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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 569 574 558
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 31 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.046% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.061% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 3
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£575 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £725 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £240 -
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -

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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
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 £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 12 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 30 June 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 -3 30 £575 +35.29% 10
London -7 20 £600 +33.33% 7
City of London -1 5 £600 +29.72% 4
North West - 5 £575 - 1
Manchester - 5 £575 - 1
South East -23 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
East of England 0 1 £275 -31.25%
Cambridge - 1 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 -

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 24 (32.88%) Python
3 23 (31.51%) Java
4 22 (30.14%) VBA
4 22 (30.14%) Front Office
5 21 (28.77%) Degree
6 19 (26.03%) RAD
7 14 (19.18%) Go
8 13 (17.81%) Statistics
9 12 (16.44%) Banking
9 12 (16.44%) Analytics
10 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
11 10 (13.70%) Data Analysis
11 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
12 9 (12.33%) SQL
12 9 (12.33%) Project Planning
12 9 (12.33%) Credit Risk
13 8 (10.96%) Statistical Analysis
13 8 (10.96%) Validation
13 8 (10.96%) SAS
13 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (9.59%) C++
14 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
14 7 (9.59%) Equities
14 7 (9.59%) Derivative
14 7 (9.59%) Qualitative Analysis
14 7 (9.59%) Information Governance
15 6 (8.22%) User Experience
15 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
15 6 (8.22%) R

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) HFM
1 1 (1.37%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 3 (4.11%) PaaS
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
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 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
1 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.48%) Big Data
2 4 (5.48%) OLAP
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) QlikView
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.37%) Essbase
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) MS Access
General
1 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 22 (30.14%) Front Office
3 12 (16.44%) Banking
4 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 5 (6.85%) French Language
5 5 (6.85%) Games
6 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.11%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.37%) Retail
8 1 (1.37%) Advertising
8 1 (1.37%) German Language
8 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Analyst
2 23 (31.51%) Developer
3 16 (21.92%) RAD Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Quantitative Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Excel Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Risk Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Data Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Data Scientist
8 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Python Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Credit Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Business Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Swing
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Statistics
2 9 (12.33%) Credit Risk
3 7 (9.59%) Equities
3 7 (9.59%) Derivative
4 6 (8.22%) User Experience
5 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.11%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.74%) NHS
7 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.74%) Economics
7 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.74%) Physics
7 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) RAD
2 12 (16.44%) Analytics
3 10 (13.70%) Data Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Project Planning
5 8 (10.96%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (10.96%) Validation
5 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) Information Governance
6 7 (9.59%) Qualitative Analysis
7 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.85%) Greeks
9 4 (5.48%) Stress Testing
10 3 (4.11%) Time Management
10 3 (4.11%) Business Development
10 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.11%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.11%) Marketing Strategy
10 3 (4.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) Python
2 23 (31.51%) Java
3 22 (30.14%) VBA
4 14 (19.18%) Go
5 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
6 9 (12.33%) SQL
7 7 (9.59%) C++
8 6 (8.22%) R
9 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.48%) C#
11 3 (4.11%) C
11 3 (4.11%) VB
12 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.37%) Perl
12 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) 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%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.74%) Murex
1 2 (2.74%) Tableau
1 2 (2.74%) Facebook
1 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.37%) SAP
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Sybase
2 1 (1.37%) Solace
2 1 (1.37%) Talarian
2 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
2 1 (1.37%) Informatica
2 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.37%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago