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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 145 198 200
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +2
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.019% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.08% 0.23% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ION MarketView
London

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
240 428 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.62% 8.33% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 315 278
Average daily rate £480 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £45.50 £29.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +55.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £45.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £45.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -53.04%

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

ION MarketView
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

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 12 (92.31%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (69.23%) Investment Banking
3 9 (69.23%) Banking
4 8 (61.54%) Fixed Income
5 7 (53.85%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) RMDS
6 6 (46.15%) Low Latency
6 6 (46.15%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
7 4 (30.77%) Front Office
8 3 (23.08%) Unix
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Python
9 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
9 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
9 2 (15.38%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) Splunk
9 2 (15.38%) Multicast
9 2 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (7.69%) DevOps
10 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
10 1 (7.69%) Derivative
10 1 (7.69%) T-SQL

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Multicast
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
1 9 (69.23%) Investment Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Concurrent Programming
2 6 (46.15%) Low Latency
2 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase