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 22 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.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading
Rank 342 351 334
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 72 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.71% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 56
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£578 £588 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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
10902 11470 11462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 45.42% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7557 7116
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 229 305
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.75 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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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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 21 £600 -7.69% 8
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 69 (57.02%) ION MarketView
2 59 (48.76%) Fixed Income
3 48 (39.67%) Java
4 47 (38.84%) Banking
5 41 (33.88%) UNIX
6 37 (30.58%) Front Office
7 34 (28.10%) Investment Banking
8 33 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
8 33 (27.27%) Finance
8 33 (27.27%) Bloomberg
9 26 (21.49%) SQL
10 25 (20.66%) Windows
11 24 (19.83%) Low Latency
12 21 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (14.88%) TDD
13 18 (14.88%) Linux
13 18 (14.88%) SharePoint
13 18 (14.88%) MarketAxess
13 18 (14.88%) Derivative
14 17 (14.05%) RMDS
14 17 (14.05%) TIBCO
15 16 (13.22%) Rendezvous
15 16 (13.22%) C++
15 16 (13.22%) Multithreading
16 15 (12.40%) Tradeweb
16 15 (12.40%) Murex
17 14 (11.57%) C#
17 14 (11.57%) Oracle
17 14 (11.57%) eSpeed
17 14 (11.57%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 18 (14.88%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.74%) Lync
3 6 (4.96%) Confluence
4 5 (4.13%) GemFire
5 2 (1.65%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 69 (57.02%) ION MarketView
2 17 (14.05%) RMDS
3 4 (3.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) DHCP
1 13 (10.74%) DNS
2 3 (2.48%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) KDB
2 5 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) JIRA
2 4 (3.31%) JUnit
3 3 (2.48%) Mockito
4 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 47 (38.84%) Banking
2 37 (30.58%) Front Office
3 34 (28.10%) Investment Banking
4 33 (27.27%) Finance
5 8 (6.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (32.23%) Developer
2 37 (30.58%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.01%) Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.92%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.92%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.79%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.31%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.31%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Support Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Java Swing Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Environment Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) Rendezvous
2 10 (8.26%) Middleware
3 8 (6.61%) HTML
3 8 (6.61%) CSS
3 8 (6.61%) Swing
3 8 (6.61%) JavaFX
3 8 (6.61%) HTML5
4 6 (4.96%) Web Services
4 6 (4.96%) RESTful
5 5 (4.13%) JNI
6 4 (3.31%) XML
7 3 (2.48%) Spring
7 3 (2.48%) FpML
8 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.83%) QuickFIX
8 1 (0.83%) XSD
8 1 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (48.76%) Fixed Income
2 18 (14.88%) Derivative
3 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.96%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.96%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.13%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.48%) FMCG
7 3 (2.48%) DTCC
7 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.65%) Equities
8 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.65%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.83%) Open Source
9 1 (0.83%) Wiki
9 1 (0.83%) Physics
9 1 (0.83%) GIS
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) UNIX
2 25 (20.66%) Windows
3 18 (14.88%) Linux
4 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
2 24 (19.83%) Low Latency
3 21 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.88%) TDD
5 16 (13.22%) Multithreading
6 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
6 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.09%) ITIL
8 10 (8.26%) BDD
9 9 (7.44%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.61%) UML
10 8 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.96%) OOD
11 6 (4.96%) SOA
11 6 (4.96%) OO
12 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.31%) Project Management
13 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.31%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.67%) Java
2 26 (21.49%) SQL
3 16 (13.22%) C++
4 14 (11.57%) C#
5 11 (9.09%) Perl
6 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.96%) C
8 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.31%) Python
10 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Korn
10 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (11.57%) SCCM
2 13 (10.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.31%) Control-M
3 4 (3.31%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (2.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Bloomberg
2 18 (14.88%) MarketAxess
3 17 (14.05%) TIBCO
4 15 (12.40%) Tradeweb
4 15 (12.40%) Murex
5 14 (11.57%) Oracle
5 14 (11.57%) eSpeed
6 13 (10.74%) AppSense
6 13 (10.74%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (10.74%) Symantec
7 12 (9.92%) Sybase
8 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
9 9 (7.44%) Altiris
10 6 (4.96%) VMware
11 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.48%) Reuters
12 3 (2.48%) Citrix
13 2 (1.65%) Yolus
13 2 (1.65%) Caplin
14 1 (0.83%) Wall Street Systems
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