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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 553 578 565
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 61 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 61 71
Median daily rate £725 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £725 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £813
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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +8 61 £725 +11.53% 11
London -3 61 £725 +11.53% 11
City of London -24 8 £700 - 2

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 79 (65.83%) C++
2 61 (50.83%) Finance
3 53 (44.17%) C#
4 45 (37.50%) Front Office
5 40 (33.33%) OO
6 34 (28.33%) Fixed Income
7 33 (27.50%) Market Risk
8 31 (25.83%) Java
9 26 (21.67%) Python
10 24 (20.00%) OOP
10 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (20.00%) Derivative
11 23 (19.17%) Banking
11 23 (19.17%) Analytics
12 19 (15.83%) Mathematics
12 19 (15.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (15.00%) Algorithms
14 17 (14.17%) Subversion
15 16 (13.33%) Investment Banking
15 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (12.50%) PhD
17 14 (11.67%) C
18 13 (10.83%) Quantitative Finance
18 13 (10.83%) Risk Management
19 12 (10.00%) Linux
19 12 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
20 11 (9.17%) Physics
20 11 (9.17%) TDD
20 11 (9.17%) SQL
21 10 (8.33%) Windows

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 3 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.17%) KDB
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Subversion
2 10 (8.33%) JIRA
3 5 (4.17%) Maven
4 3 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.83%) Bower
5 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) Grunt
5 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) Mocha
5 1 (0.83%) Moq
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) QUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.83%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 61 (50.83%) Finance
2 45 (37.50%) Front Office
3 23 (19.17%) Banking
4 16 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
2 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.00%) NumPy
2 6 (5.00%) Pandas
2 6 (5.00%) SciPy
3 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (4.17%) Esper
3 5 (4.17%) Pyramid
3 5 (4.17%) STL
4 4 (3.33%) WPF
4 4 (3.33%) XML
5 2 (1.67%) LINQ
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.83%) HTML5
6 1 (0.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.83%) Node.js
6 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.33%) Fixed Income
2 33 (27.50%) Market Risk
3 24 (20.00%) Derivative
4 19 (15.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (15.83%) Mathematics
5 18 (15.00%) Algorithms
6 11 (9.17%) Physics
7 10 (8.33%) CUDA
7 10 (8.33%) Equities
8 9 (7.50%) Credit Risk
9 7 (5.83%) Statistics
10 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (5.00%) Hedge funds
10 6 (5.00%) Visualisation
11 4 (3.33%) Life Science
11 4 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
12 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.67%) GPGPU
12 2 (1.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 6 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) OO
2 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.00%) OOP
3 23 (19.17%) Analytics
4 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (10.83%) Quantitative Finance
5 13 (10.83%) Risk Management
6 12 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
7 11 (9.17%) TDD
8 9 (7.50%) Risk Analytics
9 8 (6.67%) Stochastic Modelling
9 8 (6.67%) Validation
10 7 (5.83%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (5.00%) Data Acquisition
11 6 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.17%) Open Source
12 5 (4.17%) Quantitative Trading
12 5 (4.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (65.83%) C++
2 53 (44.17%) C#
3 31 (25.83%) Java
4 26 (21.67%) Python
5 14 (11.67%) C
6 11 (9.17%) SQL
7 10 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 9 (7.50%) VBA
9 5 (4.17%) R
10 3 (2.50%) Ada
10 3 (2.50%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) ES6
11 1 (0.83%) F#
11 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) PhD
2 7 (5.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle
2 5 (4.17%) Algorithmics
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.83%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.83%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.83%) Reuters
4 1 (0.83%) Sophis
4 1 (0.83%) Sybase
4 1 (0.83%) Syncfusion
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