Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 147 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 -55 -28
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 47 20 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.96% 0.54% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.64% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 49
Scotland median daily rate £475 £376 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% -18.03% -8.20%
10th Percentile £278 £285 £225
90th Percentile £634 £530 £655
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £105.75
% change year-on-year -29.09% -74.00% -17.86%

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 4,174 3,110 4,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.03% 83.74% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 1,834 2,378
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £257 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 78 63
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.20 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.55
% change year-on-year -4.00% +1.83% +22.75%

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 February 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 February 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 -7 46 £475 +31.03% 2
Dundee - 1 £375 -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 22 (46.81%) Finance
1 22 (46.81%) Asset Management
2 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.40%) Charles River
4 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) Fixed Income
4 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Equities
4 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (17.02%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (14.89%) thinkFolio
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
6 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (10.64%) Markit EDM
6 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
6 5 (10.64%) Analytics
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (8.51%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (8.51%) Time Management
8 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (6.38%) Front Office
8 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) Banking

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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) thinkFolio
2 5 (10.64%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Front Office
2 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Audit Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Data Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (6.38%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.02%) Equities
1 8 (17.02%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) CMDB
3 1 (2.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Asset Management
2 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.02%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (8.51%) Line Management
5 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (8.51%) Time Management
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Fund Management
6 3 (6.38%) Internal Audit
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) SDLC
7 2 (4.26%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (4.26%) Client Onboarding
7 2 (4.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) MiFID
2 1 (2.13%) FATCA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Packer
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Charles River
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) VMware