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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 348 342
Rank change year-on-year +60 -6  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 350 324 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.72% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 232 223
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £658 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £459 £500
% change year-on-year +19.82% -8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
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 37817 44820 42796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.06% 82.80% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25004 29451 26544
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 1102 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 23 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 30 March 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 +68 333 £550 +4.76% 55
London +62 294 £550 +2.32% 50
City of London +19 64 £550 +7.31% 17
South East +2 31 £575 +27.77% 5
Surrey +3 20 £575 +24.25% 4
Scotland +9 16 £438 -2.77% 4
Edinburgh 0 9 £450 -5.26% 1
Glasgow +7 7 £425 +13.33% 3
Kent +5 7 £550 +29.41% 1
Berkshire +28 5 £465 -
West Midlands +19 3 £500 +25.00%
Birmingham +5 3 £500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +19 2 - -
Reading +16 2 £650 -
Oxfordshire -13 2 £575 +43.75%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £525 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £525 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £525 -
North West +22 1 £375 -44.85%
Liverpool +3 1 £375 -6.25%
Merseyside +1 1 £375 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 340 (52.63%) Finance
2 237 (36.69%) Asset Management
3 173 (26.78%) Banking
4 158 (24.46%) SQL
5 136 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (18.27%) Front Office
7 102 (15.79%) Investment Banking
8 101 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 101 (15.63%) Wealth Management
9 89 (13.78%) SQL Server
10 87 (13.47%) Business Analysis
11 75 (11.61%) Microsoft
12 72 (11.15%) Project Management
13 71 (10.99%) Degree
14 70 (10.84%) C#
15 69 (10.68%) Migration
16 65 (10.06%) MiFID
17 64 (9.91%) Scrum
18 61 (9.44%) MS Excel
19 60 (9.29%) Fund Management
20 59 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (8.82%) Oracle
21 57 (8.82%) Charles River
22 56 (8.67%) Fixed Income
23 54 (8.36%) Linux
24 49 (7.59%) Windows
25 48 (7.43%) Risk Management
26 47 (7.28%) Data Analysis
27 44 (6.81%) Unix
28 43 (6.66%) Java

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 15 (2.32%) Apache Pig
2 11 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.39%) Confluence
3 9 (1.39%) IIS
4 7 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.93%) Apache
5 6 (0.93%) JBoss
6 5 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.77%) SAS
7 4 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.87%) MS Office
3 11 (1.70%) MS Project
4 9 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.87%) thinkFolio
2 21 (3.25%) Markit EDM
3 14 (2.17%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (1.55%) LatentZero
4 10 (1.55%) Minerva
5 7 (1.08%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.08%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.08%) Sentinel
5 7 (1.08%) Sonata
6 6 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.46%) LongView
9 3 (0.46%) Salerio
9 3 (0.46%) SunGard APT
10 2 (0.31%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.93%) Force.com
3 4 (0.62%) GitHub
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.32%) WAN
2 13 (2.01%) Firewall
2 13 (2.01%) LAN
2 13 (2.01%) VPN
3 12 (1.86%) Wireless
4 9 (1.39%) OSPF
5 7 (1.08%) BGP
5 7 (1.08%) DMZ
5 7 (1.08%) SAN
6 6 (0.93%) VoIP
7 5 (0.77%) iSCSI
7 5 (0.77%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (0.77%) VXLAN
8 4 (0.62%) FTP
8 4 (0.62%) HSRP
8 4 (0.62%) HTTP
8 4 (0.62%) IPsec
8 4 (0.62%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (4.33%) Big Data
5 26 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.48%) Apache Hive
8 16 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.32%) QlikView
10 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (2.17%) Snowflake Schema
11 10 (1.55%) DB2
12 9 (1.39%) DataStage
12 9 (1.39%) MySQL
12 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.24%) Redis
14 6 (0.93%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.72%) JIRA
3 16 (2.48%) Maven
4 14 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.86%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.70%) JUnit
7 10 (1.55%) ERwin
7 10 (1.55%) Gradle
8 9 (1.39%) Mockito
8 9 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
8 9 (1.39%) Spock
8 9 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.24%) Subversion
10 6 (0.93%) Selenium
10 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Blend
13 3 (0.46%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 340 (52.63%) Finance
2 173 (26.78%) Banking
3 118 (18.27%) Front Office
4 102 (15.79%) Investment Banking
5 36 (5.57%) Back Office
6 33 (5.11%) Retail
7 22 (3.41%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
9 16 (2.48%) Marketing
10 15 (2.32%) Financial Institution
11 13 (2.01%) Advertising
11 13 (2.01%) Legal
12 10 (1.55%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.77%) Billing
14 3 (0.46%) Law
15 2 (0.31%) German Language
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 252 (39.01%) Analyst
2 173 (26.78%) Business Analyst
3 122 (18.89%) Developer
4 104 (16.10%) Project Manager
5 51 (7.89%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 39 (6.04%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 37 (5.73%) Asset Management Analyst
8 33 (5.11%) Consultant
9 30 (4.64%) Architect
10 28 (4.33%) Senior Manager
11 27 (4.18%) SQL Developer
11 27 (4.18%) Support Analyst
12 26 (4.02%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 26 (4.02%) Data Analyst
13 25 (3.87%) Senior Project Manager
14 24 (3.72%) Asset Management Project Manager
15 21 (3.25%) C# Developer
16 20 (3.10%) IT Manager
17 18 (2.79%) Programme Manager
17 18 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.88%) .NET
2 30 (4.64%) XML
3 29 (4.49%) CSS
3 29 (4.49%) HTML
4 28 (4.33%) Web Services
5 22 (3.41%) jQuery
5 22 (3.41%) REST
5 22 (3.41%) SOAP
6 17 (2.63%) WPF
7 16 (2.48%) Gherkin
8 15 (2.32%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.32%) Hibernate
9 14 (2.17%) JDBC
9 14 (2.17%) JSON
10 13 (2.01%) CSS3
10 13 (2.01%) HTML5
11 11 (1.70%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.70%) Entity Framework
11 11 (1.70%) JMS
11 11 (1.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.67%) Fixed Income
3 43 (6.66%) Derivative
4 42 (6.50%) Equities
5 31 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (4.64%) Management Information System
7 28 (4.33%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.94%) SWIFT
9 18 (2.79%) Fintech
9 18 (2.79%) User Experience
10 14 (2.17%) Reference Data
11 11 (1.70%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.55%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.39%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (1.08%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.93%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.77%) CMDB
17 4 (0.62%) Data Structures
18 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
18 3 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.36%) Linux
2 49 (7.59%) Windows
3 44 (6.81%) Unix
4 7 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Android
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) SUSE
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (36.69%) Asset Management
2 136 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 101 (15.63%) Wealth Management
4 87 (13.47%) Business Analysis
5 72 (11.15%) Project Management
6 69 (10.68%) Migration
7 64 (9.91%) Scrum
8 60 (9.29%) Fund Management
9 48 (7.43%) Risk Management
10 47 (7.28%) Data Analysis
11 43 (6.66%) SDLC
12 40 (6.19%) Analytics
12 40 (6.19%) Data Management
13 38 (5.88%) PRINCE2
14 36 (5.57%) System Integration Testing
15 33 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (4.80%) ITIL
17 30 (4.64%) Change Management
18 29 (4.49%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 158 (24.46%) SQL
2 70 (10.84%) C#
3 43 (6.66%) Java
3 43 (6.66%) JavaScript
4 39 (6.04%) Shell Script
5 34 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 28 (4.33%) Python
7 20 (3.10%) VBA
8 18 (2.79%) Scala
9 16 (2.48%) Perl
9 16 (2.48%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.01%) Ruby
11 10 (1.55%) Apex Code
11 10 (1.55%) Korn
12 8 (1.24%) C
12 8 (1.24%) SOQL
12 8 (1.24%) XPath
13 6 (0.93%) ECMAScript
13 6 (0.93%) ES6
Qualifications
1 71 (10.99%) Degree
2 24 (3.72%) PMP
3 20 (3.10%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (1.24%) ISEB
6 7 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.77%) CCNA
8 5 (0.77%) CCNP
8 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.62%) CISSP
9 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.62%) MBA
10 3 (0.46%) CCSA
10 3 (0.46%) CFA
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.15%) CBAP
12 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.15%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.06%) MiFID
2 17 (2.63%) EMIR
3 15 (2.32%) QA
4 10 (1.55%) ISO20022
4 10 (1.55%) Solvency II
5 8 (1.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.24%) FATCA
6 7 (1.08%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.77%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.62%) SLA
9 3 (0.46%) GDPR
9 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.31%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.31%) PMO
11 1 (0.15%) Basel III
11 1 (0.15%) COBIT
11 1 (0.15%) GAAP
11 1 (0.15%) IFRS
11 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.62%) Docker
3 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.31%) XenApp
4 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.08%) Piwik
2 6 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.77%) Nagios
4 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.46%) Ansible
5 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.46%) Control-M
5 3 (0.46%) Puppet
6 2 (0.31%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.31%) SCCM
7 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.15%) Icinga
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 75 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.82%) Charles River
2 57 (8.82%) Oracle
3 17 (2.63%) SimCorp
4 15 (2.32%) Fidessa
5 14 (2.17%) Cisco
5 14 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 14 (2.17%) Hortonworks
5 14 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.17%) SAP
5 14 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.86%) HP
7 11 (1.70%) Bloomberg
7 11 (1.70%) Informatica
7 11 (1.70%) Sybase
8 10 (1.55%) FNZ
9 9 (1.39%) Solace
9 9 (1.39%) Talend
10 8 (1.24%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.24%) Citrix
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £525 - £580 per day +
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £580 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 days ago