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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 302 227 251
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +24
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 112 215 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.89% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 2.37% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 118
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £250 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
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
8426 9055 9873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.25% 37.38% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5822 6022 6727
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 186 201
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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
City of London +1 28 £475 -9.52% 52
Mayfair - 3 £600 -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 132 (56.17%) Finance
2 88 (37.45%) SQL
3 87 (37.02%) C#
4 74 (31.49%) SQL Server
5 60 (25.53%) .NET
6 44 (18.72%) Front Office
7 43 (18.30%) Python
8 40 (17.02%) Windows
9 39 (16.60%) Oracle
10 36 (15.32%) Java
11 35 (14.89%) WPF
12 34 (14.47%) Financial Institution
13 33 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (14.04%) Investment Management
14 31 (13.19%) Banking
14 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
15 29 (12.34%) WCF
16 28 (11.91%) Linux
17 27 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (11.06%) Investment Banking
19 24 (10.21%) Equities
20 22 (9.36%) Asset Management
20 22 (9.36%) JavaScript
20 22 (9.36%) HTML
20 22 (9.36%) MVVM
21 21 (8.94%) MS Excel
21 21 (8.94%) Active Directory
21 21 (8.94%) Fixed Income
22 20 (8.51%) OO
23 19 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (2.55%) IIS
1 6 (2.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.28%) Node.js
4 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) Jetty
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Front Arena
2 5 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.70%) Summit
4 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.43%) Global One
6 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.43%) RMDS
6 1 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.26%) Internet
2 7 (2.98%) Intranet
3 6 (2.55%) SAN
4 5 (2.13%) DNS
4 5 (2.13%) DHCP
5 4 (1.70%) Wireless
5 4 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.70%) Junos
6 3 (1.28%) LAN
6 3 (1.28%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.43%) Multicast
8 1 (0.43%) Firewall
8 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (31.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.70%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.70%) Big Data
7 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.85%) KDB
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.85%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) JIRA
2 7 (2.98%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.13%) Subversion
4 4 (1.70%) Maven
4 4 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.28%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.28%) NUnit
6 2 (0.85%) Moq
6 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.85%) MSTest
6 2 (0.85%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Mockito
7 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.43%) NMock
7 1 (0.43%) NuGet
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 132 (56.17%) Finance
2 44 (18.72%) Front Office
3 34 (14.47%) Financial Institution
4 31 (13.19%) Banking
5 26 (11.06%) Investment Banking
6 11 (4.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (51.91%) Developer
2 52 (22.13%) C# Developer
3 49 (20.85%) Analyst
4 18 (7.66%) Support Analyst
5 17 (7.23%) Business Analyst
5 17 (7.23%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.53%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 9 (3.83%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.40%) C++ Developer
9 8 (3.40%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (3.40%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.40%) Consultant
9 8 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (2.98%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (2.98%) Python Developer
10 7 (2.98%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.98%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.55%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.53%) .NET
2 35 (14.89%) WPF
3 29 (12.34%) WCF
4 22 (9.36%) HTML
5 15 (6.38%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.38%) HTML5
5 15 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.26%) WinForms
7 7 (2.98%) CSS
8 6 (2.55%) XML
8 6 (2.55%) MSMQ
8 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (2.13%) Silverlight
10 4 (1.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.70%) Pandas
10 4 (1.70%) NumPy
10 4 (1.70%) CSS3
11 3 (1.28%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.21%) Equities
3 21 (8.94%) Fixed Income
4 14 (5.96%) Derivative
5 12 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.40%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.40%) RIA
7 7 (2.98%) Market Risk
7 7 (2.98%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.55%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.55%) Clustering
9 5 (2.13%) Replication
9 5 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.70%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.70%) Data Extraction
11 3 (1.28%) Physics
11 3 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.02%) Windows
2 28 (11.91%) Linux
3 18 (7.66%) UNIX
4 11 (4.68%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.98%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (14.04%) Investment Management
2 22 (9.36%) MVVM
2 22 (9.36%) Asset Management
3 20 (8.51%) OO
4 17 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (6.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 15 (6.38%) Project Management
6 15 (6.38%) TDD
6 15 (6.38%) Software Engineering
7 14 (5.96%) Analytics
8 13 (5.53%) Business Analysis
8 13 (5.53%) MVC
9 12 (5.11%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.68%) Migration
10 11 (4.68%) Fund Accounting
11 10 (4.26%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.26%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.45%) SQL
2 87 (37.02%) C#
3 43 (18.30%) Python
4 36 (15.32%) Java
5 22 (9.36%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.66%) C++
7 15 (6.38%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.83%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.83%) VBA
9 9 (3.83%) R
10 7 (2.98%) Perl
11 6 (2.55%) VB
12 4 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.70%) F#
13 3 (1.28%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.28%) Ruby
13 3 (1.28%) PHP
14 2 (0.85%) C
14 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.38%) Degree
2 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.28%) PhD
3 3 (1.28%) JNCIP
3 3 (1.28%) JNCIE
4 2 (0.85%) CCEE
4 2 (0.85%) MCSE
4 2 (0.85%) MCSA
4 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (0.85%) CCEA
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) MiFID
2 5 (2.13%) EMIR
2 5 (2.13%) AIFMD
3 3 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.85%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) Basel II
System Software
1 21 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.28%) XenApp
4 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.28%) OCFS2
4 3 (1.28%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.28%) GFS2
5 2 (0.85%) Docker
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.98%) Nagios
1 7 (2.98%) ITRS Geneos
1 7 (2.98%) logstash
1 7 (2.98%) Icinga
2 6 (2.55%) SCCM
3 5 (2.13%) Control-M
4 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.28%) SELinux
4 3 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.85%) SnapMirror
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (16.60%) Oracle
2 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.11%) VMware
4 10 (4.26%) Bloomberg
5 9 (3.83%) Cisco
6 8 (3.40%) Calypso
6 8 (3.40%) Juniper
7 7 (2.98%) Splunk
8 6 (2.55%) Remedy
8 6 (2.55%) Murex
9 5 (2.13%) SunGard
9 5 (2.13%) HP
10 4 (1.70%) Sybase
10 4 (1.70%) Citrix
11 3 (1.28%) Reuters
11 3 (1.28%) DevExpress
11 3 (1.28%) Altiris
11 3 (1.28%) IBM
11 3 (1.28%) Dell
11 3 (1.28%) BMC
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day +
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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