The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 593 596 552
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 49 37 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.070% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 64
Median daily rate £650 £625 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £591
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate - £613 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Quantitative Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Quantitative Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +12 49 £650 +4.00% 13
London +16 40 £650 +4.00% 13
Oxford - 8 - -
Oxfordshire - 8 - -
South East - 8 - -
City of London +35 7 £650 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 77 (70.64%) C++
2 56 (51.38%) Finance
3 49 (44.95%) C#
4 48 (44.04%) Python
5 36 (33.03%) Front Office
6 34 (31.19%) Fixed Income
7 32 (29.36%) PhD
8 30 (27.52%) Mathematics
9 26 (23.85%) Derivative
10 23 (21.10%) OO
11 22 (20.18%) VBA
11 22 (20.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (18.35%) Java
13 20 (18.35%) SQL
13 20 (18.35%) Algorithms
14 18 (16.51%) Asset Management
15 17 (15.60%) Banking
16 15 (13.76%) Risk Management
16 15 (13.76%) Linux
17 14 (12.84%) Statistics
17 14 (12.84%) Investment Banking
17 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
17 14 (12.84%) Degree
17 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (11.93%) C
18 13 (11.93%) .NET
18 13 (11.93%) Validation
18 13 (11.93%) Pandas
18 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills

Quantitative Developer 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 2 (1.83%) IIS
1 2 (1.83%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) KDB
2 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
4 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Maven
2 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 56 (51.38%) Finance
2 36 (33.03%) Front Office
3 17 (15.60%) Banking
4 14 (12.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) .NET
1 13 (11.93%) Pandas
2 11 (10.09%) NumPy
2 11 (10.09%) SciPy
3 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
3 10 (9.17%) Esper
3 10 (9.17%) Pyramid
4 6 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (5.50%) STL
5 3 (2.75%) XML
6 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.83%) CSS
6 2 (1.83%) HTML
6 2 (1.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) WPF
7 1 (0.92%) COM
7 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Fixed Income
2 30 (27.52%) Mathematics
3 26 (23.85%) Derivative
4 22 (20.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (18.35%) Algorithms
6 14 (12.84%) Statistics
7 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (11.01%) Visualisation
9 11 (10.09%) Hedge funds
9 11 (10.09%) Market Risk
10 9 (8.26%) Physics
11 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
12 6 (5.50%) Credit Risk
13 5 (4.59%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (4.59%) Equities
13 5 (4.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (3.67%) Grid Computing
15 3 (2.75%) Life Science
16 2 (1.83%) Swaptions
17 1 (0.92%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.76%) Linux
2 5 (4.59%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) OO
2 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.51%) Asset Management
4 15 (13.76%) Risk Management
5 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.93%) Analytics
6 13 (11.93%) Validation
7 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.09%) Quantitative Finance
8 11 (10.09%) Time Series Analysis
9 10 (9.17%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (9.17%) Refactoring
10 9 (8.26%) Open Source
10 9 (8.26%) Quantitative Trading
11 8 (7.34%) OOP
12 7 (6.42%) Risk Analytics
13 6 (5.50%) Electronic Trading
13 6 (5.50%) Migration
14 5 (4.59%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (70.64%) C++
2 49 (44.95%) C#
3 48 (44.04%) Python
4 22 (20.18%) VBA
5 20 (18.35%) Java
5 20 (18.35%) SQL
6 13 (11.93%) C
7 12 (11.01%) MATLAB
8 8 (7.34%) R
8 8 (7.34%) VB
9 4 (3.67%) Haskell
9 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.75%) C++/CLI
10 3 (2.75%) VB6
11 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.92%) Perl
12 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) PhD
2 14 (12.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Oracle
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.92%) Murex
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