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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Greeks
Rank 598 579 541
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -38
Contract jobs citing Greeks 30 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.066% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.086% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 32
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£598 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £600
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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greeks within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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 -6 30 £598 +3.91% 5
England -35 30 £598 +3.91% 5
City of London +2 22 £598 +1.70% 4

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 48 (85.71%) Front Office
2 34 (60.71%) C#
3 27 (48.21%) Banking
3 27 (48.21%) Derivative
4 26 (46.43%) .NET
5 25 (44.64%) SQL
5 25 (44.64%) Investment Banking
5 25 (44.64%) Finance
6 22 (39.29%) Multithreading
7 19 (33.93%) Java
8 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
9 12 (21.43%) Garbage Collection
9 12 (21.43%) VBA
9 12 (21.43%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) Equities
9 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 12 (21.43%) Credit Derivative
10 11 (19.64%) Market Risk
11 9 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.07%) Credit Risk
12 8 (14.29%) WPF
13 7 (12.50%) RAD
13 7 (12.50%) Python
13 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 6 (10.71%) Migration
14 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
14 6 (10.71%) French Language
14 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
15 5 (8.93%) Quantitative Analysis

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (1.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) Impala
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.57%) HBase
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 48 (85.71%) Front Office
2 27 (48.21%) Banking
3 25 (44.64%) Investment Banking
3 25 (44.64%) Finance
4 6 (10.71%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 28 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 26 (46.43%) Senior Developer
4 24 (42.86%) Senior C# Developer
5 12 (21.43%) Analyst
6 10 (17.86%) Business Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Python Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Excel Developer
9 5 (8.93%) RAD Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
11 3 (5.36%) Market Risk Analyst
11 3 (5.36%) Tools Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 2 (3.57%) Market Analyst
12 2 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
12 2 (3.57%) VBA Developer
13 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
13 1 (1.79%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) WPF
3 5 (8.93%) XML
4 4 (7.14%) FpML
5 2 (3.57%) WCF
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) Akka
6 1 (1.79%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Derivative
2 12 (21.43%) Equities
2 12 (21.43%) Credit Derivative
3 11 (19.64%) Market Risk
4 9 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (16.07%) Credit Risk
5 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.57%) Replication
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Multithreading
2 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
3 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 12 (21.43%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) Garbage Collection
4 7 (12.50%) RAD
4 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.71%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
7 4 (7.14%) Stress Testing
8 3 (5.36%) BDD
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 2 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (3.57%) MVVM
9 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) VBA
5 7 (12.50%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) C
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Basel III
2 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
1 2 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle
1 1 (1.79%) Murex
1 1 (1.79%) DataSynapse
1 1 (1.79%) Actian
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