The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 503 482 548
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +66
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 54 68 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 22
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£650 £625 £775
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £700 £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 - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Quantitative Developer
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 -1 54 £650 +4.00% 8
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Quantitative Developer
UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 118 (92.19%) C++
2 59 (46.09%) Front Office
3 58 (45.31%) Banking
4 55 (42.97%) Analytics
5 46 (35.94%) Degree
5 46 (35.94%) Windows
6 45 (35.16%) C#
7 42 (32.81%) Investment Banking
8 41 (32.03%) Linux
9 39 (30.47%) Fixed Income
10 38 (29.69%) Computer Science
11 36 (28.13%) Finance
12 32 (25.00%) VBA
13 29 (22.66%) Python
14 26 (20.31%) Software Engineering
15 25 (19.53%) Validation
15 25 (19.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 24 (18.75%) Perl
17 21 (16.41%) Risk Management
18 20 (15.63%) Derivative
19 19 (14.84%) PhD
19 19 (14.84%) Mathematics
20 17 (13.28%) Monte Carlo Method
21 13 (10.16%) Physics
22 12 (9.38%) SQL
22 12 (9.38%) STL
23 11 (8.59%) .NET
23 11 (8.59%) VB
23 11 (8.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 9 (7.03%) Java

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Big Data
General
1 59 (46.09%) Front Office
2 58 (45.31%) Banking
3 42 (32.81%) Investment Banking
4 36 (28.13%) Finance
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) STL
2 11 (8.59%) .NET
2 11 (8.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (2.34%) WCF
4 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.56%) jQuery
4 2 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.78%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) WPF
5 1 (0.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.47%) Fixed Income
2 38 (29.69%) Computer Science
3 25 (19.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (15.63%) Derivative
5 19 (14.84%) Mathematics
6 13 (10.16%) Physics
7 7 (5.47%) Credit Risk
8 6 (4.69%) Market Risk
8 6 (4.69%) CUDA
8 6 (4.69%) Equities
8 6 (4.69%) Statistics
9 4 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (3.13%) Economics
9 4 (3.13%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.78%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.94%) Windows
2 41 (32.03%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) Analytics
2 26 (20.31%) Software Engineering
3 25 (19.53%) Validation
4 21 (16.41%) Risk Management
5 17 (13.28%) Monte Carlo Method
6 7 (5.47%) Quantitative Analysis
7 6 (4.69%) Low Latency
7 6 (4.69%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (3.91%) Risk Analytics
8 5 (3.91%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.91%) Multithreading
8 5 (3.91%) Stochastic Calculus
9 4 (3.13%) Stress Testing
9 4 (3.13%) Greeks
9 4 (3.13%) Econometrics
10 3 (2.34%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (1.56%) OO
11 2 (1.56%) RAD
11 2 (1.56%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (1.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 118 (92.19%) C++
2 45 (35.16%) C#
3 32 (25.00%) VBA
4 29 (22.66%) Python
5 24 (18.75%) Perl
6 12 (9.38%) SQL
7 11 (8.59%) VB
8 9 (7.03%) Java
9 7 (5.47%) Scala
10 5 (3.91%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.13%) VB6
12 2 (1.56%) R
12 2 (1.56%) F#
13 1 (0.78%) Haskell
13 1 (0.78%) OCaml
13 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (35.94%) Degree
2 19 (14.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) Basel III
2 1 (0.78%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 2 (1.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (0.78%) Perforce
2 1 (0.78%) DataSynapse
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
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