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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 185 189 192
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 11 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.34% 2.57% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £595
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
471 506 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.43% 7.61% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 339 354
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £29.20 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.20% -32.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 19 (90.48%) Fixed Income
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) RMDS
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) Banking
5 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
6 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (33.33%) BDD
6 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 7 (33.33%) TIBCO
6 7 (33.33%) Rendezvous
7 6 (28.57%) Front Office
7 6 (28.57%) Thin Client
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Swing
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) CSS
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
7 6 (28.57%) RESTful
7 6 (28.57%) HTML5
7 6 (28.57%) JavaFX
7 6 (28.57%) Fat Client
8 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
9 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) Sybase

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) RMDS
2 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
1 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Front Office
3 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Swing Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) GUI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 6 (28.57%) JavaFX
2 6 (28.57%) RESTful
2 6 (28.57%) HTML5
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Swing
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSD
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Fixed Income
2 6 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 6 (28.57%) Thin Client
3 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 7 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (19.05%) Sybase
4 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.76%) Reuters
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix