The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services 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 Trading over the 3 months to 3 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 315 355 344
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 81 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 45 30
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£588 £625 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £507 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9537 9776 9100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.84% 44.54% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6249 6246 5798
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 215 243
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

ION Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading across the London region.

ION Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

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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 Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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 +12 19 £590 -5.60% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ION Trading 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 Trading.

1 116 (69.05%) ION MarketView
2 103 (61.31%) Fixed Income
3 78 (46.43%) Electronic Trading
4 76 (45.24%) Front Office
5 74 (44.05%) Java
6 55 (32.74%) Banking
7 42 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 42 (25.00%) Low Latency
8 41 (24.40%) Multithreading
8 41 (24.40%) Finance
9 37 (22.02%) UNIX
10 35 (20.83%) Investment Banking
11 34 (20.24%) Derivative
12 31 (18.45%) TDD
12 31 (18.45%) C++
12 31 (18.45%) SQL Server
13 30 (17.86%) C#
13 30 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (15.48%) Linux
14 26 (15.48%) E-Commerce
15 25 (14.88%) Windows
16 21 (12.50%) SQL
16 21 (12.50%) Rendezvous
16 21 (12.50%) Bloomberg
17 19 (11.31%) RMDS
18 18 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
19 17 (10.12%) Mockito
19 17 (10.12%) JUnit
20 16 (9.52%) Python
21 15 (8.93%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ION Trading 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 Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.38%) MTS
2 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.19%) Lync
3 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 116 (69.05%) ION MarketView
2 19 (11.31%) RMDS
3 4 (2.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.60%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Firewall
2 4 (2.38%) Multicast
2 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.79%) LAN
3 3 (1.79%) WAN
4 2 (1.19%) DHCP
4 2 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) 3G
5 1 (0.60%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.17%) KDB
3 4 (2.38%) OLAP
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) JUnit
1 17 (10.12%) Mockito
2 10 (5.95%) TestNG
General
1 76 (45.24%) Front Office
2 55 (32.74%) Banking
3 41 (24.40%) Finance
4 35 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.38%) Back Office
6 3 (1.79%) Marketing
7 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (41.07%) Developer
2 60 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 25 (14.88%) Analyst
5 20 (11.90%) Applications Support
5 20 (11.90%) IT Project Manager
6 19 (11.31%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) WinForms Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Java Swing Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Consultant
11 4 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (1.79%) C++ Developer
12 3 (1.79%) 2nd Line Support
12 3 (1.79%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (1.79%) Programmer
12 3 (1.79%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 18 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (5.95%) WinForms
3 10 (5.95%) JNI
3 10 (5.95%) Guice
4 7 (4.17%) Spring
5 6 (3.57%) Middleware
5 6 (3.57%) .NET
6 4 (2.38%) CSS
6 4 (2.38%) Web Services
6 4 (2.38%) HTML
6 4 (2.38%) Swing
6 4 (2.38%) RESTful
6 4 (2.38%) HTML5
6 4 (2.38%) JavaFX
7 3 (1.79%) XML
7 3 (1.79%) XSD
7 3 (1.79%) XSLT
8 2 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (61.31%) Fixed Income
2 34 (20.24%) Derivative
3 30 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.36%) Equities
5 4 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.38%) SCADA
5 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.19%) Open Source
7 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.60%) PMI
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.02%) UNIX
2 26 (15.48%) Linux
3 25 (14.88%) Windows
4 8 (4.76%) Solaris
5 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.98%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.38%) SUSE
7 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (46.43%) Electronic Trading
2 42 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 41 (24.40%) Multithreading
4 31 (18.45%) TDD
5 26 (15.48%) E-Commerce
6 10 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.95%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (4.76%) Analytics
7 8 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 8 (4.76%) UML
7 8 (4.76%) Project Management
8 6 (3.57%) OO
8 6 (3.57%) OOD
8 6 (3.57%) SOA
8 6 (3.57%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.98%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.98%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.98%) Market Making
9 5 (2.98%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.05%) Java
2 31 (18.45%) C++
3 30 (17.86%) C#
4 21 (12.50%) SQL
5 16 (9.52%) Python
6 15 (8.93%) Perl
7 9 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.17%) VB
8 7 (4.17%) C
9 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.19%) Korn
10 1 (0.60%) C-shell
10 1 (0.60%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (2.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) VCP4
3 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.19%) Control-M
2 2 (1.19%) Nagios
2 2 (1.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 21 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 15 (8.93%) Oracle
4 14 (8.33%) Reuters
5 11 (6.55%) Sybase
6 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.95%) Syncfusion
7 9 (5.36%) Fidessa
8 8 (4.76%) Tradeweb
8 8 (4.76%) MarketAxess
9 6 (3.57%) eSpeed
10 5 (2.98%) Patsystems
10 5 (2.98%) EasyScreen
11 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.38%) Cisco
11 4 (2.38%) CQG
11 4 (2.38%) Splunk
12 3 (1.79%) Citrix
13 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.19%) Symantec
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