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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.049% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £168 £450
% change year-on-year
+176.11% -62.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
550 464 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.05% 26.27% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 294 232
Average daily rate £405 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.94 £16.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford - 1 £300 -
Hedge funds
Yorkshire

Hedge funds
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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 Penetration 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