The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 554 495 521
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 26 77 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.17% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 69 15
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£645 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £750 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quantitative Developer
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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
46777 45849 40413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.43% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28979 28587 23731
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1836 1861 2074
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -55 24 £645 -0.76% 10
Quantitative Developer
UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 64 (76.19%) C++
2 37 (44.05%) Front Office
3 33 (39.29%) Finance
4 31 (36.90%) C#
5 29 (34.52%) VBA
6 27 (32.14%) Python
7 24 (28.57%) Banking
7 24 (28.57%) Derivative
8 22 (26.19%) Analytics
9 21 (25.00%) Investment Banking
9 21 (25.00%) .NET
10 20 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
11 17 (20.24%) Mathematics
12 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (19.05%) OO
13 15 (17.86%) SQL
14 13 (15.48%) Java
15 12 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
16 11 (13.10%) Windows
16 11 (13.10%) PhD
16 11 (13.10%) Equities
16 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
17 10 (11.90%) Validation
17 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
18 9 (10.71%) Physics
18 9 (10.71%) Degree
18 9 (10.71%) Grid Computing
18 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
19 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (1.19%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Subversion
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.19%) ANTLR
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) yacc
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 37 (44.05%) Front Office
2 33 (39.29%) Finance
3 24 (28.57%) Banking
4 21 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.38%) German Language
7 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (7.14%) STL
2 6 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.19%) Twisted
3 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.57%) Derivative
2 20 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
3 17 (20.24%) Mathematics
4 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.10%) Equities
6 9 (10.71%) Physics
6 9 (10.71%) Grid Computing
7 8 (9.52%) Credit Risk
8 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 5 (5.95%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
11 3 (3.57%) Statistics
12 1 (1.19%) Open Source
12 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
12 1 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (1.19%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Analytics
2 16 (19.05%) OO
3 12 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
4 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
5 10 (11.90%) Validation
5 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
6 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 7 (8.33%) RAD
9 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.76%) Workflow
10 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.76%) Risk Analytics
11 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.57%) Fund Management
11 3 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (3.57%) TDD
12 2 (2.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (76.19%) C++
2 31 (36.90%) C#
3 29 (34.52%) VBA
4 27 (32.14%) Python
5 15 (17.86%) SQL
6 13 (15.48%) Java
7 7 (8.33%) R
7 7 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 7 (8.33%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.38%) F#
9 1 (1.19%) VC++
9 1 (1.19%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) PhD
2 9 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Murex
2 2 (2.38%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
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