The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 394 391 375
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 19 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.00% 1.12% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 33
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£600 £550 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ION MarketView
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1909 2148 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.14% 9.15% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1251 1275
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 17
Average hourly rate £21.30 £32.03 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.49% +88.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £46.95 £52.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +53.75%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
City of London -13 4 £550 -4.34%
ION MarketView
England

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 47 (69.12%) Fixed Income
3 45 (66.18%) Electronic Trading
4 30 (44.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (38.24%) Front Office
6 25 (36.76%) Java
7 23 (33.82%) Low Latency
8 21 (30.88%) Finance
9 19 (27.94%) SQL
9 19 (27.94%) UNIX
9 19 (27.94%) Linux
10 16 (23.53%) Windows
10 16 (23.53%) Banking
10 16 (23.53%) TIBCO
10 16 (23.53%) Rendezvous
10 16 (23.53%) Multithreading
11 15 (22.06%) Equities
11 15 (22.06%) C++
12 14 (20.59%) Python
13 12 (17.65%) Firewall
14 11 (16.18%) Reuters
14 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
14 11 (16.18%) Perl
14 11 (16.18%) Investment Banking
15 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (14.71%) MarketAxess
15 10 (14.71%) Capacity Management
16 9 (13.24%) Multicast
16 9 (13.24%) RMDS
16 9 (13.24%) JNI

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) MTS
1 2 (2.94%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) RMDS
2 3 (4.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) Firewall
2 9 (13.24%) Multicast
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) OLAP
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.94%) Subversion
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (38.24%) Front Office
2 21 (30.88%) Finance
3 16 (23.53%) Banking
4 11 (16.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Applications Support
4 10 (14.71%) Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) C++ Developer
8 5 (7.35%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Electronics Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Production Support Analyst
11 1 (1.47%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
11 1 (1.47%) Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) Rendezvous
2 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (13.24%) JNI
4 8 (11.76%) Middleware
5 3 (4.41%) XML
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
6 2 (2.94%) SOAP
6 2 (2.94%) Web Services
6 2 (2.94%) Ajax
6 2 (2.94%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (2.94%) XHTML
7 1 (1.47%) XSD
7 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (69.12%) Fixed Income
2 30 (44.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (22.06%) Equities
4 8 (11.76%) Derivative
5 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.82%) Eurex
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) UNIX
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Electronic Trading
2 23 (33.82%) Low Latency
3 16 (23.53%) Multithreading
4 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.71%) Capacity Management
6 9 (13.24%) SDLC
6 9 (13.24%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Change Management
7 6 (8.82%) Market Making
8 5 (7.35%) Business Transformation
9 4 (5.88%) Release Management
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.41%) TDD
10 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.41%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (2.94%) Financial Modelling
11 2 (2.94%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) SQL
3 15 (22.06%) C++
4 14 (20.59%) Python
5 11 (16.18%) Perl
6 6 (8.82%) C
6 6 (8.82%) C#
7 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) PMP
2 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.94%) OpenView
2 2 (2.94%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.94%) Netcool
2 2 (2.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 16 (23.53%) TIBCO
3 11 (16.18%) Reuters
4 10 (14.71%) MarketAxess
5 9 (13.24%) Oracle
6 8 (11.76%) eSpeed
7 6 (8.82%) Bloomberg
7 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.82%) Currenex
8 5 (7.35%) Splunk
9 4 (5.88%) Tradeweb
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.94%) HP
11 2 (2.94%) Citrix
11 2 (2.94%) CA
11 2 (2.94%) Sybase
11 2 (2.94%) Perforce
11 2 (2.94%) Remedy
11 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.47%) Software AG