Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 May 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 203 216
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 7 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.037% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.044% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
North West median daily rate £500 £375 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -37.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £420 £363 £400
90th Percentile £560 £388 £680
England median daily rate £575 £550 £545
% change year-on-year +4.55% +0.92% +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,959 4,504 6,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.51% 83.47% 83.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,119 2,777 3,903
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £259 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 198 232
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £36.74 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.93% +23.49% +32.22%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.65 £49.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Investment Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in the North West

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in the North West

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in the North West

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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
Merseyside +16 3 £500 +33.33%
Manchester - 2 £550 -
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Investment Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) TestNG
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) AML Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) IFRS
1 1 (14.29%) IFRS 9
1 1 (14.29%) PSD2