The first table below looks at the demand for ION MarketView skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION MarketView over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 529 502 532
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 24 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.53% 1.17% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £600
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4530 4012 4614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.18% 8.61% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2173 2387
Average daily rate £433 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 72 52
Average hourly rate £32.03 £18.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.82% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £44.99 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
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ION MarketView
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ION MarketView Jobs Demand Trend in England

ION MarketView
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ION MarketView Daily Rate Trend in England

ION MarketView
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION MarketView across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ION MarketView Daily Rate Histogram in England

ION MarketView
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 ION MarketView within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 24 £550 +9.89% 2
ION MarketView
UK

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ION MarketView 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 MarketView.

1 61 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 46 (75.41%) Java
3 38 (62.30%) Fixed Income
4 37 (60.66%) UNIX
5 31 (50.82%) Front Office
6 25 (40.98%) Bloomberg
7 22 (36.07%) Finance
8 21 (34.43%) Banking
9 20 (32.79%) Electronic Trading
10 18 (29.51%) Multithreading
11 17 (27.87%) Linux
12 16 (26.23%) Oracle
12 16 (26.23%) Investment Banking
13 15 (24.59%) Low Latency
14 13 (21.31%) MarketAxess
15 12 (19.67%) TIBCO
15 12 (19.67%) Rendezvous
16 11 (18.03%) SQL
16 11 (18.03%) .NET
16 11 (18.03%) RMDS
17 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (16.39%) C#
18 9 (14.75%) C++
18 9 (14.75%) UML
18 9 (14.75%) OO
18 9 (14.75%) OOD
18 9 (14.75%) Middleware
18 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
19 8 (13.11%) JIRA
20 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ION MarketView 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 MarketView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 6 (9.84%) JUnit
3 4 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (50.82%) Front Office
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 21 (34.43%) Banking
4 16 (26.23%) Investment Banking
5 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
3 18 (29.51%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Support Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Environment Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Rendezvous
2 11 (18.03%) .NET
3 9 (14.75%) Middleware
4 3 (4.92%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.64%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (62.30%) Fixed Income
2 7 (11.48%) Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) UNIX
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (29.51%) Multithreading
3 15 (24.59%) Low Latency
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.75%) UML
5 9 (14.75%) OO
5 9 (14.75%) OOD
5 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.20%) TDD
8 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.20%) System Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) BDD
10 3 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) Java
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) C#
4 9 (14.75%) C++
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) Tcl
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 25 (40.98%) Bloomberg
3 16 (26.23%) Oracle
4 13 (21.31%) MarketAxess
5 12 (19.67%) TIBCO
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.84%) Reuters
7 5 (8.20%) VMware
7 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
8 4 (6.56%) Sun
9 3 (4.92%) Sybase
9 3 (4.92%) Tradeweb
10 2 (3.28%) Caplin
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago