The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Quantitative Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 535 489 552
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +63
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 31 50 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.12% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £548
10% offered a daily rate of more than £783 £700 £850
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
C++ Quantitative Developer
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C++ Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

C++ Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++ Quantitative Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 31 £650 +8.33% 3
C++ Quantitative Developer
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C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 83 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (54.22%) Front Office
3 43 (51.81%) Banking
4 41 (49.40%) Analytics
5 40 (48.19%) Windows
6 39 (46.99%) Linux
7 32 (38.55%) Investment Banking
7 32 (38.55%) Degree
8 30 (36.14%) Computer Science
9 27 (32.53%) Fixed Income
10 26 (31.33%) Python
10 26 (31.33%) C#
11 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
12 23 (27.71%) Validation
13 22 (26.51%) Perl
14 20 (24.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (21.69%) Derivative
16 15 (18.07%) VBA
17 14 (16.87%) Finance
18 12 (14.46%) PhD
19 10 (12.05%) Mathematics
20 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
20 9 (10.84%) STL
21 8 (9.64%) Physics
21 8 (9.64%) Monte Carlo Method
21 8 (9.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 7 (8.43%) Scala
22 7 (8.43%) VB
23 6 (7.23%) Low Latency
23 6 (7.23%) Technical Analysis

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) Big Data
General
1 45 (54.22%) Front Office
2 43 (51.81%) Banking
3 32 (38.55%) Investment Banking
4 14 (16.87%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) STL
2 8 (9.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Computer Science
2 27 (32.53%) Fixed Income
3 20 (24.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (21.69%) Derivative
5 10 (12.05%) Mathematics
6 8 (9.64%) Physics
7 5 (6.02%) Credit Risk
7 5 (6.02%) CUDA
8 3 (3.61%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.61%) Equities
9 2 (2.41%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.41%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) Analytics
2 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
3 23 (27.71%) Validation
4 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.64%) Monte Carlo Method
6 6 (7.23%) Low Latency
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.41%) Quantitative Analysis
8 1 (1.20%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.20%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.20%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (1.20%) Memory Management
8 1 (1.20%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.20%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.20%) Refactoring
8 1 (1.20%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (1.20%) OO
8 1 (1.20%) RAD
8 1 (1.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (31.33%) Python
2 26 (31.33%) C#
3 22 (26.51%) Perl
4 15 (18.07%) VBA
5 7 (8.43%) Scala
5 7 (8.43%) VB
6 3 (3.61%) Java
7 2 (2.41%) SQL
8 1 (1.20%) VB6
8 1 (1.20%) Haskell
8 1 (1.20%) OCaml
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Degree
2 12 (14.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Basel III
2 1 (1.20%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.20%) Perforce
1 1 (1.20%) DataSynapse
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