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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 566 572 541
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 29 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.019% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.021% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 14
Average daily rate
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£638 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £478 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +34 29 £638 -1.92% 2
England -11 29 £638 -1.92% 2
City of London +9 5 £625 +8.69% 1

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (59.26%) Banking
3 30 (55.56%) Investment Banking
4 26 (48.15%) Windows
5 19 (35.19%) Linux
6 16 (29.63%) Python
7 15 (27.78%) C#
8 14 (25.93%) Front Office
9 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
9 13 (24.07%) STL
10 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
11 11 (20.37%) Finance
12 10 (18.52%) Perl
12 10 (18.52%) Analytics
13 9 (16.67%) PhD
13 9 (16.67%) Degree
13 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 9 (16.67%) Fixed Income
14 8 (14.81%) VBA
14 8 (14.81%) .NET
14 8 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (14.81%) Algorithms
15 7 (12.96%) Monte Carlo Method
15 7 (12.96%) Java
15 7 (12.96%) OO
15 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
15 7 (12.96%) Physics
16 6 (11.11%) Derivative
16 6 (11.11%) RAD
16 6 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) yacc
1 1 (1.85%) ANTLR
General
1 32 (59.26%) Banking
2 30 (55.56%) Investment Banking
3 14 (25.93%) Front Office
4 11 (20.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) STL
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (1.85%) COM
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 9 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 8 (14.81%) Algorithms
5 7 (12.96%) Physics
6 6 (11.11%) Derivative
6 6 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (7.41%) Credit Risk
7 4 (7.41%) Grid Computing
7 4 (7.41%) Equities
8 3 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (5.56%) Statistics
9 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Analytics
2 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.96%) Monte Carlo Method
3 7 (12.96%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.11%) RAD
5 5 (9.26%) Validation
5 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.41%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.56%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.85%) OOD
8 1 (1.85%) Memory Management
8 1 (1.85%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (29.63%) Python
3 15 (27.78%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) Perl
5 8 (14.81%) VBA
6 7 (12.96%) Java
7 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 4 (7.41%) R
8 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) PhD
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Basel III
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.85%) Perforce
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