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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 531 500 490
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 34 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.087% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.094% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 9
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£645 £675 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -10 32 £645 -4.44% 5
Quantitative Developer
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Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 87 (78.38%) C++
2 52 (46.85%) C#
3 49 (44.14%) Front Office
4 44 (39.64%) .NET
5 40 (36.04%) Banking
6 39 (35.14%) Analytics
6 39 (35.14%) Finance
7 37 (33.33%) Investment Banking
8 31 (27.93%) Windows
8 31 (27.93%) Mathematics
9 30 (27.03%) VBA
10 29 (26.13%) Python
11 24 (21.62%) SQL
12 23 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
14 21 (18.92%) Derivative
15 20 (18.02%) Physics
15 20 (18.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (16.22%) OO
16 18 (16.22%) Risk Management
16 18 (16.22%) Degree
17 16 (14.41%) Fixed Income
17 16 (14.41%) Linux
18 14 (12.61%) Monte Carlo Method
19 13 (11.71%) Credit Risk
20 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
20 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
20 12 (10.81%) STL
21 11 (9.91%) PhD
21 11 (9.91%) Risk Assessment

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.90%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.70%) Subversion
1 3 (2.70%) yacc
1 3 (2.70%) ANTLR
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 49 (44.14%) Front Office
2 40 (36.04%) Banking
3 39 (35.14%) Finance
4 37 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) German Language
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.64%) .NET
2 12 (10.81%) STL
3 7 (6.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (3.60%) WPF
5 2 (1.80%) HTML5
5 2 (1.80%) HTML
5 2 (1.80%) COM
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Mathematics
2 23 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
4 21 (18.92%) Derivative
5 20 (18.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (18.02%) Physics
6 16 (14.41%) Fixed Income
7 13 (11.71%) Credit Risk
8 10 (9.01%) Equities
9 8 (7.21%) Grid Computing
10 6 (5.41%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
12 3 (2.70%) Statistics
13 2 (1.80%) Open Source
14 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
14 1 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Windows
2 16 (14.41%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Analytics
2 18 (16.22%) OO
2 18 (16.22%) Risk Management
3 14 (12.61%) Monte Carlo Method
4 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.91%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (9.01%) Validation
7 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.21%) Risk Analytics
9 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.31%) Low Latency
9 7 (6.31%) RAD
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (4.50%) Software Architecture
12 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (2.70%) Asset Management
13 3 (2.70%) Workflow
14 2 (1.80%) Fund Management
14 2 (1.80%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (78.38%) C++
2 52 (46.85%) C#
3 30 (27.03%) VBA
4 29 (26.13%) Python
5 24 (21.62%) SQL
6 10 (9.01%) Java
6 10 (9.01%) MATLAB
7 7 (6.31%) Perl
8 6 (5.41%) R
9 5 (4.50%) VC++
10 2 (1.80%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.90%) VB6
11 1 (0.90%) VB
11 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 11 (9.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
1 1 (0.90%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.90%) Murex
4 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
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