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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 591 588 576
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 53 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 52
Median daily rate £650 £650 £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £830 £809 £800
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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 29 August 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 53 £650 - 13
London -35 46 £650 - 11
City of London +16 7 £650 +4.00% 5
Oxford - 6 - -
South East - 6 - -
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (67.65%) C++
2 53 (51.96%) Finance
3 46 (45.10%) Python
4 40 (39.22%) C#
5 35 (34.31%) Front Office
6 33 (32.35%) OO
7 28 (27.45%) PhD
7 28 (27.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (26.47%) Fixed Income
8 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (21.57%) Algorithms
10 21 (20.59%) Java
11 20 (19.61%) Derivative
12 19 (18.63%) Mathematics
12 19 (18.63%) SQL
13 17 (16.67%) C
13 17 (16.67%) Linux
13 17 (16.67%) Validation
14 16 (15.69%) Market Risk
15 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
15 15 (14.71%) Risk Management
16 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
16 14 (13.73%) Statistics
16 14 (13.73%) Pandas
16 14 (13.73%) Analytics
17 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
17 13 (12.75%) MongoDB
17 13 (12.75%) Visualisation
17 13 (12.75%) 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 (1.96%) Confluence
1 2 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) KDB
1 13 (12.75%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) DB2
5 1 (0.98%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Maven
2 3 (2.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.98%) Grunt
4 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.98%) Mocha
4 1 (0.98%) Moq
4 1 (0.98%) NUnit
4 1 (0.98%) QUnit
4 1 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.98%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 35 (34.31%) Front Office
3 9 (8.82%) Banking
4 7 (6.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) Pandas
2 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
3 12 (11.76%) Esper
3 12 (11.76%) NumPy
3 12 (11.76%) Pyramid
3 12 (11.76%) SciPy
4 11 (10.78%) .NET
5 10 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (9.80%) STL
6 4 (3.92%) WPF
7 3 (2.94%) XML
8 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.98%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.98%) HTML5
9 1 (0.98%) jQuery
9 1 (0.98%) LINQ
9 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (26.47%) Fixed Income
3 22 (21.57%) Algorithms
4 20 (19.61%) Derivative
5 19 (18.63%) Mathematics
6 16 (15.69%) Market Risk
7 14 (13.73%) Statistics
8 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (12.75%) Visualisation
9 12 (11.76%) Hedge funds
10 6 (5.88%) Life Science
11 5 (4.90%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk
12 4 (3.92%) Physics
13 3 (2.94%) CUDA
14 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
14 2 (1.96%) Equities
14 2 (1.96%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.98%) Economics
15 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) Unix
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) OO
2 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.67%) Validation
4 15 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 14 (13.73%) Analytics
5 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.75%) Asset Management
6 13 (12.75%) Data Acquisition
6 13 (12.75%) OOP
7 12 (11.76%) Refactoring
7 12 (11.76%) Time Series Analysis
8 11 (10.78%) Open Source
8 11 (10.78%) Quantitative Trading
9 8 (7.84%) Quantitative Finance
10 6 (5.88%) Computational Finance
10 6 (5.88%) Migration
10 6 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.90%) Numerical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (67.65%) C++
2 46 (45.10%) Python
3 40 (39.22%) C#
4 21 (20.59%) Java
5 19 (18.63%) SQL
6 17 (16.67%) C
7 9 (8.82%) R
7 9 (8.82%) VBA
8 8 (7.84%) MATLAB
9 7 (6.86%) VB
10 4 (3.92%) Haskell
11 2 (1.96%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.96%) VB6
12 1 (0.98%) Ada
12 1 (0.98%) ES6
12 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.98%) Perl
12 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) PhD
2 7 (6.86%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.98%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.98%) Reuters
3 1 (0.98%) Syncfusion
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