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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank 378 334 368
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +34
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 33 71 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.75% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 32
Average daily rate £600 £625 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +7.69%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8639 9421 9650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.85% 45.22% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5683 6273 6184
Average daily rate £433 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 194 215
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

ION Trading
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

ION Trading
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

ION Trading
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 9 £625 -1.96% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
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England

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (63.41%) Electronic Trading
2 50 (60.98%) ION MarketView
3 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 36 (43.90%) Linux
4 34 (41.46%) Front Office
5 32 (39.02%) Banking
6 31 (37.80%) TIBCO
7 30 (36.59%) Rendezvous
7 30 (36.59%) Python
8 29 (35.37%) Fixed Income
9 26 (31.71%) Investment Banking
9 26 (31.71%) Oracle
9 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
9 26 (31.71%) ITRS Geneos
10 25 (30.49%) Windows
11 24 (29.27%) Firewall
12 23 (28.05%) Project Management
13 22 (26.83%) Multicast
13 22 (26.83%) Splunk
13 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
14 19 (23.17%) Finance
15 17 (20.73%) RMDS
15 17 (20.73%) Unix
15 17 (20.73%) Release Management
16 15 (18.29%) Low Latency
17 14 (17.07%) Java
17 14 (17.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 13 (15.85%) Derivative
18 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
19 12 (14.63%) Capacity Management

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 50 (60.98%) ION MarketView
2 17 (20.73%) RMDS
3 1 (1.22%) Endur
3 1 (1.22%) Infor LN
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) Firewall
2 22 (26.83%) Multicast
3 1 (1.22%) BGP
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) MPLS
3 1 (1.22%) OSPF
3 1 (1.22%) RIP
3 1 (1.22%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
2 4 (4.88%) NUnit
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.44%) JUnit
3 2 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Ant
4 1 (1.22%) Bower
4 1 (1.22%) Yeoman
General
1 34 (41.46%) Front Office
2 32 (39.02%) Banking
3 26 (31.71%) Investment Banking
4 19 (23.17%) Finance
5 6 (7.32%) Back Office
6 3 (3.66%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Applications Support
5 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Geneos Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Splunk Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) Rendezvous
2 6 (7.32%) .NET
3 5 (6.10%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (6.10%) WPF
4 4 (4.88%) Spring
5 3 (3.66%) JMS
5 3 (3.66%) Middleware
5 3 (3.66%) Web Services
5 3 (3.66%) XML
6 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.44%) FpML
6 2 (2.44%) HTML
6 2 (2.44%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (2.44%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.22%) HTML5
7 1 (1.22%) POJO
7 1 (1.22%) RESTful
7 1 (1.22%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) Fixed Income
2 14 (17.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (15.85%) Derivative
4 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.32%) Equities
6 5 (6.10%) User Experience
7 3 (3.66%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Linux
2 25 (30.49%) Windows
3 17 (20.73%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Electronic Trading
2 23 (28.05%) Project Management
3 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
4 17 (20.73%) Release Management
5 15 (18.29%) Low Latency
6 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
7 12 (14.63%) Capacity Management
8 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.76%) TDD
10 7 (8.54%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (8.54%) DevOps
10 7 (8.54%) ITIL
10 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.10%) MVVM
11 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.88%) OO
12 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (3.66%) Workflow
14 2 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) Python
3 14 (17.07%) Java
4 8 (9.76%) Perl
5 7 (8.54%) C#
6 5 (6.10%) XAML
7 2 (2.44%) C++
7 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) CCIE
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (31.71%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) TIBCO
2 26 (31.71%) Oracle
3 22 (26.83%) Splunk
4 12 (14.63%) Murex
5 11 (13.41%) Reuters
6 7 (8.54%) Bloomberg
7 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.10%) Remedy
8 4 (4.88%) Calypso
9 3 (3.66%) Sybase
10 2 (2.44%) Sun
10 2 (2.44%) Tradeweb
11 1 (1.22%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco
11 1 (1.22%) Fidessa
11 1 (1.22%) Infor
11 1 (1.22%) Juniper
11 1 (1.22%) OpenLink
11 1 (1.22%) Perforce
11 1 (1.22%) Sencha
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