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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 566 489 495
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 20 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 57 53
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£650 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £750 £670
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
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 £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -58 20 £650 - 10
Quantitative Developer
UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 43 (82.69%) C++
2 28 (53.85%) Front Office
3 21 (40.38%) VBA
4 20 (38.46%) C#
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
5 18 (34.62%) Fixed Income
6 16 (30.77%) Derivative
7 15 (28.85%) OO
8 14 (26.92%) Analytics
9 12 (23.08%) Python
10 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
11 10 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 10 (19.23%) Banking
12 9 (17.31%) Equities
12 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
13 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 8 (15.38%) SQL
13 8 (15.38%) Java
14 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
14 7 (13.46%) Monte Carlo Method
14 7 (13.46%) Credit Risk
14 7 (13.46%) Low Latency
15 6 (11.54%) Degree
15 6 (11.54%) Grid Computing
15 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
15 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
15 6 (11.54%) Windows
16 5 (9.62%) PhD

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.92%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (53.85%) Front Office
2 18 (34.62%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) Banking
4 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) STL
2 3 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) COM
4 1 (1.92%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Fixed Income
2 16 (30.77%) Derivative
3 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
4 10 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (17.31%) Equities
6 7 (13.46%) Credit Risk
7 6 (11.54%) Grid Computing
8 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
9 3 (5.77%) Physics
9 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
9 3 (5.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.92%) Wiki
11 1 (1.92%) Swaptions
11 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) OO
2 14 (26.92%) Analytics
3 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
4 7 (13.46%) Monte Carlo Method
4 7 (13.46%) Low Latency
4 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) Workflow
7 4 (7.69%) Validation
7 4 (7.69%) RAD
7 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) SDLC
9 2 (3.85%) Market Making
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.85%) Memory Management
9 2 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) C++
2 21 (40.38%) VBA
3 20 (38.46%) C#
4 12 (23.08%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) F#
6 4 (7.69%) R
7 3 (5.77%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) C
8 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.85%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Murex
3 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.92%) Sybase
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