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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 583 590 566
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 40 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.056% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.059% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 21
Median daily rate £650 £600 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £399 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £740 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 - -
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
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +15 40 £650 +8.33% 9
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (57.89%) Finance
2 32 (42.11%) Degree
3 29 (38.16%) C++
4 28 (36.84%) C#
5 25 (32.89%) Validation
6 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
7 22 (28.95%) Quantitative Finance
8 21 (27.63%) Front Office
8 21 (27.63%) Python
9 18 (23.68%) Risk Management
10 17 (22.37%) Retail
10 17 (22.37%) PhD
10 17 (22.37%) Physics
11 16 (21.05%) Stress Testing
12 14 (18.42%) Banking
13 12 (15.79%) Fixed Income
13 12 (15.79%) Derivative
14 11 (14.47%) Investment Banking
15 10 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (13.16%) VBA
15 10 (13.16%) Statistics
15 10 (13.16%) Statistical Modelling
15 10 (13.16%) Analytics
16 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.84%) Econometric Modelling
16 9 (11.84%) Monte Carlo Method
17 8 (10.53%) Credit Risk
17 8 (10.53%) Time Series Analysis
17 8 (10.53%) Grid Computing
18 7 (9.21%) SQL

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 5 (6.58%) SAS
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) LaTeX
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 4 (5.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (57.89%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Front Office
3 17 (22.37%) Retail
4 14 (18.42%) Banking
5 11 (14.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) WPF
3 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 17 (22.37%) Physics
3 12 (15.79%) Derivative
3 12 (15.79%) Fixed Income
4 10 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (13.16%) Statistics
5 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (10.53%) Credit Risk
6 8 (10.53%) Grid Computing
7 7 (9.21%) Market Risk
8 6 (7.89%) Equities
9 4 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (3.95%) Economics
11 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
12 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
12 1 (1.32%) Equity Risk
12 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
12 1 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (1.32%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Validation
2 22 (28.95%) Quantitative Finance
3 18 (23.68%) Risk Management
4 16 (21.05%) Stress Testing
5 10 (13.16%) Analytics
5 10 (13.16%) Statistical Modelling
6 9 (11.84%) Econometric Modelling
6 9 (11.84%) Monte Carlo Method
7 8 (10.53%) Time Series Analysis
8 7 (9.21%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (6.58%) Greeks
10 4 (5.26%) Credit Risk Modelling
10 4 (5.26%) Econometrics
10 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.95%) Numerical Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 3 (3.95%) Risk Analytics
11 3 (3.95%) Wealth Management
12 2 (2.63%) Quantitative Analysis
12 2 (2.63%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) C++
2 28 (36.84%) C#
3 21 (27.63%) Python
4 10 (13.16%) VBA
5 7 (9.21%) MATLAB
5 7 (9.21%) R
5 7 (9.21%) SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Ada
6 2 (2.63%) Haskell
7 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (1.32%) Murex
1 1 (1.32%) Sophis
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £650.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago