The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 30 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 166 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 6 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.51% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
Median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £706 £625 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1443 1958 2720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.21% 42.48% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1468 1920
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 61
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.47 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ION Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 Trading across the City of London region.

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION Trading across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

ION Trading Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading across the City of London region.

ION Trading Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ION Trading.

1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) Fixed Income
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Front Office
3 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
3 6 (46.15%) ION MarketView
4 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (30.77%) KDB
5 4 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Back Office
6 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Murex
6 3 (23.08%) Calypso
6 3 (23.08%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Yolus
7 2 (15.38%) MS Project
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Derivative
7 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (7.69%) French Language
8 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
8 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (7.69%) MiFID
8 1 (7.69%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) ION MarketView
2 1 (7.69%) RMDS
2 1 (7.69%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) KDB
2 1 (7.69%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Front Office
3 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Back Office
5 1 (7.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) FX Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Murex Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Murex Support
4 2 (15.38%) Murex Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) FX Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Market Risk Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Fixed Income
2 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (15.38%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (7.69%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
1 3 (23.08%) Calypso
1 3 (23.08%) Murex
2 2 (15.38%) Yolus
3 1 (7.69%) Currenex
3 1 (7.69%) FXall
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Reuters
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase