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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 597 573 583
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 60 88 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 84 50
Median daily rate £688 £675 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £800 £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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 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 0 60 £688 +1.85% 10
London -37 57 £700 +3.70% 9
City of London -8 10 £700 +12.00% 4
Oxford - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 68 (62.39%) C++
2 54 (49.54%) Finance
3 45 (41.28%) Python
4 41 (37.61%) C#
5 40 (36.70%) Front Office
6 31 (28.44%) OO
7 28 (25.69%) Fixed Income
7 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (22.94%) Algorithms
8 25 (22.94%) Java
9 24 (22.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (21.10%) PhD
11 22 (20.18%) C
12 21 (19.27%) Linux
12 21 (19.27%) Market Risk
13 20 (18.35%) SQL
14 19 (17.43%) Mathematics
15 17 (15.60%) Derivative
15 17 (15.60%) Analytics
16 16 (14.68%) Validation
17 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
17 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (13.76%) Pandas
18 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
19 13 (11.93%) Statistics
19 13 (11.93%) KDB
19 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
19 13 (11.93%) Oracle
19 13 (11.93%) AngularJS
19 13 (11.93%) SciPy

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 (2.75%) Confluence
2 2 (1.83%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) KDB
1 13 (11.93%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) DB2
5 1 (0.92%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Maven
2 5 (4.59%) Subversion
3 3 (2.75%) JIRA
3 3 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) Babel
4 1 (0.92%) Bower
4 1 (0.92%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) gulp
4 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Mocha
4 1 (0.92%) Moq
4 1 (0.92%) QUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.92%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (49.54%) Finance
2 40 (36.70%) Front Office
3 9 (8.26%) Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) Pandas
2 13 (11.93%) AngularJS
2 13 (11.93%) NumPy
2 13 (11.93%) SciPy
3 12 (11.01%) .NET
3 12 (11.01%) Esper
3 12 (11.01%) Pyramid
4 7 (6.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (6.42%) STL
5 4 (3.67%) WPF
5 4 (3.67%) XML
6 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.83%) LINQ
8 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.92%) CSS
8 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.92%) HTML
8 1 (0.92%) jQuery
8 1 (0.92%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Fixed Income
2 25 (22.94%) Algorithms
3 24 (22.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (19.27%) Market Risk
5 19 (17.43%) Mathematics
6 17 (15.60%) Derivative
7 13 (11.93%) Hedge funds
7 13 (11.93%) Statistics
7 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
8 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (7.34%) CUDA
10 6 (5.50%) Life Science
11 5 (4.59%) Credit Risk
12 4 (3.67%) Physics
13 3 (2.75%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (2.75%) Equities
14 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
14 2 (1.83%) GPGPU
14 2 (1.83%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Unix
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) OO
2 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.60%) Analytics
4 16 (14.68%) Validation
5 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.93%) Data Acquisition
7 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.01%) OOP
8 12 (11.01%) Refactoring
9 11 (10.09%) Asset Management
9 11 (10.09%) Open Source
9 11 (10.09%) Quantitative Trading
9 11 (10.09%) Time Series Analysis
10 8 (7.34%) Quantitative Finance
11 6 (5.50%) Computational Finance
11 6 (5.50%) Low Latency
11 6 (5.50%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (62.39%) C++
2 45 (41.28%) Python
3 41 (37.61%) C#
4 25 (22.94%) Java
5 22 (20.18%) C
6 20 (18.35%) SQL
7 9 (8.26%) MATLAB
8 8 (7.34%) R
9 7 (6.42%) VBA
10 5 (4.59%) VB
11 4 (3.67%) Haskell
12 1 (0.92%) Ada
12 1 (0.92%) ES6
12 1 (0.92%) F#
12 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.92%) Perl
12 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) PhD
2 7 (6.42%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.92%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.92%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.92%) Reuters
3 1 (0.92%) Sybase
3 1 (0.92%) Syncfusion
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