Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 358 360
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -25
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 293 274 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.65% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 192 183
London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £393 £401 £325
90th Percentile £717 £688 £738
England median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £90.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £85.00 - £45.00
90th Percentile £95.00 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £90.00 - £50.00

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 18410 16605 17383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.08% 36.74% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13185 11760 12225
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 256 300
London median hourly rate £21.70 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £48.33 £50.00 £47.75
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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 23 November 2017.

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
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 November 2017. 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 +18 121 £563 +7.14% 38
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 147 (50.17%) Finance
2 112 (38.23%) C#
3 108 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (31.40%) .NET
5 88 (30.03%) SQL
6 83 (28.33%) Banking
7 74 (25.26%) Investment Banking
8 73 (24.91%) JavaScript
9 69 (23.55%) Front Office
10 68 (23.21%) SQL Server
11 58 (19.80%) Financial Institution
12 52 (17.75%) Equities
13 51 (17.41%) TDD
14 49 (16.72%) Asset Management
14 49 (16.72%) Investment Management
14 49 (16.72%) Greenfield Project
15 47 (16.04%) Java
16 45 (15.36%) Linux
17 42 (14.33%) Windows
17 42 (14.33%) AngularJS
18 40 (13.65%) Computer Science
19 38 (12.97%) Microsoft
19 38 (12.97%) MongoDB
20 36 (12.29%) Git (software)
20 36 (12.29%) AOP
21 33 (11.26%) BDD
21 33 (11.26%) SDLC
22 29 (9.90%) Test Automation
22 29 (9.90%) Degree
23 28 (9.56%) Subversion

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 25 (8.53%) NServiceBus
2 11 (3.75%) Apache
2 11 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (6.48%) Markit EDM
2 12 (4.10%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (1.37%) Eikon
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.68%) RMDS
4 2 (0.68%) Salerio
5 1 (0.34%) Endur
5 1 (0.34%) Findur
5 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.39%) SAN
1 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.71%) BGP
2 5 (1.71%) EIGRP
2 5 (1.71%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (1.71%) Internet
2 5 (1.71%) MPLS
2 5 (1.71%) NAS
2 5 (1.71%) OSPF
2 5 (1.71%) VLAN
2 5 (1.71%) VoIP
3 4 (1.37%) OpenScape
3 4 (1.37%) PPP
4 3 (1.02%) Firewall
4 3 (1.02%) FTP
4 3 (1.02%) HTTP
4 3 (1.02%) LAN
4 3 (1.02%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.97%) MongoDB
3 26 (8.87%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.75%) Flink
5 11 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.73%) Power BI
8 7 (2.39%) Big Data
8 7 (2.39%) OLAP
8 7 (2.39%) PowerPivot
8 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.37%) MySQL
10 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.02%) Siebel EIM
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.56%) Subversion
3 25 (8.53%) SpecFlow
4 24 (8.19%) JIRA
5 19 (6.48%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.73%) FitNesse
8 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.34%) JBehave
9 1 (0.34%) JUnit
9 1 (0.34%) NUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Protractor
9 1 (0.34%) Selenium
9 1 (0.34%) TestRail
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 147 (50.17%) Finance
2 83 (28.33%) Banking
3 74 (25.26%) Investment Banking
4 69 (23.55%) Front Office
5 58 (19.80%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.75%) Billing
7 10 (3.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (54.27%) Developer
2 97 (33.11%) C# Developer
3 54 (18.43%) Analyst
4 28 (9.56%) SQL Developer
5 22 (7.51%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.51%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.17%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (6.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (5.80%) Data Analyst
10 16 (5.46%) Lead Developer
11 15 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (5.12%) SQL Server Developer
12 14 (4.78%) Agile C# Developer
12 14 (4.78%) Agile Developer
12 14 (4.78%) Front Office Developer
13 13 (4.44%) Lead C# Developer
13 13 (4.44%) Salesforce Developer
14 12 (4.10%) C# WPF Developer
14 12 (4.10%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (31.40%) .NET
2 42 (14.33%) AngularJS
3 28 (9.56%) Angular 2
3 28 (9.56%) WCF
4 26 (8.87%) ASP.NET
4 26 (8.87%) Reactive Extensions
5 25 (8.53%) Akka
5 25 (8.53%) Kafka
5 25 (8.53%) RabbitMQ
5 25 (8.53%) Redux
5 25 (8.53%) SignalR
5 25 (8.53%) WebSockets
5 25 (8.53%) WPF
6 23 (7.85%) React
7 16 (5.46%) .NET Framework
7 16 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (5.46%) WinForms
8 14 (4.78%) Entity Framework
9 13 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (4.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.75%) Equities
2 49 (16.72%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (13.65%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.51%) Algorithms
4 22 (7.51%) Data Structures
4 22 (7.51%) Fixed Income
5 18 (6.14%) Virtual Team
6 14 (4.78%) Derivative
6 14 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (4.10%) Fintech
8 10 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.39%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.71%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.02%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.36%) Linux
2 42 (14.33%) Windows
3 26 (8.87%) Unix
4 13 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.39%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.41%) TDD
3 49 (16.72%) Asset Management
3 49 (16.72%) Investment Management
4 36 (12.29%) AOP
5 33 (11.26%) BDD
5 33 (11.26%) SDLC
6 29 (9.90%) Test Automation
7 28 (9.56%) DevOps
7 28 (9.56%) Low Latency
8 25 (8.53%) Complex Event Processing
8 25 (8.53%) CQRS
8 25 (8.53%) Multithreading
8 25 (8.53%) OO
9 22 (7.51%) OOD
10 18 (6.14%) Code Optimisation
10 18 (6.14%) Mathematics
11 17 (5.80%) Project Management
12 16 (5.46%) Algorithmic Trading
12 16 (5.46%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (38.23%) C#
2 88 (30.03%) SQL
3 73 (24.91%) JavaScript
4 47 (16.04%) Java
5 28 (9.56%) Python
6 24 (8.19%) C++
7 19 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.78%) Perl
9 7 (2.39%) VBA
10 6 (2.05%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.37%) XAML
13 3 (1.02%) Go
13 3 (1.02%) Scala
13 3 (1.02%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 3 (1.02%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.34%) Erlang
14 1 (0.34%) F#
14 1 (0.34%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 29 (9.90%) Degree
2 7 (2.39%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (2.39%) PhD
3 6 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.71%) CCNA
4 5 (1.71%) CCNP
4 5 (1.71%) CCVP
4 5 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.02%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CFA
6 2 (0.68%) PMP
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.34%) VCP6
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) MiFID
2 7 (2.39%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) PMO
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.34%) EMIR
5 1 (0.34%) FATCA
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.68%) Docker
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.37%) SCCM
3 2 (0.68%) logstash
3 2 (0.68%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) Packer
3 2 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.83%) Charles River
3 14 (4.78%) Bloomberg
3 14 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (4.10%) SimCorp
5 10 (3.41%) Oracle
6 8 (2.73%) Citrix
7 7 (2.39%) DevExpress
7 7 (2.39%) Reuters
8 6 (2.05%) Cisco
9 5 (1.71%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.71%) OpenLink
9 5 (1.71%) Red Box
9 5 (1.71%) Splunk
10 4 (1.37%) BT
10 4 (1.37%) CQG
10 4 (1.37%) Etrali
10 4 (1.37%) FactSet
10 4 (1.37%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.37%) Sybase