The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £270 £650
% change year-on-year
+75.92% -58.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
662 525 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.84% 26.61% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 346 295
Median daily rate £403 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Hedge funds
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) TestPartner
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle