The table below looks at the statistics for Greeks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Greeks over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Greeks
Rank 651 630 585
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -45
Contract jobs citing Greeks 10 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.055% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.068% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 35
Median daily rate £625 £598 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Greeks
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Greeks as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greeks within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 10 £625 +4.60% 1
England -20 10 £625 +4.60% 1
City of London +13 4 £575 -3.76% 1

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Greeks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Greeks.

1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Derivative
5 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (29.63%) Front Office
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
7 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
7 7 (25.93%) Market Risk
7 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (22.22%) C++
9 5 (18.52%) VBA
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Data Management
9 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
9 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
9 5 (18.52%) Big Data
10 4 (14.81%) Quantitative Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
10 4 (14.81%) Physics
10 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
10 4 (14.81%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) CRM
10 4 (14.81%) OOP
11 3 (11.11%) RAD
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) Equities

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Front Office
3 7 (25.93%) Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Market Risk Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Qualitative Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Business Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) RAD Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Derivative
2 7 (25.93%) Market Risk
3 6 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
4 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) Physics
6 3 (11.11%) Equities
7 2 (7.41%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (3.70%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
2 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) Data Management
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) CRM
5 4 (14.81%) OOP
5 4 (14.81%) Quantitative Finance
6 3 (11.11%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (11.11%) RAD
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) VBA
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) Haskell
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CFA
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) AIFMD
1 1 (3.70%) Basel III
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) UCITS
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Sophis
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Murex
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase