Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 524 534
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10 +9
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 378 286 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.99% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 186 227
England median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £361 £281
90th Percentile £838 £800 £725
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
England median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 31,167 28,943 33,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.06% 34.39% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,535 18,874 22,130
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +1.68% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1,007 1,104
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.66 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.53% -6.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £49.85
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%

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 22 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 June 2018. 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 +21 370 £600 +9.09% 152
North of England -17 5 £375 -31.82% 2
South East -35 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
North East +2 2 £463 -15.91%
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 215 (56.88%) Finance
2 165 (43.65%) C#
3 125 (33.07%) SQL
4 115 (30.42%) Front Office
5 105 (27.78%) Java
6 96 (25.40%) .NET
7 88 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (19.05%) Banking
9 71 (18.78%) Python
10 70 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 69 (18.25%) Financial Institution
12 66 (17.46%) Asset Management
13 60 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
14 57 (15.08%) JavaScript
15 55 (14.55%) Oracle
15 55 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (13.49%) Linux
17 50 (13.23%) Computer Science
18 42 (11.11%) Investment Banking
18 42 (11.11%) Degree
18 42 (11.11%) HTML
18 42 (11.11%) Investment Management
19 41 (10.85%) Web Services
20 40 (10.58%) WPF
20 40 (10.58%) HTML5
21 37 (9.79%) AngularJS
22 36 (9.52%) MVC
23 35 (9.26%) Fixed Income
23 35 (9.26%) ASP.NET
23 35 (9.26%) Low Latency

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 9 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.79%) Apache
3 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.53%) Confluence
4 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.53%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.85%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.79%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (2.12%) CloudFront
3 8 (2.12%) Office 365
3 8 (2.12%) OpenShift
3 8 (2.12%) PaaS
3 8 (2.12%) Route 53
3 8 (2.12%) Serverless
3 8 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (1.59%) NuGet
5 5 (1.32%) SaaS
6 3 (0.79%) npm
6 3 (0.79%) Yarn
7 2 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.91%) FTP
1 11 (2.91%) HTTP
2 9 (2.38%) DNS
3 7 (1.85%) LAN
4 4 (1.06%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.79%) Skype
6 2 (0.53%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.53%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.08%) Big Data
4 20 (5.29%) Siebel EIM
5 14 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.91%) KDB
7 11 (2.91%) Kdb+
8 9 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.32%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.06%) OLAP
12 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.08%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (3.17%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.91%) JIRA
6 9 (2.38%) NUnit
7 8 (2.12%) Selenium
7 8 (2.12%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.85%) NCrunch
8 7 (1.85%) Subversion
8 7 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.85%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.59%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.79%) Babel
10 3 (0.79%) Bower
10 3 (0.79%) Grunt
10 3 (0.79%) gulp
10 3 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 215 (56.88%) Finance
2 115 (30.42%) Front Office
3 72 (19.05%) Banking
4 69 (18.25%) Financial Institution
5 42 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.70%) Back Office
7 9 (2.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 254 (67.20%) Developer
2 135 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 44 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 34 (8.99%) Analyst
4 34 (8.99%) C# WPF Developer
4 34 (8.99%) WPF Developer
5 26 (6.88%) .NET Developer
5 26 (6.88%) SQL Developer
6 25 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (6.35%) Python Developer
8 22 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
10 20 (5.29%) Front Office Developer
11 19 (5.03%) Angular Developer
11 19 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (4.23%) Business Analyst
13 16 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (4.23%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (25.40%) .NET
2 42 (11.11%) HTML
3 41 (10.85%) Web Services
4 40 (10.58%) HTML5
4 40 (10.58%) WPF
5 37 (9.79%) AngularJS
6 35 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 31 (8.20%) REST
8 29 (7.67%) Kafka
8 29 (7.67%) React
9 27 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (7.14%) WCF
10 26 (6.88%) WinForms
11 22 (5.82%) .NET Framework
12 21 (5.56%) Node.js
13 20 (5.29%) FIX Protocol
13 20 (5.29%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (4.50%) CSS
14 17 (4.50%) Kendo UI
14 17 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (13.23%) Computer Science
3 35 (9.26%) Fixed Income
4 27 (7.14%) Equities
5 24 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (4.23%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.97%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.70%) Derivative
8 14 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.91%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.91%) Fintech
10 8 (2.12%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.85%) OTC Derivatives
12 5 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.32%) PMI
12 5 (1.32%) User Experience
13 4 (1.06%) CMDB
13 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.79%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.49%) Linux
2 34 (8.99%) Windows
3 20 (5.29%) Unix
4 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.26%) NetWare
6 1 (0.26%) VMS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (17.46%) Asset Management
3 55 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 36 (9.52%) MVC
6 35 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (9.26%) Low Latency
7 32 (8.47%) Unit Testing
8 31 (8.20%) Data Visualisation
8 31 (8.20%) Visualisation
9 30 (7.94%) AOP
10 29 (7.67%) Multithreading
10 29 (7.67%) Software Engineering
11 28 (7.41%) Analytics
11 28 (7.41%) Web Development
12 27 (7.14%) TDD
13 26 (6.88%) Business Analysis
14 25 (6.61%) SDLC
15 24 (6.35%) Mathematics
15 24 (6.35%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (43.65%) C#
2 125 (33.07%) SQL
3 105 (27.78%) Java
4 71 (18.78%) Python
5 57 (15.08%) JavaScript
6 30 (7.94%) TypeScript
7 29 (7.67%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.17%) C++
9 11 (2.91%) R
9 11 (2.91%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 10 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.38%) BeanShell
12 7 (1.85%) Java 8
13 6 (1.59%) Perl
13 6 (1.59%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.79%) Scala
16 2 (0.53%) Go
16 2 (0.53%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (2.91%) Siebel Certification
3 10 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.65%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.32%) PhD
6 4 (1.06%) CFA
6 4 (1.06%) MBA
7 2 (0.53%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.26%) OCP
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.88%) QA
2 19 (5.03%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.85%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.38%) Docker
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.97%) Terraform
2 12 (3.17%) Ansible
3 11 (2.91%) Puppet
4 10 (2.65%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.12%) Sysdig
6 2 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.26%) Control-M
7 1 (0.26%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.26%) Salt
7 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (14.55%) Oracle
2 29 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.29%) Siebel
4 16 (4.23%) Charles River
4 16 (4.23%) MapR
5 13 (3.44%) Bloomberg
5 13 (3.44%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.91%) Cisco
6 11 (2.91%) Sybase
7 10 (2.65%) F5
7 10 (2.65%) Telerik
8 8 (2.12%) Splunk
9 7 (1.85%) Infoblox
9 7 (1.85%) ION Trading
9 7 (1.85%) SevOne
9 7 (1.85%) Software AG
10 6 (1.59%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.59%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.32%) Infragistics
11 5 (1.32%) Tableau