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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 599 604 572
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 62 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 56
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 £500 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £763 £788
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 12 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 29 July 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 +15 62 £650 +4.00% 13
London +5 51 £650 +4.00% 13
City of London +42 9 £650 +19.26% 5
Oxford - 9 - -
South East - 9 - -
Oxfordshire - 9 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 76 (69.09%) C++
2 57 (51.82%) Finance
3 49 (44.55%) C#
4 48 (43.64%) Python
5 34 (30.91%) Fixed Income
6 33 (30.00%) Front Office
7 32 (29.09%) OO
8 29 (26.36%) PhD
8 29 (26.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (22.73%) Derivative
11 24 (21.82%) Algorithms
12 23 (20.91%) Mathematics
12 23 (20.91%) SQL
13 20 (18.18%) Java
14 19 (17.27%) Asset Management
15 18 (16.36%) Linux
16 17 (15.45%) C
16 17 (15.45%) VBA
16 17 (15.45%) Validation
17 16 (14.55%) Unit Testing
17 16 (14.55%) Visualisation
18 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (13.64%) Analytics
18 15 (13.64%) Pandas
18 15 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
18 15 (13.64%) Statistics
18 15 (13.64%) Banking
19 14 (12.73%) Risk Management

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 (1.82%) IIS
1 2 (1.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.91%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) KDB
1 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Maven
2 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) Babel
4 1 (0.91%) Bower
4 1 (0.91%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.91%) Grunt
4 1 (0.91%) gulp
4 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.91%) Mocha
4 1 (0.91%) Moq
4 1 (0.91%) QUnit
4 1 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.91%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (51.82%) Finance
2 33 (30.00%) Front Office
3 15 (13.64%) Banking
4 12 (10.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) Pandas
2 14 (12.73%) .NET
2 14 (12.73%) AngularJS
3 13 (11.82%) Esper
3 13 (11.82%) NumPy
3 13 (11.82%) Pyramid
3 13 (11.82%) SciPy
4 10 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (9.09%) STL
5 6 (5.45%) WPF
6 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.73%) CSS
6 3 (2.73%) HTML
7 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.82%) Web Services
8 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.91%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.91%) WinForms
8 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) Fixed Income
2 29 (26.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (22.73%) Derivative
4 24 (21.82%) Algorithms
5 23 (20.91%) Mathematics
6 16 (14.55%) Visualisation
7 15 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (13.64%) Statistics
8 13 (11.82%) Hedge funds
9 12 (10.91%) Market Risk
10 7 (6.36%) Physics
11 6 (5.45%) Equities
12 5 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (4.55%) Credit Risk
12 5 (4.55%) Life Science
13 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
14 2 (1.82%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.91%) Economics
15 1 (0.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) OO
2 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) Asset Management
4 17 (15.45%) Validation
5 16 (14.55%) Unit Testing
6 15 (13.64%) Analytics
6 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.73%) Data Acquisition
7 14 (12.73%) Risk Management
8 13 (11.82%) OOP
8 13 (11.82%) Refactoring
8 13 (11.82%) Time Series Analysis
9 12 (10.91%) Open Source
9 12 (10.91%) Quantitative Trading
10 10 (9.09%) Quantitative Finance
11 6 (5.45%) Investment Management
11 6 (5.45%) Migration
11 6 (5.45%) Risk Analytics
12 5 (4.55%) Numerical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.09%) C++
2 49 (44.55%) C#
3 48 (43.64%) Python
4 23 (20.91%) SQL
5 20 (18.18%) Java
6 17 (15.45%) C
6 17 (15.45%) VBA
7 11 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 9 (8.18%) R
8 9 (8.18%) VB
9 4 (3.64%) Haskell
10 3 (2.73%) C++/CLI
10 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.73%) VB6
11 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.91%) Ada
12 1 (0.91%) ES6
12 1 (0.91%) Perl
12 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) PhD
2 11 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Oracle
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.91%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.91%) Murex
3 1 (0.91%) Reuters
3 1 (0.91%) Syncfusion
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