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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Greeks
Rank 625 604 586
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs citing Greeks 19 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.043% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 27
Median daily rate £620 £603 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £655 £650
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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
England +7 19 £620 +2.90% 1
London +3 19 £620 +2.90% 1
City of London +34 5 £600 -2.43%

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) Market Risk
4 11 (34.38%) Front Office
5 10 (31.25%) Banking
5 10 (31.25%) Derivative
5 10 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 8 (25.00%) Analytics
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
7 7 (21.88%) Credit Risk
7 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
7 7 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (18.75%) Python
8 6 (18.75%) C++
8 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Big Data
9 5 (15.63%) Stress Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) Data Management
10 4 (12.50%) Equities
10 4 (12.50%) VBA
10 4 (12.50%) OOP
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) CRM
10 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

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 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) GemFire
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) OLAP
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) Hazelcast
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Front Office
3 10 (31.25%) Banking
4 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Risk Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) Business Analyst
5 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
5 9 (28.13%) Risk Business Analyst
5 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Market Risk Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) Qualitative Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) Quantitative Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
8 4 (12.50%) IT Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) IT Risk Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) FpML
1 3 (9.38%) WCF
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) MDX
3 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Market Risk
2 10 (31.25%) Derivative
3 7 (21.88%) Credit Risk
3 7 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.50%) Equities
4 4 (12.50%) Physics
5 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
5 3 (9.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
6 1 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Analytics
3 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Data Management
5 5 (15.63%) Stress Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) RAD
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Garbage Collection
8 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) C++
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) VBA
6 3 (9.38%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) Haskell
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CFA
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) AIFMD
2 1 (3.13%) Basel III
2 1 (3.13%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.13%) Murex