The first table below looks at the demand for the Market Data Engineer role 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 Market Data Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Data Engineer
Rank 204 198 214
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Engineer 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.047% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.051% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Average daily rate £425 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5949 5913 7379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.94% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4317 4345 5208
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 173
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Market Data Engineer
London

Market Data Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Data Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Market Data Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Market Data Engineer
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 Market Data Engineer across the City of London region.

Market Data Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Market Data Engineer
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 Market Data Engineer across the City of London region.

Market Data Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Market Data Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Market Data Engineer in their job title 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 with Market Data Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Reuters
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) RMDS
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
4 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) C-shell
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control

Market Data Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Market Data Engineer in their job title 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 with Market Data Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Multicast
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C-shell
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Reuters
2 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
2 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat