The table below looks at the statistics for ION MarketView skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION MarketView 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
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 195 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.04% 1.59% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
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£625 £600 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £515 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
480 439 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.64% 7.17% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 315 434
Average daily rate £495 £475 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.30 £50.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.40% +53.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

ION MarketView
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ION MarketView across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

ION MarketView Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ION MarketView across the City of London region.

ION MarketView Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION MarketView across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

ION MarketView Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ION MarketView 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 ION MarketView.

1 14 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 12 (85.71%) Fixed Income
3 8 (57.14%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Low Latency
6 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
6 5 (35.71%) Front Office
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (28.57%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) Equities
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) TDD
9 2 (14.29%) RMDS
9 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 2 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 1 (7.14%) OOD
10 1 (7.14%) SOA
10 1 (7.14%) UML
10 1 (7.14%) OO
10 1 (7.14%) MTS
10 1 (7.14%) SQL
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 1 (7.14%) OLAP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ION MarketView 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 ION MarketView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) RMDS
2 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) OLAP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Front Office
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSD
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Fixed Income
2 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (21.43%) Equities
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) Tradeweb
3 1 (7.14%) MarketAxess