The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Greeks
Rank 385 398 316
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -82
Contract jobs citing Greeks 35 36 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 73
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £526
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £700
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
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (54.55%) Front Office
2 34 (51.52%) C#
3 28 (42.42%) Fixed Income
4 27 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (39.39%) SQL
6 22 (33.33%) Banking
7 21 (31.82%) .NET
8 17 (25.76%) C++
8 17 (25.76%) Investment Banking
9 15 (22.73%) Risk Management
10 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 14 (21.21%) Market Risk
11 13 (19.70%) WCF
11 13 (19.70%) Derivative
11 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
12 11 (16.67%) Finance
12 11 (16.67%) Java
12 11 (16.67%) Oracle
12 11 (16.67%) OO
12 11 (16.67%) WPF
13 10 (15.15%) OOP
13 10 (15.15%) Grid Computing
14 9 (13.64%) MDX
15 8 (12.12%) TDD
15 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
16 7 (10.61%) OLAP
16 7 (10.61%) Equities
16 7 (10.61%) Low Latency
16 7 (10.61%) Scala
16 7 (10.61%) MVVM

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) OLAP
3 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.52%) JUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) Gradle
General
1 36 (54.55%) Front Office
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
3 17 (25.76%) Investment Banking
4 11 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 25 (37.88%) C# Developer
3 12 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 10 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C++ Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Market Risk Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) VBA Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Excel Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Excel VBA Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 13 (19.70%) WCF
3 11 (16.67%) WPF
4 9 (13.64%) MDX
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) jQuery
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.03%) Rendezvous
8 2 (3.03%) Middleware
8 2 (3.03%) STL
8 2 (3.03%) WinForms
9 1 (1.52%) XML
9 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.52%) LINQ
9 1 (1.52%) Spring
9 1 (1.52%) Restlet
9 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Fixed Income
2 27 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (21.21%) Market Risk
4 13 (19.70%) Derivative
5 10 (15.15%) Grid Computing
6 7 (10.61%) Equities
7 6 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk
9 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Risk Management
2 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
3 11 (16.67%) OO
4 10 (15.15%) OOP
5 8 (12.12%) TDD
6 7 (10.61%) Low Latency
6 7 (10.61%) MVVM
7 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) MVC
9 3 (4.55%) Validation
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) Stress Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Use Case
9 3 (4.55%) BDD
9 3 (4.55%) Analytics
10 2 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) C#
2 26 (39.39%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) C++
4 11 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (10.61%) Scala
6 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) XAML
7 3 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCSE
2 2 (3.03%) MCSD
3 1 (1.52%) PMP
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.55%) Cognos
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) DataSynapse
4 2 (3.03%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.03%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
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