The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 588 551 545
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 6 49 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.089% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.096% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 43 11
Average daily rate
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£650 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £600 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £750 £675
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 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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
Top 3 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 24 April 2015. 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 -38 6 £650 - 3
England -44 6 £650 - 3
City of London -2 1 - - 3

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (54.84%) Banking
3 16 (51.61%) Investment Banking
4 14 (45.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (38.71%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) VBA
7 10 (32.26%) Fixed Income
8 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
9 8 (25.81%) Derivative
9 8 (25.81%) STL
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) Perl
10 7 (22.58%) Front Office
10 7 (22.58%) C#
10 7 (22.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (22.58%) Analytics
11 6 (19.35%) Monte Carlo Method
11 6 (19.35%) PhD
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
12 5 (16.13%) Grid Computing
12 5 (16.13%) Equities
12 5 (16.13%) Windows
12 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) OO
12 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
12 5 (16.13%) Physics
12 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
13 4 (12.90%) R

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (54.84%) Banking
2 16 (51.61%) Investment Banking
3 7 (22.58%) Front Office
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) STL
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (32.26%) Fixed Income
3 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
4 8 (25.81%) Derivative
5 5 (16.13%) Grid Computing
5 5 (16.13%) Equities
5 5 (16.13%) Physics
5 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.68%) Credit Risk
8 2 (6.45%) Statistics
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
9 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
9 1 (3.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Analytics
2 6 (19.35%) Monte Carlo Method
3 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
3 5 (16.13%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Market Making
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) RAD
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Time Series Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 11 (35.48%) VBA
4 7 (22.58%) Perl
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) R
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) C++/CLI
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) PhD
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft