The table below looks at the statistics for Greeks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Greeks over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Greeks
Rank 568 538 512
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -26
Contract jobs citing Greeks 38 41 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 63
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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 £505 £487 £529
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Greeks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Greeks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Greeks
Daily Rate Trend

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

Greeks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Greeks
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Greeks within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Greeks Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Greeks
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Greeks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Greeks
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greeks within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +14 38 £575 +4.54% 4
England -21 38 £575 +4.54% 4

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (55.07%) Front Office
1 38 (55.07%) C#
2 29 (42.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 27 (39.13%) Fixed Income
4 23 (33.33%) Banking
5 22 (31.88%) .NET
6 19 (27.54%) C++
7 18 (26.09%) Risk Management
8 17 (24.64%) Investment Banking
8 17 (24.64%) Market Risk
9 16 (23.19%) Derivative
10 14 (20.29%) WCF
10 14 (20.29%) Multithreading
10 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.39%) Finance
12 11 (15.94%) OO
12 11 (15.94%) WPF
13 10 (14.49%) Oracle
13 10 (14.49%) OOP
14 9 (13.04%) Grid Computing
14 9 (13.04%) Java
14 9 (13.04%) MDX
15 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
16 7 (10.14%) OLAP
16 7 (10.14%) TDD
16 7 (10.14%) Scala
17 6 (8.70%) MVVM
17 6 (8.70%) Degree
17 6 (8.70%) VBA

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) OLAP
3 5 (7.25%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.25%) Big Data
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.45%) Gradle
2 1 (1.45%) JUnit
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 38 (55.07%) Front Office
2 23 (33.33%) Banking
3 17 (24.64%) Investment Banking
4 12 (17.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) C# Developer
3 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) C++ Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Development Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Market Risk Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) VBA Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Excel Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Excel VBA Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 14 (20.29%) WCF
3 11 (15.94%) WPF
4 9 (13.04%) MDX
5 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 4 (5.80%) jQuery
6 4 (5.80%) HTML5
7 3 (4.35%) WinForms
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.90%) Middleware
8 2 (2.90%) LINQ
9 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.45%) Restlet
9 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.45%) Spring
9 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.45%) STL
9 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (39.13%) Fixed Income
3 17 (24.64%) Market Risk
4 16 (23.19%) Derivative
5 9 (13.04%) Grid Computing
6 6 (8.70%) Equities
7 5 (7.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.90%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.90%) Statistics
8 2 (2.90%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.90%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Risk Management
2 14 (20.29%) Multithreading
3 11 (15.94%) OO
4 10 (14.49%) OOP
5 7 (10.14%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) MVVM
7 5 (7.25%) Stress Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Analytics
8 4 (5.80%) Low Latency
8 4 (5.80%) MVC
9 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.35%) Project Management
9 3 (4.35%) RAD
10 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.90%) Workflow
10 2 (2.90%) Validation
10 2 (2.90%) Scrum
10 2 (2.90%) Econometrics
10 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) C#
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) C++
4 9 (13.04%) Java
5 7 (10.14%) Scala
6 6 (8.70%) VBA
7 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) MCSD
2 2 (2.90%) MCSE
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.90%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.90%) DataSynapse
3 2 (2.90%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.90%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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