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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 172 164 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 27 50 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.71% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 2.17% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 76
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£525 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £408 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £720 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-51.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1768 2302 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.47% 32.49% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1665 1886
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 64 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £48.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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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 30 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 30 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 (67.31%) Finance
2 25 (48.08%) Banking
3 24 (46.15%) SQL
4 17 (32.69%) C#
5 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.85%) Investment Banking
6 13 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 13 (25.00%) .NET
6 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (17.31%) Linux
8 8 (15.38%) Front Office
8 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 8 (15.38%) QA
8 8 (15.38%) Analytics
9 7 (13.46%) Risk Analytics
9 7 (13.46%) Degree
9 7 (13.46%) TDD
9 7 (13.46%) Validation
9 7 (13.46%) Python
9 7 (13.46%) Sybase
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle
10 6 (11.54%) C++
10 6 (11.54%) MSMQ
10 6 (11.54%) OO
10 6 (11.54%) KDB
10 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
11 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (5.77%) SAS
1 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) GemFire
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.92%) MultiFonds
1 1 (1.92%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) KDB
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.69%) QlikView
4 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 35 (67.31%) Finance
2 25 (48.08%) Banking
3 15 (28.85%) Investment Banking
4 8 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
3 6 (11.54%) QA Specialist
4 5 (9.62%) Test Specialist
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) SAS Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Business Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Report Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) MSMQ
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) SciPy
3 4 (7.69%) NumPy
4 3 (5.77%) REST
4 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (5.77%) Esper
4 3 (5.77%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) XSL
4 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 3 (5.77%) STL
5 2 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.92%) WCF
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.62%) Derivative
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
4 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.77%) Market Risk
4 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
6 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.92%) Statistics
6 1 (1.92%) Celerra
6 1 (1.92%) Physics
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Solaris
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 8 (15.38%) Analytics
4 7 (13.46%) Risk Analytics
4 7 (13.46%) TDD
4 7 (13.46%) Validation
5 6 (11.54%) OO
5 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) Data Transformation
8 3 (5.77%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) C#
3 7 (13.46%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.77%) VBA
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) MiFID
3 3 (5.77%) FATCA
4 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.85%) EMIR
4 2 (3.85%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Sybase
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk
5 1 (1.92%) Syncfusion
5 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Reuters
5 1 (1.92%) Charles River
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