The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 398 397 349
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 43 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 62
Median daily rate £663 £625 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £576
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Quantitative Developer
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
20455 22168 22140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.57% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14777 15491 15376
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 370 398
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Quantitative Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Quantitative Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Quantitative Developer
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 Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +33 9 £650 - 5
Quantitative Developer
England

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 70 (67.96%) C++
2 51 (49.51%) Finance
3 48 (46.60%) C#
4 40 (38.83%) Python
5 35 (33.98%) Fixed Income
6 32 (31.07%) PhD
7 27 (26.21%) Front Office
7 27 (26.21%) Mathematics
8 26 (25.24%) Derivative
9 23 (22.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (22.33%) SQL
10 22 (21.36%) VBA
11 18 (17.48%) Asset Management
12 17 (16.50%) Banking
13 16 (15.53%) Risk Management
14 15 (14.56%) OO
14 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (13.59%) Investment Banking
15 14 (13.59%) .NET
15 14 (13.59%) Validation
15 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (13.59%) Algorithms
16 12 (11.65%) Analytics
16 12 (11.65%) Degree
17 11 (10.68%) Market Risk
17 11 (10.68%) MATLAB
17 11 (10.68%) Java
17 11 (10.68%) Quantitative Finance
18 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
19 9 (8.74%) OOP

Quantitative Developer 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 2 (1.94%) IIS
1 2 (1.94%) SAS
2 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.97%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) KDB
2 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.91%) JIRA
3 2 (1.94%) Maven
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Babel
4 1 (0.97%) Bower
4 1 (0.97%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) Grunt
4 1 (0.97%) gulp
4 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.97%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Mocha
4 1 (0.97%) Moq
4 1 (0.97%) QUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.97%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (49.51%) Finance
2 27 (26.21%) Front Office
3 17 (16.50%) Banking
4 14 (13.59%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Retail
6 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.97%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) .NET
2 7 (6.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (6.80%) STL
3 5 (4.85%) Pandas
4 4 (3.88%) WPF
5 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.91%) CSS
5 3 (2.91%) HTML
5 3 (2.91%) NumPy
5 3 (2.91%) SciPy
6 2 (1.94%) Esper
6 2 (1.94%) Pyramid
6 2 (1.94%) Web Services
6 2 (1.94%) XML
7 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.97%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.98%) Fixed Income
2 27 (26.21%) Mathematics
3 26 (25.24%) Derivative
4 23 (22.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (13.59%) Algorithms
5 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (10.68%) Market Risk
7 8 (7.77%) Physics
8 6 (5.83%) Credit Risk
8 6 (5.83%) Equities
9 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.85%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (4.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (4.85%) Statistics
9 5 (4.85%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.91%) Grid Computing
10 3 (2.91%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.91%) Life Science
11 2 (1.94%) Swaptions
12 1 (0.97%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) Asset Management
2 16 (15.53%) Risk Management
3 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.56%) OO
4 14 (13.59%) Validation
5 12 (11.65%) Analytics
6 11 (10.68%) Quantitative Finance
7 9 (8.74%) OOP
8 7 (6.80%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.83%) Investment Management
9 6 (5.83%) Migration
9 6 (5.83%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.83%) Risk Analytics
10 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.85%) Linear Regression
10 5 (4.85%) Numerical Analysis
10 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.96%) C++
2 48 (46.60%) C#
3 40 (38.83%) Python
4 23 (22.33%) SQL
5 22 (21.36%) VBA
6 11 (10.68%) Java
6 11 (10.68%) MATLAB
7 9 (8.74%) R
8 8 (7.77%) VB
9 5 (4.85%) C
10 4 (3.88%) Haskell
11 3 (2.91%) C++/CLI
11 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.91%) VB6
12 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.97%) ES6
13 1 (0.97%) Perl
13 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (31.07%) PhD
2 12 (11.65%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle
2 1 (0.97%) Infragistics
2 1 (0.97%) Murex
2 1 (0.97%) Syncfusion