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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading
Rank 354 340 366
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 57 85 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.73% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 45
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £450 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.42 -
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
10913 11629 12021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.33% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7475 7279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 350
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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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 20 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 20 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 +28 18 £575 +4.54% 8
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 69 (57.50%) Java
2 66 (55.00%) Fixed Income
3 60 (50.00%) ION MarketView
4 55 (45.83%) Front Office
5 48 (40.00%) Bloomberg
6 47 (39.17%) Banking
7 41 (34.17%) UNIX
8 37 (30.83%) Investment Banking
9 35 (29.17%) Multithreading
9 35 (29.17%) Finance
10 31 (25.83%) Electronic Trading
11 30 (25.00%) TIBCO
12 27 (22.50%) MarketAxess
13 25 (20.83%) C++
14 24 (20.00%) TDD
14 24 (20.00%) Low Latency
15 23 (19.17%) Linux
16 22 (18.33%) C#
16 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
16 22 (18.33%) JUnit
17 21 (17.50%) Oracle
17 21 (17.50%) Rendezvous
18 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 19 (15.83%) Sybase
19 19 (15.83%) SQL
20 17 (14.17%) RMDS
20 17 (14.17%) Spring
21 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
21 16 (13.33%) Tradeweb
22 15 (12.50%) KDB

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.17%) Lync
3 6 (5.00%) Confluence
4 5 (4.17%) GemFire
5 4 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.67%) MTS
7 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (50.00%) ION MarketView
2 17 (14.17%) RMDS
3 2 (1.67%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) DHCP
1 11 (9.17%) DNS
2 2 (1.67%) Firewall
2 2 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) KDB
3 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) JUnit
2 14 (11.67%) Mockito
3 9 (7.50%) JIRA
4 5 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) jMock
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (45.83%) Front Office
2 47 (39.17%) Banking
3 37 (30.83%) Investment Banking
4 35 (29.17%) Finance
5 6 (5.00%) Back Office
6 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (37.50%) Developer
2 40 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 29 (24.17%) Analyst
4 12 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.17%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.33%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.33%) Support Manager
11 3 (2.50%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (2.50%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (2.50%) Environment Manager
11 3 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.50%) Rendezvous
2 17 (14.17%) Spring
3 14 (11.67%) Middleware
4 8 (6.67%) .NET
5 6 (5.00%) FpML
6 5 (4.17%) XML
7 3 (2.50%) Swing
7 3 (2.50%) CSS
7 3 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.50%) JavaFX
7 3 (2.50%) HTML5
7 3 (2.50%) HTML
8 2 (1.67%) RESTful
8 2 (1.67%) Web Services
9 1 (0.83%) J2EE
9 1 (0.83%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.83%) JMS
9 1 (0.83%) WPF
9 1 (0.83%) Java EE
9 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (55.00%) Fixed Income
2 15 (12.50%) Derivative
3 12 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (4.17%) Equities
4 5 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.50%) DTCC
6 3 (2.50%) FMCG
7 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) UNIX
2 23 (19.17%) Linux
3 15 (12.50%) Windows
4 12 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) Multithreading
2 31 (25.83%) Electronic Trading
3 24 (20.00%) TDD
3 24 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.67%) Analytics
6 12 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.50%) ITIL
8 7 (5.83%) Automated Testing
8 7 (5.83%) BDD
9 6 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.00%) System Testing
9 6 (5.00%) UML
9 6 (5.00%) OO
9 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.00%) OOD
10 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.50%) Java
2 25 (20.83%) C++
3 22 (18.33%) C#
4 19 (15.83%) SQL
5 11 (9.17%) VB
6 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.00%) Perl
8 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.50%) Tcl
9 3 (2.50%) Scala
10 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.67%) Korn
10 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) SCCM
2 11 (9.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.67%) Control-M
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 48 (40.00%) Bloomberg
2 30 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 27 (22.50%) MarketAxess
4 21 (17.50%) Oracle
5 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (15.83%) Sybase
7 16 (13.33%) Tradeweb
8 13 (10.83%) Murex
8 13 (10.83%) eSpeed
9 11 (9.17%) Symantec
9 11 (9.17%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (9.17%) AppSense
10 8 (6.67%) Reuters
11 7 (5.83%) Altiris
12 6 (5.00%) VMware
13 5 (4.17%) Atlassian
14 4 (3.33%) Sun
15 3 (2.50%) Fidessa
16 2 (1.67%) Remedy
16 2 (1.67%) Wall Street Systems
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