Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Statistical Arbitrage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Arbitrage over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Statistical Arbitrage
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 863 859
Contract jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.001% 0.001%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
England median daily rate - £630 -
UK median daily rate - £630 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £90.00
UK median hourly rate - - £90.00

Statistical Arbitrage is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74227 84838 82921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.50% 83.59% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49039 56622 53562
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £284 £269 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1977 2365
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Statistical Arbitrage
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Statistical Arbitrage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Arbitrage in England

Statistical Arbitrage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Arbitrage in England