The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Greeks
Rank 552 528 505
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -23
Contract jobs citing Greeks 37 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.094% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 50
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£575 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £600 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -1 37 £575 +4.54% 6
England -5 37 £575 +4.54% 6
City of London +16 13 £588 +6.81%

Greeks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 42 (61.76%) Front Office
2 35 (51.47%) C#
3 27 (39.71%) Fixed Income
4 26 (38.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (33.82%) Risk Management
6 22 (32.35%) SQL
7 20 (29.41%) .NET
7 20 (29.41%) Derivative
7 20 (29.41%) Market Risk
8 19 (27.94%) Banking
9 15 (22.06%) WCF
10 14 (20.59%) C++
10 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.12%) Finance
11 13 (19.12%) Multithreading
11 13 (19.12%) Investment Banking
12 10 (14.71%) WPF
13 9 (13.24%) OO
13 9 (13.24%) Java
13 9 (13.24%) MDX
14 8 (11.76%) VBA
14 8 (11.76%) OOP
15 7 (10.29%) OLAP
15 7 (10.29%) RAD
15 7 (10.29%) Scala
15 7 (10.29%) Degree
15 7 (10.29%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (10.29%) Stress Testing
16 6 (8.82%) TDD
16 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008

Greeks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) OLAP
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) Big Data
4 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.47%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.47%) Gradle
2 1 (1.47%) JUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 42 (61.76%) Front Office
2 19 (27.94%) Banking
3 13 (19.12%) Investment Banking
3 13 (19.12%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
7 7 (10.29%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Project Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) RAD Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Market Risk Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Development Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
2 15 (22.06%) WCF
3 10 (14.71%) WPF
4 9 (13.24%) MDX
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) HTML
6 4 (5.88%) WinForms
6 4 (5.88%) LINQ
6 4 (5.88%) jQuery
6 4 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (2.94%) Middleware
8 1 (1.47%) XML
8 1 (1.47%) Spring
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.47%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.47%) Restlet
8 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) Fixed Income
2 26 (38.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (29.41%) Derivative
3 20 (29.41%) Market Risk
4 7 (10.29%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (8.82%) Equities
6 5 (7.35%) Credit Risk
7 4 (5.88%) Statistics
7 4 (5.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (5.88%) Economics
8 3 (4.41%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (4.41%) Grid Computing
9 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Risk Management
2 13 (19.12%) Multithreading
3 9 (13.24%) OO
4 8 (11.76%) OOP
5 7 (10.29%) Stress Testing
5 7 (10.29%) RAD
6 6 (8.82%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) MVVM
7 5 (7.35%) Analytics
7 5 (7.35%) Low Latency
8 4 (5.88%) Quantitative Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Econometrics
8 4 (5.88%) Stochastic Calculus
9 2 (2.94%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (2.94%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.94%) Use Case
9 2 (2.94%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
9 2 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) C#
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) C++
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) VBA
6 7 (10.29%) Scala
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) MCSD
2 2 (2.94%) MCSE
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.94%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.47%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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