Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Greeks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Greeks over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Greeks
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 866 835
Rank change year-on-year +18 -31 -26
Contract jobs citing Greeks 48 20 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.019% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.023% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 17 45
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +2.17%
10th Percentile £541 £423 £505
90th Percentile £705 £740 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Greeks is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Greeks
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Greeks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Greeks in the UK

Greeks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Greeks.

Contractor daily rate trend for Greeks in the UK

Greeks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greeks over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Greeks in the UK

Greeks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greeks.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Greeks in the UK

Greeks
Top 2 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 48 £625 +4.17% 2
London +19 48 £625 +4.17% 2

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 36 (75.00%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) Multithreading
3 28 (58.33%) WPF
3 28 (58.33%) SQL
4 26 (54.17%) Derivative
5 25 (52.08%) .NET
5 25 (52.08%) Front Office
6 22 (45.83%) WCF
7 17 (35.42%) Market Risk
8 16 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (18.75%) Multithreaded Programming
9 9 (18.75%) Performance Optimisation
9 9 (18.75%) Sybase
9 9 (18.75%) Banking
10 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.58%) HTML
11 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
11 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (14.58%) DevExpress
11 7 (14.58%) HTML5
12 6 (12.50%) Low Latency
12 6 (12.50%) Finance
13 5 (10.42%) Murex
13 5 (10.42%) Back Office
13 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.42%) MVVM
14 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
14 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Greeks
Co-occurring 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 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Kondor
2 1 (2.08%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Moq
2 1 (2.08%) NUnit
2 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (52.08%) Front Office
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Finance
4 5 (10.42%) Back Office
5 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 36 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 19 (39.58%) C# WCF Developer
3 19 (39.58%) C# WPF Developer
3 19 (39.58%) WCF Developer
3 19 (39.58%) WPF Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) FX Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Murex Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Perl Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Sophis Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) WPF
2 25 (52.08%) .NET
3 22 (45.83%) WCF
4 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) HTML5
5 3 (6.25%) Angular 2
5 3 (6.25%) Express
5 3 (6.25%) LINQ
6 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.17%) WinForms
7 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.08%) React
7 1 (2.08%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Derivative
2 17 (35.42%) Market Risk
3 16 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) Equities
7 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
7 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Multithreading
2 9 (18.75%) Multithreaded Programming
2 9 (18.75%) Performance Optimisation
3 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 5 (10.42%) MVVM
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) TDD
7 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) ETRM
8 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.08%) CRM
9 1 (2.08%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.08%) SOA
9 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) C#
2 28 (58.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) MiFID
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Sybase
2 7 (14.58%) DevExpress
3 5 (10.42%) Murex
4 2 (4.17%) Sophis
5 1 (2.08%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.08%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.08%) Typemock