The first table below looks at the demand for ION MarketView skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION MarketView over the 3 months to 31 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 of the Business Applications category for the London 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 376 375 370
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 23 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.07% 2.07% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 23
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £600
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2140 2077 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.10% 8.56% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1262 1372
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 16
Average hourly rate £32.03 £16.00 £42.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.18% -62.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.03 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
ION MarketView
England

ION MarketView
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ION MarketView across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

ION MarketView Jobs Demand Trend in London

ION MarketView
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ION MarketView Daily Rate Trend in London

ION MarketView
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION MarketView across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

ION MarketView Daily Rate Histogram in London

ION MarketView
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ION MarketView within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
City of London +15 5 £575 +9.52%
ION MarketView
England

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ION MarketView 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 MarketView.

1 60 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 46 (76.67%) Java
3 37 (61.67%) Fixed Income
4 36 (60.00%) UNIX
5 31 (51.67%) Front Office
6 24 (40.00%) Bloomberg
7 22 (36.67%) Finance
8 20 (33.33%) Banking
9 19 (31.67%) Electronic Trading
10 18 (30.00%) Multithreading
11 16 (26.67%) Linux
11 16 (26.67%) Oracle
12 15 (25.00%) Low Latency
12 15 (25.00%) Investment Banking
13 13 (21.67%) MarketAxess
14 12 (20.00%) TIBCO
14 12 (20.00%) Rendezvous
15 11 (18.33%) SQL
15 11 (18.33%) .NET
15 11 (18.33%) RMDS
16 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (16.67%) C#
17 9 (15.00%) C++
17 9 (15.00%) UML
17 9 (15.00%) OO
17 9 (15.00%) OOD
17 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (13.33%) JIRA
18 8 (13.33%) Middleware
19 7 (11.67%) Financial Institution

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ION MarketView 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 MarketView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) Confluence
2 5 (8.33%) GemFire
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JIRA
2 6 (10.00%) JUnit
3 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (51.67%) Front Office
2 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 20 (33.33%) Banking
4 15 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (11.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (30.00%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Environment Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
3 8 (13.33%) Middleware
4 3 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (61.67%) Fixed Income
2 6 (10.00%) Derivative
3 4 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) UNIX
2 16 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 15 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.00%) UML
5 9 (15.00%) OO
5 9 (15.00%) OOD
5 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.33%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.33%) System Testing
8 4 (6.67%) BDD
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (76.67%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) C++
5 6 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) Tcl
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 24 (40.00%) Bloomberg
3 16 (26.67%) Oracle
4 13 (21.67%) MarketAxess
5 12 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 6 (10.00%) Reuters
6 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.33%) VMware
7 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
8 4 (6.67%) Sun
9 3 (5.00%) Sybase
10 2 (3.33%) Tradeweb
10 2 (3.33%) Caplin
11 1 (1.67%) Red Hat