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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 232 185
Rank change year-on-year +92 -47  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 363 203 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.77% 0.95% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.11% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 154 227
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +16.27% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17729 18243 19239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 13342 13634
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 260
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Investment Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 92 £575 +4.54% 16
West End of London - 1 £400 - 1
Investment Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 310 (47.55%) Finance
2 260 (39.88%) Asset Management
3 181 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (26.84%) Banking
5 132 (20.25%) SQL
6 115 (17.64%) Investment Banking
7 113 (17.33%) Wealth Management
7 113 (17.33%) Front Office
8 99 (15.18%) SQL Server
9 98 (15.03%) MiFID
10 87 (13.34%) Business Analysis
11 77 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 72 (11.04%) C#
13 63 (9.66%) Oracle
14 62 (9.51%) Project Management
15 58 (8.90%) Fund Management
16 57 (8.74%) Scrum
16 57 (8.74%) JavaScript
16 57 (8.74%) Hedge funds
17 50 (7.67%) Degree
17 50 (7.67%) TDD
18 49 (7.52%) Python
18 49 (7.52%) Microsoft
19 48 (7.36%) Charles River
20 47 (7.21%) Fixed Income
20 47 (7.21%) Java
21 46 (7.06%) Derivative
22 45 (6.90%) Data Management
23 44 (6.75%) Windows
24 42 (6.44%) .NET

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 11 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.23%) Confluence
4 5 (0.77%) SAS
4 5 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.46%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.46%) IIS
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.15%) Mule
8 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (5.37%) Markit EDM
2 34 (5.21%) thinkFolio
3 18 (2.76%) SimCorp Dimension
4 14 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (1.38%) Bloomberg AIM
6 7 (1.07%) Eagle PACE
6 7 (1.07%) LatentZero
6 7 (1.07%) Sonata
7 3 (0.46%) Minerva
7 3 (0.46%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.31%) Eikon
8 2 (0.31%) SunGard APT
9 1 (0.15%) Global One
9 1 (0.15%) HFM
9 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 9 (1.38%) Force.com
3 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.46%) PaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) GitHub
6 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.99%) LAN
1 13 (1.99%) WAN
2 11 (1.69%) Firewall
2 11 (1.69%) VPN
3 8 (1.23%) SAN
3 8 (1.23%) Wireless
4 7 (1.07%) BGP
4 7 (1.07%) OSPF
4 7 (1.07%) VXLAN
5 6 (0.92%) iSCSI
5 6 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.77%) DNS
7 4 (0.61%) DHCP
7 4 (0.61%) FTP
7 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.46%) Telnet
9 2 (0.31%) DMZ
9 2 (0.31%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.07%) Big Data
2 20 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.38%) DataStage
6 8 (1.23%) DB2
6 8 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.77%) QlikView
8 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (2.76%) JIRA
2 14 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.53%) Maven
6 9 (1.38%) Selenium
7 8 (1.23%) ERwin
7 8 (1.23%) JUnit
7 8 (1.23%) PowerDesigner
7 8 (1.23%) Subversion
7 8 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.77%) Gradle
8 5 (0.77%) Mockito
8 5 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.77%) Spock
9 4 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.61%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.61%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 310 (47.55%) Finance
2 175 (26.84%) Banking
3 115 (17.64%) Investment Banking
4 113 (17.33%) Front Office
5 33 (5.06%) Back Office
6 27 (4.14%) Private Banking
7 21 (3.22%) Retail
8 19 (2.91%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.99%) Advertising
10 11 (1.69%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.23%) Marketing
12 6 (0.92%) Legal
13 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 291 (44.63%) Analyst
2 185 (28.37%) Business Analyst
3 140 (21.47%) Developer
4 95 (14.57%) Project Manager
5 54 (8.28%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 50 (7.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 48 (7.36%) Data Analyst
8 33 (5.06%) Asset Management Analyst
9 32 (4.91%) SQL Developer
10 31 (4.75%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.45%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
12 27 (4.14%) Architect
12 27 (4.14%) Consultant
13 26 (3.99%) IT Manager
