The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Quantitative Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Quantitative Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quant Analyst
Rank 591 566 583
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Analyst 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Quantitative Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Senior Quantitative Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Quantitative Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Quantitative Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) PhD
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) MBA
3 2 (50.00%) Economics
3 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Quantitative Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Quantitative Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Economics
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank