Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 173 203
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.023% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.068% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Scotland median daily rate - £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1471 1473 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.56% 34.29% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 867 941
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £234 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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