The first table below looks at the demand for Greeks skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Greeks over the 3 months to 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Greeks
Rank 362 385 341
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -44
Contract jobs citing Greeks 37 33 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 54
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 £528 £458 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £615 £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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Greeks
England

Greeks
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Greeks Jobs Demand Trend in London

Greeks
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Greeks Daily Rate Trend in London

Greeks
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Greeks across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Greeks Daily Rate Histogram in London

Greeks
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Greeks Hourly Rate Trend in London

Greeks
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greeks within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London +16 13 £588 +6.81% 1
Greeks
England

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 42 (60.00%) Front Office
2 37 (52.86%) C#
3 28 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (38.57%) Fixed Income
5 23 (32.86%) Risk Management
5 23 (32.86%) SQL
6 21 (30.00%) .NET
7 20 (28.57%) Banking
7 20 (28.57%) Derivative
7 20 (28.57%) Market Risk
8 16 (22.86%) C++
9 15 (21.43%) WCF
10 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 14 (20.00%) Finance
11 10 (14.29%) WPF
12 9 (12.86%) MDX
12 9 (12.86%) OO
12 9 (12.86%) Java
12 9 (12.86%) VBA
13 8 (11.43%) OOP
14 7 (10.00%) Scala
14 7 (10.00%) Stress Testing
14 7 (10.00%) Degree
14 7 (10.00%) OLAP
14 7 (10.00%) RAD
15 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
15 6 (8.57%) Equities
15 6 (8.57%) TDD

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) OLAP
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.14%) Big Data
4 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.43%) Gradle
2 1 (1.43%) JUnit
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 42 (60.00%) Front Office
2 20 (28.57%) Banking
3 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 14 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Project Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) RAD Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Development Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Market Risk Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (4.29%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 15 (21.43%) WCF
3 10 (14.29%) WPF
4 9 (12.86%) MDX
5 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.71%) HTML
6 4 (5.71%) WinForms
6 4 (5.71%) LINQ
6 4 (5.71%) jQuery
6 4 (5.71%) HTML5
7 2 (2.86%) Middleware
8 1 (1.43%) XML
8 1 (1.43%) Spring
8 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.43%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.43%) Restlet
8 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (38.57%) Fixed Income
3 20 (28.57%) Derivative
3 20 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 6 (8.57%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (8.57%) Equities
5 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk
6 4 (5.71%) Economics
6 4 (5.71%) Grid Computing
6 4 (5.71%) Statistics
6 4 (5.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (4.29%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Risk Management
2 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (12.86%) OO
4 8 (11.43%) OOP
5 7 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 7 (10.00%) RAD
6 6 (8.57%) TDD
6 6 (8.57%) MVVM
7 5 (7.14%) Analytics
7 5 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 4 (5.71%) Quantitative Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Econometrics
8 4 (5.71%) Stochastic Calculus
9 2 (2.86%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (2.86%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.86%) Use Case
9 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.86%) Workflow
9 2 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) C#
2 23 (32.86%) SQL
3 16 (22.86%) C++
4 9 (12.86%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) VBA
5 7 (10.00%) Scala
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) MCSD
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.86%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.43%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.43%) Sybase
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