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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 599 621 602
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 22 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.042% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.044% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 29
Median daily rate £725 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £575 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £700 £675
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 22 £725 +16.00% 2
London -4 22 £725 +16.00% 2
City of London -12 2 £735 +5.00%

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Front Office
3 13 (40.63%) Fixed Income
4 12 (37.50%) C#
5 10 (31.25%) OOP
5 10 (31.25%) OO
5 10 (31.25%) Derivative
6 9 (28.13%) Banking
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
8 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Market Risk
9 6 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (18.75%) Quantitative Finance
10 5 (15.63%) Stochastic Modelling
10 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
10 5 (15.63%) C
10 5 (15.63%) Python
10 5 (15.63%) Physics
10 5 (15.63%) Subversion
11 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
11 3 (9.38%) Change Control
11 3 (9.38%) Analytics
11 3 (9.38%) R
11 3 (9.38%) CUDA
11 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
11 3 (9.38%) PhD

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 (3.13%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) KDB
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Front Office
3 9 (28.13%) Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.13%) Esper
1 1 (3.13%) NumPy
1 1 (3.13%) Pandas
1 1 (3.13%) Pyramid
1 1 (3.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Fixed Income
2 10 (31.25%) Derivative
3 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
4 6 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (18.75%) Market Risk
5 5 (15.63%) Physics
6 3 (9.38%) CUDA
7 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (6.25%) GPGPU
7 2 (6.25%) Grid Computing
7 2 (6.25%) Statistics
8 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.13%) Equities
8 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
8 1 (3.13%) Life Science
8 1 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) OO
1 10 (31.25%) OOP
2 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Quantitative Finance
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.63%) Stochastic Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
5 3 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (9.38%) System Testing
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) C
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.38%) R
6 1 (3.13%) Ada
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Sophis
2 1 (3.13%) Sybase