The table below looks at the statistics for Quantitative Analysis skills 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 Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 201 190 218
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.069% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£600 £419 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £281 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4570 4457 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.08% 77.34% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3320 4120
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Quantitative Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quantitative Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Analysis
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 Quantitative Analysis across the City of London region.

Quantitative Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Quantitative Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Quantitative Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis across the City of London region.

Quantitative Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Quantitative Analysis also 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 that cited Quantitative Analysis.

1 4 (66.67%) Statistics
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Essbase
3 1 (16.67%) HFM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Online Games
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Quantitative Analysis also 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 that cited Quantitative Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Essbase
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Quantitative Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Online Games
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
1 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase
1 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica