The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Quantitative Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 183 204 226
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +22
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 13 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.30% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 1
Average daily rate
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£650 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
C++ Quantitative Developer
London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer across the City of London region.

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (76.47%) Analytics
3 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) Linux
3 21 (61.76%) Python
4 20 (58.82%) C#
4 20 (58.82%) Front Office
4 20 (58.82%) Degree
5 19 (55.88%) Computer Science
5 19 (55.88%) Banking
5 19 (55.88%) Perl
6 18 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (52.94%) Investment Banking
6 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 18 (52.94%) Validation
7 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
8 5 (14.71%) Derivative
8 5 (14.71%) Scala
9 4 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (11.76%) STL
10 3 (8.82%) Finance
11 2 (5.88%) VBA
12 1 (2.94%) VB
12 1 (2.94%) Java
12 1 (2.94%) PhD
12 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (2.94%) Statistics
12 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
12 1 (2.94%) VB6
12 1 (2.94%) Credit Derivative

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 20 (58.82%) Front Office
2 19 (55.88%) Banking
3 18 (52.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) STL
1 4 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Computer Science
2 18 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
4 5 (14.71%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) Physics
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Analytics
2 18 (52.94%) Validation
2 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.94%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (61.76%) Python
3 20 (58.82%) C#
4 19 (55.88%) Perl
5 5 (14.71%) Scala
6 2 (5.88%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) VB6
7 1 (2.94%) F#
7 1 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Basel III
1 1 (2.94%) CRD IV