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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 632 601
Rank change year-on-year +34 -31  
Contract jobs citing Greeks 7 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.030% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.036% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 23
Median daily rate £675 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £475 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £673 £623
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 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 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 29 March 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 +40 7 £675 +8.00% 7
London +22 7 £675 +8.00% 7
City of London -1 6 £688 +10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Derivative
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) CRM
4 5 (33.33%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
6 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) CFA
6 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) NUnit

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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Moq
1 3 (20.00%) MSTest
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) RAD Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Murex Support
6 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) WPF
3 3 (20.00%) NumPy
3 3 (20.00%) Pandas
3 3 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Murex MxML
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Equity Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) OO
1 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) PnL Attribution
5 2 (13.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (6.67%) Murex
2 1 (6.67%) Sophis
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