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to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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 > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 184 228 144
Rank change year-on-year +44 -84 +82
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 575 276 381
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.50% 1.14% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.33% 3.33% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 207 364
10th Percentile £438 £525 £483
25th Percentile £538 £538 £550
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £638 £600 £675
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +8.00%
75th Percentile £750 £700 £750
90th Percentile £850 £738 £800
England median daily rate £625 £600 £675
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +8.00%

Hedge funds is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,292 8,280 6,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.73% 34.11% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,742 5,782 4,846
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
25th Percentile £485 £431 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% +3.81% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £738
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 141 113
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £13.60
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.66 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £32.25
Median % change year-on-year +36.72% -0.78% +29.00%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.75
90th Percentile £67.88 £60.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.74 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.84% +14.44% +7.14%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +70 130 £600 -4.00% 25
West London - 1 £650 - 16
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 463 (80.52%) Finance
2 337 (58.61%) Agile
3 327 (56.87%) AWS
4 285 (49.57%) Software Engineering
5 273 (47.48%) Investment Management
6 272 (47.30%) Asset Management
6 272 (47.30%) Front Office
7 248 (43.13%) Python
8 243 (42.26%) JavaScript
9 230 (40.00%) React
10 213 (37.04%) Derivative
11 201 (34.96%) Equities
12 188 (32.70%) Fixed Income
13 160 (27.83%) Java
14 147 (25.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 147 (25.57%) Analytics
15 140 (24.35%) CI/CD
16 136 (23.65%) Azure
17 133 (23.13%) GCP
18 126 (21.91%) Data Protection
19 125 (21.74%) Legal
19 125 (21.74%) Financial Institution
19 125 (21.74%) GDPR
20 122 (21.22%) SQL
21 117 (20.35%) C#
21 117 (20.35%) .NET
22 116 (20.17%) TypeScript
23 115 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
24 106 (18.43%) Microservices
25 100 (17.39%) Social Skills

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (2.43%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.22%) Confluence
2 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.70%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.52%) Apache
5 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.35%) JBoss
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.39%) Adobe XD
2 8 (1.39%) Sketch
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.70%) RMDS
4 3 (0.52%) Eikon
4 3 (0.52%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 2 (0.35%) Endur
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 327 (56.87%) AWS
2 136 (23.65%) Azure
3 133 (23.13%) GCP
4 52 (9.04%) Serverless
5 46 (8.00%) Amazon S3
6 45 (7.83%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (6.43%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (4.35%) Power Platform
9 14 (2.43%) Amazon EKS
10 11 (1.91%) Apigee
10 11 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.74%) Microsoft 365
11 10 (1.74%) Route 53
12 9 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (1.39%) AWS CodeBuild
13 8 (1.39%) AWS CodePipeline
13 8 (1.39%) Figma
13 8 (1.39%) PaaS
14 7 (1.22%) SaaS
15 5 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.39%) NetScaler
2 3 (0.52%) Multicast
2 3 (0.52%) Skype
2 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.52%) WebEx
3 2 (0.35%) DNS
3 2 (0.35%) Firewall
3 2 (0.35%) Wireless
4 1 (0.17%) DHCP
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.17%) Network Security
4 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.17%) Power BI
3 22 (3.83%) Big Data
4 19 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.91%) MySQL
9 10 (1.74%) Event Store
10 8 (1.39%) Data Lake
10 8 (1.39%) Metadata
10 8 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.22%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.70%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (0.70%) HBase
14 4 (0.70%) Tableau
15 3 (0.52%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 23 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 23 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (3.65%) JIRA
3 19 (3.30%) Artifactory
4 9 (1.57%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.04%) IntelliJ
6 5 (0.87%) Cypress.io
6 5 (0.87%) SonarQube
6 5 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.70%) Selenium
7 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.52%) Checkstyle
8 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.52%) Gradle
8 3 (0.52%) JMeter
8 3 (0.52%) JUnit
8 3 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 463 (80.52%) Finance
2 272 (47.30%) Front Office
3 125 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 125 (21.74%) Legal
4 100 (17.39%) Social Skills
5 46 (8.00%) Banking
6 37 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (3.65%) Back Office
8 19 (3.30%) Retail
9 12 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.74%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.35%) Games
12 2 (0.35%) German Language
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 346 (60.17%) Developer
2 215 (37.39%) Software Engineer
3 213 (37.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 140 (24.35%) AWS Engineer
5 111 (19.30%) AWS Developer
5 111 (19.30%) AWS Software Engineer
6 105 (18.26%) Java Developer
7 99 (17.22%) Python Developer
8 77 (13.39%) Java Engineer
9 74 (12.87%) Java Software Developer
9 74 (12.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 74 (12.87%) Python Engineer
10 68 (11.83%) Python Software Engineer
11 58 (10.09%) .NET Developer
11 58 (10.09%) React Developer
12 51 (8.87%) Senior Developer
13 47 (8.17%) .NET Software Developer
13 47 (8.17%) .NET Software Engineer
14 40 (6.96%) Senior Software Engineer
15 38 (6.61%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (40.00%) React
2 117 (20.35%) .NET
3 89 (15.48%) AngularJS
4 85 (14.78%) .NET Core
5 66 (11.48%) NumPy
5 66 (11.48%) Pandas
5 66 (11.48%) SciPy
6 64 (11.13%) ASP.NET
7 58 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 58 (10.09%) Vue.js
8 56 (9.74%) ASP.NET Core
9 54 (9.39%) gRPC
10 52 (9.04%) Kafka
11 46 (8.00%) Node.js
12 32 (5.57%) Protocol Buffers
13 29 (5.04%) GraphQL
13 29 (5.04%) HTML
14 24 (4.17%) Apache Camel
15 19 (3.30%) CSS
16 18 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 213 (37.04%) Derivative
2 201 (34.96%) Equities
3 188 (32.70%) Fixed Income
4 147 (25.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 74 (12.87%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (3.83%) User Experience
7 20 (3.48%) Public Cloud
8 19 (3.30%) Market Risk
9 18 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
10 17 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (2.61%) Data Structures
12 14 (2.43%) Animation
12 14 (2.43%) Credit Risk
13 11 (1.91%) Reference Data
14 10 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
14 10 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.74%) Sports Betting
15 9 (1.57%) Algorithms
16 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.04%) Windows
2 20 (3.48%) Linux
3 16 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.39%) Unix
5 3 (0.52%) CentOS
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.52%) Solaris
5 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.35%) Android
6 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (58.61%) Agile
2 285 (49.57%) Software Engineering
3 273 (47.48%) Investment Management
4 272 (47.30%) Asset Management
5 147 (25.57%) Analytics
6 140 (24.35%) CI/CD
7 126 (21.91%) Data Protection
8 115 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
9 106 (18.43%) Microservices
10 83 (14.43%) Fintech
11 81 (14.09%) AOP
12 77 (13.39%) Migration
13 76 (13.22%) DevOps
14 68 (11.83%) Visualisation
15 64 (11.13%) TDD
16 52 (9.04%) Scrum
17 51 (8.87%) Data Analytics
18 49 (8.52%) Front End Development
18 49 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
19 46 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 248 (43.13%) Python
2 243 (42.26%) JavaScript
3 160 (27.83%) Java
4 122 (21.22%) SQL
5 117 (20.35%) C#
6 116 (20.17%) TypeScript
7 37 (6.43%) VBA
8 36 (6.26%) PowerShell
9 23 (4.00%) Bash
10 18 (3.13%) R
11 15 (2.61%) MATLAB
12 10 (1.74%) Scala
13 6 (1.04%) C++
13 6 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.70%) ES6
15 3 (0.52%) Groovy
15 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.17%) Ruby
16 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (1.91%) AWS Certification
2 7 (1.22%) Degree
3 5 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.70%) RHCA
5 2 (0.35%) CSPO
5 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) ACCA
6 1 (0.17%) CISSP
6 1 (0.17%) GIAC
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) OSCP
6 1 (0.17%) PhD
6 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (21.74%) GDPR
2 49 (8.52%) QA
3 19 (3.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.70%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) ITGC
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (11.83%) Docker
2 22 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (11.13%) Terraform
2 55 (9.57%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.78%) Ansible
4 9 (1.57%) SCCM
5 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.52%) Grafana
7 2 (0.35%) Control-M
7 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.35%) Packer
7 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.17%) Ambari
8 1 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.52%) Oracle
3 25 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 23 (4.00%) Charles River
5 15 (2.61%) BISAM
6 14 (2.43%) VMware
7 13 (2.26%) Citrix
8 12 (2.09%) Splunk
9 8 (1.39%) Adobe
10 7 (1.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.04%) Tradeweb
12 5 (0.87%) Calypso
12 5 (0.87%) Databricks
12 5 (0.87%) Reuters
12 5 (0.87%) SimCorp
13 4 (0.70%) Google
14 3 (0.52%) CQG
14 3 (0.52%) IBM
14 3 (0.52%) Murex
14 3 (0.52%) Sybase