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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 198 210 229
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.046% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£701 £745 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% +170.90%
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
5382 6585 7214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.00% 92.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4836 5254
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £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 91 170 166
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.90 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (90.00%) C++
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (70.00%) Analytics
3 13 (65.00%) PhD
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 11 (55.00%) Derivative
6 9 (45.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (45.00%) MBA
7 5 (25.00%) Fixed Income
7 5 (25.00%) Physics
8 4 (20.00%) VBA
8 4 (20.00%) Front Office
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Summit
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
10 2 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
10 2 (10.00%) Statistics
10 2 (10.00%) UNIX
10 2 (10.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) Perl
10 2 (10.00%) CRD IV
10 2 (10.00%) Basel III
11 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
11 1 (5.00%) R
11 1 (5.00%) .NET
11 1 (5.00%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) S-PLUS
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Summit
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (55.00%) Derivative
3 5 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (25.00%) Physics
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
6 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Analytics
2 9 (45.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C++
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) PhD
2 9 (45.00%) MBA
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Basel III
1 2 (10.00%) CRD IV
2 1 (5.00%) Basel II
2 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
City of London
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