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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quant Developer
UK / England
Rank 486 536 520
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 79 59 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 54 61
Median daily rate £725 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £588 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £750 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £813
% change year-on-year
- -53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +33 79 £725 +11.53% 16
Quantitative Developer
UK

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 92 (68.15%) C++
2 64 (47.41%) Finance
3 59 (43.70%) C#
4 54 (40.00%) Front Office
5 38 (28.15%) Fixed Income
6 37 (27.41%) OO
7 34 (25.19%) Python
8 33 (24.44%) Banking
8 33 (24.44%) Market Risk
9 31 (22.96%) PhD
10 30 (22.22%) Java
11 27 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 26 (19.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (18.52%) OOP
13 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (18.52%) Derivative
13 25 (18.52%) Analytics
14 22 (16.30%) Subversion
15 21 (15.56%) Investment Banking
16 17 (12.59%) Windows
16 17 (12.59%) PnL Attribution
17 15 (11.11%) Degree
18 14 (10.37%) Physics
18 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
18 14 (10.37%) Monte Carlo Method
18 14 (10.37%) Linux
18 14 (10.37%) Quantitative Finance
18 14 (10.37%) Algorithms
19 13 (9.63%) SQL
19 13 (9.63%) .NET

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 2 (1.48%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) Tick Data
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.30%) Subversion
2 10 (7.41%) JIRA
3 7 (5.19%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (47.41%) Finance
2 54 (40.00%) Front Office
3 33 (24.44%) Banking
4 21 (15.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.63%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) XML
3 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.96%) XSD
4 2 (1.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.48%) FpML
4 2 (1.48%) LINQ
4 2 (1.48%) STL
5 1 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.74%) JNI
5 1 (0.74%) NumPy
5 1 (0.74%) Pandas
5 1 (0.74%) SciPy
5 1 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.15%) Fixed Income
2 33 (24.44%) Market Risk
3 27 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 26 (19.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (18.52%) Derivative
6 14 (10.37%) Algorithms
6 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
6 14 (10.37%) Physics
7 12 (8.89%) CUDA
8 11 (8.15%) Equities
9 9 (6.67%) Credit Risk
10 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (4.44%) Statistics
12 5 (3.70%) Economics
12 5 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (2.96%) Life Science
13 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.48%) Grid Computing
14 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.59%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 6 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) OO
2 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.52%) Analytics
2 25 (18.52%) OOP
3 17 (12.59%) PnL Attribution
4 14 (10.37%) Monte Carlo Method
4 14 (10.37%) Quantitative Finance
5 13 (9.63%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.41%) TDD
8 9 (6.67%) Risk Analytics
9 8 (5.93%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (5.93%) Stochastic Modelling
10 7 (5.19%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.44%) SDLC
11 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.70%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.70%) Software Testing
12 5 (3.70%) Stochastic Calculus
12 5 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 92 (68.15%) C++
2 59 (43.70%) C#
3 34 (25.19%) Python
4 30 (22.22%) Java
5 13 (9.63%) MATLAB
5 13 (9.63%) SQL
6 11 (8.15%) C
7 8 (5.93%) VBA
8 5 (3.70%) R
9 3 (2.22%) Ada
10 1 (0.74%) F#
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) Rust
10 1 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (22.96%) PhD
2 15 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (4.44%) Bloomberg
2 5 (3.70%) Algorithmics
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.96%) Reuters
4 2 (1.48%) FactSet
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.74%) Sophis
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