The table below looks at the statistics 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 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Data Engineer
Rank 199 224 216
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Engineer 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.042% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.046% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£393 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £413 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 21 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 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 4 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (100.00%) MarketAxess
1 4 (100.00%) Trayport
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Equities
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Reuters
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Market Data Engineer
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 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (75.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) MarketAxess
1 4 (100.00%) Trayport
2 3 (75.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix