Period
to 19 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Hedge fund
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 212 122
Rank change year-on-year +26 -90 +43
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 81 84 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.01% 0.92% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 2.37% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 64
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +18.42%
10th Percentile £444 £361 £475
90th Percentile £760 £851 £650
London median daily rate £625 £600 £575
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £150.00 -

Hedge funds is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,564 3,546 3,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 31.97% 38.77% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 2,683 2,375
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +10.53%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £688
London median daily rate £525 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 60 43
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +1.97% +9.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.57
90th Percentile £50.83 £37.09 £33.25
London median hourly rate £24.12 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% +9.09% +10.00%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in Central London

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hedge funds in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hedge funds in Central London

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in Central London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hedge funds in Central London

Hedge funds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hedge funds in Central London

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 70 £600 +4.35% 44
City of Westminster -5 9 £675 +5.88%
Hedge funds
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 57 (70.37%) Finance
2 29 (35.80%) Financial Institution
3 20 (24.69%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (23.46%) C#
5 18 (22.22%) Python
6 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.28%) SQL
7 14 (17.28%) Cisco
7 14 (17.28%) Multithreading
7 14 (17.28%) SDLC
8 13 (16.05%) React
8 13 (16.05%) OO
9 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 12 (14.81%) WAN
9 12 (14.81%) Front Office
9 12 (14.81%) Banking
9 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 12 (14.81%) TypeScript
9 12 (14.81%) Microservices
10 11 (13.58%) Degree
10 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
11 10 (12.35%) TDD
11 10 (12.35%) Migration
11 10 (12.35%) Java
11 10 (12.35%) Web Services
12 9 (11.11%) OOP
12 9 (11.11%) Scrum
12 9 (11.11%) Back Office
12 9 (11.11%) Web Development

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (1.23%) IPython
1 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.47%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Azure
2 5 (6.17%) Office 365
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (3.70%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) WAN
2 8 (9.88%) Firewall
3 7 (8.64%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) BGP
4 5 (6.17%) VPN
5 3 (3.70%) MPLS
5 3 (3.70%) Multicast
5 3 (3.70%) OSPF
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.47%) DHCP
6 2 (2.47%) VLAN
6 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 2 (2.47%) Wireless
7 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) RIP
7 1 (1.23%) SAN
7 1 (1.23%) SDH
7 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) OLAP
3 2 (2.47%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Moq
2 1 (1.23%) MSTest
2 1 (1.23%) NSubstitute
2 1 (1.23%) NUnit
2 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (70.37%) Finance
2 29 (35.80%) Financial Institution
3 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 12 (14.81%) Front Office
4 9 (11.11%) Back Office
5 6 (7.41%) Retail
6 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Python Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.88%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) React Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Design Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Python Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Architect
10 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.70%) WAN Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Workstream Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Workstream Project Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Deployment Specialist
11 2 (2.47%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) React
2 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 10 (12.35%) Web Services
4 7 (8.64%) RESTful
5 6 (7.41%) Flask
6 4 (4.94%) HTML
7 3 (3.70%) .NET
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
8 2 (2.47%) EDI
8 2 (2.47%) MDX
8 2 (2.47%) Vue.js
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.23%) CSS
9 1 (1.23%) LDAP
9 1 (1.23%) Middleware
9 1 (1.23%) NumPy
9 1 (1.23%) PyXLL
9 1 (1.23%) WCF
9 1 (1.23%) WinForms
9 1 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.70%) Handset
6 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.47%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Equities
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.28%) Multithreading
2 14 (17.28%) SDLC
3 13 (16.05%) OO
4 12 (14.81%) Microservices
5 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.35%) Migration
6 10 (12.35%) TDD
7 9 (11.11%) OOP
7 9 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (11.11%) Web Development
8 8 (9.88%) Asset Management
8 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.64%) CQRS
9 7 (8.64%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (8.64%) Kanban
9 7 (8.64%) Network Design
9 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) C#
2 18 (22.22%) Python
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.81%) TypeScript
5 10 (12.35%) Java
6 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) Cython
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.17%) CCNA
3 5 (6.17%) CCNP
4 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.47%) PMP
7 1 (1.23%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.23%) CISA
7 1 (1.23%) CISM
7 1 (1.23%) CRISC
7 1 (1.23%) ISACA
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) MiFID
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) EMIR
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Cisco
2 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Juniper
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.94%) Apple
5 3 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.47%) Aruba
6 2 (2.47%) Avaloq
6 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.47%) F5
6 2 (2.47%) FactSet
6 2 (2.47%) Meraki
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) SEEBURGER
6 2 (2.47%) SevOne
6 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 2 (2.47%) Vertica
7 1 (1.23%) Huawei