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 18 September 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.

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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading
Rank 187 203 197
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 16 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.73% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 20
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £610 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £471
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.81%
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
2720 3272 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 2261 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £49.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 18 (56.25%) ION MarketView
2 17 (53.13%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) Fixed Income
3 15 (46.88%) UNIX
4 13 (40.63%) Front Office
4 13 (40.63%) Banking
5 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 12 (37.50%) TIBCO
5 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 12 (37.50%) Investment Banking
6 11 (34.38%) Bloomberg
7 10 (31.25%) Rendezvous
7 10 (31.25%) RMDS
8 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) Sybase
9 8 (25.00%) Low Latency
10 7 (21.88%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
11 6 (18.75%) JUnit
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) MarketAxess
12 5 (15.63%) BDD
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle
12 5 (15.63%) SQL
12 5 (15.63%) Windows
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.50%) C#
13 4 (12.50%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 18 (56.25%) ION MarketView
2 10 (31.25%) RMDS
3 4 (12.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) KDB
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Mockito
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (40.63%) Front Office
1 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 12 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) GUI Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Rendezvous
2 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) JavaFX
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) TDD
1 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 7 (21.88%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) UML
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 1 (3.13%) System Testing
10 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (3.13%) OO
10 1 (3.13%) OOD
10 1 (3.13%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Korn
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Control-M
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) TIBCO
2 11 (34.38%) Bloomberg
3 8 (25.00%) Sybase
4 6 (18.75%) MarketAxess
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Tradeweb
7 3 (9.38%) Reuters
8 1 (3.13%) Wall Street Systems
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