Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 205 233
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 +8
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.035% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.042% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
North West median daily rate £525 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -28.21%
10th Percentile £440 £376 £347
90th Percentile £565 £489 £400
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 5,148 4,772 6,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.56% 82.62% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,261 2,916 3,901
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 200 185
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +29.63% -5.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.55 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +17 2 £525 +20.00% 2
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £550 -
Investment Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Fund Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) BrowserStack

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
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) BrowserStack
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
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%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) BPMN
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Fund Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft