The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 167 175 137
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 27 43 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.61% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.86% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 67
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-55.83% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1730 2317 2418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.39% 32.82% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1705 1863
Average daily rate £488 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 58 48
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the City of London region.

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (63.64%) Finance
2 26 (47.27%) Banking
3 24 (43.64%) SQL
4 17 (30.91%) C#
5 16 (29.09%) Asset Management
6 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.27%) Investment Banking
6 15 (27.27%) .NET
7 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
8 9 (16.36%) QA
8 9 (16.36%) Analytics
9 8 (14.55%) Risk Analytics
9 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.55%) Validation
9 8 (14.55%) Front Office
9 8 (14.55%) Sybase
10 7 (12.73%) Python
10 7 (12.73%) MSMQ
10 7 (12.73%) Linux
10 7 (12.73%) TDD
10 7 (12.73%) Degree
11 6 (10.91%) KDB
11 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.91%) OO
11 6 (10.91%) Oracle
12 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
12 5 (9.09%) Java
12 5 (9.09%) Windows
12 5 (9.09%) MiFID

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
1 3 (5.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.82%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (1.82%) MultiFonds
1 1 (1.82%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) KDB
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.27%) QlikView
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) MS Access
7 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 35 (63.64%) Finance
2 26 (47.27%) Banking
3 15 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 8 (14.55%) Front Office
5 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) QA Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Test Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) SAS Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Report Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.64%) Business Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) MSMQ
3 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
3 4 (7.27%) SciPy
3 4 (7.27%) NumPy
4 3 (5.45%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) XSL
4 3 (5.45%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.45%) Esper
5 2 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.64%) WCF
5 2 (3.64%) WPF
5 2 (3.64%) STL
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 2 (3.64%) WinForms
5 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Market Risk
3 4 (7.27%) Open Source
3 4 (7.27%) Derivative
4 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 2 (3.64%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Celerra
6 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Equities
6 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Statistics
6 1 (1.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Asset Management
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) Analytics
4 8 (14.55%) Validation
4 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.55%) Risk Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
8 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.45%) Wealth Management
9 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.45%) Data Transformation
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 17 (30.91%) C#
3 7 (12.73%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) MiFID
3 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.45%) FATCA
3 3 (5.45%) AIFMD
4 2 (3.64%) EMIR
4 2 (3.64%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Sybase
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Reuters
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Charles River
5 1 (1.82%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.82%) Syncfusion
5 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.82%) Splunk
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago