Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 734 723
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -24
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 143 109 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 95 135
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £355 £368 £380
90th Percentile £725 £645 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £513 £530
% change year-on-year -17.07% -3.30% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £21.21 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.21 - -

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 86,028 79,861 88,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.72% 83.81% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,485 52,916 57,691
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,077 2,220 2,614
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +1.83% +22.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.63 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -3.85% +23.81%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -10 136 £550 - 33
London +13 131 £550 - 28
UK excluding London -14 12 £425 -17.07% 6
Scotland -14 6 £388 +9.15% 1
South East -23 3 £588 +11.90% 4
East of England - 2 £450 -
Isle of Man - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 78 (54.55%) Asset Management
2 73 (51.05%) Finance
3 69 (48.25%) Investment Management
4 45 (31.47%) SQL
5 42 (29.37%) Banking
6 40 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (23.78%) Front Office
8 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
9 23 (16.08%) Java
10 22 (15.38%) C#
10 22 (15.38%) .NET
11 21 (14.69%) HTML
11 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
12 19 (13.29%) T-SQL
12 19 (13.29%) Business Analysis
13 18 (12.59%) Project Management
13 18 (12.59%) Equities
14 17 (11.89%) Investment Banking
14 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
15 16 (11.19%) Windows
16 15 (10.49%) Oracle
16 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
17 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (9.79%) Web Services
18 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (9.09%) Analytics
18 13 (9.09%) Wealth Management
18 13 (9.09%) Sybase
19 12 (8.39%) CSS
19 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Excel

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 7 (4.90%) JBoss
1 7 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
3 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) thinkFolio
2 6 (4.20%) Markit EDM
2 6 (4.20%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.40%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.70%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) npm
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) FTP
2 5 (3.50%) Firewall
2 5 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.10%) LAN
4 2 (1.40%) SAN
4 2 (1.40%) WAN
5 1 (0.70%) NAS
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.10%) MS Access
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Ant
1 10 (6.99%) Checkstyle
1 10 (6.99%) Eclipse
1 10 (6.99%) IntelliJ
1 10 (6.99%) JUnit
1 10 (6.99%) Maven
1 10 (6.99%) SoapUI
1 10 (6.99%) XMLUnit
2 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.90%) Subversion
3 5 (3.50%) JIRA
4 3 (2.10%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 73 (51.05%) Finance
2 42 (29.37%) Banking
3 34 (23.78%) Front Office
4 17 (11.89%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.59%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.20%) Retail
7 5 (3.50%) Back Office
7 5 (3.50%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Marketing
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (37.06%) Developer
2 45 (31.47%) Analyst
3 29 (20.28%) Business Analyst
4 22 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 18 (12.59%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.49%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.49%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (9.79%) SQL Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Investment Management Business Analyst
9 11 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.90%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Security Manager
11 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.50%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (3.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.38%) .NET
2 21 (14.69%) HTML
3 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
4 14 (9.79%) Web Services
5 12 (8.39%) .NET Framework
5 12 (8.39%) CSS
6 10 (6.99%) Apache Camel
6 10 (6.99%) Hibernate
6 10 (6.99%) JavaBeans
6 10 (6.99%) JDBC
6 10 (6.99%) JMS
6 10 (6.99%) XSD
6 10 (6.99%) XSL
7 8 (5.59%) Node.js
8 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.90%) Drools
8 7 (4.90%) HTML5
8 7 (4.90%) WPF
9 6 (4.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Equities
2 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.39%) Fixed Income
4 10 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (6.29%) Hedge funds
6 8 (5.59%) Derivative
7 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.10%) Fintech
9 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.70%) Swaptions
10 1 (0.70%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.19%) Windows
2 4 (2.80%) Linux
2 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.55%) Asset Management
2 69 (48.25%) Investment Management
3 40 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.29%) Business Analysis
5 18 (12.59%) Project Management
6 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.09%) Analytics
7 13 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 11 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 11 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.99%) Code Coverage
9 10 (6.99%) Microservices
9 10 (6.99%) Sequence Diagram
9 10 (6.99%) SOA
9 10 (6.99%) UML
9 10 (6.99%) Use Case
9 10 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.59%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.47%) SQL
2 23 (16.08%) Java
3 22 (15.38%) C#
4 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.29%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.99%) XPath
8 6 (4.20%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.20%) VBA
9 4 (2.80%) C
10 3 (2.10%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) ES6
11 1 (0.70%) ES7
Qualifications
1 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.70%) CISSP
2 1 (0.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) PMP
2 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) MiFID
3 3 (2.10%) EMIR
3 3 (2.10%) GDPR
4 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.70%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) FATCA
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) PMO
5 1 (0.70%) SLA
5 1 (0.70%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
1 15 (10.49%) Oracle
2 13 (9.09%) Sybase
3 12 (8.39%) VMware
4 10 (6.99%) Bloomberg
5 8 (5.59%) Charles River
6 7 (4.90%) SimCorp
6 7 (4.90%) Solace
6 7 (4.90%) Vermilion
7 5 (3.50%) Altiris
7 5 (3.50%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.80%) Avaya
9 3 (2.10%) FactSet
9 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.40%) Citrix
10 2 (1.40%) Polycom
11 1 (0.70%) Google
11 1 (0.70%) Remedy
11 1 (0.70%) SunGard
11 1 (0.70%) Wallstreet Suite