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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 332 345 342
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 81 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 44
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£600 £625 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.89
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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
10511 11310 10620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.15% 45.49% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7207 7453 6607
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 241 297
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.68 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +34 29 £600 -11.11% 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 79 (56.83%) Fixed Income
2 78 (56.12%) ION MarketView
3 57 (41.01%) Java
4 53 (38.13%) Banking
5 46 (33.09%) Front Office
5 46 (33.09%) Electronic Trading
6 39 (28.06%) UNIX
7 37 (26.62%) Investment Banking
8 35 (25.18%) Finance
9 33 (23.74%) TIBCO
9 33 (23.74%) TDD
10 30 (21.58%) Multithreading
10 30 (21.58%) Bloomberg
11 28 (20.14%) Windows
11 28 (20.14%) Low Latency
12 26 (18.71%) C#
13 24 (17.27%) SQL
14 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (14.39%) Derivative
15 19 (13.67%) C++
16 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
16 18 (12.95%) RMDS
17 17 (12.23%) Mockito
17 17 (12.23%) Sybase
17 17 (12.23%) JUnit
18 16 (11.51%) Rendezvous
19 15 (10.79%) MarketAxess
19 15 (10.79%) Tradeweb
20 14 (10.07%) Windows 7
20 14 (10.07%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.91%) Lync
3 3 (2.16%) Confluence
4 2 (1.44%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.44%) GemFire
5 1 (0.72%) MTS
5 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 78 (56.12%) ION MarketView
2 18 (12.95%) RMDS
3 4 (2.88%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.72%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) DNS
1 11 (7.91%) DHCP
2 5 (3.60%) Firewall
3 3 (2.16%) LAN
3 3 (2.16%) WAN
4 2 (1.44%) Network Security
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.72%) 3G
5 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) KDB
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.44%) OLAP
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Mockito
1 17 (12.23%) JUnit
2 8 (5.76%) TestNG
3 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 53 (38.13%) Banking
2 46 (33.09%) Front Office
3 37 (26.62%) Investment Banking
4 35 (25.18%) Finance
5 9 (6.47%) Back Office
6 3 (2.16%) Advertising
7 2 (1.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (36.69%) Developer
2 46 (33.09%) Java Developer
3 28 (20.14%) Analyst
4 16 (11.51%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Applications Support
6 12 (8.63%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.47%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Support Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.60%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Java Swing Developer
11 4 (2.88%) WinForms Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Desktop Support
11 4 (2.88%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) Rendezvous
2 9 (6.47%) Spring
2 9 (6.47%) JavaFX
2 9 (6.47%) HTML5
2 9 (6.47%) Swing
2 9 (6.47%) HTML
2 9 (6.47%) CSS
3 8 (5.76%) WinForms
3 8 (5.76%) Guice
4 7 (5.04%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (5.04%) RESTful
4 7 (5.04%) Web Services
4 7 (5.04%) Middleware
5 5 (3.60%) JNI
6 3 (2.16%) FpML
6 3 (2.16%) .NET
6 3 (2.16%) XML
7 2 (1.44%) XSD
7 2 (1.44%) XSLT
8 1 (0.72%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 79 (56.83%) Fixed Income
2 20 (14.39%) Derivative
3 10 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.04%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.04%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.60%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (2.16%) DTCC
6 3 (2.16%) FMCG
6 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.44%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.44%) Open Source
7 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.44%) Equities
8 1 (0.72%) GIS
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) Wiki
8 1 (0.72%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.06%) UNIX
2 28 (20.14%) Windows
3 14 (10.07%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.07%) Linux
4 13 (9.35%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.88%) Solaris
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.09%) Electronic Trading
2 33 (23.74%) TDD
3 30 (21.58%) Multithreading
4 28 (20.14%) Low Latency
5 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.91%) BDD
7 11 (7.91%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.19%) ITIL
8 10 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.19%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.47%) Analytics
10 8 (5.76%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (4.32%) UML
12 5 (3.60%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.60%) System Testing
13 4 (2.88%) OO
13 4 (2.88%) OOD
13 4 (2.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.01%) Java
2 26 (18.71%) C#
3 24 (17.27%) SQL
4 19 (13.67%) C++
5 12 (8.63%) Perl
6 11 (7.91%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.04%) VB
8 6 (4.32%) Python
8 6 (4.32%) C
9 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.44%) Korn
10 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) SCCM
2 11 (7.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (2.88%) Control-M
4 3 (2.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) TIBCO
2 30 (21.58%) Bloomberg
3 17 (12.23%) Sybase
4 15 (10.79%) MarketAxess
4 15 (10.79%) Tradeweb
5 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.35%) Murex
6 13 (9.35%) eSpeed
7 11 (7.91%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (7.91%) Symantec
7 11 (7.91%) AppSense
8 9 (6.47%) Oracle
9 8 (5.76%) Syncfusion
10 7 (5.04%) Altiris
11 4 (2.88%) Reuters
11 4 (2.88%) Citrix
12 3 (2.16%) VMware
12 3 (2.16%) Cisco
12 3 (2.16%) EasyScreen
12 3 (2.16%) Fidessa
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