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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading
Rank 380 358 326
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -32
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 31 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.47% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 59
Average daily rate
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£600 £563 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £425
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -45.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
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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
10440 10319 10573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.65% 44.36% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6879 6612 6625
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 208 301
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 11 £625 +4.16% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 75 (75.76%) ION MarketView
2 54 (54.55%) Fixed Income
3 48 (48.48%) Electronic Trading
4 39 (39.39%) Front Office
5 38 (38.38%) Java
6 34 (34.34%) Low Latency
7 33 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (32.32%) Finance
9 27 (27.27%) Banking
9 27 (27.27%) Linux
10 23 (23.23%) UNIX
11 21 (21.21%) Multithreading
12 20 (20.20%) SQL
12 20 (20.20%) TIBCO
13 19 (19.19%) C++
13 19 (19.19%) Investment Banking
13 19 (19.19%) FIX Protocol
14 18 (18.18%) Windows
14 18 (18.18%) Python
14 18 (18.18%) Rendezvous
15 17 (17.17%) Derivative
15 17 (17.17%) Firewall
16 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
17 15 (15.15%) Reuters
17 15 (15.15%) Bloomberg
17 15 (15.15%) Equities
18 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.13%) Perl
19 11 (11.11%) Middleware
19 11 (11.11%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (5.05%) MTS
2 2 (2.02%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (75.76%) ION MarketView
2 11 (11.11%) RMDS
3 4 (4.04%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.01%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) Firewall
2 11 (11.11%) Multicast
3 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.01%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) MPLS
4 1 (1.01%) OSPF
4 1 (1.01%) BGP
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.01%) DHCP
4 1 (1.01%) RIP
4 1 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) OLAP
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.02%) Subversion
General
1 39 (39.39%) Front Office
2 32 (32.32%) Finance
3 27 (27.27%) Banking
4 19 (19.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Developer
2 31 (31.31%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 15 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 10 (10.10%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.05%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Real Time Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Market Data Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Consultant
10 1 (1.01%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.01%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (1.01%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (18.18%) Rendezvous
3 11 (11.11%) Middleware
4 9 (9.09%) JNI
5 3 (3.03%) Spring
5 3 (3.03%) .NET
6 2 (2.02%) WPF
6 2 (2.02%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (1.01%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.01%) XML
7 1 (1.01%) XSD
7 1 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (54.55%) Fixed Income
2 33 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (17.17%) Derivative
4 15 (15.15%) Equities
5 7 (7.07%) Eurex
6 4 (4.04%) SCADA
6 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.02%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.01%) PMI
9 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Linux
2 23 (23.23%) UNIX
3 18 (18.18%) Windows
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.01%) SUSE
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Electronic Trading
2 34 (34.34%) Low Latency
3 21 (21.21%) Multithreading
4 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
5 11 (11.11%) Project Management
5 11 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 9 (9.09%) SDLC
7 8 (8.08%) TDD
7 8 (8.08%) OO
8 7 (7.07%) OOD
9 6 (6.06%) Change Management
9 6 (6.06%) Market Making
10 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.05%) Release Management
10 5 (5.05%) Business Transformation
11 4 (4.04%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.04%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (4.04%) SOA
11 4 (4.04%) UML
12 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) Java
2 20 (20.20%) SQL
3 19 (19.19%) C++
4 18 (18.18%) Python
5 13 (13.13%) Perl
6 8 (8.08%) C#
7 4 (4.04%) C
7 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.02%) Korn
9 1 (1.01%) C-shell
9 1 (1.01%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) CCIE
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.02%) OpenView
2 2 (2.02%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.02%) Netcool
2 2 (2.02%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) TIBCO
2 15 (15.15%) Reuters
2 15 (15.15%) Bloomberg
3 11 (11.11%) eSpeed
4 10 (10.10%) MarketAxess
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle
5 7 (7.07%) Tradeweb
5 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.06%) Currenex
7 5 (5.05%) Splunk
7 5 (5.05%) Fidessa
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.02%) HP
9 2 (2.02%) Citrix
9 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.02%) CA
9 2 (2.02%) Remedy
9 2 (2.02%) Radianz
9 2 (2.02%) Perforce
10 1 (1.01%) Patsystems