The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 550 545 541
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 19 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.023% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 8
Average daily rate
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£701 £700 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £930 £800
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
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
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 1820 1992 2536
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 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Quantitative Analyst
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 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 +11 19 £701 +0.07% 6
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 38 (76.00%) C++
2 32 (64.00%) Finance
3 29 (58.00%) Analytics
4 23 (46.00%) PhD
4 23 (46.00%) Mathematics
5 19 (38.00%) SQL
6 16 (32.00%) VBA
6 16 (32.00%) Derivative
7 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
8 13 (26.00%) Front Office
8 13 (26.00%) C#
8 13 (26.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 13 (26.00%) Degree
9 11 (22.00%) MBA
10 10 (20.00%) Physics
11 9 (18.00%) Quantitative Analysis
11 9 (18.00%) Stress Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Market Risk
12 8 (16.00%) Validation
12 8 (16.00%) Python
13 7 (14.00%) Java
13 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.00%) Economics
14 6 (12.00%) Statistics
14 6 (12.00%) Fixed Income
14 6 (12.00%) R
15 5 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
15 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (10.00%) Banking
16 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) S-PLUS
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.00%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Summit
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
1 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (64.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Front Office
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (32.00%) Derivative
3 10 (20.00%) Physics
4 8 (16.00%) Market Risk
5 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (14.00%) Economics
6 6 (12.00%) Fixed Income
6 6 (12.00%) Statistics
7 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (6.00%) Equities
8 3 (6.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (4.00%) Data Extraction
9 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
10 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
10 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Analytics
2 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
3 13 (26.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Stress Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Validation
6 5 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
7 4 (8.00%) Greeks
7 4 (8.00%) Econometrics
7 4 (8.00%) Stochastic Calculus
7 4 (8.00%) Risk Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
10 1 (2.00%) User Stories
10 1 (2.00%) Regression Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.00%) OO
10 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) C++
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) VBA
4 13 (26.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) Python
6 7 (14.00%) Java
7 6 (12.00%) R
8 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) PhD
2 13 (26.00%) Degree
3 11 (22.00%) MBA
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Basel III
1 2 (4.00%) CRD IV
1 2 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.00%) Basel II
2 1 (2.00%) QA
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