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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 523 520 510
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 55 49 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 51
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£675 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £760 £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 - - -
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +20 55 £675 +3.84% 11
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Quantitative Developer
UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 109 (85.83%) C++
2 60 (47.24%) Banking
3 58 (45.67%) Front Office
4 50 (39.37%) Windows
5 47 (37.01%) C#
6 46 (36.22%) Investment Banking
7 44 (34.65%) Linux
8 40 (31.50%) Computer Science
9 38 (29.92%) Analytics
10 36 (28.35%) Degree
11 31 (24.41%) Finance
12 27 (21.26%) Fixed Income
13 25 (19.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (19.69%) Mathematics
14 24 (18.90%) Python
15 23 (18.11%) VBA
15 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
16 22 (17.32%) Validation
17 19 (14.96%) Perl
18 18 (14.17%) Derivative
19 17 (13.39%) PhD
20 16 (12.60%) .NET
20 16 (12.60%) Physics
20 16 (12.60%) Monte Carlo Method
21 15 (11.81%) Java
21 15 (11.81%) Risk Management
22 13 (10.24%) SQL
23 11 (8.66%) STL
24 10 (7.87%) Multithreading
24 10 (7.87%) Credit Risk

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) KDB
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 60 (47.24%) Banking
2 58 (45.67%) Front Office
3 46 (36.22%) Investment Banking
4 31 (24.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) .NET
2 11 (8.66%) STL
3 7 (5.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (2.36%) WCF
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.79%) WPF
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.50%) Computer Science
2 27 (21.26%) Fixed Income
3 25 (19.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (19.69%) Mathematics
4 18 (14.17%) Derivative
5 16 (12.60%) Physics
6 10 (7.87%) Credit Risk
7 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (5.51%) Equities
9 5 (3.94%) CUDA
9 5 (3.94%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (3.15%) Market Risk
11 3 (2.36%) Grid Computing
11 3 (2.36%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Derivative
13 1 (0.79%) Statistics
13 1 (0.79%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.37%) Windows
2 44 (34.65%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) Analytics
2 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
3 22 (17.32%) Validation
4 16 (12.60%) Monte Carlo Method
5 15 (11.81%) Risk Management
6 10 (7.87%) Multithreading
7 9 (7.09%) OO
8 7 (5.51%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (4.72%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (4.72%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.94%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.94%) Risk Analytics
11 4 (3.15%) RAD
12 3 (2.36%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (2.36%) Quantitative Analysis
13 2 (1.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (1.57%) OOP
14 1 (0.79%) OOA/OOD
14 1 (0.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 109 (85.83%) C++
2 47 (37.01%) C#
3 24 (18.90%) Python
4 23 (18.11%) VBA
5 19 (14.96%) Perl
6 15 (11.81%) Java
7 13 (10.24%) SQL
8 6 (4.72%) VB
9 4 (3.15%) VB6
9 4 (3.15%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.57%) R
11 1 (0.79%) C
11 1 (0.79%) VC++
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 36 (28.35%) Degree
2 17 (13.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (1.57%) DataSynapse
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle
2 1 (0.79%) Perforce
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