The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 565 554 556
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 57 88 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 84 50
Median daily rate £688 £675 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £800 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Quantitative Developer
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quantitative Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Quantitative Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Quantitative Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 -41 55 £700 +3.70% 8
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
South East - 1 - -
Quantitative Developer
UK

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 67 (61.47%) C++
2 55 (50.46%) Finance
3 45 (41.28%) Python
4 42 (38.53%) C#
5 40 (36.70%) Front Office
6 30 (27.52%) OO
7 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (24.77%) Fixed Income
9 25 (22.94%) Algorithms
9 25 (22.94%) Java
10 24 (22.02%) PhD
11 23 (21.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (20.18%) C
13 21 (19.27%) SQL
13 21 (19.27%) Linux
13 21 (19.27%) Market Risk
14 19 (17.43%) Mathematics
15 17 (15.60%) Derivative
15 17 (15.60%) Analytics
16 16 (14.68%) Validation
17 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
17 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (13.76%) Pandas
18 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
19 13 (11.93%) Statistics
19 13 (11.93%) KDB
19 13 (11.93%) Oracle
19 13 (11.93%) AngularJS
19 13 (11.93%) Hedge funds
19 13 (11.93%) SciPy

Quantitative Developer 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 3 (2.75%) Confluence
2 2 (1.83%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) KDB
1 13 (11.93%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) DB2
5 1 (0.92%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Maven
2 5 (4.59%) Subversion
3 3 (2.75%) JIRA
3 3 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) Babel
4 1 (0.92%) Bower
4 1 (0.92%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) gulp
4 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Mocha
4 1 (0.92%) Moq
4 1 (0.92%) QUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.92%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (50.46%) Finance
2 40 (36.70%) Front Office
3 9 (8.26%) Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) Pandas
2 13 (11.93%) AngularJS
2 13 (11.93%) NumPy
2 13 (11.93%) SciPy
3 12 (11.01%) .NET
3 12 (11.01%) Esper
3 12 (11.01%) Pyramid
4 7 (6.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (6.42%) STL
5 4 (3.67%) WPF
5 4 (3.67%) XML
6 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.83%) LINQ
8 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.92%) CSS
8 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.92%) HTML
8 1 (0.92%) jQuery
8 1 (0.92%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.77%) Fixed Income
2 25 (22.94%) Algorithms
3 23 (21.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (19.27%) Market Risk
5 19 (17.43%) Mathematics
6 17 (15.60%) Derivative
7 13 (11.93%) Hedge funds
7 13 (11.93%) Statistics
7 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
8 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (7.34%) CUDA
10 6 (5.50%) Life Science
11 5 (4.59%) Credit Risk
12 4 (3.67%) Physics
13 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
13 3 (2.75%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (2.75%) Equities
14 2 (1.83%) GPGPU
14 2 (1.83%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Unix
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) OO
2 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.60%) Analytics
4 16 (14.68%) Validation
5 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.93%) Data Acquisition
8 12 (11.01%) OOP
8 12 (11.01%) Refactoring
8 12 (11.01%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.09%) Asset Management
9 11 (10.09%) Open Source
9 11 (10.09%) Quantitative Trading
9 11 (10.09%) Time Series Analysis
10 9 (8.26%) Quantitative Finance
11 6 (5.50%) Computational Finance
11 6 (5.50%) Low Latency
11 6 (5.50%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (61.47%) C++
2 45 (41.28%) Python
3 42 (38.53%) C#
4 25 (22.94%) Java
5 22 (20.18%) C
6 21 (19.27%) SQL
7 9 (8.26%) MATLAB
8 8 (7.34%) R
9 7 (6.42%) VBA
10 5 (4.59%) VB
11 4 (3.67%) Haskell
12 1 (0.92%) Ada
12 1 (0.92%) ES6
12 1 (0.92%) F#
12 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.92%) Perl
12 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) PhD
2 7 (6.42%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.92%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.92%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.92%) Reuters
3 1 (0.92%) Sybase
3 1 (0.92%) Syncfusion