The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Quantitative Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 389 407 396
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 37 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 28
Median daily rate £675 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £750 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £775 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Quantitative Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Quantitative Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the London region.

Quantitative Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Quantitative Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
City of London +37 3 £675 +37.05%
Quantitative Analyst
England

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Quantitative 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 London region featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (71.88%) Finance
2 34 (53.13%) C++
3 26 (40.63%) Mathematics
4 23 (35.94%) Degree
4 23 (35.94%) C#
4 23 (35.94%) Python
5 20 (31.25%) Physics
6 18 (28.13%) PhD
7 16 (25.00%) Banking
8 15 (23.44%) Validation
9 14 (21.88%) Risk Management
10 13 (20.31%) Front Office
10 13 (20.31%) Derivative
10 13 (20.31%) Market Risk
11 12 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
11 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
12 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.06%) Analytics
13 9 (14.06%) Statistics
13 9 (14.06%) MATLAB
13 9 (14.06%) VBA
14 8 (12.50%) Credit Risk
15 7 (10.94%) R
15 7 (10.94%) Time Series Analysis
15 7 (10.94%) SQL
16 6 (9.38%) Equities
16 6 (9.38%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (9.38%) QA
17 5 (7.81%) Selenium
17 5 (7.81%) Test Automation

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (6.25%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) LaTeX
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) HP UFT
1 5 (7.81%) Selenium
2 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (71.88%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 13 (20.31%) Front Office
4 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.81%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
1 5 (7.81%) MSMQ
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) WPF
2 2 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Mathematics
2 20 (31.25%) Physics
3 13 (20.31%) Derivative
3 13 (20.31%) Market Risk
4 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (14.06%) Statistics
6 8 (12.50%) Credit Risk
7 6 (9.38%) Equities
7 6 (9.38%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (7.81%) Fixed Income
9 4 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
10 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
10 2 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (3.13%) Swaptions
11 1 (1.56%) Economics
11 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Validation
2 14 (21.88%) Risk Management
3 12 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
4 9 (14.06%) Analytics
5 7 (10.94%) Time Series Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Stress Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.25%) Greeks
7 4 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Econometrics
8 3 (4.69%) Monte Carlo Method
8 3 (4.69%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 3 (4.69%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.13%) Quantitative Analysis
10 1 (1.56%) CRM
10 1 (1.56%) Numerical Analysis
10 1 (1.56%) Operations Research
10 1 (1.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) C++
2 23 (35.94%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) Python
3 9 (14.06%) MATLAB
3 9 (14.06%) VBA
4 7 (10.94%) R
4 7 (10.94%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) Haskell
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Degree
2 18 (28.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Algorithmics
2 2 (3.13%) Murex
3 1 (1.56%) Sophis
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