The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 515 468 497
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +29
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 49 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 52
Average daily rate
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£515 £525 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-45.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22413 21771 24524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 46.85% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12736 12141 12866
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1120 1281
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -20 48 £515 -1.90% 3
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 79 (60.31%) Java
2 68 (51.91%) Fixed Income
3 66 (50.38%) Front Office
4 62 (47.33%) ION MarketView
5 51 (38.93%) Bloomberg
6 45 (34.35%) UNIX
7 44 (33.59%) Banking
8 43 (32.82%) Finance
9 36 (27.48%) Multithreading
10 35 (26.72%) Investment Banking
11 34 (25.95%) Electronic Trading
12 31 (23.66%) C++
13 30 (22.90%) TIBCO
14 27 (20.61%) C#
15 25 (19.08%) Low Latency
16 24 (18.32%) MarketAxess
17 22 (16.79%) Oracle
17 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
17 22 (16.79%) JUnit
18 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
18 21 (16.03%) Rendezvous
19 20 (15.27%) Linux
19 20 (15.27%) Sybase
19 20 (15.27%) SQL
19 20 (15.27%) TDD
20 17 (12.98%) Spring
20 17 (12.98%) .NET
20 17 (12.98%) Windows
20 17 (12.98%) Middleware
21 14 (10.69%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (10.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.87%) Lync
3 6 (4.58%) Confluence
4 5 (3.82%) GemFire
5 4 (3.05%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.53%) MTS
7 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (47.33%) ION MarketView
2 13 (9.92%) RMDS
3 2 (1.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) DHCP
1 9 (6.87%) DNS
2 6 (4.58%) Firewall
3 2 (1.53%) Multicast
3 2 (1.53%) Network Security
4 1 (0.76%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) KDB
3 5 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) JUnit
2 14 (10.69%) Mockito
3 9 (6.87%) JIRA
4 5 (3.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.29%) Maven
5 3 (2.29%) Subversion
6 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.76%) jMock
General
1 66 (50.38%) Front Office
2 44 (33.59%) Banking
3 43 (32.82%) Finance
4 35 (26.72%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.11%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.82%) Back Office
7 3 (2.29%) Retail
8 2 (1.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (35.88%) Developer
2 39 (29.77%) Java Developer
3 32 (24.43%) Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.82%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.05%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.29%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Architect
11 3 (2.29%) Environment Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) Rendezvous
2 17 (12.98%) Spring
2 17 (12.98%) .NET
2 17 (12.98%) Middleware
3 6 (4.58%) FpML
4 5 (3.82%) XML
5 3 (2.29%) WPF
5 3 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.53%) LINQ
7 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.76%) WinForms
7 1 (0.76%) HTML
7 1 (0.76%) J2EE
7 1 (0.76%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.76%) XHTML
7 1 (0.76%) CSS
7 1 (0.76%) JSP
7 1 (0.76%) JMS
7 1 (0.76%) QuickFIX
7 1 (0.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (51.91%) Fixed Income
2 12 (9.16%) Credit Derivative
3 11 (8.40%) Derivative
4 7 (5.34%) Equities
4 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.29%) DTCC
6 2 (1.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) W3C
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.35%) UNIX
2 20 (15.27%) Linux
3 17 (12.98%) Windows
4 9 (6.87%) Windows XP
4 9 (6.87%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Solaris
6 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.76%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) Multithreading
2 34 (25.95%) Electronic Trading
3 25 (19.08%) Low Latency
4 20 (15.27%) TDD
5 14 (10.69%) Analytics
6 12 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.63%) UML
7 10 (7.63%) OO
7 10 (7.63%) OOD
8 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.34%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.34%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.58%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.58%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (4.58%) System Testing
10 6 (4.58%) ITIL
11 5 (3.82%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (60.31%) Java
2 31 (23.66%) C++
3 27 (20.61%) C#
4 20 (15.27%) SQL
5 11 (8.40%) VB
6 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.58%) Scala
7 6 (4.58%) Perl
8 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.29%) Tcl
10 2 (1.53%) Korn
10 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.53%) Python
10 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.76%) JCL
11 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 9 (6.87%) SCCM
2 6 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.53%) Control-M
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.76%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 51 (38.93%) Bloomberg
2 30 (22.90%) TIBCO
3 24 (18.32%) MarketAxess
4 22 (16.79%) Oracle
5 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
6 20 (15.27%) Sybase
7 14 (10.69%) Tradeweb
8 11 (8.40%) eSpeed
9 9 (6.87%) Murex
9 9 (6.87%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (6.87%) Symantec
9 9 (6.87%) AppSense
10 8 (6.11%) Reuters
11 5 (3.82%) VMware
11 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
11 5 (3.82%) Altiris
12 4 (3.05%) Sun
13 3 (2.29%) Fidessa
14 2 (1.53%) Caplin
14 2 (1.53%) Wall Street Systems