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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 527 520 542
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 53 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 25
Average daily rate £675 £625 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £570
10% offered a daily rate of more than £758 £722 £780
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £813 -
% change year-on-year
-33.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 52 £675 +8.00% 14
North West - 1 £375 -
Quantitative Developer
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Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (77.08%) C++
2 88 (61.11%) Finance
3 70 (48.61%) Python
4 66 (45.83%) Front Office
5 61 (42.36%) C#
6 60 (41.67%) Derivative
7 47 (32.64%) Banking
8 44 (30.56%) Mathematics
9 42 (29.17%) Investment Banking
9 42 (29.17%) Analytics
10 32 (22.22%) Fixed Income
11 29 (20.14%) PhD
12 28 (19.44%) Degree
13 26 (18.06%) Physics
14 23 (15.97%) VBA
15 19 (13.19%) SQL
16 17 (11.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
18 14 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (9.72%) Credit Risk
19 13 (9.03%) XML
19 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (9.03%) MATLAB
20 12 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
21 11 (7.64%) Financial Institution
21 11 (7.64%) Java
21 11 (7.64%) Hedge funds
22 10 (6.94%) Multithreading
22 10 (6.94%) Electronic Trading
22 10 (6.94%) Windows

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (0.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) HTTP
1 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) VTune
General
1 88 (61.11%) Finance
2 66 (45.83%) Front Office
3 47 (32.64%) Banking
4 42 (29.17%) Investment Banking
5 11 (7.64%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) XML
2 8 (5.56%) NumPy
2 8 (5.56%) Pandas
2 8 (5.56%) SciPy
3 5 (3.47%) .NET
3 5 (3.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (3.47%) STL
4 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.08%) HTML
5 2 (1.39%) Django
5 2 (1.39%) PyXLL
5 2 (1.39%) XSLT
6 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.69%) COM
6 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.69%) Memcached
6 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.69%) Web Services
6 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (41.67%) Derivative
2 44 (30.56%) Mathematics
3 32 (22.22%) Fixed Income
4 26 (18.06%) Physics
5 17 (11.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
7 14 (9.72%) Credit Risk
7 14 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
9 11 (7.64%) Hedge funds
10 8 (5.56%) Equities
10 8 (5.56%) Grid Computing
10 8 (5.56%) Statistics
11 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
12 6 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (2.78%) Economics
13 4 (2.78%) Swaptions
14 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
14 3 (2.08%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.94%) Windows
2 4 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.17%) Analytics
2 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (6.94%) Electronic Trading
3 10 (6.94%) Multithreading
3 10 (6.94%) Validation
4 9 (6.25%) Monte Carlo Method
5 8 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 7 (4.86%) TDD
7 6 (4.17%) Econometrics
8 5 (3.47%) Risk Analytics
8 5 (3.47%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.47%) Stress Testing
8 5 (3.47%) Time Series Analysis
9 4 (2.78%) Investment Management
9 4 (2.78%) OO
10 3 (2.08%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.08%) Regression Testing
10 3 (2.08%) System Testing
10 3 (2.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (77.08%) C++
2 70 (48.61%) Python
3 61 (42.36%) C#
4 23 (15.97%) VBA
5 19 (13.19%) SQL
6 13 (9.03%) MATLAB
7 11 (7.64%) Java
8 9 (6.25%) R
9 6 (4.17%) C
10 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.39%) Scala
13 1 (0.69%) Clojure
13 1 (0.69%) Haskell
13 1 (0.69%) Tcl
13 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) PhD
2 28 (19.44%) Degree
3 3 (2.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (4.17%) SunGard
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle
3 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.69%) Murex
3 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
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