The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Greeks
Rank 192 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Greeks 13 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 20
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£588 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £523
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £705 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £600 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Greeks
London

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) Front Office
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) Banking
5 10 (34.48%) Derivative
5 10 (34.48%) Multithreading
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (31.03%) WCF
7 8 (27.59%) Fixed Income
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (24.14%) RAD
8 7 (24.14%) WPF
8 7 (24.14%) Market Risk
9 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (20.69%) MVVM
10 4 (13.79%) LINQ
10 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
10 4 (13.79%) VBA
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
11 3 (10.34%) OLAP
11 3 (10.34%) Finance
11 3 (10.34%) TDD
11 3 (10.34%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
11 3 (10.34%) MDX
12 2 (6.90%) Use Case
12 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) OLAP
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (3.45%) Gradle
General
1 23 (79.31%) Front Office
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) RAD Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Market Risk Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) WCF
3 7 (24.14%) WPF
4 4 (13.79%) LINQ
5 3 (10.34%) MDX
6 2 (6.90%) WinForms
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) Restlet
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (34.48%) Derivative
2 8 (27.59%) Fixed Income
3 7 (24.14%) Market Risk
4 3 (10.34%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.45%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Multithreading
2 7 (24.14%) RAD
3 6 (20.69%) MVVM
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Use Case
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) VBA
4 2 (6.90%) XAML
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) DataSynapse