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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 202 189 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 4 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.087% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.84% 1.01% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
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£550 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
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
475 497 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.22% 8.62% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 336 442
Average daily rate £500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.03 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.87% +113.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £29.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £32.82 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +53.75%

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 4 August 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 18 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 15 (83.33%) Fixed Income
3 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 10 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (44.44%) Front Office
5 8 (44.44%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) Low Latency
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) UNIX
9 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) TDD
10 3 (16.67%) Equities
10 3 (16.67%) C++
10 3 (16.67%) RMDS
10 3 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
10 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
11 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 2 (11.11%) SQL
12 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
12 1 (5.56%) OLAP
12 1 (5.56%) MS Office
12 1 (5.56%) XML
12 1 (5.56%) XSD
12 1 (5.56%) XSLT
12 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 1 (5.56%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (5.56%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) RMDS
2 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) OLAP
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Front Office
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSD
1 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (38.89%) Low Latency
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) Tradeweb
3 1 (5.56%) MarketAxess