The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Quantitative Risk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quantitative Risk Analyst
Rank 610 637 614
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Risk Analyst 23 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Median daily rate £688 £600 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £655
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Quantitative Risk Analyst
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Quantitative Risk Analyst in the job title.

Quantitative Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quantitative Risk Analyst across the England region.

Quantitative Risk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Risk Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Quantitative Risk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Risk Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 23 £688 +14.58%
Quantitative Risk Analyst
UK

Quantitative Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Quantitative Risk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Quantitative Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (48.78%) Front Office
1 20 (48.78%) Validation
2 19 (46.34%) Degree
3 18 (43.90%) Finance
4 17 (41.46%) Stress Testing
5 15 (36.59%) Retail
6 13 (31.71%) C#
7 12 (29.27%) Mathematics
8 11 (26.83%) Market Risk
8 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
8 11 (26.83%) Quantitative Finance
9 8 (19.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (19.51%) C++
10 7 (17.07%) Physics
10 7 (17.07%) Credit Risk
11 6 (14.63%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (14.63%) Derivative
11 6 (14.63%) Monte Carlo Method
11 6 (14.63%) Fixed Income
11 6 (14.63%) Grid Computing
12 5 (12.20%) VBA
12 5 (12.20%) Python
12 5 (12.20%) Greeks
12 5 (12.20%) Statistics
13 4 (9.76%) Credit Risk Modelling
14 3 (7.32%) LaTeX
14 3 (7.32%) Quantitative Risk Management
14 3 (7.32%) SQL
14 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
14 3 (7.32%) PhD

Quantitative Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) LaTeX
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
General
1 20 (48.78%) Front Office
2 18 (43.90%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Mathematics
2 11 (26.83%) Market Risk
3 8 (19.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (17.07%) Credit Risk
4 7 (17.07%) Physics
5 6 (14.63%) Derivative
5 6 (14.63%) Fixed Income
5 6 (14.63%) Grid Computing
6 5 (12.20%) Statistics
7 2 (4.88%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.44%) Economics
8 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Validation
2 17 (41.46%) Stress Testing
3 11 (26.83%) Quantitative Finance
3 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
4 6 (14.63%) Monte Carlo Method
4 6 (14.63%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (12.20%) Greeks
6 4 (9.76%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 2 (4.88%) Numerical Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Econometrics
9 1 (2.44%) Quantitative Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Risk Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) C++
3 5 (12.20%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) VBA
4 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
4 3 (7.32%) R
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Haskell
5 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Basel III