The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 267 289 260
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 142 126 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.43% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 49 69
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £488 £371
% change year-on-year
-47.43% +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £59.38 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7806 8833 8459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.36% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 6209 5862
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 149 168
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.02 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in London

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in London

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in London

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in London

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +15 20 £550 +10.00% 54
Canary Wharf - 4 £500 -
Mayfair -1 1 £625 +25.00%
Hammersmith -7 1 £775 +93.75%
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 130 (54.39%) Finance
2 97 (40.59%) C#
3 93 (38.91%) SQL
4 83 (34.73%) SQL Server
5 66 (27.62%) .NET
6 48 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (18.83%) Front Office
8 43 (17.99%) Oracle
8 43 (17.99%) Microsoft
9 42 (17.57%) Windows
10 41 (17.15%) Banking
11 40 (16.74%) WPF
12 38 (15.90%) Investment Management
13 37 (15.48%) Python
14 33 (13.81%) WCF
15 32 (13.39%) HTML
15 32 (13.39%) Java
16 31 (12.97%) Investment Banking
17 30 (12.55%) Asset Management
17 30 (12.55%) JavaScript
17 30 (12.55%) MS Excel
18 29 (12.13%) Linux
18 29 (12.13%) Financial Institution
19 28 (11.72%) MVC
20 27 (11.30%) Multithreading
21 26 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (10.88%) Fixed Income
22 24 (10.04%) Equities
22 24 (10.04%) OO
22 24 (10.04%) T-SQL

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (5.02%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.26%) Apache
6 3 (1.26%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.84%) Jetty
7 2 (0.84%) Lync
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.42%) Node.js
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS Project
4 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Front Arena
2 7 (2.93%) assyst
3 5 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.84%) Advent Geneva
5 2 (0.84%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.84%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.42%) RMDS
6 1 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.51%) Office 365
1 6 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.60%) SAN
1 11 (4.60%) Internet
1 11 (4.60%) Firewall
2 10 (4.18%) iSCSI
3 9 (3.77%) VoIP
3 9 (3.77%) Wireless
4 8 (3.35%) VPN
5 7 (2.93%) LAN
5 7 (2.93%) BIG-IP
5 7 (2.93%) NAS
6 5 (2.09%) WAN
6 5 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.09%) Multicast
6 5 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.67%) VPLS
7 4 (1.67%) BGP
7 4 (1.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.67%) MPLS
7 4 (1.67%) DHCP
7 4 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (34.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.51%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) KDB
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.84%) MySQL
9 2 (0.84%) DB2
9 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.42%) MS Access
10 1 (0.42%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.42%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 15 (6.28%) JIRA
2 10 (4.18%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.93%) Maven
4 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.26%) JUnit
5 3 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.84%) EasyMock
6 2 (0.84%) jMock
6 2 (0.84%) MSTest
6 2 (0.84%) Moq
6 2 (0.84%) NUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Subversion
7 1 (0.42%) Mockito
7 1 (0.42%) NMock
7 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) FitNesse
General
1 130 (54.39%) Finance
2 45 (18.83%) Front Office
3 41 (17.15%) Banking
4 31 (12.97%) Investment Banking
5 29 (12.13%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.18%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (54.81%) Developer
2 56 (23.43%) C# Developer
3 31 (12.97%) Analyst
4 27 (11.30%) SQL Developer
5 20 (8.37%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.11%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (5.86%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.44%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.02%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (4.60%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.60%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.18%) Consultant
12 9 (3.77%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (3.35%) IT Support
13 8 (3.35%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (3.35%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.35%) Business Analyst
14 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.62%) .NET
2 40 (16.74%) WPF
3 33 (13.81%) WCF
4 32 (13.39%) HTML
5 23 (9.62%) ASP.NET
6 21 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (6.69%) CSS
8 15 (6.28%) AngularJS
8 15 (6.28%) HTML5
9 11 (4.60%) SOAP
9 11 (4.60%) REST
10 9 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (2.93%) XML
12 6 (2.51%) Silverlight
12 6 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (2.51%) MSMQ
13 5 (2.09%) Web Services
13 5 (2.09%) WinForms
14 4 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (10.88%) Fixed Income
2 24 (10.04%) Equities
3 22 (9.21%) Visualisation
4 18 (7.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (5.86%) Clustering
6 11 (4.60%) Blackberry
6 11 (4.60%) Open Source
7 10 (4.18%) Derivative
8 9 (3.77%) Algorithms
9 8 (3.35%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.93%) Handset
11 5 (2.09%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.67%) Swaptions
12 4 (1.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (1.67%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.67%) Physics
12 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.57%) Windows
2 29 (12.13%) Linux
3 21 (8.79%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.37%) UNIX
5 13 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.18%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.90%) Investment Management
3 30 (12.55%) Asset Management
4 28 (11.72%) MVC
5 27 (11.30%) Multithreading
6 24 (10.04%) OO
7 23 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (8.37%) TDD
9 18 (7.53%) MVVM
9 18 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.11%) Low Latency
11 16 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.28%) Business Analysis
12 15 (6.28%) Fund Accounting
13 14 (5.86%) Configuration Management
14 13 (5.44%) Incident Management
15 12 (5.02%) Project Management
16 11 (4.60%) Scrum
16 11 (4.60%) Unit Testing
16 11 (4.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (40.59%) C#
2 93 (38.91%) SQL
3 37 (15.48%) Python
4 32 (13.39%) Java
5 30 (12.55%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.04%) T-SQL
7 21 (8.79%) C++
8 13 (5.44%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.18%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.77%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.93%) Perl
11 7 (2.93%) VBA
12 6 (2.51%) Ruby
13 4 (1.67%) Scala
14 3 (1.26%) C
14 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.26%) R
15 1 (0.42%) VB
15 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (7.53%) Degree
2 10 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.93%) CCNP
4 5 (2.09%) MCSE
4 5 (2.09%) CCNA
4 5 (2.09%) CCIE
4 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.26%) CCA
5 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.26%) CCEA
5 3 (1.26%) MCITP
6 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PhD
7 1 (0.42%) SSCP
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) MiFID
2 2 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) GAAP
3 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 18 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.35%) NFS
4 7 (2.93%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.51%) OCFS2
5 6 (2.51%) GlusterFS
5 6 (2.51%) GFS2
6 5 (2.09%) XenApp
7 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Docker
9 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.51%) Puppet
2 5 (2.09%) SELinux
3 4 (1.67%) Control-M
4 3 (1.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.84%) SCCM
5 2 (0.84%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (17.99%) Oracle
1 43 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.37%) VMware
3 12 (5.02%) Cisco
4 11 (4.60%) F5
5 9 (3.77%) IBM
6 8 (3.35%) Altiris
6 8 (3.35%) SunGard
6 8 (3.35%) Citrix
7 7 (2.93%) 3PAR
8 6 (2.51%) Remedy
8 6 (2.51%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.09%) Murex
9 5 (2.09%) HP
9 5 (2.09%) Juniper
10 4 (1.67%) Calypso
10 4 (1.67%) Reuters
11 3 (1.26%) Veritas
11 3 (1.26%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.26%) Blue Coat
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 24 days ago