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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quant Developer
England / London
Rank 303 362 370
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 94 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 39
Median daily rate £650 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £588 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £753 £727
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +17 16 £725 -3.33% 4
Quantitative Developer
England

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 116 (71.60%) C++
2 71 (43.83%) C#
3 70 (43.21%) Finance
4 67 (41.36%) Front Office
5 51 (31.48%) Mathematics
6 50 (30.86%) Python
7 46 (28.40%) Banking
8 44 (27.16%) Fixed Income
9 40 (24.69%) PhD
10 37 (22.84%) OO
10 37 (22.84%) Market Risk
11 33 (20.37%) Java
12 31 (19.14%) Windows
12 31 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (19.14%) Investment Banking
13 30 (18.52%) Subversion
13 30 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 29 (17.90%) Derivative
15 28 (17.28%) Linux
15 28 (17.28%) OOP
16 25 (15.43%) Computer Science
17 24 (14.81%) Analytics
18 23 (14.20%) SQL
19 21 (12.96%) Monte Carlo Method
20 20 (12.35%) Risk Management
20 20 (12.35%) Algorithms
20 20 (12.35%) PnL Attribution
21 18 (11.11%) Quantitative Finance
22 16 (9.88%) MATLAB
22 16 (9.88%) Degree

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 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.62%) Confluence
1 1 (0.62%) DataSynapse
1 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.62%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) Tick Data
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.62%) HBase
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Subversion
2 13 (8.02%) JIRA
3 11 (6.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (43.21%) Finance
2 67 (41.36%) Front Office
3 46 (28.40%) Banking
4 31 (19.14%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.02%) .NET
2 6 (3.70%) XML
3 4 (2.47%) XSD
4 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.23%) FpML
6 1 (0.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.62%) COM
6 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.62%) JNI
6 1 (0.62%) LINQ
6 1 (0.62%) NumPy
6 1 (0.62%) Pandas
6 1 (0.62%) SciPy
6 1 (0.62%) STL
6 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.16%) Fixed Income
2 37 (22.84%) Market Risk
3 30 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (17.90%) Derivative
5 25 (15.43%) Computer Science
6 20 (12.35%) Algorithms
7 14 (8.64%) CUDA
8 13 (8.02%) Credit Risk
9 11 (6.79%) Equities
10 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
11 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (3.09%) OTC Derivatives
13 3 (1.85%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.23%) GPGPU
14 2 (1.23%) Grid Computing
14 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
15 1 (0.62%) Life Science
15 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
15 1 (0.62%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.14%) Windows
2 28 (17.28%) Linux
3 5 (3.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.48%) Mathematics
2 37 (22.84%) OO
3 31 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.28%) OOP
5 24 (14.81%) Analytics
6 21 (12.96%) Monte Carlo Method
7 20 (12.35%) PnL Attribution
7 20 (12.35%) Risk Management
8 18 (11.11%) Quantitative Finance
9 14 (8.64%) Physics
9 14 (8.64%) TDD
10 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.79%) SDLC
11 10 (6.17%) Quality Management
11 10 (6.17%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
12 9 (5.56%) Economics
12 9 (5.56%) Migration
12 9 (5.56%) Risk Analytics
13 8 (4.94%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 116 (71.60%) C++
2 71 (43.83%) C#
3 50 (30.86%) Python
4 33 (20.37%) Java
5 23 (14.20%) SQL
6 16 (9.88%) MATLAB
7 12 (7.41%) C
8 10 (6.17%) VBA
9 9 (5.56%) R
10 3 (1.85%) Ada
11 1 (0.62%) F#
11 1 (0.62%) Rust
11 1 (0.62%) Scala
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (24.69%) PhD
2 16 (9.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.62%) HDFS
Vendors
1 12 (7.41%) Bloomberg
2 10 (6.17%) Reuters
3 5 (3.09%) Algorithmics
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle
5 2 (1.23%) FactSet
5 2 (1.23%) Sybase
6 1 (0.62%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.62%) Sophis
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