Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 116 163
Rank change year-on-year -55 +47 -54
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 41 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 1.32% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.57% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 25
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £415 £358 £184
90th Percentile £683 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £560 £550 £540
% change year-on-year +1.82% +1.85% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,806 3,634 4,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.43% 84.34% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,758 2,081 2,628
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +0.60%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £233
90th Percentile £545 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 101
Scotland median hourly rate £18.13 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -23.61% +37.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.91 £45.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.53% +5.79% +8.82%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh -28 36 £475 +11.76%
Glasgow -29 4 £438 -12.50%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Asset Management
3 12 (29.27%) Banking
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) Investment Banking
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 8 (19.51%) Charles River
7 8 (19.51%) thinkFolio
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
9 5 (12.20%) Scrum
9 5 (12.20%) Ab Initio
9 5 (12.20%) Bloomberg
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle
9 5 (12.20%) CODA
9 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
9 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.20%) Markit EDM
9 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) SDLC
10 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
10 4 (9.76%) Wealth Management
10 4 (9.76%) Data Management
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
10 4 (9.76%) Middleware
10 4 (9.76%) IBM

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) thinkFolio
2 5 (12.20%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 10 (24.39%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Front Office
5 3 (7.32%) Advertising
5 3 (7.32%) Back Office
5 3 (7.32%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Charles River Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Process Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) Equities
2 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Asset Management
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
4 5 (12.20%) Scrum
4 5 (12.20%) SDLC
4 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
4 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Data Management
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Wealth Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.88%) ETL
7 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
1 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Charles River
2 5 (12.20%) Ab Initio
2 5 (12.20%) Bloomberg
2 5 (12.20%) CODA
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.32%) Hyperion
5 2 (4.88%) FactSet
5 2 (4.88%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Workday