The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading 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 ION Trading over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 520 471 504
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +33
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 58 91 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 53
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £445 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.42 -
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
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION Trading across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ION Trading Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading across the England region.

ION Trading Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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 -24 56 £525 -4.54% 8
West Midlands -5 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
North West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 62 (50.00%) Java
2 61 (49.19%) ION MarketView
3 59 (47.58%) Fixed Income
4 47 (37.90%) Front Office
5 45 (36.29%) Banking
6 43 (34.68%) Bloomberg
7 39 (31.45%) UNIX
8 34 (27.42%) Investment Banking
9 33 (26.61%) Finance
10 31 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
11 29 (23.39%) Multithreading
12 27 (21.77%) MarketAxess
13 26 (20.97%) TIBCO
14 22 (17.74%) Linux
15 21 (16.94%) Oracle
15 21 (16.94%) Low Latency
16 20 (16.13%) TDD
16 20 (16.13%) SQL
17 19 (15.32%) C#
17 19 (15.32%) Windows
17 19 (15.32%) Rendezvous
17 19 (15.32%) RMDS
18 18 (14.52%) C++
19 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
19 16 (12.90%) JUnit
19 16 (12.90%) SharePoint
20 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
20 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
21 14 (11.29%) Derivative
21 14 (11.29%) Sybase

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.87%) Lync
3 6 (4.84%) Confluence
4 5 (4.03%) GemFire
5 2 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (49.19%) ION MarketView
2 19 (15.32%) RMDS
3 3 (2.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) DHCP
1 11 (8.87%) DNS
2 4 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.06%) KDB
3 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (12.90%) JUnit
2 9 (7.26%) JIRA
3 8 (6.45%) Mockito
4 5 (4.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.42%) Subversion
5 3 (2.42%) Maven
6 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 47 (37.90%) Front Office
2 45 (36.29%) Banking
3 34 (27.42%) Investment Banking
4 33 (26.61%) Finance
5 7 (5.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.61%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Developer
2 36 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 32 (25.81%) Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.23%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Support Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Environment Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) Rendezvous
2 13 (10.48%) Middleware
3 11 (8.87%) Spring
4 7 (5.65%) .NET
5 6 (4.84%) FpML
6 5 (4.03%) CSS
6 5 (4.03%) XML
6 5 (4.03%) Swing
6 5 (4.03%) JavaFX
6 5 (4.03%) HTML5
6 5 (4.03%) HTML
7 3 (2.42%) RESTful
7 3 (2.42%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.42%) Web Services
8 2 (1.61%) WPF
8 2 (1.61%) LINQ
9 1 (0.81%) QuickFIX
9 1 (0.81%) J2EE
9 1 (0.81%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (47.58%) Fixed Income
2 14 (11.29%) Derivative
3 11 (8.87%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.23%) Equities
5 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.42%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.42%) FMCG
6 3 (2.42%) DTCC
6 3 (2.42%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.45%) UNIX
2 22 (17.74%) Linux
3 19 (15.32%) Windows
4 13 (10.48%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.87%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 29 (23.39%) Multithreading
3 21 (16.94%) Low Latency
4 20 (16.13%) TDD
5 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.06%) ITIL
8 9 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.26%) BDD
9 8 (6.45%) Analytics
9 8 (6.45%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.84%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.84%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.84%) System Testing
11 6 (4.84%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.03%) Regression Testing
12 5 (4.03%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (16.13%) SQL
3 19 (15.32%) C#
4 18 (14.52%) C++
5 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.84%) Perl
6 6 (4.84%) VB
7 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.42%) Tcl
9 2 (1.61%) Korn
9 2 (1.61%) Scala
9 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Python
10 1 (0.81%) REXX
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) SLA
1 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) SCCM
2 11 (8.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.61%) Control-M
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.81%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 43 (34.68%) Bloomberg
2 27 (21.77%) MarketAxess
3 26 (20.97%) TIBCO
4 21 (16.94%) Oracle
5 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.29%) Sybase
7 13 (10.48%) Murex
7 13 (10.48%) Tradeweb
8 11 (8.87%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (8.87%) AppSense
8 11 (8.87%) eSpeed
8 11 (8.87%) Symantec
9 8 (6.45%) Reuters
10 7 (5.65%) Altiris
11 6 (4.84%) VMware
12 5 (4.03%) Atlassian
13 4 (3.23%) Sun
14 3 (2.42%) Fidessa
15 2 (1.61%) Remedy
15 2 (1.61%) Wall Street Systems