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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Greeks
Rank 144 192 198
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +6
Contract jobs citing Greeks 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Average daily rate £613 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
2646 4153 4649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.00% 80.83% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3235 3366
Average daily rate £486 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 8 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) C#
1 20 (95.24%) Front Office
2 16 (76.19%) Multithreading
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Derivative
7 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 4 (19.05%) Credit Risk
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
9 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.52%) Java
10 2 (9.52%) OO
10 2 (9.52%) WPF
11 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Garbage Collection
11 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
11 1 (4.76%) Banking
11 1 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
11 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (4.76%) Murex
11 1 (4.76%) Perl
11 1 (4.76%) IIS
11 1 (4.76%) Unix
11 1 (4.76%) Windows
11 1 (4.76%) Control-M

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (95.24%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 18 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Murex Support
6 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Derivative
2 4 (19.05%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Multithreading
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Murex