Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 591 578
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 -34
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 302 288 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.89% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 196 193
England median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £393 £400 £253
90th Percentile £717 £688 £738
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £90.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £85.00 - £45.00
90th Percentile £95.00 - £55.00
UK median hourly rate £90.00 - £50.00

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
London -6 293 £600 +14.29% 112
South East +3 8 - - 4
South West - 1 - -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 156 (51.66%) Finance
2 112 (37.09%) C#
3 108 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (30.46%) .NET
5 88 (29.14%) SQL
6 83 (27.48%) Banking
7 74 (24.50%) Investment Banking
7 74 (24.50%) JavaScript
8 69 (22.85%) Front Office
9 68 (22.52%) SQL Server
10 67 (22.19%) Financial Institution
11 52 (17.22%) Equities
12 51 (16.89%) TDD
13 49 (16.23%) Asset Management
13 49 (16.23%) Investment Management
13 49 (16.23%) Greenfield Project
14 47 (15.56%) Java
15 45 (14.90%) Linux
16 42 (13.91%) Windows
16 42 (13.91%) AngularJS
17 40 (13.25%) Computer Science
18 38 (12.58%) Microsoft
18 38 (12.58%) MongoDB
19 37 (12.25%) Degree
19 37 (12.25%) AOP
20 36 (11.92%) Git (software)
21 33 (10.93%) BDD
21 33 (10.93%) SDLC
22 29 (9.60%) Test Automation
23 28 (9.27%) WCF

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (8.28%) NServiceBus
2 11 (3.64%) Apache
2 11 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.65%) WordPress
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (6.29%) Markit EDM
2 12 (3.97%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (1.32%) Eikon
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.66%) RMDS
4 2 (0.66%) Salerio
5 1 (0.33%) Endur
5 1 (0.33%) Findur
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.32%) SAN
1 7 (2.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.66%) BGP
2 5 (1.66%) EIGRP
2 5 (1.66%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (1.66%) Internet
2 5 (1.66%) MPLS
2 5 (1.66%) NAS
2 5 (1.66%) OSPF
2 5 (1.66%) VLAN
2 5 (1.66%) VoIP
3 4 (1.32%) OpenScape
3 4 (1.32%) PPP
4 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) FTP
4 3 (0.99%) HTTP
4 3 (0.99%) LAN
4 3 (0.99%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.58%) MongoDB
3 26 (8.61%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.64%) Flink
5 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.65%) Power BI
8 7 (2.32%) Big Data
8 7 (2.32%) OLAP
8 7 (2.32%) PowerPivot
8 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.32%) MySQL
10 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.99%) Siebel EIM
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.27%) Subversion
3 25 (8.28%) SpecFlow
4 24 (7.95%) JIRA
5 19 (6.29%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.30%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.65%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.33%) JBehave
9 1 (0.33%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) NUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Protractor
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.33%) TestRail
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 156 (51.66%) Finance
2 83 (27.48%) Banking
3 74 (24.50%) Investment Banking
4 69 (22.85%) Front Office
5 67 (22.19%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.64%) Billing
7 10 (3.31%) Back Office
8 9 (2.98%) Marketing
9 8 (2.65%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (52.98%) Developer
2 97 (32.12%) C# Developer
3 54 (17.88%) Analyst
4 28 (9.27%) SQL Developer
5 22 (7.28%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.28%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.95%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (5.63%) Data Analyst
10 16 (5.30%) Lead Developer
11 15 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (4.97%) SQL Server Developer
12 14 (4.64%) Agile C# Developer
12 14 (4.64%) Agile Developer
12 14 (4.64%) Front Office Developer
13 13 (4.30%) Lead C# Developer
13 13 (4.30%) Salesforce Developer
14 12 (3.97%) C# WPF Developer
14 12 (3.97%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.46%) .NET
2 42 (13.91%) AngularJS
3 28 (9.27%) Angular 2
3 28 (9.27%) WCF
4 26 (8.61%) ASP.NET
4 26 (8.61%) Reactive Extensions
5 25 (8.28%) Akka
5 25 (8.28%) Kafka
5 25 (8.28%) RabbitMQ
5 25 (8.28%) Redux
5 25 (8.28%) SignalR
5 25 (8.28%) WebSockets
5 25 (8.28%) WPF
6 23 (7.62%) React
7 16 (5.30%) .NET Framework
7 16 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (5.30%) WinForms
8 14 (4.64%) Entity Framework
9 13 (4.30%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (3.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.22%) Equities
2 49 (16.23%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (13.25%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.28%) Algorithms
4 22 (7.28%) Data Structures
4 22 (7.28%) Fixed Income
5 18 (5.96%) Virtual Team
6 14 (4.64%) Derivative
6 14 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (3.97%) Fintech
8 10 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.65%) Social Media
10 7 (2.32%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.66%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.99%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.90%) Linux
2 42 (13.91%) Windows
3 26 (8.61%) Unix
4 13 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.32%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (16.89%) TDD
3 49 (16.23%) Asset Management
3 49 (16.23%) Investment Management
4 37 (12.25%) AOP
5 33 (10.93%) BDD
5 33 (10.93%) SDLC
6 29 (9.60%) Test Automation
7 28 (9.27%) DevOps
7 28 (9.27%) Low Latency
8 25 (8.28%) Complex Event Processing
8 25 (8.28%) CQRS
8 25 (8.28%) Multithreading
8 25 (8.28%) OO
9 22 (7.28%) OOD
10 18 (5.96%) Code Optimisation
10 18 (5.96%) Mathematics
11 17 (5.63%) Project Management
12 16 (5.30%) Algorithmic Trading
12 16 (5.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (37.09%) C#
2 88 (29.14%) SQL
3 74 (24.50%) JavaScript
4 47 (15.56%) Java
5 28 (9.27%) Python
6 24 (7.95%) C++
7 19 (6.29%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.64%) Perl
9 7 (2.32%) VBA
10 6 (1.99%) Apex Code
10 6 (1.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.32%) XAML
13 3 (0.99%) Go
13 3 (0.99%) Scala
13 3 (0.99%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 3 (0.99%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) F#
14 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (12.25%) Degree
2 7 (2.32%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (2.32%) PhD
3 6 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.66%) CCNA
4 5 (1.66%) CCNP
4 5 (1.66%) CCVP
4 5 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.99%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (0.66%) CFA
6 2 (0.66%) PMP
6 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.33%) VCP6
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) MiFID
2 7 (2.32%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) PMO
4 2 (0.66%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.33%) EMIR
5 1 (0.33%) FATCA
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.66%) Docker
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.32%) SCCM
3 2 (0.66%) logstash
3 2 (0.66%) Nagios
3 2 (0.66%) Packer
3 2 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.62%) Charles River
3 14 (4.64%) Bloomberg
3 14 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.97%) SimCorp
5 10 (3.31%) Oracle
6 8 (2.65%) Citrix
7 7 (2.32%) DevExpress
7 7 (2.32%) Reuters
8 6 (1.99%) Cisco
9 5 (1.66%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.66%) OpenLink
9 5 (1.66%) Red Box
9 5 (1.66%) Splunk
10 4 (1.32%) BT
10 4 (1.32%) CQG
10 4 (1.32%) Etrali
10 4 (1.32%) FactSet
10 4 (1.32%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.32%) ServiceNow