Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 345 351 404
Rank change year-on-year +6 +53 +110
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 259 351 526
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 2.02% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 316 435
10th Percentile £496 £450 £475
25th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £650 £650
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £700 £750 £706
90th Percentile £763 £800 £838
UK median daily rate £600 £650 £650
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%

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 14,083 17,390 28,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.79% 32.29% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,407 11,432 18,993
10th Percentile £263 £241 £281
25th Percentile £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £488 £474 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -0.14% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 757 856
10th Percentile £12.39 £12.44 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.24 £15.75 £14.71
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.89% -0.69%
75th Percentile £45.00 £44.50 £43.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.86 £20.60
% change year-on-year +9.35% +11.01% -0.18%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds in England.

Daily rate trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds in England over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds in England.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -25 259 £600 -7.69% 82
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 199 (76.83%) Finance
2 142 (54.83%) Python
3 137 (52.90%) Front Office
4 127 (49.03%) Asset Management
5 120 (46.33%) Equities
6 110 (42.47%) JavaScript
7 102 (39.38%) Derivative
7 102 (39.38%) Analytics
8 100 (38.61%) Investment Management
8 100 (38.61%) SQL
9 94 (36.29%) AWS
10 88 (33.98%) Software Engineering
11 82 (31.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 72 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (26.64%) C#
14 67 (25.87%) Fixed Income
15 65 (25.10%) Portfolio Management
16 63 (24.32%) React
17 52 (20.08%) .NET
18 51 (19.69%) Java
19 50 (19.31%) Equity Derivative
19 50 (19.31%) Dashboard Development
20 49 (18.92%) Requirements Gathering
21 47 (18.15%) Azure
22 46 (17.76%) Greenfield Project
23 45 (17.37%) Fintech
24 44 (16.99%) AngularJS
25 42 (16.22%) Web Services
26 39 (15.06%) Linux
27 37 (14.29%) C++

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 12 (4.63%) Apache
2 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.16%) GemFire
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Eagle PACE
1 10 (3.86%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 94 (36.29%) AWS
2 47 (18.15%) Azure
3 23 (8.88%) GCP
4 18 (6.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (6.18%) Serverless
6 15 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (4.25%) Amazon S3
8 10 (3.86%) GitHub
9 4 (1.54%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.16%) FinancialForce
10 3 (1.16%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (0.77%) IaaS
11 2 (0.77%) SaaS
12 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.39%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.39%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) DHCP
1 3 (1.16%) DNS
1 3 (1.16%) LAN
1 3 (1.16%) WAN
2 2 (0.77%) Firewall
2 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.63%) Big Data
2 11 (4.25%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (3.09%) Apache Ignite
5 7 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.54%) Power BI
7 4 (1.54%) Tableau
8 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.77%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.39%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.39%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.39%) PolyBase
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.09%) Cypress.io
3 7 (2.70%) JIRA
4 6 (2.32%) Maven
5 3 (1.16%) Hudson
6 2 (0.77%) Ant
6 2 (0.77%) GitLab
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.39%) Gradle
7 1 (0.39%) gulp
7 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.39%) Protractor
7 1 (0.39%) TestCafe
7 1 (0.39%) webpack
General
1 199 (76.83%) Finance
2 137 (52.90%) Front Office
3 19 (7.34%) Banking
4 18 (6.95%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.18%) Back Office
5 16 (6.18%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.47%) Legal
7 5 (1.93%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.16%) Billing
8 3 (1.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (52.90%) Developer
2 71 (27.41%) Analyst
3 50 (19.31%) Financial Analyst
4 46 (17.76%) SQL Analyst
4 46 (17.76%) SQL Data Analyst
5 34 (13.13%) Python Developer
5 34 (13.13%) Software Engineer
6 33 (12.74%) Business Analyst
6 33 (12.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 29 (11.20%) C# Developer
8 28 (10.81%) .NET Developer
9 27 (10.42%) Data Analyst
10 26 (10.04%) Quantitative Developer
11 25 (9.65%) Data Business Analyst
12 24 (9.27%) Front Office Developer
13 22 (8.49%) Python Engineer
14 21 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
15 20 (7.72%) Report Analyst
15 20 (7.72%) Research Analyst
15 20 (7.72%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.32%) React
2 52 (20.08%) .NET
3 44 (16.99%) AngularJS
4 42 (16.22%) Web Services
5 36 (13.90%) .NET Core
6 30 (11.58%) Vue.js
7 22 (8.49%) Node.js
8 20 (7.72%) CSS
8 20 (7.72%) HTML
9 18 (6.95%) HTML5
10 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET
10 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET Core
10 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (5.41%) GraphQL
12 12 (4.63%) NumPy
12 12 (4.63%) Pandas
13 11 (4.25%) Redux
14 10 (3.86%) Spring
14 10 (3.86%) WPF
15 9 (3.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 120 (46.33%) Equities
2 102 (39.38%) Derivative
3 82 (31.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (25.87%) Fixed Income
5 50 (19.31%) Equity Derivative
6 46 (17.76%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (8.88%) Data Structures
9 18 (6.95%) Algorithms
9 18 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (6.18%) User Experience
11 14 (5.41%) Credit Risk
12 12 (4.63%) Reference Data
13 9 (3.47%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (1.93%) Market Risk
15 3 (1.16%) Cloud Native
15 3 (1.16%) Grid Computing
16 1 (0.39%) Blog
16 1 (0.39%) CMDB
16 1 (0.39%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.06%) Linux
2 11 (4.25%) Windows
3 5 (1.93%) CentOS
3 5 (1.93%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Unix
6 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (49.03%) Asset Management
2 102 (39.38%) Analytics
3 100 (38.61%) Investment Management
4 88 (33.98%) Software Engineering
5 72 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (25.10%) Portfolio Management
7 50 (19.31%) Dashboard Development
8 49 (18.92%) Requirements Gathering
9 45 (17.37%) Fintech
10 29 (11.20%) Computer Science
10 29 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (10.81%) DevOps
11 28 (10.81%) Migration
12 26 (10.04%) Data Analytics
13 25 (9.65%) Business Analysis
14 24 (9.27%) Microservices
15 19 (7.34%) Risk Analytics
16 16 (6.18%) Low Latency
17 15 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (5.79%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (54.83%) Python
2 110 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 100 (38.61%) SQL
4 69 (26.64%) C#
5 51 (19.69%) Java
6 37 (14.29%) C++
6 37 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 24 (9.27%) Kotlin
8 23 (8.88%) Scala
9 8 (3.09%) Clojure
10 6 (2.32%) Java 8
11 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.77%) ES6
13 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 27 (10.42%) Degree
2 20 (7.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.47%) GDPR
2 6 (2.32%) QA
3 5 (1.93%) MiFID
4 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) Docker
2 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (10.81%) Terraform
2 11 (4.25%) Ansible
3 8 (3.09%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (5.41%) Bloomberg
2 9 (3.47%) Oracle
3 5 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.54%) VMware
5 3 (1.16%) Apttus
5 3 (1.16%) IBM
5 3 (1.16%) Reuters
5 3 (1.16%) SAP
6 2 (0.77%) Calypso
6 2 (0.77%) Cisco
6 2 (0.77%) Databricks
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix
7 1 (0.39%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.39%) Eze Castle Integration
7 1 (0.39%) FactSet
7 1 (0.39%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow