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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank - 270 265
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.031% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.097% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £145
UK excluding London median daily rate - £288 £378
% change year-on-year
- -23.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
2281 3096 3148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.43% 32.45% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1775 1750
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 184 179
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Front Office
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Statistics
3 5 (55.56%) Refactoring
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) KDB
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) Esper
3 5 (55.56%) Time Series Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Pyramid
3 5 (55.56%) Pandas
3 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
3 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Trading
3 5 (55.56%) Data Acquisition
3 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) SciPy
3 5 (55.56%) NumPy
3 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development

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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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SSH
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) KDB
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 5 (55.56%) Esper
1 5 (55.56%) NumPy
1 5 (55.56%) Pandas
1 5 (55.56%) Pyramid
1 5 (55.56%) SciPy
2 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
1 5 (55.56%) Statistics
1 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Data Acquisition
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
1 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Trading
1 5 (55.56%) Refactoring
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Time Series Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle