The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 24 June 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.

Investment Management
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 366 319
Rank change year-on-year +112 -47  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 426 300 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 224 276
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Investment Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 19 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +123 395 £550 - 127
London +91 363 £550 -4.34% 117
City of London +39 92 £575 +4.54% 15
Scotland +53 31 £475 +31.03% 26
South East +6 28 £515 +9.28% 7
Edinburgh +34 24 £425 +66.66% 1
Surrey +1 17 £483 -8.09% 4
Kent -13 8 £550 +17.64%
Glasgow -3 7 £563 +40.62% 25
West Midlands +29 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £515 - 3
Tonbridge +1 1 £450 -14.28%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £400 - 1
Reading - 1 £500 - 1
Hove - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Management.

1 385 (50.26%) Finance
2 292 (38.12%) Asset Management
3 209 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (26.76%) Banking
5 144 (18.80%) SQL
6 132 (17.23%) Investment Banking
7 125 (16.32%) Wealth Management
8 114 (14.88%) Front Office
9 106 (13.84%) MiFID
10 102 (13.32%) SQL Server
11 101 (13.19%) Business Analysis
12 96 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 84 (10.97%) Project Management
14 80 (10.44%) C#
15 73 (9.53%) Oracle
16 72 (9.40%) Scrum
17 66 (8.62%) Fund Management
18 60 (7.83%) JavaScript
18 60 (7.83%) Microsoft
19 59 (7.70%) Hedge funds
20 58 (7.57%) Java
21 55 (7.18%) TDD
22 51 (6.66%) Degree
22 51 (6.66%) Python
23 50 (6.53%) Charles River
23 50 (6.53%) Data Management
24 49 (6.40%) Derivative
24 49 (6.40%) Fixed Income
24 49 (6.40%) .NET
25 47 (6.14%) Change Management

Investment 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 11 (1.44%) MS Exchange
1 11 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.04%) Apache Solr
2 8 (1.04%) Confluence
2 8 (1.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (0.78%) SAS
4 4 (0.52%) IIS
5 3 (0.39%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.26%) Apache
6 2 (0.26%) Mule
6 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.13%) JBoss
7 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (4.96%) Markit EDM
2 36 (4.70%) thinkFolio
3 18 (2.35%) SimCorp Dimension
4 14 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.31%) Eagle PACE
6 9 (1.17%) Bloomberg AIM
7 7 (0.91%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.91%) Sonata
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.39%) Minerva
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.39%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.26%) Eikon
10 2 (0.26%) SunGard APT
10 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 9 (1.17%) Force.com
3 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.78%) PaaS
5 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.52%) GitHub
7 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
8 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.70%) LAN
1 13 (1.70%) WAN
2 11 (1.44%) Firewall
2 11 (1.44%) VPN
3 8 (1.04%) SAN
3 8 (1.04%) Wireless
4 7 (0.91%) BGP
4 7 (0.91%) OSPF
4 7 (0.91%) VXLAN
5 6 (0.78%) iSCSI
5 6 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.65%) DNS
7 4 (0.52%) DHCP
7 4 (0.52%) FTP
7 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.39%) Telnet
9 2 (0.26%) DMZ
9 2 (0.26%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.74%) Big Data
2 21 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.17%) DataStage
7 9 (1.17%) DB2
7 9 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.91%) Redis
10 6 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.65%) QlikView
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.87%) JIRA
3 16 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.96%) Maven
5 13 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.57%) Subversion
6 12 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.44%) Selenium
8 10 (1.31%) JUnit
9 8 (1.04%) ERwin
9 8 (1.04%) PowerDesigner
9 8 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (0.91%) Gradle
10 7 (0.91%) Mockito
11 6 (0.78%) Spock
12 5 (0.65%) NUnit
12 5 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.52%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 385 (50.26%) Finance
2 205 (26.76%) Banking
3 132 (17.23%) Investment Banking
4 114 (14.88%) Front Office
5 39 (5.09%) Back Office
6 28 (3.66%) Private Banking
7 26 (3.39%) Retail
8 24 (3.13%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.70%) Advertising
10 12 (1.57%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.44%) Marketing
12 10 (1.31%) Legal
13 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 325 (42.43%) Analyst
2 218 (28.46%) Business Analyst
3 165 (21.54%) Developer
4 119 (15.54%) Project Manager
5 59 (7.70%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 55 (7.18%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 49 (6.40%) Data Analyst
8 38 (4.96%) Architect
9 36 (4.70%) C# Developer
9 36 (4.70%) SQL Developer
10 34 (4.44%) Asset Management Analyst
10 34 (4.44%) Consultant
11 31 (4.05%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
12 30 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
13 29 (3.79%) Java Developer
14 28 (3.66%) Senior Business Analyst
15 27 (3.52%) Senior Manager
16 26 (3.39%) IT Manager
17 25 (3.26%) Asset Management Business Analyst
17 25 (3.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.40%) .NET
2 38 (4.96%) XML
3 36 (4.70%) HTML
4 35 (4.57%) Web Services
5 30 (3.92%) CSS
6 29 (3.79%) Node.js
7 28 (3.66%) REST
8 24 (3.13%) jQuery
8 24 (3.13%) SOAP
9 21 (2.74%) .NET Framework
10 19 (2.48%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.48%) JSON
11 18 (2.35%) AngularJS
12 17 (2.22%) Visualforce
13 14 (1.83%) WPF
14 13 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (1.70%) Entity Framework
14 13 (1.70%) Hibernate
14 13 (1.70%) HTML5
15 10 (1.31%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.70%) Hedge funds
2 49 (6.40%) Derivative
2 49 (6.40%) Fixed Income
3 44 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (3.39%) Equities
6 23 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.87%) Fintech
8 19 (2.48%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 17 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (1.96%) SWIFT
10 15 (1.96%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
12 11 (1.44%) User Experience
13 10 (1.31%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.31%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.65%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.74%) Windows
2 43 (5.61%) Linux
3 37 (4.83%) Unix
4 8 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (38.12%) Asset Management
2 209 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (16.32%) Wealth Management
4 101 (13.19%) Business Analysis
5 96 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (10.97%) Project Management
7 72 (9.40%) Scrum
8 66 (8.62%) Fund Management
9 55 (7.18%) TDD
10 50 (6.53%) Data Management
11 47 (6.14%) Change Management
11 47 (6.14%) SDLC
12 42 (5.48%) Migration
13 41 (5.35%) Analytics
13 41 (5.35%) Data Analysis
14 39 (5.09%) Risk Management
15 37 (4.83%) PRINCE2
16 30 (3.92%) ITIL
17 29 (3.79%) MVC
17 29 (3.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 144 (18.80%) SQL
2 80 (10.44%) C#
3 60 (7.83%) JavaScript
4 58 (7.57%) Java
5 51 (6.66%) Python
6 26 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 24 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 22 (2.87%) PL/SQL
9 21 (2.74%) Perl
10 19 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.22%) Go
12 16 (2.09%) Apex Code
12 16 (2.09%) Ruby
13 15 (1.96%) VBA
14 14 (1.83%) SOQL
15 7 (0.91%) VB
16 6 (0.78%) C
16 6 (0.78%) ES6
16 6 (0.78%) Korn
16 6 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (6.66%) Degree
2 20 (2.61%) PMP
3 16 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.44%) ISEB
6 10 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.04%) CFA
8 7 (0.91%) CCNA
8 7 (0.91%) CCNP
8 7 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.52%) CISSP
10 4 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.39%) MBA
11 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CBAP
12 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (13.84%) MiFID
2 26 (3.39%) EMIR
3 20 (2.61%) QA
4 15 (1.96%) PMO
5 11 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (1.31%) ISO 20022
7 9 (1.17%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.91%) FATCA
8 7 (0.91%) SLA
9 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.52%) GDPR
11 3 (0.39%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.39%) UCITS
12 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.26%) IFRS
12 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.13%) COBIT
13 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.52%) vCloud
4 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.39%) XenApp
4 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.26%) Docker
5 2 (0.26%) NFS
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.31%) Piwik
2 9 (1.17%) Control-M
3 6 (0.78%) SCCM
4 4 (0.52%) Nagios
4 4 (0.52%) PowerCLI
4 4 (0.52%) Puppet
4 4 (0.52%) vRealize
5 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.39%) Dollar Universe
5 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.26%) Ansible
6 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.26%) SCOM
6 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.13%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 73 (9.53%) Oracle
2 60 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 50 (6.53%) Charles River
4 23 (3.00%) Bloomberg
5 21 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.48%) HP
6 19 (2.48%) SimCorp
7 18 (2.35%) Sybase
8 14 (1.83%) Informatica
8 14 (1.83%) VMware
9 12 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.31%) Cisco
10 10 (1.31%) Citrix
10 10 (1.31%) Fidessa
10 10 (1.31%) FNZ
10 10 (1.31%) Pardot
11 9 (1.17%) NetApp
12 8 (1.04%) Talend
13 7 (0.91%) Fortinet
13 7 (0.91%) SolarWinds
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