The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of eSpeed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eSpeed over the 3 months to 31 July 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 eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
eSpeed
Rank 584 547 545
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -2
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 11 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.047% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.10% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
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£625 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £160 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £525
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22641 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing eSpeed across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in England

eSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eSpeed across the England region.

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in England

eSpeed
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eSpeed within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 11 £625 +13.63%
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eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 18 (94.74%) Fixed Income
2 17 (89.47%) Low Latency
3 13 (68.42%) Electronic Trading
4 11 (57.89%) Tradeweb
4 11 (57.89%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (57.89%) ION Trading
4 11 (57.89%) Bloomberg
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) MarketAxess
6 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
6 9 (47.37%) Java
6 9 (47.37%) MTS
7 8 (42.11%) Reuters
7 8 (42.11%) Change Management
7 8 (42.11%) Firewall
7 8 (42.11%) Python
7 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (42.11%) Perl
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) UNIX
7 8 (42.11%) Capacity Management
7 8 (42.11%) ION MarketView
7 8 (42.11%) Multicast
7 8 (42.11%) Eurex
7 8 (42.11%) Currenex
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
9 6 (31.58%) TIBCO

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) ION MarketView
2 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Real Time Developer
5 3 (15.79%) WPF Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (31.58%) Rendezvous
3 5 (26.32%) WPF
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Fixed Income
2 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (42.11%) Eurex
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Low Latency
2 13 (68.42%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
4 8 (42.11%) Capacity Management
4 8 (42.11%) Change Management
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Business Development
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) OOD
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) MVVM
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) BCP
9 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Bloomberg
1 11 (57.89%) ION Trading
1 11 (57.89%) Tradeweb
2 10 (52.63%) MarketAxess
3 8 (42.11%) Currenex
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (42.11%) Reuters
4 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
5 3 (15.79%) Sybase
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft