Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 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
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 320 295
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25 +52
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 368 256 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 1.75% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 174 214
London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £309
90th Percentile £825 £800 £738
England median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
England 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,242 14,638 16,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.80% 37.23% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,394 10,350 11,563
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 237 234
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +10.01%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.27 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.50 £47.35
England median hourly rate £22.42 £19.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.23% -5.71% +20.00%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 May 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
Central London -20 115 £575 +4.55% 49
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 203 (55.16%) Finance
2 167 (45.38%) C#
3 126 (34.24%) SQL
4 100 (27.17%) Front Office
5 97 (26.36%) .NET
6 96 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (25.27%) Java
8 80 (21.74%) Banking
9 75 (20.38%) SQL Server
10 71 (19.29%) Python
11 69 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 62 (16.85%) Asset Management
13 60 (16.30%) Financial Institution
13 60 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
14 59 (16.03%) Linux
15 58 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (14.95%) Computer Science
17 52 (14.13%) Oracle
18 48 (13.04%) Investment Banking
18 48 (13.04%) Degree
19 47 (12.77%) HTML
19 47 (12.77%) AngularJS
20 44 (11.96%) HTML5
21 42 (11.41%) MVC
22 41 (11.14%) Investment Management
23 40 (10.87%) Fixed Income
24 39 (10.60%) Web Services
25 37 (10.05%) ASP.NET
26 36 (9.78%) TypeScript
27 34 (9.24%) WPF

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 7 (1.90%) Apache Spark
1 7 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.36%) NServiceBus
3 4 (1.09%) Apache
4 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.54%) Confluence
5 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) ION MarketView
1 3 (0.82%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.82%) Summit
2 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.17%) Office 365
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (1.63%) CloudFront
4 6 (1.63%) NuGet
4 6 (1.63%) OpenShift
4 6 (1.63%) PaaS
4 6 (1.63%) Route 53
4 6 (1.63%) Serverless
4 6 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.36%) SaaS
6 3 (0.82%) npm
6 3 (0.82%) Yarn
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.99%) FTP
1 11 (2.99%) HTTP
2 8 (2.17%) DNS
3 7 (1.90%) LAN
4 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.82%) Skype
6 2 (0.54%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) DHCP
7 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.27%) PPP
7 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.98%) Big Data
4 19 (5.16%) Siebel EIM
5 15 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.99%) KDB
6 11 (2.99%) Kdb+
7 10 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.90%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.36%) OLAP
12 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (7.88%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.35%) JIRA
3 15 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (3.80%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.99%) Subversion
6 10 (2.72%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.72%) NUnit
6 10 (2.72%) Selenium
7 7 (1.90%) NCrunch
7 7 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.90%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.63%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.36%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.82%) Bower
10 3 (0.82%) GitLab
10 3 (0.82%) Grunt
10 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 203 (55.16%) Finance
2 100 (27.17%) Front Office
3 80 (21.74%) Banking
4 60 (16.30%) Financial Institution
5 48 (13.04%) Investment Banking
6 15 (4.08%) Back Office
7 8 (2.17%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 248 (67.39%) Developer
2 133 (36.14%) C# Developer
3 34 (9.24%) Analyst
4 33 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 30 (8.15%) .NET Developer
6 28 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (6.79%) Angular Developer
7 25 (6.79%) C# WPF Developer
7 25 (6.79%) WPF Developer
8 22 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (5.71%) SQL Developer
10 20 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (5.16%) Python Developer
11 19 (5.16%) WinForms Developer
12 17 (4.62%) Front Office Developer
12 17 (4.62%) Senior Developer
13 16 (4.35%) Programmer
14 15 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (26.36%) .NET
2 47 (12.77%) AngularJS
2 47 (12.77%) HTML
3 44 (11.96%) HTML5
4 39 (10.60%) Web Services
5 37 (10.05%) ASP.NET
6 34 (9.24%) WPF
7 33 (8.97%) REST
8 31 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (8.42%) Kafka
9 28 (7.61%) WCF
10 27 (7.34%) React
10 27 (7.34%) WinForms
11 25 (6.79%) .NET Framework
12 23 (6.25%) Node.js
13 22 (5.98%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (5.71%) CSS
14 21 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
15 20 (5.43%) Kendo UI
15 20 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (14.95%) Computer Science
3 40 (10.87%) Fixed Income
4 30 (8.15%) Equities
5 27 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (4.89%) Derivative
7 15 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 14 (3.80%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (3.26%) Fintech
10 11 (2.99%) Data Centre
11 8 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
11 8 (2.17%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.90%) User Experience
13 6 (1.63%) PMI
14 5 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (1.09%) Market Risk
16 3 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.03%) Linux
2 34 (9.24%) Windows
3 24 (6.52%) Unix
4 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) NetWare
6 1 (0.27%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.85%) Asset Management
3 60 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (11.41%) MVC
5 41 (11.14%) Investment Management
6 34 (9.24%) Data Visualisation
6 34 (9.24%) Visualisation
7 33 (8.97%) Business Analysis
8 32 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 31 (8.42%) AOP
9 31 (8.42%) Low Latency
10 28 (7.61%) Web Development
11 27 (7.34%) Analytics
11 27 (7.34%) TDD
12 26 (7.07%) Multithreading
12 26 (7.07%) Software Engineering
13 25 (6.79%) Mathematics
14 23 (6.25%) SDLC
15 22 (5.98%) Fund Accounting
16 21 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 167 (45.38%) C#
2 126 (34.24%) SQL
3 93 (25.27%) Java
4 71 (19.29%) Python
5 69 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 36 (9.78%) TypeScript
7 24 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.80%) C++
9 11 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.99%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 10 (2.72%) BeanShell
10 10 (2.72%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.90%) R
12 6 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.63%) Java 8
12 6 (1.63%) Perl
13 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.82%) Haskell
14 3 (0.82%) Scala
14 3 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (13.04%) Degree
2 12 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.99%) Siebel Certification
4 9 (2.45%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.36%) CFA
6 5 (1.36%) MBA
6 5 (1.36%) PhD
7 2 (0.54%) PMP
8 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISM
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.27%) OCP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.52%) QA
2 19 (5.16%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.99%) MiFID
4 5 (1.36%) EMIR
5 3 (0.82%) Basel III
5 3 (0.82%) FATCA
5 3 (0.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.72%) Ansible
2 9 (2.45%) Puppet
3 8 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.17%) Terraform
4 6 (1.63%) Sysdig
5 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) Control-M
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (14.13%) Oracle
2 31 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.16%) Siebel
4 18 (4.89%) Bloomberg
5 13 (3.53%) MapR
5 13 (3.53%) ServiceNow
6 12 (3.26%) Sybase
7 10 (2.72%) Charles River
7 10 (2.72%) Cisco
7 10 (2.72%) F5
7 10 (2.72%) Telerik
8 8 (2.17%) Splunk
9 7 (1.90%) Infoblox
9 7 (1.90%) SevOne
10 6 (1.63%) Reuters
11 5 (1.36%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.36%) Infragistics
11 5 (1.36%) Tableau
11 5 (1.36%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.09%) Calypso