The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Quantitative Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 593 584 566
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 37 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.041% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.044% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 29
Median daily rate £675 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £750 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £775 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Quantitative Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quantitative Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the England region.

Quantitative Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Quantitative Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 37 £675 +22.72% 5
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Quantitative Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (69.70%) Finance
2 34 (51.52%) C++
3 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
4 25 (37.88%) Degree
5 23 (34.85%) C#
5 23 (34.85%) Python
6 20 (30.30%) PhD
6 20 (30.30%) Physics
7 18 (27.27%) Banking
8 17 (25.76%) Validation
9 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
10 13 (19.70%) Front Office
10 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (19.70%) Derivative
10 13 (19.70%) Market Risk
11 12 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
11 12 (18.18%) Investment Banking
12 9 (13.64%) Statistics
12 9 (13.64%) MATLAB
12 9 (13.64%) VBA
12 9 (13.64%) Analytics
13 8 (12.12%) Credit Risk
14 7 (10.61%) Stress Testing
14 7 (10.61%) R
14 7 (10.61%) Time Series Analysis
14 7 (10.61%) SQL
14 7 (10.61%) Retail
14 7 (10.61%) Fixed Income
15 6 (9.09%) Equities
15 6 (9.09%) Equity Derivative

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) SAS
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) LaTeX
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
1 5 (7.58%) Selenium
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (69.70%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Banking
3 13 (19.70%) Front Office
4 12 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 7 (10.61%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
1 5 (7.58%) MSMQ
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) WPF
2 2 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
2 20 (30.30%) Physics
3 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (19.70%) Derivative
3 13 (19.70%) Market Risk
4 9 (13.64%) Statistics
5 8 (12.12%) Credit Risk
6 7 (10.61%) Fixed Income
7 6 (9.09%) Equities
7 6 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (3.03%) Swaptions
10 1 (1.52%) Economics
10 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Validation
2 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
3 12 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
4 9 (13.64%) Analytics
5 7 (10.61%) Stress Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Time Series Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.06%) Greeks
7 4 (6.06%) Risk Analytics
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Econometrics
8 3 (4.55%) Monte Carlo Method
8 3 (4.55%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 3 (4.55%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.03%) Quantitative Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) CRM
10 1 (1.52%) Numerical Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Operations Research
10 1 (1.52%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) C++
2 23 (34.85%) C#
2 23 (34.85%) Python
3 9 (13.64%) MATLAB
3 9 (13.64%) VBA
4 7 (10.61%) R
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) Haskell
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Degree
2 20 (30.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Algorithmics
2 2 (3.03%) Murex
3 1 (1.52%) Sophis
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