The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Quantitative Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 558 513 576
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +63
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 30 50 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.098% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 10
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£650 £600 £838
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £548
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £700 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

C++ Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2014.

C++ Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
London -5 30 £650 +8.33% 3
England -50 30 £650 +8.33% 3
City of London +8 13 £650 +8.33%
Canary Wharf - - - -

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Quantitative Developer 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 C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title.

1 82 (100.00%) C++
2 44 (53.66%) Front Office
3 43 (52.44%) Banking
4 41 (50.00%) Analytics
5 40 (48.78%) Windows
6 39 (47.56%) Linux
7 32 (39.02%) Investment Banking
8 31 (37.80%) Degree
9 30 (36.59%) Computer Science
10 27 (32.93%) Fixed Income
11 26 (31.71%) C#
12 25 (30.49%) Python
13 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
14 22 (26.83%) Validation
14 22 (26.83%) Perl
15 20 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (20.73%) Derivative
17 15 (18.29%) VBA
18 13 (15.85%) Finance
19 11 (13.41%) PhD
20 10 (12.20%) Mathematics
21 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
21 9 (10.98%) STL
22 8 (9.76%) Physics
22 8 (9.76%) Monte Carlo Method
22 8 (9.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 7 (8.54%) Scala
23 7 (8.54%) VB
24 6 (7.32%) Low Latency
24 6 (7.32%) Technical Analysis

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Quantitative Developer 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 C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) Big Data
General
1 44 (53.66%) Front Office
2 43 (52.44%) Banking
3 32 (39.02%) Investment Banking
4 13 (15.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) STL
2 8 (9.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.59%) Computer Science
2 27 (32.93%) Fixed Income
3 20 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (20.73%) Derivative
5 10 (12.20%) Mathematics
6 8 (9.76%) Physics
7 5 (6.10%) CUDA
7 5 (6.10%) Credit Risk
8 3 (3.66%) Grid Computing
9 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.44%) Equities
9 2 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (2.44%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Windows
2 39 (47.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Analytics
2 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
3 22 (26.83%) Validation
4 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.76%) Monte Carlo Method
6 6 (7.32%) Low Latency
6 6 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.44%) Quantitative Analysis
8 1 (1.22%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.22%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (1.22%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.22%) Refactoring
8 1 (1.22%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.22%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.22%) OOD
8 1 (1.22%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (1.22%) OO
8 1 (1.22%) RAD
8 1 (1.22%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (31.71%) C#
3 25 (30.49%) Python
4 22 (26.83%) Perl
5 15 (18.29%) VBA
6 7 (8.54%) Scala
6 7 (8.54%) VB
7 3 (3.66%) Java
8 2 (2.44%) SQL
9 1 (1.22%) Haskell
9 1 (1.22%) OCaml
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) VB6
9 1 (1.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Basel III
2 1 (1.22%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 1 (1.22%) DataSynapse
1 1 (1.22%) Perforce
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
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