python
2 135 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 104 (32.00%) SQL
4 67 (20.62%) C#
5 36 (11.08%) R
6 19 (5.85%) C++
6 19 (5.85%) TypeScript
7 18 (5.54%) VBA
8 15 (4.62%) Kotlin
9 10 (3.08%) MATLAB
10 9 (2.77%) PHP
10 9 (2.77%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.54%) ES6
11 5 (1.54%) Java 8
12 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.62%) Go
13 2 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (4.62%) Degree
2 8 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.15%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.92%) CISM
5 3 (0.92%) CISSP
6 2 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.77%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.23%) MiFID
2 4 (1.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.31%) UCITS
System Software
1 56 (17.23%) Docker
2 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (14.15%) Kubernetes
2 21 (6.46%) Terraform
3 6 (1.85%) Ansible
4 2 (0.62%) Control-M
4 2 (0.62%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.31%) Grafana
5 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 85 (26.15%) Google
2 39 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.54%) Oracle
4 23 (7.08%) Bloomberg
5 12 (3.69%) Tableau
6 8 (2.46%) Reuters
7 7 (2.15%) Charles River
8 4 (1.23%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.92%) Sybase
10 2 (0.62%) BMC
10 2 (0.62%) HP
10 2 (0.62%) Informatica
10 2 (0.62%) Qualys
10 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.62%) Veritas
10 2 (0.62%) VMware
11 1 (0.31%) Splunk
11 1 (0.31%) Talend
11 1 (0.31%) Vermilion