The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 356 338 353
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 52 77 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.69% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 40
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £463 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-45.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 August 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 1 August 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 +22 15 £525 - 5
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 73 (60.33%) Java
2 67 (55.37%) Fixed Income
3 62 (51.24%) Front Office
4 61 (50.41%) ION MarketView
5 52 (42.98%) Bloomberg
6 46 (38.02%) UNIX
7 44 (36.36%) Banking
8 41 (33.88%) Finance
9 36 (29.75%) Investment Banking
10 35 (28.93%) Multithreading
11 34 (28.10%) Electronic Trading
12 29 (23.97%) C++
12 29 (23.97%) TIBCO
13 26 (21.49%) MarketAxess
14 24 (19.83%) Low Latency
14 24 (19.83%) C#
15 22 (18.18%) JUnit
15 22 (18.18%) Oracle
15 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 22 (18.18%) Linux
16 20 (16.53%) Sybase
16 20 (16.53%) SQL
16 20 (16.53%) Rendezvous
16 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
16 20 (16.53%) TDD
17 17 (14.05%) Spring
17 17 (14.05%) Middleware
18 16 (13.22%) Tradeweb
19 15 (12.40%) Degree
19 15 (12.40%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.26%) Lync
3 6 (4.96%) Confluence
4 5 (4.13%) GemFire
5 4 (3.31%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.65%) MTS
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (50.41%) ION MarketView
2 13 (10.74%) RMDS
3 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) DNS
1 10 (8.26%) DHCP
2 4 (3.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
3 2 (1.65%) Multicast
4 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) KDB
3 5 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) JUnit
2 14 (11.57%) Mockito
3 9 (7.44%) JIRA
4 5 (4.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.48%) Subversion
5 3 (2.48%) Maven
6 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) jMock
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 62 (51.24%) Front Office
2 44 (36.36%) Banking
3 41 (33.88%) Finance
4 36 (29.75%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.79%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.13%) Back Office
7 2 (1.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (35.54%) Developer
2 38 (31.40%) Java Developer
3 30 (24.79%) Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.31%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.48%) Environment Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) Rendezvous
2 17 (14.05%) Spring
2 17 (14.05%) Middleware
3 13 (10.74%) .NET
4 6 (4.96%) FpML
5 5 (4.13%) XML
6 3 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.83%) QuickFIX
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.83%) WinForms
7 1 (0.83%) JMS
7 1 (0.83%) J2EE
7 1 (0.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (55.37%) Fixed Income
2 13 (10.74%) Derivative
2 13 (10.74%) Credit Derivative
3 6 (4.96%) Equities
3 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.48%) FMCG
4 3 (2.48%) DTCC
4 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.02%) UNIX
2 22 (18.18%) Linux
3 15 (12.40%) Windows
4 10 (8.26%) Windows XP
4 10 (8.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.93%) Multithreading
2 34 (28.10%) Electronic Trading
3 24 (19.83%) Low Latency
4 20 (16.53%) TDD
5 14 (11.57%) Analytics
6 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.44%) OOD
7 9 (7.44%) UML
7 9 (7.44%) OO
8 8 (6.61%) ITIL
9 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.96%) System Testing
9 6 (4.96%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.13%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (4.13%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (60.33%) Java
2 29 (23.97%) C++
3 24 (19.83%) C#
4 20 (16.53%) SQL
5 11 (9.09%) VB
6 8 (6.61%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.96%) Perl
8 5 (4.13%) Scala
8 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.48%) Tcl
10 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Korn
10 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) SCCM
1 10 (8.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.65%) Control-M
4 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 52 (42.98%) Bloomberg
2 29 (23.97%) TIBCO
3 26 (21.49%) MarketAxess
4 22 (18.18%) Oracle
5 20 (16.53%) Sybase
5 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (13.22%) Tradeweb
7 12 (9.92%) eSpeed
8 10 (8.26%) Symantec
8 10 (8.26%) Murex
8 10 (8.26%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (8.26%) AppSense
9 8 (6.61%) Reuters
10 6 (4.96%) Altiris
11 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
11 5 (4.13%) VMware
12 4 (3.31%) Sun
13 3 (2.48%) Fidessa
14 2 (1.65%) Remedy
14 2 (1.65%) Caplin
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