Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 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.

Fund Management
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 693 813
Rank change year-on-year -85 +120 -98
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 105 148 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.19% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 132 58
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
10th Percentile £373 £325 £344
90th Percentile £755 £636 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £315
% change year-on-year -4.76% +66.67% -37.00%
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 85,877 77,658 89,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.79% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,616 50,795 59,113
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,337 2,080 2,267
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% - +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 24 June 2018.

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 7 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 24 June 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
England -98 90 £575 +4.55% 21
London -86 84 £575 +4.55% 14
UK excluding London -35 21 £500 -4.76% 10
Scotland -34 15 £413 +17.86% 3
South East -35 4 £650 +23.81% 4
North of England - 2 £525 - 2
North West - 2 £525 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fund 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 with a requirement for Fund Management.

1 58 (55.24%) Asset Management
2 55 (52.38%) Investment Management
3 48 (45.71%) Finance
4 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 22 (20.95%) Banking
7 20 (19.05%) HTML
8 19 (18.10%) JavaScript
8 19 (18.10%) SQL
8 19 (18.10%) Front Office
9 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
10 17 (16.19%) Project Management
10 17 (16.19%) C#
10 17 (16.19%) .NET
11 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
12 14 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (12.38%) Hedge funds
13 13 (12.38%) HTML5
13 13 (12.38%) Node.js
13 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (12.38%) Oracle
14 12 (11.43%) .NET Framework
14 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET
14 12 (11.43%) MVC
14 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (10.48%) Kendo UI
15 11 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (10.48%) TypeScript

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 2 (1.90%) Hyperledger
1 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) CMS
2 1 (0.95%) Confluence
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) thinkFolio
2 4 (3.81%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.90%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (1.90%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.90%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.95%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.95%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.95%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.95%) Minerva
4 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI-AR
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI-BL
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI-FM
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.95%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.95%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
1 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) VPN
2 2 (1.90%) LAN
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) FTP
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.95%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.95%) ER Studio
3 1 (0.95%) NUnit
3 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (45.71%) Finance
2 22 (20.95%) Banking
3 19 (18.10%) Front Office
4 10 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Retail
6 3 (2.86%) Back Office
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
6 3 (2.86%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Publishing
8 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (42.86%) Analyst
2 36 (34.29%) Business Analyst
3 28 (26.67%) Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 13 (12.38%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Angular Developer
7 11 (10.48%) .NET Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Asset Management Analyst
8 10 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.62%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 7 (6.67%) SQL Developer
12 6 (5.71%) Consultant
12 6 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (5.71%) Fund Management Business Analyst
12 6 (5.71%) Investment Management Business Analyst
13 5 (4.76%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 5 (4.76%) Transfer Agency Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) HTML
2 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 17 (16.19%) .NET
4 13 (12.38%) HTML5
4 13 (12.38%) Node.js
5 12 (11.43%) .NET Framework
5 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (10.48%) Kendo UI
6 11 (10.48%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (10.48%) LINQ
6 11 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (7.62%) Entity Framework
8 7 (6.67%) CSS
9 4 (3.81%) Web Services
10 3 (2.86%) React
11 2 (1.90%) CSS3
11 2 (1.90%) WinForms
11 2 (1.90%) XML
12 1 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.38%) Hedge funds
2 10 (9.52%) Derivative
3 5 (4.76%) Equities
3 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.90%) Fintech
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
7 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.24%) Asset Management
2 55 (52.38%) Investment Management
3 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 17 (16.19%) Project Management
6 14 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
6 14 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (11.43%) MVC
8 9 (8.57%) Wealth Management
9 7 (6.67%) Analytics
9 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (5.71%) Migration
10 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.76%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (3.81%) Data Management
12 4 (3.81%) Target Operating Model
12 4 (3.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) JavaScript
1 19 (18.10%) SQL
2 17 (16.19%) C#
3 11 (10.48%) TypeScript
4 9 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) C
6 2 (1.90%) R
7 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.95%) VBA
7 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.86%) PMP
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.95%) CISA
4 1 (0.95%) CISM
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) MiFID
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.90%) PMO
5 1 (0.95%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.95%) EMIR
5 1 (0.95%) FATCA
5 1 (0.95%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Control-M
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) Charles River
3 9 (8.57%) Sybase
4 8 (7.62%) Vermilion
5 5 (4.76%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.86%) Murex
6 3 (2.86%) SimCorp
7 2 (1.90%) Altiris
7 2 (1.90%) Avaya
7 2 (1.90%) Citrix
7 2 (1.90%) FactSet
7 2 (1.90%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.90%) McAfee
7 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Solace