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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 325 367 342
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 84 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 29
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£613 £650 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate - £248 £369
% change year-on-year
- -32.88%
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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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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 19 December 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 19 December 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 25 £606 -10.18% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 93 (62.00%) Fixed Income
2 84 (56.00%) ION MarketView
3 57 (38.00%) Electronic Trading
4 55 (36.67%) Banking
4 55 (36.67%) Java
5 54 (36.00%) Front Office
6 36 (24.00%) Investment Banking
7 34 (22.67%) UNIX
7 34 (22.67%) TIBCO
8 33 (22.00%) TDD
9 32 (21.33%) Finance
10 30 (20.00%) Bloomberg
10 30 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 28 (18.67%) Low Latency
12 27 (18.00%) Derivative
13 26 (17.33%) Windows
14 25 (16.67%) C#
15 21 (14.00%) SQL
16 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
17 18 (12.00%) RMDS
18 17 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (11.33%) JUnit
18 17 (11.33%) Mockito
19 16 (10.67%) C++
20 15 (10.00%) Tradeweb
20 15 (10.00%) Windows 7
20 15 (10.00%) MarketAxess
21 14 (9.33%) Sybase
21 14 (9.33%) Rendezvous
21 14 (9.33%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (7.33%) Lync
1 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) MTS
3 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 84 (56.00%) ION MarketView
2 18 (12.00%) RMDS
3 4 (2.67%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.67%) Rolfe and Nolan
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) DHCP
1 11 (7.33%) DNS
2 4 (2.67%) Firewall
3 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.00%) WAN
3 3 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) 3G
4 1 (0.67%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.00%) KDB
3 3 (2.00%) OLAP
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (11.33%) JUnit
1 17 (11.33%) Mockito
2 10 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 55 (36.67%) Banking
2 54 (36.00%) Front Office
3 36 (24.00%) Investment Banking
4 32 (21.33%) Finance
5 8 (5.33%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (34.67%) Developer
2 46 (30.67%) Java Developer
3 30 (20.00%) Analyst
4 20 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 19 (12.67%) Project Manager
6 15 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 15 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 12 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.33%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) WinForms Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Java Swing Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Support Manager
12 4 (2.67%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (2.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.33%) Rendezvous
2 10 (6.67%) WinForms
2 10 (6.67%) Guice
3 9 (6.00%) JavaFX
3 9 (6.00%) HTML5
3 9 (6.00%) Swing
3 9 (6.00%) HTML
3 9 (6.00%) CSS
4 7 (4.67%) RESTful
4 7 (4.67%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (4.67%) Spring
4 7 (4.67%) Web Services
5 5 (3.33%) JNI
5 5 (3.33%) Middleware
6 3 (2.00%) FpML
6 3 (2.00%) .NET
6 3 (2.00%) XML
6 3 (2.00%) XSD
6 3 (2.00%) XSLT
7 1 (0.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (62.00%) Fixed Income
2 27 (18.00%) Derivative
3 13 (8.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.67%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.67%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (2.67%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.00%) DTCC
8 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.00%) FMCG
9 2 (1.33%) Equities
9 2 (1.33%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.33%) Open Source
9 2 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.67%) Wiki
10 1 (0.67%) Physics
10 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.67%) UNIX
2 26 (17.33%) Windows
3 15 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (9.33%) Windows XP
5 10 (6.67%) Linux
6 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.33%) Solaris
7 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.00%) SUSE
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.00%) Electronic Trading
2 33 (22.00%) TDD
3 30 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 28 (18.67%) Low Latency
5 17 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.33%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.33%) BDD
9 10 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (6.00%) Automated Testing
10 9 (6.00%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.33%) ITIL
11 8 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.67%) Analytics
13 6 (4.00%) Project Management
14 5 (3.33%) System Testing
14 5 (3.33%) UML
15 4 (2.67%) Service Delivery
15 4 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.67%) Java
2 25 (16.67%) C#
3 21 (14.00%) SQL
4 16 (10.67%) C++
5 10 (6.67%) Perl
6 9 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.67%) VB
8 6 (4.00%) Python
9 5 (3.33%) C
9 5 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.33%) Korn
10 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) SCCM
2 11 (7.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.67%) Control-M
4 3 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (22.67%) TIBCO
2 30 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 15 (10.00%) Tradeweb
3 15 (10.00%) MarketAxess
4 14 (9.33%) Sybase
5 13 (8.67%) Murex
5 13 (8.67%) eSpeed
6 11 (7.33%) AppSense
6 11 (7.33%) Symantec
6 11 (7.33%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.67%) Syncfusion
8 7 (4.67%) Altiris
9 6 (4.00%) Oracle
10 5 (3.33%) Reuters
11 4 (2.67%) EasyScreen
11 4 (2.67%) Fidessa
11 4 (2.67%) Citrix
11 4 (2.67%) Cisco
11 4 (2.67%) Patsystems
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