The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Quantitative Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 622 638 632
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 27 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.055% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.058% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 12
Median daily rate £725 £575 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £603
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £740 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Quantitative Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 27 £725 +26.08% 7
London +5 27 £725 +26.08% 7
Docklands, London - 2 £750 -

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Quantitative Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) C++
3 21 (30.00%) C#
4 20 (28.57%) Validation
4 20 (28.57%) Front Office
5 19 (27.14%) Degree
6 17 (24.29%) Quantitative Finance
7 16 (22.86%) Market Risk
7 16 (22.86%) Retail
7 16 (22.86%) Python
8 15 (21.43%) Stress Testing
9 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 12 (17.14%) Banking
10 12 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
11 11 (15.71%) Physics
11 11 (15.71%) Derivative
12 10 (14.29%) PhD
13 9 (12.86%) Fixed Income
13 9 (12.86%) Credit Risk
14 8 (11.43%) Monte Carlo Method
14 8 (11.43%) Investment Banking
14 8 (11.43%) Grid Computing
15 7 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
16 6 (8.57%) Statistical Modelling
17 5 (7.14%) Greeks
17 5 (7.14%) Statistics
17 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk Modelling
17 5 (7.14%) VBA
18 4 (5.71%) SQL

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Front Office
3 16 (22.86%) Retail
4 12 (17.14%) Banking
5 8 (11.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) FpML
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Market Risk
2 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (15.71%) Derivative
4 11 (15.71%) Physics
5 9 (12.86%) Credit Risk
5 9 (12.86%) Fixed Income
6 8 (11.43%) Grid Computing
7 5 (7.14%) Statistics
8 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (5.71%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (4.29%) Economics
9 3 (4.29%) Equities
10 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.43%) Equity Risk
10 1 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Validation
2 17 (24.29%) Quantitative Finance
3 15 (21.43%) Stress Testing
4 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.43%) Monte Carlo Method
6 7 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (8.57%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk Modelling
8 5 (7.14%) Greeks
9 4 (5.71%) Analytics
9 4 (5.71%) Econometric Modelling
9 4 (5.71%) Time Series Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Regression Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Stochastic Calculus
10 3 (4.29%) Wealth Management
11 2 (2.86%) Econometrics
11 2 (2.86%) OO
11 2 (2.86%) OOP
11 2 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) C++
2 21 (30.00%) C#
3 16 (22.86%) Python
4 5 (7.14%) VBA
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Java
7 2 (2.86%) Ada
7 2 (2.86%) Haskell
7 2 (2.86%) R
8 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Basel II
1 1 (1.43%) Basel III
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