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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 521 523 471
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 69 40 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.090% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 58
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£675 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £568
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 +23 69 £675 +3.84% 15
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Quantitative Developer
UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 106 (84.80%) C++
2 61 (48.80%) C#
3 58 (46.40%) Windows
4 57 (45.60%) Banking
5 53 (42.40%) Front Office
6 49 (39.20%) Computer Science
7 48 (38.40%) Investment Banking
8 47 (37.60%) Linux
9 45 (36.00%) Analytics
10 42 (33.60%) Degree
11 34 (27.20%) Mathematics
12 30 (24.00%) Finance
13 29 (23.20%) .NET
14 26 (20.80%) Python
15 25 (20.00%) Physics
16 23 (18.40%) Software Engineering
17 22 (17.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 19 (15.20%) Perl
18 19 (15.20%) Validation
19 18 (14.40%) Risk Management
20 17 (13.60%) OO
20 17 (13.60%) Fixed Income
21 16 (12.80%) SQL
21 16 (12.80%) Java
22 14 (11.20%) VBA
22 14 (11.20%) Derivative
22 14 (11.20%) Monte Carlo Method
23 13 (10.40%) Credit Risk
23 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
23 13 (10.40%) Algorithms

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) KDB
2 1 (0.80%) Big Data
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Subversion
1 2 (1.60%) yacc
1 2 (1.60%) ANTLR
General
1 57 (45.60%) Banking
2 53 (42.40%) Front Office
3 48 (38.40%) Investment Banking
4 30 (24.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) .NET
2 12 (9.60%) STL
3 6 (4.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (4.00%) WPF
5 3 (2.40%) HTML
5 3 (2.40%) HTML5
5 3 (2.40%) WCF
6 1 (0.80%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.20%) Computer Science
2 34 (27.20%) Mathematics
3 25 (20.00%) Physics
4 22 (17.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (13.60%) Fixed Income
6 14 (11.20%) Derivative
7 13 (10.40%) Credit Risk
7 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (10.40%) Algorithms
8 6 (4.80%) Equities
9 4 (3.20%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (3.20%) CUDA
10 3 (2.40%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.40%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.60%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.80%) Open Source
12 1 (0.80%) Statistics
12 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.40%) Windows
2 47 (37.60%) Linux
3 5 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.00%) Analytics
2 23 (18.40%) Software Engineering
3 19 (15.20%) Validation
4 18 (14.40%) Risk Management
5 17 (13.60%) OO
6 14 (11.20%) Monte Carlo Method
7 11 (8.80%) Multithreading
8 10 (8.00%) Low Latency
8 10 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (8.00%) Risk Analytics
9 8 (6.40%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (4.80%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (4.00%) Software Architecture
11 5 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.00%) RAD
12 3 (2.40%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.40%) Electronic Trading
13 2 (1.60%) Refactoring
13 2 (1.60%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (84.80%) C++
2 61 (48.80%) C#
3 26 (20.80%) Python
4 19 (15.20%) Perl
5 16 (12.80%) SQL
5 16 (12.80%) Java
6 14 (11.20%) VBA
7 5 (4.00%) VB
7 5 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.20%) VB6
8 4 (3.20%) VC++
9 2 (1.60%) R
10 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (33.60%) Degree
2 11 (8.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.40%) DataSynapse
4 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.80%) Perforce
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