The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £650 £375
% change year-on-year -38.46% +73.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Hedge funds is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 423 428 469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 27.56% 27.58% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 271 256
Median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 28
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -16.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in the East Midlands

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hedge funds in the East Midlands