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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 343 336 335
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 76 83 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.73% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 54
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£580 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £678 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
10923 11352 11082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.45% 45.48% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7357 7483 6919
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 224 284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +21 25 £600 -11.11% 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 72 (57.14%) ION MarketView
2 63 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 51 (40.48%) Banking
4 48 (38.10%) Java
5 43 (34.13%) UNIX
6 40 (31.75%) Front Office
7 36 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 35 (27.78%) Finance
9 33 (26.19%) Bloomberg
9 33 (26.19%) Electronic Trading
10 28 (22.22%) Windows
11 27 (21.43%) SQL
12 25 (19.84%) Low Latency
13 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (15.87%) TDD
15 19 (15.08%) TIBCO
15 19 (15.08%) Derivative
16 18 (14.29%) Linux
16 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
17 17 (13.49%) C++
17 17 (13.49%) RMDS
17 17 (13.49%) MarketAxess
18 16 (12.70%) Multithreading
18 16 (12.70%) Rendezvous
19 15 (11.90%) Murex
19 15 (11.90%) C#
19 15 (11.90%) Windows 7
19 15 (11.90%) Tradeweb
20 14 (11.11%) SCCM
20 14 (11.11%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.32%) Lync
3 6 (4.76%) Confluence
4 5 (3.97%) GemFire
5 2 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 72 (57.14%) ION MarketView
2 17 (13.49%) RMDS
3 4 (3.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.79%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) DHCP
1 13 (10.32%) DNS
2 4 (3.17%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) Network Security
3 2 (1.59%) WAN
3 2 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.79%) 3G
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.76%) KDB
3 5 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.79%) OLAP
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) JIRA
2 4 (3.17%) Mockito
2 4 (3.17%) JUnit
3 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 51 (40.48%) Banking
2 40 (31.75%) Front Office
3 36 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 35 (27.78%) Finance
5 8 (6.35%) Back Office
6 3 (2.38%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (30.95%) Developer
2 37 (29.37%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.63%) Analyst
4 14 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 13 (10.32%) Applications Support
6 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.35%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Technical Support Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.97%) Java Swing Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.17%) Support Manager
11 4 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
12 3 (2.38%) Technical Support Manager
12 3 (2.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) Rendezvous
2 10 (7.94%) Middleware
3 9 (7.14%) CSS
3 9 (7.14%) HTML
3 9 (7.14%) Swing
3 9 (7.14%) JavaFX
3 9 (7.14%) HTML5
4 7 (5.56%) Web Services
4 7 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (5.56%) RESTful
5 5 (3.97%) JNI
6 4 (3.17%) Spring
6 4 (3.17%) XML
7 3 (2.38%) FpML
8 1 (0.79%) XSD
8 1 (0.79%) XSLT
8 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.79%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 63 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 19 (15.08%) Derivative
3 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.56%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.97%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.38%) FMCG
7 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.38%) DTCC
8 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.59%) Equities
9 1 (0.79%) GIS
9 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.79%) Open Source
9 1 (0.79%) Wiki
9 1 (0.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.13%) UNIX
2 28 (22.22%) Windows
3 18 (14.29%) Linux
4 15 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 14 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Solaris
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Electronic Trading
2 25 (19.84%) Low Latency
3 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (15.87%) TDD
5 16 (12.70%) Multithreading
6 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (10.32%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.32%) ITIL
7 11 (8.73%) BDD
8 10 (7.94%) Automated Testing
9 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.35%) UML
11 6 (4.76%) OO
11 6 (4.76%) OOD
11 6 (4.76%) SOA
12 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.97%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.17%) Analytics
13 4 (3.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.10%) Java
2 27 (21.43%) SQL
3 17 (13.49%) C++
4 15 (11.90%) C#
5 14 (11.11%) Perl
6 12 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.76%) C
8 5 (3.97%) Python
8 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) Korn
9 2 (1.59%) VB
9 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) SCCM
2 13 (10.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (3.17%) Control-M
4 3 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Bloomberg
2 19 (15.08%) TIBCO
3 17 (13.49%) MarketAxess
4 15 (11.90%) Murex
4 15 (11.90%) Tradeweb
5 14 (11.11%) Oracle
5 14 (11.11%) Sybase
5 14 (11.11%) eSpeed
6 13 (10.32%) AppSense
6 13 (10.32%) Symantec
6 13 (10.32%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.14%) Altiris
9 6 (4.76%) VMware
10 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.38%) Reuters
11 3 (2.38%) Citrix
12 2 (1.59%) Patsystems
12 2 (1.59%) Caplin
12 2 (1.59%) Yolus
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