The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 249 263 242
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.010% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.033% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £850 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+131.81% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2699 3001 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.54% 31.34% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1558 1664 1417
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 159 149
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.85 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.05 £46.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire - 11 - - 3
Kent - 1 - -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) C
4 11 (68.75%) C++
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) OO
4 11 (68.75%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) Maven
4 11 (68.75%) Statistics
4 11 (68.75%) Front Office
4 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (68.75%) KDB
4 11 (68.75%) Refactoring
4 11 (68.75%) Visualisation
4 11 (68.75%) Open Source
4 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
4 11 (68.75%) Esper
4 11 (68.75%) Time Series Analysis
4 11 (68.75%) Pyramid
4 11 (68.75%) Pandas
4 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
4 11 (68.75%) SciPy
4 11 (68.75%) NumPy
4 11 (68.75%) MongoDB
4 11 (68.75%) Quantitative Trading
4 11 (68.75%) Data Acquisition

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) KDB
1 11 (68.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Maven
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Front Office
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
1 11 (68.75%) Esper
1 11 (68.75%) NumPy
1 11 (68.75%) Pandas
1 11 (68.75%) Pyramid
1 11 (68.75%) SciPy
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
1 11 (68.75%) Statistics
1 11 (68.75%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) Data Acquisition
3 11 (68.75%) OO
3 11 (68.75%) Open Source
3 11 (68.75%) Quantitative Trading
3 11 (68.75%) Refactoring
3 11 (68.75%) Time Series Analysis
3 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
1 11 (68.75%) C++
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CLAS
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy