The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £265 £575
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -53.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
71 53 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.11% 54.08% 53.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 130
Average daily rate £475 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £215 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £24.13 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hedge funds across the Canary Wharf region.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hedge funds.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) RAD Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) RAD
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper