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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 150 137
Rank change year-on-year +40 -13  
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.047% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £650 £350
% change year-on-year -38.46% +85.71%  
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 616 1007 851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.76% 34.78% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 541 391
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.93 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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 25 June 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 +4 1 £400 - 1
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Basel III
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
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%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce