The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Scholes skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Black-Scholes over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank 622 - 575
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Black-Scholes 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% - 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £700 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41233 39767 38206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.35% 77.75% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26971 25392 23073
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1059 1170
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £51.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Black-Scholes
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Black-Scholes within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Black-Scholes Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Black-Scholes
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Black-Scholes within the UK.

Black-Scholes Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Black-Scholes
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Black-Scholes within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London - 1 £700 - 2
England - 1 £700 - 2

Black-Scholes
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Black-Scholes also 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 that cited Black-Scholes.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics

Black-Scholes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Black-Scholes also 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 that cited Black-Scholes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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