The table below looks at the statistics for Quantitative Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 586 565 561
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 21 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.025% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.034% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 1
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£500 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-43.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Quantitative Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quantitative Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Quantitative Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England -15 20 £500 +42.85% 13
London +9 17 £500 -24.52% 12
City of London +6 3 £519 +95.75% 6
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
South East -18 1 £170 -44.93%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Quantitative Analysis also 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 that cited Quantitative Analysis.

1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (23.26%) VBA
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) Analytics
4 9 (20.93%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Process Management
4 9 (20.93%) Front Office
4 9 (20.93%) Statistics
5 8 (18.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (18.60%) Quality Management
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
5 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Process Improvement
6 7 (16.28%) C++
6 7 (16.28%) Six Sigma
6 7 (16.28%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) C#
7 6 (13.95%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (11.63%) Stress Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Python
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.63%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
9 4 (9.30%) Marketing
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Quantitative Analysis also 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 that cited Quantitative Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
1 8 (18.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.33%) LaTeX
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Front Office
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Process Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Excel Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Supplier Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Rapid Application Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Supplier Relationship Manager
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) COM
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Statistics
3 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.98%) Derivative
5 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
5 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Equities
6 1 (2.33%) Economics
6 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Physics
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Analytics
2 9 (20.93%) Process Management
2 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (18.60%) Quality Management
3 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Process Improvement
4 7 (16.28%) Six Sigma
4 7 (16.28%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (11.63%) Stress Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.30%) Coaching
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.98%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
8 3 (6.98%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) VBA
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) C++
5 6 (13.95%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) R
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) HP
2 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.33%) Teradata
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
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