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 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 390 385 370
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 24 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.04% 2.08% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 29
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£580 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £527
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £488 £600
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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
2297 2210 2533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.44% 8.83% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1389 1466
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 15
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.00 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.29% -58.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £14.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.93 £65.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 29 August 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 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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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 9 £600 +14.28% 7
ION MarketView
England

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 61 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 43 (70.49%) Java
3 40 (65.57%) Fixed Income
4 31 (50.82%) UNIX
5 26 (42.62%) Banking
6 24 (39.34%) Front Office
7 21 (34.43%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (32.79%) Bloomberg
9 19 (31.15%) Investment Banking
10 18 (29.51%) Linux
11 17 (27.87%) RMDS
11 17 (27.87%) Multithreading
12 16 (26.23%) Oracle
12 16 (26.23%) Finance
13 15 (24.59%) TIBCO
13 15 (24.59%) Rendezvous
13 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (22.95%) Low Latency
15 13 (21.31%) MarketAxess
16 11 (18.03%) TDD
16 11 (18.03%) SQL
17 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (14.75%) BDD
18 8 (13.11%) Derivative
18 8 (13.11%) JIRA
18 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
18 8 (13.11%) Middleware
18 8 (13.11%) C#
18 8 (13.11%) ITIL
19 7 (11.48%) C++

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.84%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) GemFire
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (27.87%) RMDS
2 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 6 (9.84%) JUnit
3 4 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (42.62%) Banking
2 24 (39.34%) Front Office
3 19 (31.15%) Investment Banking
4 16 (26.23%) Finance
5 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 24 (39.34%) Java Developer
3 19 (31.15%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Support Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.92%) Environment Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Rendezvous
2 8 (13.11%) Middleware
3 5 (8.20%) JavaFX
3 5 (8.20%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) CSS
3 5 (8.20%) HTML5
3 5 (8.20%) Swing
4 4 (6.56%) .NET
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 3 (4.92%) XML
5 3 (4.92%) RESTful
5 3 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.64%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (65.57%) Fixed Income
2 8 (13.11%) Derivative
3 6 (9.84%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) UNIX
2 18 (29.51%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Electronic Trading
2 17 (27.87%) Multithreading
3 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.95%) Low Latency
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (14.75%) BDD
7 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.20%) System Testing
11 4 (6.56%) OO
11 4 (6.56%) OOD
11 4 (6.56%) UML
12 3 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) Java
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) C#
4 7 (11.48%) C++
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) Tcl
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 20 (32.79%) Bloomberg
3 16 (26.23%) Oracle
4 15 (24.59%) TIBCO
5 13 (21.31%) MarketAxess
6 6 (9.84%) Reuters
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.20%) VMware
7 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
8 4 (6.56%) Tradeweb
8 4 (6.56%) Sun
8 4 (6.56%) Sybase
9 2 (3.28%) Caplin
10 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago