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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 591 535 529
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 8 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.067% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.073% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 7
Average daily rate
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£700 £700 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 -25 8 £700 - 2
England -36 8 £700 - 2
City of London 0 3 £663 +1.92% 1

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (54.05%) Banking
3 19 (51.35%) Investment Banking
4 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
5 12 (32.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (29.73%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) Front Office
6 11 (29.73%) VBA
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) Python
6 11 (29.73%) Analytics
7 10 (27.03%) .NET
8 9 (24.32%) STL
8 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 9 (24.32%) Fixed Income
9 8 (21.62%) OO
9 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
9 8 (21.62%) Monte Carlo Method
10 7 (18.92%) Physics
10 7 (18.92%) Linux
10 7 (18.92%) Perl
11 6 (16.22%) PhD
11 6 (16.22%) Derivative
11 6 (16.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (13.51%) Degree
12 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
12 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.51%) Grid Computing
12 5 (13.51%) SQL

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) yacc
1 1 (2.70%) ANTLR
General
1 20 (54.05%) Banking
2 19 (51.35%) Investment Banking
3 11 (29.73%) Front Office
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) STL
3 6 (16.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (8.11%) WPF
5 1 (2.70%) COM
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
2 12 (32.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (24.32%) Fixed Income
4 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
5 7 (18.92%) Physics
6 6 (16.22%) Derivative
7 5 (13.51%) Grid Computing
8 4 (10.81%) Equities
8 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
10 2 (5.41%) Statistics
11 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
11 1 (2.70%) Open Source
11 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
11 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Analytics
2 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.62%) OO
3 8 (21.62%) Monte Carlo Method
4 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
8 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (29.73%) VBA
2 11 (29.73%) Python
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
5 4 (10.81%) R
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
6 1 (2.70%) C++/CLI
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) PhD
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) DataSynapse