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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 524 470 503
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +33
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 64 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 55
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £471
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -27 62 £575 +4.54% 9
South East - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - -
North West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 65 (55.08%) ION MarketView
2 53 (44.92%) Java
2 53 (44.92%) Fixed Income
3 45 (38.14%) Banking
4 44 (37.29%) UNIX
5 40 (33.90%) Front Office
6 38 (32.20%) Bloomberg
7 32 (27.12%) Finance
7 32 (27.12%) Electronic Trading
8 31 (26.27%) Investment Banking
9 25 (21.19%) Multithreading
10 24 (20.34%) MarketAxess
11 22 (18.64%) Linux
11 22 (18.64%) SQL
12 21 (17.80%) Oracle
12 21 (17.80%) TIBCO
13 19 (16.10%) Rendezvous
13 19 (16.10%) RMDS
14 18 (15.25%) Windows
14 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.41%) Low Latency
15 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.56%) TDD
16 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
17 14 (11.86%) Derivative
18 13 (11.02%) Windows 7
18 13 (11.02%) C#
18 13 (11.02%) Murex
19 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
19 12 (10.17%) Tradeweb

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.32%) Lync
3 6 (5.08%) Confluence
4 5 (4.24%) GemFire
5 2 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 65 (55.08%) ION MarketView
2 19 (16.10%) RMDS
3 4 (3.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) DHCP
1 11 (9.32%) DNS
2 2 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) KDB
3 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) JUnit
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
3 4 (3.39%) Mockito
4 3 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (38.14%) Banking
2 40 (33.90%) Front Office
3 32 (27.12%) Finance
4 31 (26.27%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.78%) Back Office
6 2 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Military
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Developer
2 34 (28.81%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.19%) Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Support Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) Rendezvous
2 8 (6.78%) Middleware
3 5 (4.24%) HTML
3 5 (4.24%) CSS
3 5 (4.24%) Swing
3 5 (4.24%) JavaFX
3 5 (4.24%) HTML5
4 4 (3.39%) Spring
5 3 (2.54%) FpML
5 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) XML
5 3 (2.54%) .NET
5 3 (2.54%) RESTful
5 3 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.85%) QuickFIX
6 1 (0.85%) ISPF
6 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 53 (44.92%) Fixed Income
2 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.86%) Derivative
4 6 (5.08%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.54%) DTCC
6 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.54%) FMCG
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Equities
8 1 (0.85%) Physics
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) UNIX
2 22 (18.64%) Linux
3 18 (15.25%) Windows
4 13 (11.02%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.32%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) Electronic Trading
2 25 (21.19%) Multithreading
3 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.41%) Low Latency
5 16 (13.56%) TDD
6 12 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.47%) ITIL
8 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.63%) BDD
9 8 (6.78%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.93%) UML
10 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.08%) System Testing
11 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.24%) OOD
12 5 (4.24%) SOA
12 5 (4.24%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.24%) OO
13 4 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.92%) Java
2 22 (18.64%) SQL
3 13 (11.02%) C#
4 11 (9.32%) C++
5 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.93%) Perl
7 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.54%) Tcl
9 2 (1.69%) Korn
9 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.69%) VB
9 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) REXX
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) SCCM
2 11 (9.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.69%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.85%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Bloomberg
2 24 (20.34%) MarketAxess
3 21 (17.80%) TIBCO
3 21 (17.80%) Oracle
4 13 (11.02%) Murex
5 12 (10.17%) Tradeweb
6 11 (9.32%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (9.32%) AppSense
6 11 (9.32%) Sybase
6 11 (9.32%) Symantec
6 11 (9.32%) eSpeed
7 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.78%) Reuters
9 7 (5.93%) Altiris
10 6 (5.08%) VMware
11 5 (4.24%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.54%) Sun
13 2 (1.69%) Wall Street Systems
13 2 (1.69%) Caplin
13 2 (1.69%) Yolus
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