The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.33% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £200 £400
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 86 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.73% 25.15% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 53
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.43 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +125.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.32 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.05 £21.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Front Office
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Maven
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Statistics
2 10 (76.92%) Refactoring
2 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) KDB
2 10 (76.92%) Visualisation
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) SciPy
2 10 (76.92%) NumPy
2 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
2 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
2 10 (76.92%) Esper
2 10 (76.92%) Time Series Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) Pyramid
2 10 (76.92%) Pandas
2 10 (76.92%) Algorithms
2 10 (76.92%) Quantitative Trading
2 10 (76.92%) Data Acquisition
2 10 (76.92%) C
2 10 (76.92%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SSH
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) KDB
1 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Maven
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
1 10 (76.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
1 10 (76.92%) Esper
1 10 (76.92%) NumPy
1 10 (76.92%) Pandas
1 10 (76.92%) Pyramid
1 10 (76.92%) SciPy
2 3 (23.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Algorithms
1 10 (76.92%) Statistics
1 10 (76.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (76.92%) Data Acquisition
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) Open Source
1 10 (76.92%) Quantitative Trading
1 10 (76.92%) Refactoring
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
1 10 (76.92%) Time Series Analysis
1 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) C
2 10 (76.92%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle