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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Greeks
Rank 632 614 598
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing Greeks 15 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.047% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.059% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 27
Median daily rate £620 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £638 £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
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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 -32 15 £620 +5.53% 3
London -35 15 £620 +5.53% 3
City of London +19 3 £613 -0.40%

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) Front Office
4 17 (45.95%) C#
5 15 (40.54%) Derivative
5 15 (40.54%) Market Risk
6 13 (35.14%) Banking
6 13 (35.14%) Analytics
7 12 (32.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (29.73%) Degree
8 11 (29.73%) Investment Banking
9 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
10 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (21.62%) Equities
12 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (18.92%) TDD
12 7 (18.92%) FpML
12 7 (18.92%) Python
12 7 (18.92%) OO
12 7 (18.92%) XML
12 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
12 7 (18.92%) Credit Risk
12 7 (18.92%) QA
12 7 (18.92%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
13 6 (16.22%) Stress Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Big Data
13 6 (16.22%) Java

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 5 (13.51%) Apache Spark
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (8.11%) GemFire
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 4 (10.81%) OLAP
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Hudson
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) Front Office
3 13 (35.14%) Banking
4 11 (29.73%) Investment Banking
5 7 (18.92%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Risk Analyst
4 13 (35.14%) Business Analyst
5 12 (32.43%) C# Developer
5 12 (32.43%) Risk Business Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) Business IT Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) IT Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) IT Business Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) IT Risk Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
7 7 (18.92%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
8 6 (16.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (10.81%) RAD Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Market Risk Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Qualitative Analyst
10 3 (8.11%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) FpML
1 7 (18.92%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) MDX
5 1 (2.70%) React
5 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Derivative
1 15 (40.54%) Market Risk
2 12 (32.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (21.62%) Equities
5 7 (18.92%) Credit Risk
6 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.81%) Hedge funds
8 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
9 2 (5.41%) Physics
10 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Analytics
2 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
3 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) OO
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Stress Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Data Management
7 5 (13.51%) OOP
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.11%) Garbage Collection
9 3 (8.11%) RAD
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Python
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) VBA
6 3 (8.11%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) Haskell
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CFA
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) AIFMD
2 1 (2.70%) Basel III
2 1 (2.70%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.70%) Murex