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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 231 298 239
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -59
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 197 107 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.51% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 1.42% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 79 91
Average daily rate £578 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £168 £450
% change year-on-year
+123.88% -62.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.00%
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
7568 7531 8236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 36.15% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 5276 5595
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 147 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +72 61 £463 -13.95% 36
Mayfair - 1 £700 -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (59.32%) Finance
2 144 (40.68%) SQL
3 123 (34.75%) C#
4 100 (28.25%) Financial Institution
5 87 (24.58%) Front Office
6 72 (20.34%) SQL Server
7 70 (19.77%) Windows
8 67 (18.93%) Banking
9 62 (17.51%) .NET
10 58 (16.38%) Python
10 58 (16.38%) Asset Management
11 51 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (14.41%) Investment Banking
12 50 (14.12%) Linux
12 50 (14.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
13 48 (13.56%) Oracle
14 46 (12.99%) VMware
15 45 (12.71%) Microsoft
15 45 (12.71%) PowerShell
16 39 (11.02%) Fixed Income
17 37 (10.45%) AngularJS
18 36 (10.17%) Windows Server
18 36 (10.17%) ASP.NET
18 36 (10.17%) Equities
18 36 (10.17%) MVC
19 35 (9.89%) Degree
20 32 (9.04%) HTML
20 32 (9.04%) Active Directory
21 31 (8.76%) MiFID

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (4.52%) MS Exchange
1 16 (4.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 14 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.98%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.98%) Lync
6 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.41%) IIS
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.13%) GemFire
8 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.85%) Apache
9 3 (0.85%) SAS
9 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.56%) Node.js
10 2 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.11%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (8.19%) Front Arena
2 19 (5.37%) Summit
3 6 (1.69%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.56%) Documaker
4 2 (0.56%) Eikon
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.56%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.54%) GitHub
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.37%) HTTP
2 15 (4.24%) NetScaler
3 14 (3.95%) DNS
4 11 (3.11%) Firewall
5 7 (1.98%) Internet
6 6 (1.69%) Network Security
6 6 (1.69%) SAN
7 4 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.85%) BGP
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.85%) Junos
8 3 (0.85%) MPLS
8 3 (0.85%) OSPF
8 3 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.85%) WAN
9 2 (0.56%) DHCP
9 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.56%) LAN
9 2 (0.56%) SSL
9 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.37%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (2.54%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.41%) Big Data
13 5 (1.41%) OLAP
13 5 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (4.52%) Git (software)
1 16 (4.52%) Subversion
2 14 (3.95%) JIRA
3 12 (3.39%) SpecFlow
4 7 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.41%) FitNesse
5 5 (1.41%) Maven
6 4 (1.13%) Hudson
6 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.85%) Ant
7 3 (0.85%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.56%) NUnit
8 2 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.28%) JMeter
9 1 (0.28%) JUnit
9 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 210 (59.32%) Finance
2 100 (28.25%) Financial Institution
3 87 (24.58%) Front Office
4 67 (18.93%) Banking
5 51 (14.41%) Investment Banking
6 27 (7.63%) Back Office
7 4 (1.13%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 145 (40.96%) Developer
2 61 (17.23%) C# Developer
3 57 (16.10%) Analyst
4 37 (10.45%) Business Analyst
5 29 (8.19%) SQL Developer
6 24 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 22 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (6.21%) Python Developer
8 21 (5.93%) Banking Analyst
9 19 (5.37%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 18 (5.08%) Java Developer
11 17 (4.80%) Administrator
11 17 (4.80%) Regulatory Business Analyst
12 16 (4.52%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
12 16 (4.52%) Report Analyst
13 13 (3.67%) Consultant
13 13 (3.67%) Front Arena Developer
14 12 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.39%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.51%) .NET
2 37 (10.45%) AngularJS
3 36 (10.17%) ASP.NET
4 32 (9.04%) HTML
5 26 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (6.21%) HTML5
6 22 (6.21%) WCF
7 17 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (4.80%) CSS
7 17 (4.80%) WPF
8 16 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (4.24%) React
10 13 (3.67%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (3.39%) Reactive Extensions
11 12 (3.39%) SignalR
12 10 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (2.82%) REST
13 8 (2.26%) Middleware
14 7 (1.98%) CSS3
15 6 (1.69%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (11.02%) Fixed Income
3 36 (10.17%) Equities
4 30 (8.47%) Derivative
5 27 (7.63%) Market Risk
6 24 (6.78%) Computer Science
7 21 (5.93%) Clustering
8 16 (4.52%) Equity Derivative
8 16 (4.52%) Management Information System
9 15 (4.24%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.54%) Blog
10 9 (2.54%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.54%) Fintech
10 9 (2.54%) Physics
10 9 (2.54%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.41%) CMDB
12 5 (1.41%) Economics
13 4 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.77%) Windows
2 50 (14.12%) Linux
3 36 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 25 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.37%) Unix
7 14 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.41%) Solaris
11 4 (1.13%) VyOS
11 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.38%) Asset Management
2 51 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.17%) MVC
4 29 (8.19%) Project Management
5 27 (7.63%) ITIL
6 23 (6.50%) Algorithmic Trading
7 22 (6.21%) Multithreading
8 21 (5.93%) Investment Management
9 20 (5.65%) Risk Management
10 19 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.08%) Analytics
11 18 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.80%) TDD
13 16 (4.52%) OO
13 16 (4.52%) Service Management
14 15 (4.24%) BDD
15 14 (3.95%) Electronic Trading
15 14 (3.95%) High Availability
15 14 (3.95%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 144 (40.68%) SQL
2 123 (34.75%) C#
3 58 (16.38%) Python
4 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 45 (12.71%) PowerShell
6 27 (7.63%) Java
7 13 (3.67%) VBA
8 11 (3.11%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.11%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.82%) Ruby
9 10 (2.82%) VBScript
10 9 (2.54%) VB
11 8 (2.26%) R
12 6 (1.69%) Perl
12 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.69%) Scala
13 5 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.13%) C++
14 4 (1.13%) Haskell
15 3 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (9.89%) Degree
2 12 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.85%) PhD
4 2 (0.56%) CCNP
4 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.56%) CISM
4 2 (0.56%) CISSP
4 2 (0.56%) ISEB
4 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) CCEA
5 1 (0.28%) CCEE
5 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.28%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.28%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.28%) MCSA
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.76%) MiFID
2 25 (7.06%) AIFMD
3 20 (5.65%) EMIR
4 7 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.69%) SLA
5 6 (1.69%) UCITS
6 2 (0.56%) COBIT
6 2 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 32 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.24%) XenApp
4 13 (3.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.41%) GFS2
5 5 (1.41%) GlusterFS
5 5 (1.41%) NFS
5 5 (1.41%) OCFS2
5 5 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.13%) vSphere
7 3 (0.85%) vCloud
8 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (6.78%) SCCM
2 17 (4.80%) SCOM
3 12 (3.39%) Puppet
4 8 (2.26%) Nagios
5 7 (1.98%) Control-M
5 7 (1.98%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.69%) logstash
6 6 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.41%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.41%) Icinga
7 5 (1.41%) SELinux
8 4 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.28%) Ansible
11 1 (0.28%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 48 (13.56%) Oracle
2 46 (12.99%) VMware
3 45 (12.71%) Microsoft
4 29 (8.19%) Citrix
5 23 (6.50%) Siebel
6 20 (5.65%) Cisco
7 19 (5.37%) Calypso
7 19 (5.37%) Murex
8 15 (4.24%) SunGard
9 14 (3.95%) Bloomberg
10 13 (3.67%) HP
10 13 (3.67%) TIBCO
10 13 (3.67%) Veritas
11 7 (1.98%) IBM
11 7 (1.98%) Juniper
12 5 (1.41%) AppSense
12 5 (1.41%) Vyatta
13 4 (1.13%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.13%) NetApp
13 4 (1.13%) Symantec
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thebes IT
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Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Optima Connections
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
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Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
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