The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 MarketAxess.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MarketAxess
Rank 523 532 542
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing MarketAxess 26 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.015% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.033% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21627 21477 24220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 47.14% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12375 11896 12637
Average daily rate £388 £398 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +3.24%
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 997 1164 1263
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 £10.66 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
MarketAxess
UK

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
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 11 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 +16 26 £550 +10.00% 3
MarketAxess
UK

MarketAxess
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 30 (69.77%) Fixed Income
2 29 (67.44%) Linux
3 28 (65.12%) TIBCO
3 28 (65.12%) Rendezvous
3 28 (65.12%) Reuters
4 27 (62.79%) UNIX
4 27 (62.79%) Electronic Trading
5 25 (58.14%) eSpeed
6 24 (55.81%) Windows
7 21 (48.84%) Perl
7 21 (48.84%) SQL
7 21 (48.84%) Python
7 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
7 21 (48.84%) Firewall
7 21 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (48.84%) Multicast
8 20 (46.51%) ION Trading
8 20 (46.51%) Bloomberg
8 20 (46.51%) Project Management
9 19 (44.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (44.19%) Change Management
9 19 (44.19%) Low Latency
9 19 (44.19%) Capacity Management
10 13 (30.23%) ION MarketView
10 13 (30.23%) Front Office
11 10 (23.26%) Java
12 9 (20.93%) Multithreading
13 8 (18.60%) Banking
14 7 (16.28%) RMDS
14 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking

MarketAxess
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.63%) Lync
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) ION MarketView
2 7 (16.28%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) Firewall
1 21 (48.84%) Multicast
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
2 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.23%) Front Office
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Applications Support
2 17 (39.53%) Linux Support
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (69.77%) Fixed Income
2 19 (44.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (9.30%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) UNIX
3 24 (55.81%) Windows
4 21 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Electronic Trading
2 20 (46.51%) Project Management
3 19 (44.19%) Change Management
3 19 (44.19%) Capacity Management
3 19 (44.19%) Low Latency
4 9 (20.93%) Multithreading
5 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) System Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Perl
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
1 21 (48.84%) Python
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (11.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) TIBCO
1 28 (65.12%) Reuters
2 25 (58.14%) eSpeed
3 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
4 20 (46.51%) ION Trading
4 20 (46.51%) Bloomberg
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 5 (11.63%) Murex
6 5 (11.63%) Symantec
6 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (11.63%) AppSense
7 3 (6.98%) Altiris
7 3 (6.98%) Sun
8 2 (4.65%) Tradeweb
9 1 (2.33%) HP
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago