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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 640 615
Rank change year-on-year +72 -25  
Contract jobs citing Greeks 19 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.023% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.027% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 19
Median daily rate £575 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £589 £562
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £750 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Greeks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Greeks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 4 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 25 June 2017. 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 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 +54 19 £575 -8.00%
London +13 19 £575 -8.00%
City of London +7 8 £588 -1.05%
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 14 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
1 14 (53.85%) Derivative
2 11 (42.31%) Front Office
3 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (38.46%) Credit Risk
4 9 (34.62%) Stress Testing
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 8 (30.77%) Market Risk
6 6 (23.08%) CFA
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) Banking
7 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
7 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 5 (19.23%) WPF
8 4 (15.38%) Big Data
8 4 (15.38%) Murex
8 4 (15.38%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) Python
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.54%) ETL
9 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
9 3 (11.54%) VBA
9 3 (11.54%) Sybase

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 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Kondor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Moq
1 3 (11.54%) MSTest
1 3 (11.54%) NUnit
1 3 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Front Office
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (3.85%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Market Risk Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Sophis Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Murex Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) WCF
3 5 (19.23%) WPF
4 3 (11.54%) NumPy
4 3 (11.54%) Pandas
4 3 (11.54%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) MDX
6 1 (3.85%) Murex MxML
6 1 (3.85%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Derivative
2 10 (38.46%) Credit Risk
2 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (30.77%) Market Risk
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.69%) Equities
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 9 (34.62%) Stress Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
5 4 (15.38%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (11.54%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (11.54%) MVVM
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CFA
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Murex
2 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Sybase
3 2 (7.69%) Sophis
3 2 (7.69%) Wallstreet Suite
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle