The table below looks at the statistics for Greeks skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Greeks over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Greeks
Rank 184 187 203
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Greeks 16 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
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£601 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.20% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £650 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Greeks
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4427 4414 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.89% 77.13% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3499 3281 4126
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Greeks
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Greeks across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Greeks Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Greeks
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Greeks across the City of London region.

Greeks Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Greeks
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Greeks across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Greeks Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Greeks
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Greeks across the City of London region.

Greeks Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Greeks 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 Greeks.

1 28 (90.32%) Front Office
2 23 (74.19%) C#
3 22 (70.97%) Derivative
4 20 (64.52%) SQL
5 19 (61.29%) Banking
6 18 (58.06%) Investment Banking
7 17 (54.84%) .NET
7 17 (54.84%) Multithreading
8 12 (38.71%) Finance
9 10 (32.26%) Credit Derivative
9 10 (32.26%) Garbage Collection
10 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
11 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
11 7 (22.58%) Credit Risk
11 7 (22.58%) Java
11 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
12 6 (19.35%) OO
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
12 6 (19.35%) Migration
12 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
13 4 (12.90%) Market Risk
13 4 (12.90%) XML
13 4 (12.90%) FpML
13 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
14 3 (9.68%) C
14 3 (9.68%) Monte Carlo Method
14 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
14 3 (9.68%) Stress Testing
14 3 (9.68%) Analytics
15 2 (6.45%) WPF

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Greeks 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 Greeks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (90.32%) Front Office
2 19 (61.29%) Banking
3 18 (58.06%) Investment Banking
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
1 23 (74.19%) C# Developer
2 22 (70.97%) Senior C# Developer
2 22 (70.97%) Senior Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) FpML
3 2 (6.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Derivative
2 10 (32.26%) Credit Derivative
3 7 (22.58%) Credit Risk
4 4 (12.90%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.23%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Multithreading
2 10 (32.26%) Garbage Collection
3 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Monte Carlo Method
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 20 days ago