The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C++ Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Quant Developer
UK
Rank 564 599 564
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -35
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 27 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.037% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.039% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 27
Median daily rate £738 £638 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £625 £590
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £900 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

C++ Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title.

C++ Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the UK.

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 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
England +49 27 £738 +15.68% 1
London +25 27 £738 +15.68% 1
City of London -9 4 £738 -18.05%

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, C++ 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 featuring C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (50.00%) C#
3 19 (43.18%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Fixed Income
4 18 (40.91%) Front Office
5 15 (34.09%) OOP
5 15 (34.09%) OO
5 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
6 14 (31.82%) Derivative
7 12 (27.27%) Python
8 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 10 (22.73%) PhD
9 10 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (22.73%) PnL Attribution
10 9 (20.45%) Java
10 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (20.45%) Banking
10 9 (20.45%) Subversion
11 8 (18.18%) Physics
11 8 (18.18%) Market Risk
12 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (15.91%) Degree
13 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
13 6 (13.64%) Quantitative Finance
14 5 (11.36%) Stochastic Modelling
14 5 (11.36%) Analytics
14 5 (11.36%) SDLC
14 5 (11.36%) Economics
14 5 (11.36%) C
14 5 (11.36%) Windows

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.27%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Front Office
3 9 (20.45%) Banking
4 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.27%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Fixed Income
2 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
3 14 (31.82%) Derivative
4 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (18.18%) Market Risk
6 8 (18.18%) Physics
7 5 (11.36%) Economics
8 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.09%) Statistics
9 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.82%) CUDA
9 3 (6.82%) Equities
10 2 (4.55%) GPGPU
10 2 (4.55%) Grid Computing
10 2 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) OO
1 15 (34.09%) OOP
2 10 (22.73%) PnL Attribution
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) Quantitative Finance
6 5 (11.36%) Analytics
6 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.36%) SDLC
6 5 (11.36%) Stochastic Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Change Control
8 3 (6.82%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.82%) System Testing
8 3 (6.82%) TDD
8 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (27.27%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) C
6 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.82%) R
8 1 (2.27%) Ada
8 1 (2.27%) SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) PhD
2 7 (15.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) ION Trading
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle
1 1 (2.27%) Sophis
1 1 (2.27%) Sybase