The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Analyst 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 Quantitative Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 577 552 546
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 18 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.039% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 8
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£613 £700 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +0.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £550 £578
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £783 £930
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -2 18 £613 -12.53% 3
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) C++
3 19 (50.00%) Banking
4 15 (39.47%) Statistics
5 13 (34.21%) Quantitative Analysis
5 13 (34.21%) Investment Banking
6 12 (31.58%) Analytics
7 11 (28.95%) R
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) Validation
8 8 (21.05%) Python
8 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.42%) Big Data
9 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
9 7 (18.42%) Fixed Income
9 7 (18.42%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
10 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
10 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 6 (15.79%) Java
11 5 (13.16%) VBA
11 5 (13.16%) Front Office
11 5 (13.16%) PhD
11 5 (13.16%) Credit Risk
12 4 (10.53%) Market Risk
12 4 (10.53%) Degree
12 4 (10.53%) Derivative
12 4 (10.53%) C#
12 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
12 4 (10.53%) Regression Analysis

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Mathematica
1 1 (2.63%) Maple
1 1 (2.63%) LaTeX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
1 7 (18.42%) Big Data
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Banking
3 13 (34.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (13.16%) Front Office
5 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.63%) French Language
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Statistics
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.42%) Fixed Income
4 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 5 (13.16%) Credit Risk
6 4 (10.53%) Market Risk
6 4 (10.53%) Derivative
7 3 (7.89%) Physics
7 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
7 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (2.63%) Equities
9 1 (2.63%) Online Games
9 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Quantitative Analysis
2 12 (31.58%) Analytics
3 11 (28.95%) Validation
4 7 (18.42%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) Regression Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Linear Regression
7 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.89%) Monte Carlo Method
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Econometrics
7 3 (7.89%) Use Case
8 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.26%) Cluster Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Fund Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Time Series Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Factor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) C++
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) R
3 8 (21.05%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 6 (15.79%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) VBA
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) PhD
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Murex
1 1 (2.63%) BT
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