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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 386 364 339
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -25
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 27 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 58
Average daily rate
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£588 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £212 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10123 10922 11348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.72% 45.61% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 6912 7297
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 263
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +1 11 £550 -8.33%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (69.64%) ION MarketView
2 35 (62.50%) Fixed Income
3 27 (48.21%) Electronic Trading
4 21 (37.50%) Front Office
5 18 (32.14%) Banking
5 18 (32.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (32.14%) Low Latency
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
7 14 (25.00%) Java
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) Investment Banking
8 13 (23.21%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) UNIX
10 11 (19.64%) Python
11 10 (17.86%) Perl
11 10 (17.86%) Reuters
12 9 (16.07%) Bloomberg
12 9 (16.07%) Project Management
12 9 (16.07%) eSpeed
12 9 (16.07%) Firewall
12 9 (16.07%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (16.07%) Multicast
12 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
13 8 (14.29%) Windows
14 7 (12.50%) Derivative
14 7 (12.50%) Equities
14 7 (12.50%) Capacity Management
14 7 (12.50%) MarketAxess
15 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (10.71%) Eurex

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (7.14%) MTS
2 2 (3.57%) SmartSockets
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 39 (69.64%) ION MarketView
2 6 (10.71%) RMDS
3 1 (1.79%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
1 9 (16.07%) Multicast
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) VPN
3 2 (3.57%) MPLS
3 2 (3.57%) OSPF
3 2 (3.57%) BGP
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) RIP
3 2 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) OLAP
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 21 (37.50%) Front Office
2 18 (32.14%) Banking
3 14 (25.00%) Finance
4 13 (23.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Real Time Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Murex Support Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) ERP Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (10.71%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) Rendezvous
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) Spring
4 3 (5.36%) JNI
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (3.57%) XHTML
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) XSD
6 1 (1.79%) XSLT
6 1 (1.79%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 18 (32.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (12.50%) Equities
3 7 (12.50%) Derivative
4 6 (10.71%) Eurex
5 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) UNIX
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (32.14%) Low Latency
3 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
3 9 (16.07%) Project Management
4 7 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) OOD
7 4 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (5.36%) SDLC
8 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.36%) Business Development
9 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.57%) Release Management
9 2 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (19.64%) Python
4 10 (17.86%) Perl
5 5 (8.93%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.14%) C
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) CCIE
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.57%) PMP
1 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) OpenView
1 2 (3.57%) Unicenter
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.57%) Netcool
1 2 (3.57%) Control-M
1 2 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Reuters
2 9 (16.07%) Bloomberg
2 9 (16.07%) eSpeed
3 7 (12.50%) MarketAxess
4 6 (10.71%) Currenex
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.71%) TIBCO
5 4 (7.14%) Murex
5 4 (7.14%) Splunk
5 4 (7.14%) Tradeweb
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Remedy
7 2 (3.57%) Perforce
7 2 (3.57%) Sybase
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) CA