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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading
Rank 468 459 512
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +53
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 89 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 53 43
Average daily rate £600 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £645 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £369 £413
% change year-on-year
-35.59% -10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23572 20174 25406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.90% 46.72% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13513 11085 13351
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1038 1111 1254
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -15 80 £600 +4.34% 14
South East - 4 - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 83 (65.35%) Java
2 79 (62.20%) Front Office
3 66 (51.97%) Fixed Income
4 59 (46.46%) ION MarketView
5 53 (41.73%) Banking
6 48 (37.80%) Finance
7 47 (37.01%) Bloomberg
8 46 (36.22%) Electronic Trading
9 42 (33.07%) Multithreading
10 37 (29.13%) Investment Banking
11 36 (28.35%) UNIX
12 34 (26.77%) C++
13 27 (21.26%) TIBCO
14 26 (20.47%) Low Latency
15 25 (19.69%) C#
16 23 (18.11%) Middleware
17 22 (17.32%) .NET
18 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
19 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
19 19 (14.96%) JUnit
20 18 (14.17%) Rendezvous
20 18 (14.17%) Credit Derivative
21 17 (13.39%) Derivative
22 16 (12.60%) Degree
22 16 (12.60%) Sybase
23 15 (11.81%) Spring
24 14 (11.02%) MarketAxess
25 13 (10.24%) Tradeweb
26 12 (9.45%) KDB
26 12 (9.45%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (1.57%) MTS
1 2 (1.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (0.79%) nginx
2 1 (0.79%) Node.js
2 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Office
2 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 59 (46.46%) ION MarketView
2 6 (4.72%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 6 (4.72%) RMDS
3 4 (3.15%) Summit
4 2 (1.57%) Rolfe and Nolan
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) KDB
3 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.57%) DB2
4 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) JUnit
2 12 (9.45%) Mockito
3 4 (3.15%) JIRA
3 4 (3.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.36%) Subversion
4 3 (2.36%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.79%) jMock
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 79 (62.20%) Front Office
2 53 (41.73%) Banking
3 48 (37.80%) Finance
4 37 (29.13%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.87%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.72%) International Banking
7 3 (2.36%) Back Office
8 2 (1.57%) Military
8 2 (1.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (40.94%) Developer
2 37 (29.13%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Consultant
8 5 (3.94%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.36%) Applications Manager
10 3 (2.36%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (1.57%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (1.57%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (1.57%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (1.57%) UNIX Support
11 2 (1.57%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) Middleware
2 22 (17.32%) .NET
3 18 (14.17%) Rendezvous
4 15 (11.81%) Spring
5 3 (2.36%) FpML
5 3 (2.36%) WPF
6 2 (1.57%) LINQ
6 2 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.57%) XML
7 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.79%) XHTML
7 1 (0.79%) J2SE
7 1 (0.79%) JMS
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.79%) JSP
7 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.79%) WinForms
7 1 (0.79%) ISPF
7 1 (0.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (51.97%) Fixed Income
2 18 (14.17%) Credit Derivative
3 17 (13.39%) Derivative
4 12 (9.45%) Equities
4 12 (9.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.36%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) CESG
7 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.79%) Tandem
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) RMADS
7 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.35%) UNIX
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
2 11 (8.66%) Linux
3 3 (2.36%) Solaris
4 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Electronic Trading
2 42 (33.07%) Multithreading
3 26 (20.47%) Low Latency
4 12 (9.45%) Analytics
4 12 (9.45%) TDD
5 11 (8.66%) UML
5 11 (8.66%) Algorithmic Trading
6 10 (7.87%) OO
6 10 (7.87%) OOD
7 9 (7.09%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.72%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.94%) System Testing
11 4 (3.15%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.15%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.36%) Workflow
12 3 (2.36%) ITIL
12 3 (2.36%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (1.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.35%) Java
2 34 (26.77%) C++
3 25 (19.69%) C#
4 12 (9.45%) SQL
5 11 (8.66%) VB
5 11 (8.66%) Scala
6 3 (2.36%) Python
6 3 (2.36%) Tcl
6 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.57%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.79%) JCL
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) Korn
8 1 (0.79%) REXX
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) EMIR
2 4 (3.15%) SLA
3 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (37.01%) Bloomberg
2 27 (21.26%) TIBCO
3 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.60%) Sybase
5 14 (11.02%) MarketAxess
6 13 (10.24%) Tradeweb
7 11 (8.66%) Oracle
8 6 (4.72%) Reuters
8 6 (4.72%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.36%) Sun
9 3 (2.36%) Murex
9 3 (2.36%) Fidessa
10 2 (1.57%) JDA
10 2 (1.57%) Veritas
10 2 (1.57%) Remedy
10 2 (1.57%) eSpeed
10 2 (1.57%) Wall Street Systems
11 1 (0.79%) Infor
11 1 (0.79%) Baan
11 1 (0.79%) HP
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago