Period
to 20 August 2017

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 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 163 109
Rank change year-on-year +48 -54 -21
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 57 40 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.32% 0.76% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.90% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 48
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% -5.91%
10th Percentile £358 £184 £311
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £550 £540 £525
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £90.00

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 3560 4469 5055
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.62% 84.96% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2051 2590 2650
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £237 £248
90th Percentile £525 £500 £490
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 97 125
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +18.03% +45.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.30 £50.60
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%

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 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 6 months to 20 August 2017. 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 +41 43 £425 - 1
Glasgow -7 14 £500 +33.33% 4
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) Asset Management
3 15 (26.32%) Banking
4 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) Wealth Management
6 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Charles River
7 7 (12.28%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.28%) Markit EDM
7 7 (12.28%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (12.28%) SDLC
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) Data Management
8 6 (10.53%) Java
9 5 (8.77%) C#
9 5 (8.77%) .NET
9 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.77%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) Fixed Income
9 5 (8.77%) thinkFolio
9 5 (8.77%) SWIFT
9 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
9 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (7.02%) Security Testing

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 (1.75%) Mule
1 1 (1.75%) SAS
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Markit EDM
2 5 (8.77%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.26%) Data Mart
2 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.51%) Grunt
4 2 (3.51%) gulp
4 2 (3.51%) MSTest
4 2 (3.51%) NUnit
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.75%) Ant
5 1 (1.75%) Gradle
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) Maven
5 1 (1.75%) Mockito
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
1 14 (24.56%) Business Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Operations Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.51%) Database Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) Ajax
3 2 (3.51%) Aurelia
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) CSS3
3 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) LESS
3 2 (3.51%) Sass
3 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) J2SE
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) WinForms
4 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Fixed Income
2 5 (8.77%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.26%) Derivative
3 3 (5.26%) Equities
3 3 (5.26%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Asset Management
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Wealth Management
4 8 (14.04%) Scrum
5 7 (12.28%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (12.28%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) SDLC
5 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.53%) Data Management
6 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.77%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Analytics
9 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) Data Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) ETL
9 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) C#
3 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) EMIR
2 2 (3.51%) MiFID
3 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Charles River
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Vermilion
5 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) Perforce