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 3 months to 30 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 126 80
Rank change year-on-year +40 -46  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 26 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.37% 0.84% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.99% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 30
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £363 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1586 2520 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.30% 84.22% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 1430 1305
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 64
Median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
Edinburgh +19 17 £438 -27.08% 2
Glasgow +7 9 £425 +13.33% 1
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 16 (47.06%) Asset Management
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Banking
6 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
6 6 (17.65%) Wealth Management
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) WPF
7 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
8 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (11.76%) OO
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
9 3 (8.82%) Vermilion
9 3 (8.82%) Workflow
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) XML
9 3 (8.82%) ISEB

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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Mart
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) MSTest
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.94%) Gradle
4 1 (2.94%) Grunt
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) WPF Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) WPF
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) LESS
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Asset Management
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.65%) Wealth Management
3 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) ETL
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C#
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Basel III
1 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.94%) EMIR
1 1 (2.94%) MiFID
1 1 (2.94%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Vermilion
4 2 (5.88%) Perforce
5 1 (2.94%) Charles River
5 1 (2.94%) OpenText
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