Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 706 790 698
Rank change year-on-year +84 -92 0
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 181 101 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 80 165
UK median daily rate £550 £523 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.42% -3.64%
10th Percentile £329 £362 £325
90th Percentile £694 £651 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £530
% change year-on-year - -19.81% +26.95%
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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 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 +93 172 £550 +3.77% 20
London +59 165 £550 - 19
UK excluding London +39 16 £425 - 1
Scotland -1 8 £375 -11.76%
South East +9 5 £550 +69.23% 1
East of England - 2 £450 -
Isle of Man - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 94 (51.93%) Asset Management
2 80 (44.20%) Investment Management
3 72 (39.78%) Finance
4 71 (39.23%) SQL
5 65 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (32.04%) Banking
7 55 (30.39%) SQL Server
8 42 (23.20%) Front Office
9 37 (20.44%) .NET
10 35 (19.34%) C#
11 32 (17.68%) T-SQL
12 27 (14.92%) Equities
13 23 (12.71%) Fixed Income
13 23 (12.71%) PL/SQL
13 23 (12.71%) Web Services
13 23 (12.71%) Investment Banking
14 20 (11.05%) Project Management
15 19 (10.50%) JavaScript
15 19 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
15 19 (10.50%) Unit Testing
15 19 (10.50%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (9.94%) Analytics
16 18 (9.94%) Wealth Management
17 16 (8.84%) Markit EDM
18 15 (8.29%) Microservices
18 15 (8.29%) Waterfall
18 15 (8.29%) ETL
18 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
18 15 (8.29%) Java
18 15 (8.29%) ASP.NET

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 (4.97%) JBoss
1 9 (4.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.66%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Markit EDM
2 7 (3.87%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (3.87%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.66%) LatentZero
4 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.55%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.63%) OpenShift
2 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.66%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.63%) FTP
2 5 (2.76%) Firewall
2 5 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.66%) LAN
3 3 (1.66%) SAN
4 2 (1.10%) WAN
5 1 (0.55%) DMZ
5 1 (0.55%) Internet
5 1 (0.55%) NAS
5 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.55%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.31%) QlikView
8 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.21%) OLAP
9 4 (2.21%) OLTP
10 2 (1.10%) MS Access
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 12 (6.63%) Ant
1 12 (6.63%) Checkstyle
1 12 (6.63%) Eclipse
1 12 (6.63%) IntelliJ
1 12 (6.63%) JUnit
1 12 (6.63%) Maven
1 12 (6.63%) SoapUI
1 12 (6.63%) XMLUnit
2 10 (5.52%) SpecFlow
3 9 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.97%) Subversion
4 7 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.66%) JIRA
6 3 (1.66%) webpack
7 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (39.78%) Finance
2 58 (32.04%) Banking
3 42 (23.20%) Front Office
4 23 (12.71%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.52%) Retail
6 7 (3.87%) Private Banking
7 5 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.66%) Marketing
8 3 (1.66%) Publishing
8 3 (1.66%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Advertising
9 2 (1.10%) Back Office
9 2 (1.10%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 76 (41.99%) Developer
2 57 (31.49%) Analyst
3 35 (19.34%) Business Analyst
4 29 (16.02%) C# Developer
5 24 (13.26%) .NET Developer
5 24 (13.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (13.26%) Project Manager
5 24 (13.26%) SQL Developer
6 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Developer
7 15 (8.29%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.52%) Investment Management Business Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (4.42%) ETL Developer
11 8 (4.42%) IT Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) Asset Management Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) SSIS Developer
12 7 (3.87%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.44%) .NET
2 23 (12.71%) Web Services
3 15 (8.29%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.73%) HTML
5 12 (6.63%) Apache Camel
5 12 (6.63%) Hibernate
5 12 (6.63%) JavaBeans
5 12 (6.63%) JDBC
5 12 (6.63%) JMS
5 12 (6.63%) WCF
5 12 (6.63%) XSD
5 12 (6.63%) XSL
6 11 (6.08%) Node.js
6 11 (6.08%) XML
7 10 (5.52%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.52%) XML Messaging
8 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (4.97%) Drools
8 9 (4.97%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (4.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.92%) Equities
2 23 (12.71%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.52%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.31%) Derivative
6 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.21%) Fintech
8 3 (1.66%) User Experience
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.55%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.18%) Windows
2 4 (2.21%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.66%) Linux
3 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.93%) Asset Management
2 80 (44.20%) Investment Management
3 65 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.05%) Project Management
5 19 (10.50%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (10.50%) Unit Testing
6 18 (9.94%) Analytics
6 18 (9.94%) Wealth Management
7 15 (8.29%) ETL
7 15 (8.29%) Microservices
7 15 (8.29%) MVC
7 15 (8.29%) Waterfall
8 14 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (7.73%) Use Case
9 13 (7.18%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.18%) ITIL
10 12 (6.63%) Code Coverage
10 12 (6.63%) ITSM
10 12 (6.63%) SOA
10 12 (6.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.23%) SQL
2 35 (19.34%) C#
3 32 (17.68%) T-SQL
4 23 (12.71%) PL/SQL
5 19 (10.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.29%) Java
7 12 (6.63%) VBA
7 12 (6.63%) XPath
8 10 (5.52%) Perl
9 5 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.66%) C
11 3 (1.66%) ES6
11 3 (1.66%) XAML
12 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.31%) MCITP
2 6 (3.31%) MCSE
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.76%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) ACCA
4 1 (0.55%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) MiFID
3 5 (2.76%) SLA
4 4 (2.21%) EMIR
5 3 (1.66%) GDPR
6 2 (1.10%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.10%) PMO
7 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.55%) FATCA
7 1 (0.55%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (4.97%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (8.29%) Charles River
1 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.18%) Oracle
3 9 (4.97%) Solace
3 9 (4.97%) Sybase
3 9 (4.97%) VMware
4 7 (3.87%) Citrix
4 7 (3.87%) DevExpress
4 7 (3.87%) SimCorp
5 6 (3.31%) RedGate
6 5 (2.76%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.21%) SAP
7 4 (2.21%) Tableau
7 4 (2.21%) Varonis
8 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.66%) Vermilion
9 2 (1.10%) HP
9 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.55%) FactSet