The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +85.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
537 748 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.86% 28.99% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 382 386
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 22
Median hourly rate £52.09 £39.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.55% +147.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.85 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.32 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £500 -
Hedge funds
UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Basel III
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce