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 26 January 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 ION Trading.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading
Rank 480 489 482
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 76 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.092% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 17
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£625 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.89
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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
21211 20274 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.92% 45.58% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12658 11604 10398
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 928 1248
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -14.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.99 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 +37 73 £625 - 7
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 91 (60.26%) Fixed Income
2 90 (59.60%) ION MarketView
3 66 (43.71%) Java
4 64 (42.38%) Front Office
5 61 (40.40%) Electronic Trading
6 59 (39.07%) Banking
7 38 (25.17%) Investment Banking
8 37 (24.50%) TDD
9 35 (23.18%) Low Latency
10 34 (22.52%) TIBCO
11 33 (21.85%) Multithreading
12 32 (21.19%) Derivative
12 32 (21.19%) Finance
13 30 (19.87%) UNIX
14 26 (17.22%) C#
15 23 (15.23%) Bloomberg
16 22 (14.57%) C++
16 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
17 20 (13.25%) RMDS
17 20 (13.25%) Windows
18 19 (12.58%) E-Commerce
19 17 (11.26%) JUnit
19 17 (11.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 17 (11.26%) Mockito
20 16 (10.60%) Linux
20 16 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (9.93%) SQL
22 13 (8.61%) Perl
22 13 (8.61%) Rendezvous
23 12 (7.95%) Sybase

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.65%) Lync
2 3 (1.99%) MTS
3 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 90 (59.60%) ION MarketView
2 20 (13.25%) RMDS
3 2 (1.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.66%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Firewall
2 4 (2.65%) DNS
2 4 (2.65%) DHCP
3 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.99%) LAN
3 3 (1.99%) WAN
4 1 (0.66%) 3G
4 1 (0.66%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.96%) KDB
3 4 (2.65%) OLAP
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) JUnit
1 17 (11.26%) Mockito
2 10 (6.62%) TestNG
General
1 64 (42.38%) Front Office
2 59 (39.07%) Banking
3 38 (25.17%) Investment Banking
4 32 (21.19%) Finance
5 6 (3.97%) Back Office
6 3 (1.99%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (41.06%) Developer
2 52 (34.44%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.89%) Project Manager
4 22 (14.57%) Analyst
5 19 (12.58%) IT Project Manager
6 15 (9.93%) Support Analyst
7 14 (9.27%) Applications Support
8 12 (7.95%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.31%) WinForms Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Java Swing Developer
10 5 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (2.65%) GUI Developer
12 3 (1.99%) Java Programmer
12 3 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (1.99%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (1.99%) Programmer
12 3 (1.99%) Business Analyst
12 3 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) Rendezvous
2 12 (7.95%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (6.62%) WinForms
3 10 (6.62%) Guice
4 9 (5.96%) HTML5
4 9 (5.96%) Swing
4 9 (5.96%) JavaFX
4 9 (5.96%) HTML
4 9 (5.96%) CSS
5 8 (5.30%) Web Services
6 7 (4.64%) Spring
6 7 (4.64%) RESTful
7 6 (3.97%) .NET
8 5 (3.31%) Middleware
8 5 (3.31%) JNI
9 4 (2.65%) XML
10 3 (1.99%) XSD
10 3 (1.99%) XSLT
11 2 (1.32%) WPF
12 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 91 (60.26%) Fixed Income
2 32 (21.19%) Derivative
3 17 (11.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.64%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.64%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.97%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.65%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.32%) Open Source
8 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.66%) Wiki
9 1 (0.66%) Physics
9 1 (0.66%) GIS
9 1 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.87%) UNIX
2 20 (13.25%) Windows
3 16 (10.60%) Linux
4 9 (5.96%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.64%) Solaris
5 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.99%) SUSE
6 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.40%) Electronic Trading
2 37 (24.50%) TDD
3 35 (23.18%) Low Latency
4 33 (21.85%) Multithreading
5 19 (12.58%) E-Commerce
6 16 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.62%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.62%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (5.96%) BDD
8 9 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.30%) Analytics
9 8 (5.30%) ITIL
10 7 (4.64%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.97%) UML
11 6 (3.97%) Project Management
12 5 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.31%) System Testing
13 4 (2.65%) Service Delivery
13 4 (2.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (43.71%) Java
2 26 (17.22%) C#
3 22 (14.57%) C++
4 15 (9.93%) SQL
5 13 (8.61%) Perl
6 9 (5.96%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.64%) VB
7 7 (4.64%) Python
8 5 (3.31%) C
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.66%) Korn
9 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) SCCM
1 5 (3.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.32%) Control-M
3 2 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) TIBCO
2 23 (15.23%) Bloomberg
3 12 (7.95%) Sybase
4 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.62%) Syncfusion
5 10 (6.62%) Tradeweb
6 8 (5.30%) MarketAxess
6 8 (5.30%) Reuters
6 8 (5.30%) Fidessa
7 6 (3.97%) Murex
7 6 (3.97%) eSpeed
8 5 (3.31%) Oracle
9 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.65%) Citrix
9 4 (2.65%) EasyScreen
9 4 (2.65%) Symantec
9 4 (2.65%) Cisco
9 4 (2.65%) AppSense
9 4 (2.65%) Altiris
9 4 (2.65%) Patsystems
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