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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 186 195 179
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.16% 1.62% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£575 £625 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £565 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £675 £650
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
430 433 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.48% 7.20% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 287 316
Average daily rate £470 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £45.50 £27.56 £39.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.09% -29.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

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 23 January 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 20 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 18 (90.00%) Fixed Income
3 12 (60.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) RMDS
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Banking
5 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) JavaFX
6 6 (30.00%) RESTful
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Swing
6 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
6 6 (30.00%) TIBCO
6 6 (30.00%) Rendezvous
6 6 (30.00%) Front Office
7 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) RMDS
2 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
1 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Front Office
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Swing Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) GUI Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) JavaFX
1 6 (30.00%) RESTful
1 6 (30.00%) HTML5
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
1 6 (30.00%) Swing
1 6 (30.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 6 (30.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (20.00%) Sybase
4 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Reuters