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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 503 525 489
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 79 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.072% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 20 39
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£650 £650 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 £723 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £1,000 - £600
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
46468 43835 42327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.75% 92.63% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30057 26949 24391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1901 1936 2492
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +53 78 £650 - 5
Quantitative Developer
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Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 101 (75.94%) C++
2 62 (46.62%) C#
3 53 (39.85%) Banking
4 51 (38.35%) Front Office
5 49 (36.84%) Investment Banking
6 44 (33.08%) .NET
7 43 (32.33%) Finance
8 42 (31.58%) Windows
9 35 (26.32%) Analytics
10 34 (25.56%) Mathematics
11 32 (24.06%) Computer Science
12 30 (22.56%) Linux
13 29 (21.80%) Python
14 25 (18.80%) Degree
15 23 (17.29%) SQL
16 22 (16.54%) Physics
17 21 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 20 (15.04%) OO
18 20 (15.04%) Risk Management
18 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (14.29%) Derivative
19 19 (14.29%) VBA
20 18 (13.53%) Java
20 18 (13.53%) Monte Carlo Method
21 16 (12.03%) Credit Risk
21 16 (12.03%) STL
22 15 (11.28%) PhD
22 15 (11.28%) Fixed Income
23 14 (10.53%) Algorithms
24 13 (9.77%) Multithreading

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Office
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) KDB
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Subversion
2 3 (2.26%) ANTLR
2 3 (2.26%) yacc
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 53 (39.85%) Banking
2 51 (38.35%) Front Office
3 49 (36.84%) Investment Banking
4 43 (32.33%) Finance
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.08%) .NET
2 16 (12.03%) STL
3 9 (6.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (3.76%) WPF
5 3 (2.26%) HTML
5 3 (2.26%) HTML5
6 2 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.50%) COM
7 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.56%) Mathematics
2 32 (24.06%) Computer Science
3 22 (16.54%) Physics
4 21 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (14.29%) Derivative
7 16 (12.03%) Credit Risk
8 15 (11.28%) Fixed Income
9 14 (10.53%) Algorithms
10 7 (5.26%) Equities
11 6 (4.51%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (4.51%) Grid Computing
12 4 (3.01%) Statistics
13 3 (2.26%) Market Risk
14 2 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
15 1 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
15 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.75%) Open Source
15 1 (0.75%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.58%) Windows
2 30 (22.56%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) Analytics
2 20 (15.04%) OO
2 20 (15.04%) Risk Management
3 18 (13.53%) Monte Carlo Method
4 13 (9.77%) Multithreading
4 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.02%) Validation
6 10 (7.52%) Low Latency
6 10 (7.52%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.77%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.26%) RAD
8 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (4.51%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (4.51%) Risk Analytics
10 5 (3.76%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.01%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (1.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (1.50%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 101 (75.94%) C++
2 62 (46.62%) C#
3 29 (21.80%) Python
4 23 (17.29%) SQL
5 19 (14.29%) VBA
6 18 (13.53%) Java
7 11 (8.27%) Perl
8 9 (6.77%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.51%) VC++
10 4 (3.01%) R
11 2 (1.50%) VB
12 1 (0.75%) VB6
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (18.80%) Degree
2 15 (11.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) Basel III
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle
3 5 (3.76%) DataSynapse
4 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.75%) Perforce
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