The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 114 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 1 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.057% 0.66% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 0
Median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £253
% change year-on-year +15.78% +88.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Hedge funds is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 573 794 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.63% 30.61% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 435 392
Median daily rate £359 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +110.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in Scotland

Hedge funds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hedge funds in Scotland

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 £500 -
Hedge funds
UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Basel III
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce