The table below looks at the statistics for Greeks skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Greeks over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Greeks
Rank 549 516 480
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -36
Contract jobs citing Greeks 35 38 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.080% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 68
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£575 £575 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £708
UK excluding London average daily rate - £725 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Greeks
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39013 35351 37639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.93% 74.46% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24966 22370 22280
Average daily rate £415 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 978 1417
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Greeks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Greeks Jobs Demand Trend in England

Greeks
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Greeks Daily Rate Trend in England

Greeks
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Greeks across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Greeks Daily Rate Histogram in England

Greeks
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Greeks Hourly Rate Trend in England

Greeks
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greeks within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 35 £575 - 5
Greeks
UK

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 35 (55.56%) Front Office
2 32 (50.79%) C#
3 27 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 24 (38.10%) SQL
5 21 (33.33%) .NET
6 20 (31.75%) Banking
7 17 (26.98%) Investment Banking
8 15 (23.81%) C++
8 15 (23.81%) Risk Management
9 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 14 (22.22%) Market Risk
10 13 (20.63%) Derivative
11 11 (17.46%) Finance
11 11 (17.46%) Oracle
11 11 (17.46%) OO
11 11 (17.46%) WCF
11 11 (17.46%) WPF
11 11 (17.46%) Multithreading
12 10 (15.87%) Java
12 10 (15.87%) OOP
12 10 (15.87%) Grid Computing
13 9 (14.29%) MDX
14 8 (12.70%) Low Latency
14 8 (12.70%) TDD
14 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
15 7 (11.11%) OLAP
15 7 (11.11%) Equities
15 7 (11.11%) MVVM
16 6 (9.52%) Interest Rate Derivative

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) OLAP
3 5 (7.94%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.94%) Big Data
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.59%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Gradle
General
1 35 (55.56%) Front Office
2 20 (31.75%) Banking
3 17 (26.98%) Investment Banking
4 11 (17.46%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (73.02%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) C# Developer
3 12 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.70%) C++ Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Market Risk Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) VBA Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Excel Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Excel VBA Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Development Manager
11 2 (3.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (17.46%) WCF
2 11 (17.46%) WPF
3 9 (14.29%) MDX
4 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.35%) HTML5
5 4 (6.35%) jQuery
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
6 3 (4.76%) Rendezvous
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.17%) Middleware
7 2 (3.17%) STL
7 2 (3.17%) WinForms
8 1 (1.59%) XML
8 1 (1.59%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.59%) LINQ
8 1 (1.59%) Spring
8 1 (1.59%) Restlet
8 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 27 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 14 (22.22%) Market Risk
3 13 (20.63%) Derivative
4 10 (15.87%) Grid Computing
5 7 (11.11%) Equities
6 6 (9.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (7.94%) Credit Risk
8 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Risk Management
2 11 (17.46%) OO
2 11 (17.46%) Multithreading
3 10 (15.87%) OOP
4 8 (12.70%) Low Latency
4 8 (12.70%) TDD
5 7 (11.11%) MVVM
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.35%) MVC
8 3 (4.76%) Validation
8 3 (4.76%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Stress Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Use Case
8 3 (4.76%) BDD
8 3 (4.76%) Analytics
9 2 (3.17%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) C++
4 10 (15.87%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) Scala
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) XAML
7 3 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) MCSD
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Cognos
3 3 (4.76%) DataSynapse
4 2 (3.17%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.17%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase
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