Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 130 155
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25 -80
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 49 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 0.94% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.10% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 23
Scotland median daily rate £588 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.29% +16.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £327 £351 £225
90th Percentile £688 £551 £665
UK median daily rate £581 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +5.68% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 4,438 3,081 4,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.61% 85.49% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,689 1,787 2,597
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £261 £250 £233
90th Percentile £550 £520 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 83
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -38.89% +34.65%
10th Percentile £10.51 £11.28 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £46.49 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +1 45 £600 +33.33% 2
Glasgow -30 4 £438 +2.94% 14
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 22 (44.90%) Asset Management
3 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.45%) Banking
4 11 (22.45%) Investment Banking
5 10 (20.41%) Charles River
5 10 (20.41%) Migration
6 9 (18.37%) thinkFolio
6 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.33%) Fixed Income
8 7 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (12.24%) Equities
9 6 (12.24%) .NET
10 5 (10.20%) SQL
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.20%) ITIL
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.16%) Data Management
11 4 (8.16%) Data Analytics
11 4 (8.16%) Analytics
11 4 (8.16%) Line Management
11 4 (8.16%) Wealth Management
11 4 (8.16%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (8.16%) Time Management
11 4 (8.16%) Front Office
11 4 (8.16%) Back Office
11 4 (8.16%) Risk Management

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 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) thinkFolio
2 3 (6.12%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
2 11 (22.45%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 4 (8.16%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Programme Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.16%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Audit Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Office Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Fixed Income
3 6 (12.24%) Equities
4 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) CMDB
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.04%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.04%) PMI
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Asset Management
2 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.41%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.16%) Analytics
6 4 (8.16%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.16%) Data Management
6 4 (8.16%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (8.16%) Line Management
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.16%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) Wealth Management
7 3 (6.12%) Internal Audit
7 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CISSP
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) COBIT
1 1 (2.04%) FATCA
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) MiFID
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Charles River
2 3 (6.12%) Ab Initio
2 3 (6.12%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.12%) CODA
2 3 (6.12%) Hyperion
2 3 (6.12%) IBM
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) FactSet
3 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.08%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com