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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 192 219 211
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 8 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.52% 1.98% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
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£588 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £645 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate - £488 £600
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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
527 607 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.95% 8.25% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 421 500
Average daily rate £475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £32.03 £14.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.89% -69.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £13.00 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £16.80 £52.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

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 22 August 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 16 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Fixed Income
3 9 (56.25%) RMDS
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 8 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
5 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 7 (43.75%) TIBCO
5 7 (43.75%) Rendezvous
6 6 (37.50%) Bloomberg
6 6 (37.50%) Front Office
6 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
8 4 (25.00%) MarketAxess
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
10 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 2 (12.50%) Reuters
10 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
10 2 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) Swing
10 2 (12.50%) OOD
10 2 (12.50%) Linux
10 2 (12.50%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) GUI Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Swing Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Rendezvous
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Swing
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) JavaFX
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Fixed Income
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
1 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
2 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) OOD
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 7 (43.75%) TIBCO
3 6 (37.50%) Bloomberg
4 4 (25.00%) MarketAxess
5 2 (12.50%) Reuters
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft