The first table below looks at the demand for the Quantitative Analyst 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 Quantitative Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 201 204 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 14 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.016% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.017% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 10
Average daily rate £650 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £425 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £493
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
6115 5857 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 92.82% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4418 4320 5248
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Quantitative Analyst
London

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Analyst
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 Analyst across the City of London region.

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Quantitative Analyst 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 Quantitative Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (90.48%) C++
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Finance
3 15 (71.43%) Analytics
4 14 (66.67%) Derivative
4 14 (66.67%) PhD
5 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
6 11 (52.38%) Statistical Analysis
6 11 (52.38%) MBA
7 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
7 5 (23.81%) Front Office
8 3 (14.29%) Summit
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 2 (9.52%) CRD IV
9 2 (9.52%) Basel III
9 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) Perl
9 2 (9.52%) VBA
9 2 (9.52%) UNIX
9 2 (9.52%) Python
10 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
10 1 (4.76%) SAS
10 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (4.76%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Quantitative Analyst 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 Quantitative Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Summit
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Front Office
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Derivative
2 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
3 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
4 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Analytics
2 11 (52.38%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Stochastic Calculus
4 1 (4.76%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C++
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) PhD
2 11 (52.38%) MBA
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) CRD IV
1 2 (9.52%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
City of London
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