The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistical Arbitrage in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistical Arbitrage over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank 611 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17915 16605 16550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.66% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 10379 9689
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 675 807
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.02 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Statistical Arbitrage
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistical Arbitrage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Statistical Arbitrage
Daily Rate Trend

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

Statistical Arbitrage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Statistical Arbitrage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Statistical Arbitrage also 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 that cited Statistical Arbitrage.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Statistical Arbitrage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Statistical Arbitrage also 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 that cited Statistical Arbitrage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Infragistics