Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 374 519 529
Rank change year-on-year +145 +10 +20
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 536 368 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.19% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 275 195
England median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £481 £406 £363
90th Percentile £788 £833 £800
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £550
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 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 27,268 30,838 29,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.50% 32.74% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,747 20,106 18,960
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £640
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.18% +2.30% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 984 1,009
England median hourly rate £20.84 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.37% +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £22.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.56% +12.10% -1.23%

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 July 2019.

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 July 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
London +108 518 £625 +4.17% 140
East Midlands - 7 £550 -
Midlands - 7 £550 -
South West - 5 £550 -
North of England +21 4 £175 -53.33%
North West - 4 £175 -
South East +12 2 £456 - 4
Hedge funds
UK

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

1 355 (66.23%) Finance
2 185 (34.51%) C#
3 167 (31.16%) Front Office
4 156 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (27.05%) Python
6 127 (23.69%) .NET
6 127 (23.69%) Financial Institution
7 117 (21.83%) JavaScript
8 113 (21.08%) SQL
9 108 (20.15%) React
10 102 (19.03%) AngularJS
11 98 (18.28%) Greenfield Project
12 97 (18.10%) HTML
12 97 (18.10%) SQL Server
13 81 (15.11%) CSS
14 78 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
15 76 (14.18%) TypeScript
16 66 (12.31%) TDD
17 65 (12.13%) Analytics
18 64 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
19 63 (11.75%) Asset Management
20 62 (11.57%) Migration
21 59 (11.01%) Computer Science
22 57 (10.63%) Redux
23 56 (10.45%) .NET Core
24 55 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
24 55 (10.26%) Fixed Income
25 53 (9.89%) Java
26 51 (9.51%) Degree
26 51 (9.51%) Front End Development

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 17 (3.17%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.05%) Apache
3 6 (1.12%) IPython
3 6 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.75%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.56%) Confluence
5 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.68%) SAP BPC
1 9 (1.68%) SAP CO
1 9 (1.68%) SAP FI
1 9 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.75%) Eikon
2 4 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.19%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.19%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 78 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.16%) Office 365
4 16 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.99%) Amazon S3
5 15 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
5 15 (2.80%) Power Platform
6 14 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (2.05%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (1.87%) AWS OpsWorks
9 9 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.12%) GitHub
10 6 (1.12%) PaaS
11 5 (0.93%) IaaS
12 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.37%) npm
13 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.19%) Serverless
13 1 (0.19%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.22%) Firewall
2 20 (3.73%) WAN
3 9 (1.68%) LAN
3 9 (1.68%) VPN
4 6 (1.12%) BGP
4 6 (1.12%) MPLS
5 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.93%) VLAN
6 4 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.75%) Multicast
6 4 (0.75%) NAS
6 4 (0.75%) SAN
6 4 (0.75%) Skype
7 3 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.56%) DHCP
7 3 (0.56%) OSPF
7 3 (0.56%) PCoIP
7 3 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.41%) Big Data
3 17 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (2.80%) Power BI
5 14 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.24%) QlikView
7 12 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.05%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.87%) OLAP
10 9 (1.68%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.12%) PowerPivot
12 6 (1.12%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 26 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (4.66%) webpack
3 16 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.43%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.05%) JIRA
6 6 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.56%) Babel
7 3 (0.56%) NUnit
7 3 (0.56%) Selenium
8 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.37%) Mocha
8 2 (0.37%) MSI
8 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.37%) WiX
9 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.19%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 355 (66.23%) Finance
2 167 (31.16%) Front Office
3 127 (23.69%) Financial Institution
4 46 (8.58%) Retail
5 28 (5.22%) Banking
6 13 (2.43%) Back Office
7 11 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) French Language
10 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (59.33%) Developer
2 111 (20.71%) C# Developer
3 65 (12.13%) Python Developer
4 55 (10.26%) React Developer
5 49 (9.14%) Angular Developer
6 42 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 37 (6.90%) UI Developer
8 36 (6.72%) Architect
9 35 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
10 34 (6.34%) Analyst
11 33 (6.16%) Consultant
12 29 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 28 (5.22%) .NET Developer
14 26 (4.85%) Project Manager
15 23 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (4.10%) Java Developer
16 22 (4.10%) Web Developer
16 22 (4.10%) Web UI Developer
17 20 (3.73%) HTML Developer
18 17 (3.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (23.69%) .NET
2 108 (20.15%) React
3 102 (19.03%) AngularJS
4 97 (18.10%) HTML
5 81 (15.11%) CSS
6 57 (10.63%) Redux
7 56 (10.45%) .NET Core
8 46 (8.58%) HTML5
9 45 (8.40%) WebSockets
10 43 (8.02%) Flask
10 43 (8.02%) WPF
11 37 (6.90%) Pandas
12 36 (6.72%) NumPy
12 36 (6.72%) Sass
13 34 (6.34%) ASP.NET
14 33 (6.16%) Vue.js
15 31 (5.78%) REST
16 30 (5.60%) Web Services
17 27 (5.04%) D3.js
18 23 (4.29%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 98 (18.28%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (10.26%) Fixed Income
3 40 (7.46%) Derivative
4 37 (6.90%) Equities
4 37 (6.90%) User Experience
5 33 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (5.60%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.36%) Data Centre
8 18 (3.36%) Data Structures
9 17 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (3.17%) OTC Derivatives
10 13 (2.43%) Exotic Derivative
11 12 (2.24%) Reinsurance
12 9 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (1.49%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (1.12%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.12%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.33%) Linux
2 45 (8.40%) Windows
3 17 (3.17%) Unix
4 13 (2.43%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 10 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.31%) Android
9 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (12.31%) TDD
3 65 (12.13%) Analytics
4 63 (11.75%) Asset Management
5 62 (11.57%) Migration
6 59 (11.01%) Computer Science
7 55 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (9.51%) Front End Development
9 50 (9.33%) Microservices
10 46 (8.58%) OO
11 41 (7.65%) Software Engineering
12 40 (7.46%) Multithreading
13 37 (6.90%) SDLC
13 37 (6.90%) Test Automation
14 36 (6.72%) Web Development
15 35 (6.53%) Data Science
16 32 (5.97%) Risk Management
17 31 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (5.60%) MVC
18 30 (5.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (34.51%) C#
2 145 (27.05%) Python
3 117 (21.83%) JavaScript
4 113 (21.08%) SQL
5 76 (14.18%) TypeScript
6 53 (9.89%) Java
7 39 (7.28%) PowerShell
8 34 (6.34%) C++
9 14 (2.61%) R
10 11 (2.05%) Perl
10 11 (2.05%) Scala
11 7 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.12%) Cython
13 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.75%) VB
14 2 (0.37%) F#
14 2 (0.37%) Haskell
14 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (9.51%) Degree
2 14 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.87%) CCNP
4 8 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.31%) CCNA
6 6 (1.12%) PhD
7 5 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.93%) PMP
8 4 (0.75%) CCIE
8 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.56%) CCSA
9 3 (0.56%) CCSE
10 2 (0.37%) MCSE
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.37%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.19%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.49%) MiFID
2 6 (1.12%) GDPR
3 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.43%) Docker
3 9 (1.68%) XenApp
4 7 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.75%) HDFS
6 4 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.43%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.24%) Ansible
3 9 (1.68%) Terraform
4 8 (1.49%) SCCM
5 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.93%) Puppet
6 4 (0.75%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.75%) Control-M
7 3 (0.56%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.37%) PaperCut
8 2 (0.37%) QRadar
8 2 (0.37%) SCOM
8 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.19%) OPNET
9 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 40 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.85%) Oracle
3 22 (4.10%) Tableau
4 21 (3.92%) Cisco
5 19 (3.54%) SAP
6 16 (2.99%) Telerik
7 12 (2.24%) Citrix
8 11 (2.05%) Google
9 10 (1.87%) Sybase
10 9 (1.68%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.68%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.49%) Cognos
11 8 (1.49%) Juniper
11 8 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (1.31%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.31%) Calypso
12 7 (1.31%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.31%) Symantec
13 6 (1.12%) FactSet
13 6 (1.12%) Reuters