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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 513 471 475
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +4
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 74 85 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 63 58
Average daily rate
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£578 £575 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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
24029 21717 23464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 46.07% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14280 12609 12461
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1176 1049 1233
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 -6 72 £578 -1.70% 11
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 4
North West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 69 (55.65%) ION MarketView
2 59 (47.58%) Fixed Income
3 48 (38.71%) Java
4 47 (37.90%) Banking
5 41 (33.06%) UNIX
6 37 (29.84%) Front Office
7 34 (27.42%) Investment Banking
8 33 (26.61%) Electronic Trading
8 33 (26.61%) Finance
8 33 (26.61%) Bloomberg
9 26 (20.97%) Windows
9 26 (20.97%) SQL
10 24 (19.35%) Low Latency
11 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (14.52%) TDD
12 18 (14.52%) Linux
12 18 (14.52%) SharePoint
12 18 (14.52%) MarketAxess
12 18 (14.52%) Derivative
13 17 (13.71%) RMDS
13 17 (13.71%) TIBCO
14 16 (12.90%) Rendezvous
14 16 (12.90%) C++
14 16 (12.90%) Multithreading
15 15 (12.10%) Tradeweb
15 15 (12.10%) Windows 7
15 15 (12.10%) Murex
16 14 (11.29%) C#
16 14 (11.29%) Oracle
16 14 (11.29%) eSpeed

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.48%) Lync
3 6 (4.84%) Confluence
4 5 (4.03%) GemFire
5 2 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 69 (55.65%) ION MarketView
2 17 (13.71%) RMDS
3 4 (3.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) DHCP
1 13 (10.48%) DNS
2 3 (2.42%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.81%) 3G
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) KDB
2 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) JIRA
2 4 (3.23%) JUnit
3 3 (2.42%) Mockito
4 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 47 (37.90%) Banking
2 37 (29.84%) Front Office
3 34 (27.42%) Investment Banking
4 33 (26.61%) Finance
5 8 (6.45%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Developer
2 37 (29.84%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.55%) Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.68%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.65%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.23%) Support Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.23%) Java Swing Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Environment Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.90%) Rendezvous
2 10 (8.06%) Middleware
3 8 (6.45%) HTML
3 8 (6.45%) CSS
3 8 (6.45%) JavaFX
3 8 (6.45%) HTML5
3 8 (6.45%) Swing
4 6 (4.84%) RESTful
4 6 (4.84%) Web Services
5 5 (4.03%) JNI
6 4 (3.23%) XML
7 3 (2.42%) FpML
7 3 (2.42%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) XSD
8 1 (0.81%) XSLT
8 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.81%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 59 (47.58%) Fixed Income
2 18 (14.52%) Derivative
3 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.84%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.84%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.03%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.42%) FMCG
7 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.42%) DTCC
8 2 (1.61%) Equities
8 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.81%) Open Source
9 1 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.81%) Physics
9 1 (0.81%) GIS
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.06%) UNIX
2 26 (20.97%) Windows
3 18 (14.52%) Linux
4 15 (12.10%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.61%) Electronic Trading
2 24 (19.35%) Low Latency
3 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.52%) TDD
5 16 (12.90%) Multithreading
6 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.87%) ITIL
8 10 (8.06%) BDD
9 9 (7.26%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.45%) UML
11 6 (4.84%) OO
11 6 (4.84%) OOD
11 6 (4.84%) SOA
12 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.23%) Project Management
13 4 (3.23%) System Testing
13 4 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.71%) Java
2 26 (20.97%) SQL
3 16 (12.90%) C++
4 14 (11.29%) C#
5 11 (8.87%) Perl
6 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.84%) C
8 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.23%) Python
10 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.61%) Korn
10 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) SCCM
2 13 (10.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (3.23%) Control-M
4 3 (2.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) Bloomberg
2 18 (14.52%) MarketAxess
3 17 (13.71%) TIBCO
4 15 (12.10%) Murex
4 15 (12.10%) Tradeweb
5 14 (11.29%) Oracle
5 14 (11.29%) eSpeed
6 13 (10.48%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (10.48%) Symantec
6 13 (10.48%) AppSense
7 12 (9.68%) Sybase
8 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
9 9 (7.26%) Altiris
10 6 (4.84%) VMware
11 5 (4.03%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.42%) Reuters
12 3 (2.42%) Citrix
13 2 (1.61%) Cisco
13 2 (1.61%) Caplin
13 2 (1.61%) Yolus
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