The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 23 April 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 of England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 119 126
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.81% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £220 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £256
% change year-on-year +5.26% +85.36%  
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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 713 744 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 33.41% 28.33% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 406 430
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 62
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.75 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hedge funds in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Kafka
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Kafka
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Fraud Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java