The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Quantitative Analysis
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 423 385
Rank change year-on-year +35 -38  
Contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 10 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.052% 0.036% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.042% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 27
Median daily rate £315 £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -55.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £483 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £238 £300
% change year-on-year +36.84% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Quantitative Analysis 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Quantitative Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analysis in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quantitative Analysis in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quantitative Analysis in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quantitative Analysis in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
City of London +3 1 £285 +25.27% 3
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England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis.

1 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) VBA
3 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (21.05%) Statistics
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) R
3 4 (21.05%) Tableau
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Social Media
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
4 3 (15.79%) Power BI
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Stata
4 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) SPSS
4 3 (15.79%) SAS
4 3 (15.79%) Advertising
4 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Publishing
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Python

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.79%) SPSS
2 3 (15.79%) Stata
3 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) AdSense
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Games
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Ad Operations Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Graduate
3 2 (10.53%) Innovation Manager
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Innovation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Online Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Innovation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Training Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Social Media
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Statistics
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (10.53%) Ad Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) R
2 4 (21.05%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Tableau
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) DoubleClick
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Omniture
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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