The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Analyst 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 Quantitative Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 387 374 364
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 15 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.14% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 15
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£525 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +2 1 £550 -15.38% 1
Quantitative Analyst
England

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Quantitative Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) Credit Risk
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) VBA
6 5 (17.86%) Python
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
6 5 (17.86%) Front Office
6 5 (17.86%) Statistics
6 5 (17.86%) Quantitative Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Monte Carlo Method
6 5 (17.86%) R
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Derivative
7 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
7 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 4 (14.29%) PhD
8 3 (10.71%) C
8 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
8 3 (10.71%) Physics
8 3 (10.71%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (7.14%) Fund Management
9 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
9 2 (7.14%) Stress Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Quantitative Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (17.86%) Front Office
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.57%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (21.43%) Credit Risk
3 5 (17.86%) Statistics
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 4 (14.29%) Derivative
5 3 (10.71%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.71%) Physics
6 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Analytics
2 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Validation
3 5 (17.86%) Quantitative Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (7.14%) Stress Testing
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 2 (7.14%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.57%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (3.57%) Factor Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Linear Regression
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.57%) RAD
5 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) VBA
3 5 (17.86%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) R
4 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (3.57%) MBA
2 1 (3.57%) CFA
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Basel II
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Murex
1 1 (3.57%) BT
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