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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 570 555 528
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 37 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.051% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.069% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 7
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£500 £303 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.01% -49.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £737 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £238 £725
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -67.24%
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 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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 14 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 22 May 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
England -16 36 £500 +65.01% 8
London -2 27 £500 +17.64% 6
South East - 6 - - 2
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +4 2 £513 +5.67% 2
North West - 2 £600 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £600 -
East of England +8 1 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £275 -

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 50 (68.49%) Finance
2 30 (41.10%) Python
3 29 (39.73%) Java
4 27 (36.99%) Front Office
5 25 (34.25%) VBA
6 24 (32.88%) RAD
7 19 (26.03%) Go
8 18 (24.66%) Degree
9 14 (19.18%) Banking
10 13 (17.81%) Analytics
11 12 (16.44%) Investment Banking
11 12 (16.44%) Derivative
12 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
13 9 (12.33%) Statistics
13 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
13 9 (12.33%) Project Planning
13 9 (12.33%) Credit Risk
14 8 (10.96%) Statistical Analysis
14 8 (10.96%) Validation
14 8 (10.96%) SAS
14 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (10.96%) SQL
15 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
15 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (9.59%) Qualitative Analysis
15 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (9.59%) Information Governance
16 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
16 6 (8.22%) R
16 6 (8.22%) User Experience

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (10.96%) SAS
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.37%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 3 (4.11%) PaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Broadband
1 3 (4.11%) IPv6
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
1 3 (4.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.37%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) OLAP
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) Essbase
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 50 (68.49%) Finance
2 27 (36.99%) Front Office
3 14 (19.18%) Banking
4 12 (16.44%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 5 (6.85%) French Language
6 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.11%) Games
7 3 (4.11%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.74%) Retail
9 1 (1.37%) German Language
9 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.37%) Law
9 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
1 27 (36.99%) Analyst
2 21 (28.77%) RAD Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Excel Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Quantitative Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Process Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Credit Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Business Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Data Scientist
8 2 (2.74%) Research Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Swing
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Derivative
2 9 (12.33%) Statistics
2 9 (12.33%) Credit Risk
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) User Experience
4 6 (8.22%) Equities
5 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.11%) Economics
5 3 (4.11%) Streaming Video
5 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.74%) Physics
6 2 (2.74%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Psychology
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Solaris
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) RAD
2 13 (17.81%) Analytics
3 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
3 9 (12.33%) Project Planning
4 8 (10.96%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Validation
4 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.59%) Qualitative Analysis
5 7 (9.59%) Information Governance
6 5 (6.85%) Project Management
6 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.85%) Stress Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Greeks
7 3 (4.11%) Business Development
7 3 (4.11%) Content Management
7 3 (4.11%) Time Management
7 3 (4.11%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (4.11%) Marketing Strategy
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) Python
2 29 (39.73%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) VBA
4 19 (26.03%) Go
5 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
6 8 (10.96%) SQL
7 6 (8.22%) R
7 6 (8.22%) C++
8 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.11%) C
9 3 (4.11%) C#
10 2 (2.74%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (2.74%) Tableau
1 2 (2.74%) Murex
1 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
1 2 (2.74%) SAP
2 1 (1.37%) Sybase
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
2 1 (1.37%) Informatica
2 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.37%) Google
2 1 (1.37%) Teradata
2 1 (1.37%) Facebook
2 1 (1.37%) Solace
2 1 (1.37%) Talarian
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago