The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.49% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £685
% change year-on-year
-19.44% -34.30%
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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
354 271 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.35% 22.34% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 132 85
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.14 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.95 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £19.10 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh