Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Fund Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fund Management over the 6 months to 21 September 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.

Fund Management
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 672 819 723
Rank change year-on-year +147 -96 -73
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 177 72 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.067% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.080% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 57 135
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £388 £375
90th Percentile £673 £664 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -7.74% +5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Fund 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83335 90065 92253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.38% 83.71% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54986 59640 59676
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.82% +1.37%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2273 2594
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.42 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.38 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.51% +8.71%

Fund Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fund Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fund Management in the UK

Fund Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fund Management in the UK

Fund Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fund Management over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fund Management in the UK

Fund Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fund Management in the UK

Fund Management
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Management within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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
England +141 168 £545 +3.81% 21
London +122 161 £545 +2.83% 17
UK excluding London +48 15 £388 -7.74% 4
Scotland +35 9 £350 -17.65%
South East +29 6 £564 +73.46% 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fund Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fund Management.

1 89 (50.28%) Asset Management
2 73 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (40.11%) Investment Management
4 69 (38.98%) SQL
5 68 (38.42%) Finance
6 53 (29.94%) SQL Server
6 53 (29.94%) Banking
7 36 (20.34%) .NET
7 36 (20.34%) C#
8 33 (18.64%) Front Office
8 33 (18.64%) JavaScript
9 32 (18.08%) T-SQL
10 25 (14.12%) Fixed Income
11 24 (13.56%) Equities
11 24 (13.56%) Investment Banking
12 23 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
13 22 (12.43%) Business Analysis
13 22 (12.43%) AngularJS
14 21 (11.86%) PL/SQL
14 21 (11.86%) Project Management
15 20 (11.30%) ASP.NET
15 20 (11.30%) Unit Testing
16 19 (10.73%) MVC
17 18 (10.17%) Scrum
17 18 (10.17%) Charles River
17 18 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
17 18 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (10.17%) Node.js
18 17 (9.60%) HTML
19 16 (9.04%) Wealth Management

Fund Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.26%) JBoss
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (9.04%) Markit EDM
2 6 (3.39%) thinkFolio
3 4 (2.26%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (1.69%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.56%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) npm
2 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) FTP
2 3 (1.69%) LAN
2 3 (1.69%) SAN
3 2 (1.13%) Firewall
3 2 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) DMZ
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) NAS
4 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.56%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (7.34%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.39%) DBAmp
5 6 (3.39%) QlikView
6 5 (2.82%) OLTP
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.26%) OLAP
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) SpecFlow
2 9 (5.08%) webpack
3 7 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.26%) Ant
4 4 (2.26%) Checkstyle
4 4 (2.26%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.26%) Grunt
4 4 (2.26%) gulp
4 4 (2.26%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.26%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.26%) JUnit
4 4 (2.26%) Maven
4 4 (2.26%) Mocha
4 4 (2.26%) QUnit
4 4 (2.26%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.26%) Subversion
4 4 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.26%) XMLUnit
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 68 (38.42%) Finance
2 53 (29.94%) Banking
3 33 (18.64%) Front Office
4 24 (13.56%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.78%) Retail
6 5 (2.82%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.69%) Back Office
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 3 (1.69%) Marketing
9 2 (1.13%) Advertising
9 2 (1.13%) Publishing
9 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (45.76%) Developer
2 61 (34.46%) Analyst
3 36 (20.34%) Business Analyst
4 26 (14.69%) C# Developer
4 26 (14.69%) SQL Developer
5 21 (11.86%) .NET Developer
5 21 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (9.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (9.04%) Project Manager
7 16 (9.04%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (5.65%) IT Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.08%) Asset Management Analyst
10 9 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (5.08%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.52%) ETL Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Fund Management Business Analyst
12 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.34%) .NET
2 22 (12.43%) AngularJS
3 20 (11.30%) ASP.NET
4 18 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (10.17%) Node.js
5 17 (9.60%) HTML
6 15 (8.47%) Web Services
7 13 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (6.78%) CSS
8 12 (6.78%) HTML5
9 11 (6.21%) Kendo UI
9 11 (6.21%) React
9 11 (6.21%) XML
10 10 (5.65%) XML Messaging
11 9 (5.08%) lodash
11 9 (5.08%) React Native
11 9 (5.08%) Redux
11 9 (5.08%) RxJS
12 8 (4.52%) jQuery
13 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.12%) Fixed Income
2 24 (13.56%) Equities
3 15 (8.47%) Hedge funds
4 9 (5.08%) User Experience
5 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.95%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.82%) Derivative
8 5 (2.82%) Fintech
9 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.13%) PMI
11 2 (1.13%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.56%) Contract for Difference
12 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.08%) Windows
2 5 (2.82%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (50.28%) Asset Management
2 73 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (40.11%) Investment Management
4 22 (12.43%) Business Analysis
5 21 (11.86%) Project Management
6 20 (11.30%) Unit Testing
7 19 (10.73%) MVC
8 18 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (10.17%) Scrum
9 16 (9.04%) Wealth Management
10 15 (8.47%) Analytics
11 14 (7.91%) ITIL
11 14 (7.91%) Service Management
11 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.34%) ITSM
13 12 (6.78%) ETL
14 11 (6.21%) Migration
14 11 (6.21%) Waterfall
15 10 (5.65%) BDD
15 10 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.98%) SQL
2 36 (20.34%) C#
3 33 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.08%) T-SQL
5 21 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.21%) VBA
7 10 (5.65%) Perl
8 9 (5.08%) ES6
8 9 (5.08%) Java
9 7 (3.95%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.39%) Apex Code
11 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (2.26%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.26%) XAML
12 4 (2.26%) XPath
13 3 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.04%) Degree
2 13 (7.34%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.39%) MCITP
3 6 (3.39%) MCSE
3 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ACCA
5 1 (0.56%) CIMA
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) MiFID
2 8 (4.52%) QA
3 7 (3.95%) EMIR
4 6 (3.39%) PMO
4 6 (3.39%) SLA
5 3 (1.69%) GDPR
6 2 (1.13%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.56%) FATCA
7 1 (0.56%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.56%) Control-M
2 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (10.17%) Charles River
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.78%) Oracle
4 9 (5.08%) Citrix
5 8 (4.52%) SAP
6 7 (3.95%) DevExpress
7 6 (3.39%) RedGate
7 6 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.39%) Sybase
7 6 (3.39%) Varonis
8 5 (2.82%) VMware
9 4 (2.26%) HP
9 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.26%) SimCorp
9 4 (2.26%) Solace
9 4 (2.26%) Tableau
10 2 (1.13%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.13%) Google
10 2 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.56%) Polycom