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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 353 333 405
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +72
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 40 48 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.94% 2.50% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 15
Average daily rate £600 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £633 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
2060 1919 2437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.82% 8.87% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1160 1366
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Average hourly rate £18.20 £23.39 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% -30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £70.00 £51.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%
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 24 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 13 £625 +2.04%
ION MarketView
England

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 50 (86.21%) Java
3 38 (65.52%) Front Office
4 33 (56.90%) Fixed Income
5 32 (55.17%) UNIX
6 27 (46.55%) Bloomberg
6 27 (46.55%) Electronic Trading
7 25 (43.10%) Multithreading
8 24 (41.38%) Finance
9 18 (31.03%) .NET
10 15 (25.86%) Banking
10 15 (25.86%) Low Latency
11 14 (24.14%) TIBCO
11 14 (24.14%) Rendezvous
12 13 (22.41%) MarketAxess
13 12 (20.69%) Investment Banking
14 11 (18.97%) UML
15 10 (17.24%) OO
15 10 (17.24%) OOD
16 9 (15.52%) C#
16 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
16 9 (15.52%) Financial Institution
17 8 (13.79%) Linux
17 8 (13.79%) RMDS
17 8 (13.79%) C++
18 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
19 6 (10.34%) Oracle
19 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
19 6 (10.34%) JUnit
19 6 (10.34%) Windows

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.17%) JIRA
General
1 38 (65.52%) Front Office
2 24 (41.38%) Finance
3 15 (25.86%) Banking
4 12 (20.69%) Investment Banking
5 9 (15.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Senior Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Consultant
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Applications Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (1.72%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (1.72%) Java Consultant
6 1 (1.72%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (1.72%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) Rendezvous
3 6 (10.34%) Middleware
4 2 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.72%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (56.90%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.90%) Derivative
3 3 (5.17%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) UNIX
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Electronic Trading
2 25 (43.10%) Multithreading
3 15 (25.86%) Low Latency
4 11 (18.97%) UML
5 10 (17.24%) OO
5 10 (17.24%) OOD
6 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.90%) System Testing
10 2 (3.45%) BDD
10 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (3.45%) Workflow
10 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.45%) TDD
10 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) Java
2 9 (15.52%) C#
3 8 (13.79%) C++
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 27 (46.55%) Bloomberg
3 14 (24.14%) TIBCO
4 13 (22.41%) MarketAxess
5 6 (10.34%) Reuters
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (5.17%) Sun