The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
UK / England
Rank 468 414 459
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +45
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 105 199 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.34% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 118 98
Median daily rate £550 £541 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £297 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £725 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +80.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13011 14865 14548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.13% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8433 9736 9095
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 540 602
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in England

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in England

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in England

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
London -82 92 £550 - 101
South East +27 8 - -
North East - 2 £550 -
East of England +1 1 £350 +27.27%
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Hedge funds
UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 128 (60.09%) Finance
2 57 (26.76%) Financial Institution
3 50 (23.47%) SQL
4 46 (21.60%) C#
5 42 (19.72%) Asset Management
6 41 (19.25%) Banking
7 33 (15.49%) Back Office
7 33 (15.49%) SQL Server
8 30 (14.08%) Python
9 28 (13.15%) Windows
9 28 (13.15%) Front Office
10 27 (12.68%) Investment Banking
10 27 (12.68%) Investment Management
11 26 (12.21%) Linux
12 24 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (11.27%) Equities
12 24 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (10.80%) WPF
13 23 (10.80%) .NET
14 21 (9.86%) Unix
15 20 (9.39%) Computer Science
15 20 (9.39%) DevOps
16 19 (8.92%) Release Management
16 19 (8.92%) Fixed Income
17 18 (8.45%) ITIL
17 18 (8.45%) Microsoft
18 17 (7.98%) T-SQL
18 17 (7.98%) JIRA
19 16 (7.51%) Analytics
19 16 (7.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (7.04%) Confluence
2 4 (1.88%) IIS
3 3 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.94%) nginx
4 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) MS Office
2 5 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) thinkFolio
2 5 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.41%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.94%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.47%) Eikon
5 1 (0.47%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.41%) Office 365
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.94%) G Suite
4 2 (0.94%) Route 53
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.10%) VPN
2 10 (4.69%) SSL
3 7 (3.29%) Firewall
4 5 (2.35%) HTTP
4 5 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.88%) SAN
6 3 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.41%) SSH
6 3 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.94%) 3G
7 2 (0.94%) DHCP
7 2 (0.94%) DNS
7 2 (0.94%) LAN
8 1 (0.47%) BGP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.47%) Network Security
8 1 (0.47%) WAN
8 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.23%) Big Data
3 8 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.88%) Redis
6 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.94%) MySQL
7 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.94%) Power BI
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.98%) JIRA
2 12 (5.63%) Subversion
2 12 (5.63%) TestRail
3 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.94%) Maven
4 2 (0.94%) Phabricator
4 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.47%) Bower
5 1 (0.47%) FishEye
5 1 (0.47%) Grunt
5 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.47%) JMeter
5 1 (0.47%) MSI
5 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (60.09%) Finance
2 57 (26.76%) Financial Institution
3 41 (19.25%) Banking
4 33 (15.49%) Back Office
5 28 (13.15%) Front Office
6 27 (12.68%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.35%) Legal
8 4 (1.88%) Retail
9 3 (1.41%) Military
9 3 (1.41%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 75 (35.21%) Developer
2 46 (21.60%) Analyst
3 37 (17.37%) C# Developer
4 22 (10.33%) Business Analyst
5 17 (7.98%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) C# WPF Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Python Developer
8 10 (4.69%) SQL Developer
8 10 (4.69%) WPF Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.76%) Architect
10 8 (3.76%) Consultant
10 8 (3.76%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.80%) .NET
1 23 (10.80%) WPF
2 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.63%) HTML
4 11 (5.16%) REST
5 10 (4.69%) CSS
6 9 (4.23%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.23%) WCF
7 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (2.82%) HTML5
8 6 (2.82%) NumPy
8 6 (2.82%) Pandas
8 6 (2.82%) SciPy
9 5 (2.35%) CSS3
9 5 (2.35%) WinForms
10 4 (1.88%) JSON
10 4 (1.88%) Kafka
10 4 (1.88%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.27%) Equities
2 20 (9.39%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.92%) Fixed Income
4 16 (7.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (6.10%) Derivative
6 12 (5.63%) Algorithms
7 11 (5.16%) Data Structures
7 11 (5.16%) Fintech
8 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.29%) Clustering
9 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.41%) CMDB
11 3 (1.41%) iPhone
11 3 (1.41%) User Experience
12 2 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.15%) Windows
2 26 (12.21%) Linux
3 21 (9.86%) Unix
4 9 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.88%) Android
8 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.72%) Asset Management
2 27 (12.68%) Investment Management
3 24 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (9.39%) DevOps
5 19 (8.92%) Release Management
6 18 (8.45%) ITIL
7 16 (7.51%) Analytics
8 14 (6.57%) Proprietary Trading
8 14 (6.57%) TDD
9 13 (6.10%) AOP
9 13 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.16%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.16%) Test Scripting
11 10 (4.69%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.69%) Visualisation
12 9 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (4.23%) High Availability
12 9 (4.23%) OO
12 9 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.47%) SQL
2 46 (21.60%) C#
3 30 (14.08%) Python
4 17 (7.98%) T-SQL
5 15 (7.04%) Java
6 13 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.76%) C++
9 7 (3.29%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.82%) Ruby
11 5 (2.35%) Perl
12 4 (1.88%) PHP
13 3 (1.41%) R
13 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.94%) VBA
15 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.57%) ISEB
2 10 (4.69%) Degree
3 8 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.94%) PMP
6 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) ACCA
7 1 (0.47%) CCDP
7 1 (0.47%) CCIE
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) MBA
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) MiFID
2 5 (2.35%) QA
3 4 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.29%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.82%) GFS2
3 6 (2.82%) GlusterFS
3 6 (2.82%) OCFS2
3 6 (2.82%) XenApp
4 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.47%) Docker
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.23%) Puppet
2 7 (3.29%) Ansible
3 6 (2.82%) CFEngine
3 6 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (2.82%) SCCM
3 6 (2.82%) SELinux
4 5 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.41%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.94%) DameWare
6 2 (0.94%) Grafana
6 2 (0.94%) SCOM
6 2 (0.94%) vRealize
6 2 (0.94%) WMI
7 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.10%) Citrix
3 11 (5.16%) Bloomberg
4 8 (3.76%) Cisco
5 7 (3.29%) Charles River
5 7 (3.29%) Oracle
5 7 (3.29%) VMware
6 6 (2.82%) Fixnetix
7 5 (2.35%) Calypso
7 5 (2.35%) Misys
7 5 (2.35%) Reuters
7 5 (2.35%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.35%) SmartStream
7 5 (2.35%) Sophis
7 5 (2.35%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.41%) Murex
9 2 (0.94%) Altiris
9 2 (0.94%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.94%) Google
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