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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading
Rank 354 348 340
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 66 86 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 51
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£575 £550 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £471
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
11240 11609 11761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.89% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7272 7557 7142
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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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 September 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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 17 £588 +6.81% 6
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (58.47%) ION MarketView
2 57 (48.31%) Java
3 56 (47.46%) Fixed Income
4 46 (38.98%) Banking
5 44 (37.29%) UNIX
6 40 (33.90%) Front Office
7 38 (32.20%) Bloomberg
8 34 (28.81%) Electronic Trading
9 33 (27.97%) Investment Banking
9 33 (27.97%) Finance
10 27 (22.88%) Multithreading
11 24 (20.34%) MarketAxess
12 22 (18.64%) TIBCO
12 22 (18.64%) Linux
13 21 (17.80%) Oracle
13 21 (17.80%) SQL
14 20 (16.95%) Rendezvous
14 20 (16.95%) RMDS
14 20 (16.95%) Low Latency
15 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (14.41%) TDD
16 17 (14.41%) Windows
16 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
18 15 (12.71%) Derivative
19 13 (11.02%) C#
19 13 (11.02%) C++
19 13 (11.02%) Murex
20 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
20 12 (10.17%) SCCM

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.32%) Lync
3 6 (5.08%) Confluence
4 5 (4.24%) GemFire
5 2 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 69 (58.47%) ION MarketView
2 20 (16.95%) RMDS
3 4 (3.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) DHCP
1 11 (9.32%) DNS
2 2 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) KDB
3 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) JUnit
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
3 4 (3.39%) Mockito
4 3 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (38.98%) Banking
2 40 (33.90%) Front Office
3 33 (27.97%) Investment Banking
3 33 (27.97%) Finance
4 8 (6.78%) Back Office
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) Developer
2 38 (32.20%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.19%) Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Support Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.54%) Environment Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.95%) Rendezvous
2 8 (6.78%) Middleware
3 6 (5.08%) HTML
3 6 (5.08%) CSS
3 6 (5.08%) Swing
3 6 (5.08%) HTML5
3 6 (5.08%) JavaFX
4 4 (3.39%) Spring
4 4 (3.39%) Web Services
4 4 (3.39%) RESTful
5 3 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.54%) FpML
5 3 (2.54%) XML
5 3 (2.54%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) QuickFIX
6 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.85%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 56 (47.46%) Fixed Income
2 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.71%) Derivative
4 6 (5.08%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 3 (2.54%) FMCG
6 3 (2.54%) DTCC
7 2 (1.69%) Equities
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.85%) Physics
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) UNIX
2 22 (18.64%) Linux
3 17 (14.41%) Windows
4 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.32%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) Electronic Trading
2 27 (22.88%) Multithreading
3 20 (16.95%) Low Latency
4 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.41%) TDD
6 12 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.47%) ITIL
7 10 (8.47%) BDD
8 9 (7.63%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.93%) UML
10 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.08%) System Testing
12 5 (4.24%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.24%) OO
12 5 (4.24%) OOD
12 5 (4.24%) SOA
13 4 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) Java
2 21 (17.80%) SQL
3 13 (11.02%) C#
3 13 (11.02%) C++
4 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.93%) Perl
6 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.54%) Tcl
8 2 (1.69%) Korn
8 2 (1.69%) C
8 2 (1.69%) VB
8 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) SCCM
2 11 (9.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.69%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Bloomberg
2 24 (20.34%) MarketAxess
3 22 (18.64%) TIBCO
4 21 (17.80%) Oracle
5 13 (11.02%) Murex
6 12 (10.17%) Tradeweb
7 11 (9.32%) AppSense
7 11 (9.32%) Sybase
7 11 (9.32%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (9.32%) Symantec
7 11 (9.32%) eSpeed
8 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.78%) Reuters
10 7 (5.93%) Altiris
11 6 (5.08%) VMware
12 5 (4.24%) Atlassian
13 3 (2.54%) Sun
14 2 (1.69%) Caplin
14 2 (1.69%) Yolus
14 2 (1.69%) Wall Street Systems
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