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 24 October 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 380 369 366
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 46 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.10% 2.33% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 45
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£600 £588 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £600
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2195 2192 2398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.90% 8.65% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1383 1422
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £284 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.25 £41.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +16 15 £600 -11.11% 4
ION MarketView
England

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 68 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 49 (72.06%) Fixed Income
3 39 (57.35%) Java
4 33 (48.53%) Banking
5 27 (39.71%) UNIX
6 25 (36.76%) Investment Banking
7 24 (35.29%) Front Office
8 23 (33.82%) Electronic Trading
9 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (29.41%) Low Latency
11 17 (25.00%) Finance
12 14 (20.59%) TDD
12 14 (20.59%) RMDS
12 14 (20.59%) SQL
13 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (17.65%) C++
14 12 (17.65%) Linux
14 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
14 12 (17.65%) TIBCO
14 12 (17.65%) Rendezvous
14 12 (17.65%) Derivative
15 11 (16.18%) C#
16 10 (14.71%) Oracle
16 10 (14.71%) ITIL
16 10 (14.71%) Middleware
16 10 (14.71%) Multithreading
16 10 (14.71%) BDD
17 9 (13.24%) Automated Testing
17 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (13.24%) Bloomberg

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.82%) Confluence
2 5 (7.35%) GemFire
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) RMDS
2 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) OLAP
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 33 (48.53%) Banking
2 25 (36.76%) Investment Banking
3 24 (35.29%) Front Office
4 17 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Developer
2 31 (45.59%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Java Swing Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Environment Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Support Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.94%) GUI Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) Rendezvous
2 10 (14.71%) Middleware
3 8 (11.76%) HTML
3 8 (11.76%) CSS
3 8 (11.76%) JavaFX
3 8 (11.76%) HTML5
3 8 (11.76%) Swing
4 6 (8.82%) RESTful
4 6 (8.82%) Web Services
5 5 (7.35%) JNI
6 4 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (1.47%) XSD
7 1 (1.47%) XSLT
7 1 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.47%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (72.06%) Fixed Income
2 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (17.65%) Derivative
4 6 (8.82%) Fat Client
4 6 (8.82%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.41%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) Wiki
8 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) UNIX
2 12 (17.65%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Electronic Trading
2 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Low Latency
4 14 (20.59%) TDD
5 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.71%) ITIL
6 10 (14.71%) Multithreading
6 10 (14.71%) BDD
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.82%) UML
10 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.88%) OOD
11 4 (5.88%) SOA
11 4 (5.88%) OO
12 3 (4.41%) Migration
12 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
13 2 (2.94%) Business Transformation
13 2 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) Java
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 12 (17.65%) C++
4 11 (16.18%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) Perl
6 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.82%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 12 (17.65%) TIBCO
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle
4 9 (13.24%) Bloomberg
5 7 (10.29%) Sybase
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.35%) VMware
6 5 (7.35%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.88%) Tradeweb
8 2 (2.94%) Caplin
9 1 (1.47%) Sun
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco
9 1 (1.47%) Reuters
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