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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Greeks
Rank 176 184 187
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Greeks 9 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
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£588 £581 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £641 £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 - - -
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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
4047 4545 4410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.45% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3161 3233 3373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.58 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.89 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 14 (63.64%) Front Office
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Derivative
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 12 (54.55%) Investment Banking
4 10 (45.45%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) Credit Derivative
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Market Risk
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
7 5 (22.73%) Analytics
8 4 (18.18%) BDD
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) FpML
8 4 (18.18%) C
8 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
8 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.64%) VBA
9 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (63.64%) Front Office
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 12 (54.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Business Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) RAD Developer
6 1 (4.55%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) VBA Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior VBA Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Market Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) FpML
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Akka
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) STL
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Derivative
2 6 (27.27%) Credit Derivative
3 5 (22.73%) Market Risk
4 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
5 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
6 2 (9.09%) Equities
7 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
7 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
7 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
2 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) BDD
3 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.64%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) RAD
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) C
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) XAML
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) VCP4
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos
2 1 (4.55%) Reuters
2 1 (4.55%) DataSynapse
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