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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Greeks
Rank 578 561 516
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -45
Contract jobs citing Greeks 19 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.059% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.079% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 27
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£603 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £650 £650
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
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 4 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 28 May 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 +5 19 £603 +4.78% 4
England -30 19 £603 +4.78% 4
City of London +12 16 £615 -5.38% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 30 (71.43%) Front Office
2 27 (64.29%) SQL
3 26 (61.90%) Banking
4 24 (57.14%) Investment Banking
5 20 (47.62%) Derivative
6 19 (45.24%) Java
7 18 (42.86%) Finance
8 17 (40.48%) C#
9 14 (33.33%) .NET
10 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
11 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
11 12 (28.57%) Multithreading
12 11 (26.19%) OO
12 11 (26.19%) VBA
12 11 (26.19%) Equities
13 10 (23.81%) Python
13 10 (23.81%) Market Risk
14 9 (21.43%) Credit Derivative
15 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
16 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
16 7 (16.67%) Degree
17 6 (14.29%) French Language
17 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
17 6 (14.29%) Garbage Collection
17 6 (14.29%) RAD
18 5 (11.90%) TDD
18 5 (11.90%) FpML
18 5 (11.90%) XML
18 5 (11.90%) OOP
18 5 (11.90%) Quantitative Analysis

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
1 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) HBase
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) Impala
3 1 (2.38%) QlikView
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (4.76%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (4.76%) Mocha
General
1 30 (71.43%) Front Office
2 26 (61.90%) Banking
3 24 (57.14%) Investment Banking
4 18 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (14.29%) French Language
6 3 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 14 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Analyst
4 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
5 9 (21.43%) Python Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Excel Developer
8 5 (11.90%) RAD Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Market Risk Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
12 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
12 1 (2.38%) VBA Developer
12 1 (2.38%) Excel VBA Developer
12 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) FpML
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.76%) WPF
3 2 (4.76%) D3.js
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) JMS
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) Akka
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Derivative
2 11 (26.19%) Equities
3 10 (23.81%) Market Risk
4 9 (21.43%) Credit Derivative
5 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
6 4 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (7.14%) Fixed Income
8 1 (2.38%) Replication
8 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
2 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 12 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 11 (26.19%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Garbage Collection
5 6 (14.29%) RAD
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) OOP
6 5 (11.90%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.52%) Stress Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) Java
3 17 (40.48%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) VBA
5 10 (23.81%) Python
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) C
8 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.76%) ECMAScript
9 1 (2.38%) Go
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Basel III
2 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Actian
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