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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 472 363 362
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -1
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 125 219 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.37% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 107
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £638 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £550
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -51.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.63
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -87 105 £500 +11.11% 136
East Midlands - 15 - - 4
East of England - 2 £200 - 1
South East -23 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
North West - 1 - -
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 186 (62.63%) Finance
2 115 (38.72%) SQL
3 101 (34.01%) C#
4 88 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 78 (26.26%) .NET
6 64 (21.55%) Financial Institution
7 54 (18.18%) Windows
8 53 (17.85%) Java
9 51 (17.17%) Front Office
9 51 (17.17%) Oracle
10 47 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (14.48%) Python
13 42 (14.14%) Microsoft
14 40 (13.47%) Banking
15 39 (13.13%) WPF
16 37 (12.46%) MS Excel
17 34 (11.45%) Investment Management
18 31 (10.44%) WCF
18 31 (10.44%) Active Directory
19 30 (10.10%) HTML
20 29 (9.76%) Equities
21 28 (9.43%) Fixed Income
21 28 (9.43%) JavaScript
22 27 (9.09%) Asset Management
22 27 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 26 (8.75%) MS Office
23 26 (8.75%) Linux
24 24 (8.08%) ASP.NET
24 24 (8.08%) T-SQL

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (4.38%) IIS
2 7 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.01%) Node.js
6 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Jetty
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Lync
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) RoboHelp
3 5 (1.68%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Front Arena
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.67%) assyst
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Global One
5 1 (0.34%) RMDS
5 1 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.04%) Internet
2 7 (2.36%) Intranet
3 5 (1.68%) SAN
4 4 (1.35%) DNS
4 4 (1.35%) LAN
4 4 (1.35%) WAN
4 4 (1.35%) DHCP
4 4 (1.35%) Wireless
5 3 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.01%) VPN
5 3 (1.01%) Firewall
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.34%) Junos
7 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.34%) Multicast
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.35%) Big Data
8 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.04%) JIRA
2 6 (2.02%) Subversion
3 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.35%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.35%) Maven
5 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.67%) MSTest
6 2 (0.67%) Moq
6 2 (0.67%) NUnit
6 2 (0.67%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.34%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Mockito
7 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.34%) NuGet
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) NMock
General
1 186 (62.63%) Finance
2 64 (21.55%) Financial Institution
3 51 (17.17%) Front Office
4 40 (13.47%) Banking
5 22 (7.41%) Investment Banking
6 13 (4.38%) Back Office
7 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 134 (45.12%) Developer
2 84 (28.28%) Analyst
3 52 (17.51%) C# Developer
4 22 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.40%) Support Analyst
5 19 (6.40%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.39%) .NET Developer
6 16 (5.39%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.05%) Applications Support
7 15 (5.05%) SQL Developer
8 13 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.04%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.37%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (2.69%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.69%) Junior
12 8 (2.69%) Python Developer
13 7 (2.36%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.26%) .NET
2 39 (13.13%) WPF
3 31 (10.44%) WCF
4 30 (10.10%) HTML
5 24 (8.08%) ASP.NET
6 17 (5.72%) XML
7 15 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (4.71%) AngularJS
9 13 (4.38%) HTML5
10 12 (4.04%) CSS
11 11 (3.70%) SOAP
12 8 (2.69%) Silverlight
12 8 (2.69%) WinForms
13 6 (2.02%) .NET Framework
13 6 (2.02%) Web Services
13 6 (2.02%) MSMQ
14 5 (1.68%) JMS
14 5 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
15 4 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 4 (1.35%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.76%) Equities
3 28 (9.43%) Fixed Income
4 18 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (5.72%) Derivative
6 16 (5.39%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.69%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.36%) Clustering
8 7 (2.36%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.02%) RIA
9 6 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 5 (1.68%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.68%) Replication
11 4 (1.35%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.35%) Swaptions
11 4 (1.35%) Data Extraction
11 4 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.18%) Windows
2 26 (8.75%) Linux
3 18 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 18 (6.06%) UNIX
4 9 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) Solaris
8 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (11.45%) Investment Management
3 27 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 21 (7.07%) OO
4 21 (7.07%) MVC
4 21 (7.07%) MVVM
5 18 (6.06%) Analytics
5 18 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (5.72%) Multithreading
7 16 (5.39%) TDD
7 16 (5.39%) Fund Accounting
8 15 (5.05%) ITIL
8 15 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (4.71%) Project Management
10 13 (4.38%) Software Engineering
10 13 (4.38%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.04%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (3.70%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.70%) Scrum
12 11 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 115 (38.72%) SQL
2 101 (34.01%) C#
3 53 (17.85%) Java
4 43 (14.48%) Python
5 28 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 24 (8.08%) T-SQL
7 21 (7.07%) C++
8 19 (6.40%) VBA
9 15 (5.05%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.69%) R
12 6 (2.02%) Perl
13 5 (1.68%) VB
13 5 (1.68%) Scala
14 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.01%) F#
15 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.01%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.01%) Ruby
15 3 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (5.39%) Degree
2 4 (1.35%) MCSE
2 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.01%) PhD
3 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.67%) MCITP
4 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.67%) CCNP
4 2 (0.67%) CCNA
4 2 (0.67%) CCA
4 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (0.67%) CCEA
5 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.34%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.34%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.01%) MiFID
2 3 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) Basel II
System Software
1 31 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.01%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.01%) GFS2
4 3 (1.01%) XenApp
4 3 (1.01%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.01%) OCFS2
5 2 (0.67%) Docker
5 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) Control-M
2 4 (1.35%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.35%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.01%) Puppet
3 3 (1.01%) SELinux
4 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.34%) logstash
5 1 (0.34%) Icinga
5 1 (0.34%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (17.17%) Oracle
2 42 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.04%) VMware
4 8 (2.69%) Bloomberg
4 8 (2.69%) SunGard
5 7 (2.36%) Cisco
6 6 (2.02%) Citrix
6 6 (2.02%) Remedy
7 5 (1.68%) Murex
8 4 (1.35%) Calypso
8 4 (1.35%) Sybase
8 4 (1.35%) HP
8 4 (1.35%) Veritas
8 4 (1.35%) Reuters
9 3 (1.01%) Twitter
9 3 (1.01%) MKS
9 3 (1.01%) Altiris
9 3 (1.01%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.01%) IBM
9 3 (1.01%) Juniper
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