13 26 (3.99%) Senior Manager
14 25 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
15 24 (3.68%) Asset Management Business Analyst
15 24 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
16 23 (3.53%) Senior Business Analyst
17 22 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.44%) .NET
2 33 (5.06%) HTML
2 33 (5.06%) Web Services
2 33 (5.06%) XML
3 28 (4.29%) Node.js
4 27 (4.14%) CSS
5 23 (3.53%) jQuery
5 23 (3.53%) REST
6 20 (3.07%) .NET Framework
6 20 (3.07%) SOAP
7 18 (2.76%) AngularJS
7 18 (2.76%) ASP.NET
8 17 (2.61%) JSON
8 17 (2.61%) Visualforce
9 12 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (1.84%) Entity Framework
9 12 (1.84%) Hibernate
9 12 (1.84%) WPF
10 10 (1.53%) HTML5
10 10 (1.53%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.74%) Hedge funds
2 47 (7.21%) Fixed Income
3 46 (7.06%) Derivative
4 36 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (5.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.99%) Equities
7 21 (3.22%) Fintech
8 20 (3.07%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.91%) Data Centre
10 17 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (2.45%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
12 11 (1.69%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.53%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.53%) Reference Data
13 10 (1.53%) User Experience
13 10 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.38%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.07%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.75%) Windows
2 37 (5.67%) Linux
3 30 (4.60%) Unix
4 8 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (39.88%) Asset Management
2 181 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (17.33%) Wealth Management
4 87 (13.34%) Business Analysis
5 77 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (9.51%) Project Management
7 58 (8.90%) Fund Management
8 57 (8.74%) Scrum
9 50 (7.67%) TDD
10 45 (6.90%) Data Management
11 39 (5.98%) Change Management
12 38 (5.83%) Data Analysis
12 38 (5.83%) Migration
12 38 (5.83%) SDLC
13 36 (5.52%) Analytics
14 29 (4.45%) PRINCE2
14 29 (4.45%) Risk Management
14 29 (4.45%) Waterfall
15 28 (4.29%) CRM
15 28 (4.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 132 (20.25%) SQL
2 72 (11.04%) C#
3 57 (8.74%) JavaScript
4 49 (7.52%) Python
5 47 (7.21%) Java
6 26 (3.99%) PowerShell
7 22 (3.37%) Shell Script
8 19 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.76%) Perl
9 18 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.61%) Go
11 16 (2.45%) Apex Code
12 14 (2.15%) Ruby
12 14 (2.15%) SOQL
12 14 (2.15%) VBA
13 6 (0.92%) C
13 6 (0.92%) VB
14 5 (0.77%) ES6
14 5 (0.77%) Korn
14 5 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (7.67%) Degree
2 19 (2.91%) PMP
3 15 (2.30%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.23%) CFA
7 7 (1.07%) CCNA
7 7 (1.07%) CCNP
7 7 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.61%) ISEB
9 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.46%) MBA
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CCIE
12 1 (0.15%) CIMA
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (15.03%) MiFID
2 23 (3.53%) EMIR
3 20 (3.07%) QA
4 11 (1.69%) PMO
5 10 (1.53%) ISO 20022
6 9 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (1.23%) Solvency II
8 7 (1.07%) SLA
9 5 (0.77%) FATCA
10 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.31%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.31%) GDPR
11 2 (0.31%) IFRS
11 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.31%) UCITS
12 1 (0.15%) COBIT
12 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.61%) vCloud
4 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.46%) XenApp
4 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.31%) NFS
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.53%) Piwik
2 9 (1.38%) Control-M
3 8 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.92%) SCCM
5 4 (0.61%) Nagios
5 4 (0.61%) PowerCLI
5 4 (0.61%) vRealize
6 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.46%) Dollar Universe
6 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
7 2 (0.31%) SCOM
7 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.15%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 63 (9.66%) Oracle
2 49 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.36%) Charles River
4 23 (3.53%) Bloomberg
5 21 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.91%) SimCorp
7 16 (2.45%) Sybase
8 15 (2.30%) HP
9 14 (2.15%) Informatica
9 14 (2.15%) VMware
10 10 (1.53%) Cisco
10 10 (1.53%) Citrix
10 10 (1.53%) Fidessa
10 10 (1.53%) FNZ
10 10 (1.53%) Pardot
10 10 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.38%) NetApp
12 8 (1.23%) Talend
13 7 (1.07%) Avaloq
13 7 (1.07%) SolarWinds
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