The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Greeks
Rank 527 512 510
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Greeks 37 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 50
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £690 £700
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36762 34066 37577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.31% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23222 21113 22094
Average daily rate £406 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1080 1002 1362
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Greeks
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 +7 37 £575 +4.54% 5
Greeks
UK

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (61.19%) Front Office
2 34 (50.75%) C#
3 26 (38.81%) Fixed Income
4 25 (37.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (32.84%) Risk Management
6 21 (31.34%) SQL
7 20 (29.85%) Derivative
7 20 (29.85%) Market Risk
8 19 (28.36%) .NET
8 19 (28.36%) Banking
9 15 (22.39%) WCF
10 14 (20.90%) C++
11 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 13 (19.40%) Multithreading
11 13 (19.40%) Investment Banking
12 10 (14.93%) WPF
13 9 (13.43%) Java
14 8 (11.94%) VBA
14 8 (11.94%) OO
14 8 (11.94%) MDX
15 7 (10.45%) Degree
15 7 (10.45%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (10.45%) Stress Testing
15 7 (10.45%) Scala
15 7 (10.45%) RAD
15 7 (10.45%) OOP
16 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
16 6 (8.96%) OLAP
16 6 (8.96%) Equities

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) OLAP
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.97%) Big Data
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.49%) Gradle
2 1 (1.49%) JUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 41 (61.19%) Front Office
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 13 (19.40%) Finance
3 13 (19.40%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) C# Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) RAD Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Quantitative Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Market Risk Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) WCF
3 10 (14.93%) WPF
4 8 (11.94%) MDX
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.97%) WinForms
6 4 (5.97%) HTML
6 4 (5.97%) HTML5
6 4 (5.97%) LINQ
6 4 (5.97%) jQuery
7 2 (2.99%) Middleware
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.49%) Restlet
8 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.49%) XML
8 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Fixed Income
2 25 (37.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (29.85%) Derivative
3 20 (29.85%) Market Risk
4 7 (10.45%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (8.96%) Equities
6 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk
7 4 (5.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (5.97%) Statistics
7 4 (5.97%) Economics
8 3 (4.48%) Grid Computing
8 3 (4.48%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Risk Management
2 13 (19.40%) Multithreading
3 8 (11.94%) OO
4 7 (10.45%) Stress Testing
4 7 (10.45%) RAD
4 7 (10.45%) OOP
5 6 (8.96%) MVVM
5 6 (8.96%) TDD
6 5 (7.46%) Analytics
6 5 (7.46%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.97%) Econometrics
7 4 (5.97%) Stochastic Calculus
7 4 (5.97%) Quantitative Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.99%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.99%) Workflow
8 2 (2.99%) MVC
8 2 (2.99%) Scrum
8 2 (2.99%) Project Management
8 2 (2.99%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) C#
2 21 (31.34%) SQL
3 14 (20.90%) C++
4 9 (13.43%) Java
5 8 (11.94%) VBA
6 7 (10.45%) Scala
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.99%) MCSE
2 2 (2.99%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.99%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.49%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.49%) Sybase