The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Quantitative Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 363 377 401
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +24
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 49 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.056% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.060% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 9 16
Average daily rate £675 £575 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £660 £725
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
C++ Quantitative Developer
England

C++ Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer across the London region.

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Average Daily Rate
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C++ Quantitative Developer
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C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ 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 C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title.

1 60 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (48.33%) Banking
3 27 (45.00%) Front Office
4 25 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 25 (41.67%) Analytics
5 22 (36.67%) Fixed Income
6 20 (33.33%) C#
6 20 (33.33%) Windows
7 19 (31.67%) Python
8 17 (28.33%) Linux
9 15 (25.00%) Perl
10 14 (23.33%) Derivative
11 13 (21.67%) VBA
11 13 (21.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
12 12 (20.00%) Degree
13 9 (15.00%) Finance
13 9 (15.00%) STL
14 8 (13.33%) Java
15 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
15 7 (11.67%) Monte Carlo Method
15 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
15 7 (11.67%) Scala
15 7 (11.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 6 (10.00%) Low Latency
16 6 (10.00%) PhD
16 6 (10.00%) Credit Risk
16 6 (10.00%) VB
16 6 (10.00%) Validation
17 5 (8.33%) Basel III

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ 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 C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 29 (48.33%) Banking
2 27 (45.00%) Front Office
3 25 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 9 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) STL
2 7 (11.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Fixed Income
2 14 (23.33%) Derivative
3 13 (21.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.00%) Credit Risk
6 3 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (5.00%) Market Risk
6 3 (5.00%) Grid Computing
7 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.67%) CUDA
8 1 (1.67%) Statistics
8 1 (1.67%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (28.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Analytics
2 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (11.67%) Monte Carlo Method
3 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 6 (10.00%) Validation
5 4 (6.67%) RAD
6 2 (3.33%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.33%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (1.67%) Refactoring
7 1 (1.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.67%) Migration
7 1 (1.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (31.67%) Python
4 15 (25.00%) Perl
5 13 (21.67%) VBA
6 8 (13.33%) Java
7 7 (11.67%) Scala
8 6 (10.00%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) OCaml
9 1 (1.67%) F#
9 1 (1.67%) Haskell
9 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Basel III
2 1 (1.67%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle
1 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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