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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 4 March 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.

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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 167 183 177
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 19 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 15
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£590 £625 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £575 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -21.33%
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 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
2178 2486 2473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.72% 42.58% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1703 1728
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 64
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £32.09 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ION Trading 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 Trading.

1 33 (68.75%) Fixed Income
2 25 (52.08%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) ION MarketView
3 18 (37.50%) Front Office
3 18 (37.50%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) Banking
4 16 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 16 (33.33%) C++
5 14 (29.17%) UNIX
5 14 (29.17%) TDD
6 13 (27.08%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.92%) TIBCO
8 11 (22.92%) RMDS
8 11 (22.92%) Multithreading
9 10 (20.83%) Sybase
10 9 (18.75%) C#
11 8 (16.67%) Bloomberg
11 8 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) Windows
12 7 (14.58%) VB
12 7 (14.58%) JUnit
12 7 (14.58%) KDB
12 7 (14.58%) Spring
12 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.58%) Analytics
12 7 (14.58%) Mockito
13 6 (12.50%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ION Trading 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 Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.08%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (52.08%) ION MarketView
2 11 (22.92%) RMDS
3 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) 3G
2 1 (2.08%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) KDB
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JUnit
1 7 (14.58%) Mockito
General
1 18 (37.50%) Front Office
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) Banking
3 12 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.33%) Java Swing Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Market Data Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Spring
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) Swing
2 4 (8.33%) Rendezvous
2 4 (8.33%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) HTML5
2 4 (8.33%) JavaFX
2 4 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) XSD
3 1 (2.08%) XSLT
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (68.75%) Fixed Income
2 8 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.33%) Derivative
3 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.25%) SCADA
4 3 (6.25%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 4 (8.33%) Solaris
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 14 (29.17%) TDD
3 13 (27.08%) Electronic Trading
4 11 (22.92%) Multithreading
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.58%) Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) UML
6 4 (8.33%) BDD
6 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.17%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) OOD
8 2 (4.17%) SOA
8 2 (4.17%) Service Management
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (18.75%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) VB
5 6 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) VCP4
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) TIBCO
2 10 (20.83%) Sybase
3 8 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Fidessa
4 4 (8.33%) Tradeweb
5 3 (6.25%) Reuters
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Radianz
6 2 (4.17%) eSpeed
6 2 (4.17%) MarketAxess
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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