The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of MarketAxess 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 MarketAxess over the 3 months to 29 August 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 MarketAxess.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MarketAxess
Rank 549 553 564
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing MarketAxess 34 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.025% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.053% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 5
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£538 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £525 £544
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +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 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

MarketAxess
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MarketAxess across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

MarketAxess Jobs Demand Trend in England

MarketAxess
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MarketAxess across the England region.

MarketAxess Daily Rate Trend in England

MarketAxess
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MarketAxess across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MarketAxess Daily Rate Histogram in England

MarketAxess
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MarketAxess across the England region.

MarketAxess Hourly Rate Trend in England

MarketAxess
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 MarketAxess within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +39 34 £538 +2.38% 4
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MarketAxess
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MarketAxess 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 MarketAxess.

1 41 (63.08%) Electronic Trading
2 40 (61.54%) Windows
2 40 (61.54%) Fixed Income
3 38 (58.46%) eSpeed
3 38 (58.46%) Linux
4 37 (56.92%) Reuters
5 36 (55.38%) UNIX
6 34 (52.31%) TIBCO
6 34 (52.31%) Rendezvous
7 33 (50.77%) Perl
8 29 (44.62%) SQL
9 28 (43.08%) Python
9 28 (43.08%) Project Management
10 27 (41.54%) Firewall
10 27 (41.54%) ION Trading
10 27 (41.54%) Red Hat
10 27 (41.54%) Bloomberg
10 27 (41.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (41.54%) Multicast
11 25 (38.46%) Capacity Management
11 25 (38.46%) Low Latency
11 25 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (38.46%) Change Management
12 14 (21.54%) Front Office
13 13 (20.00%) ION MarketView
14 12 (18.46%) Banking
14 12 (18.46%) Java
15 11 (16.92%) Murex
15 11 (16.92%) Symantec
15 11 (16.92%) Salesforce.com

MarketAxess
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MarketAxess 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 MarketAxess. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
1 11 (16.92%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (20.00%) ION MarketView
2 7 (10.77%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (41.54%) Firewall
1 27 (41.54%) Multicast
2 11 (16.92%) DHCP
2 11 (16.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) JUnit
2 4 (6.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.15%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.54%) Front Office
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 10 (15.38%) Finance
4 8 (12.31%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Linux Support
2 22 (33.85%) Applications Support
3 11 (16.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.31%) Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Market Data Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Business Test Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Senior Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (61.54%) Fixed Income
2 25 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.15%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (4.62%) Equities
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Linux
3 36 (55.38%) UNIX
4 27 (41.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
5 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Electronic Trading
2 28 (43.08%) Project Management
3 25 (38.46%) Change Management
3 25 (38.46%) Capacity Management
3 25 (38.46%) Low Latency
4 9 (13.85%) Multithreading
5 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.69%) System Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) Perl
2 29 (44.62%) SQL
3 28 (43.08%) Python
4 12 (18.46%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) Korn
6 2 (3.08%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) SCCM
1 11 (16.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) eSpeed
2 37 (56.92%) Reuters
3 34 (52.31%) TIBCO
4 27 (41.54%) ION Trading
4 27 (41.54%) Red Hat
4 27 (41.54%) Bloomberg
5 11 (16.92%) Symantec
5 11 (16.92%) Murex
5 11 (16.92%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (16.92%) AppSense
6 8 (12.31%) Trayport
7 7 (10.77%) Altiris
7 7 (10.77%) Oracle
8 3 (4.62%) Sun
8 3 (4.62%) Tradeweb
9 1 (1.54%) VMware
9 1 (1.54%) HP
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix
9 1 (1.54%) Remedy
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