The table below looks at the statistics for the Market Data Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Data Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Data Engineer
Rank 392 362 368
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Engineer 7 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.10% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.11% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
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£500 £449 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Market Data Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Market Data Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Data Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Market Data Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Market Data Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Market Data Engineer across the London region.

Market Data Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Market Data Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Data Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Market Data Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Market Data Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Data Engineer across the London region.

Market Data Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Market Data Engineer
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 Market Data Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +13 3 £450 +5.88%
Market Data Engineer
England

Market Data Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Market Data Engineer in their job title 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 with Market Data Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Bloomberg
2 15 (88.24%) RMDS
2 15 (88.24%) Reuters
3 10 (58.82%) Wireshark
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) C++
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 2 (11.76%) Solaris
7 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (11.76%) Radianz
7 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) Fidessa
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (11.76%) Eikon
7 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
7 2 (11.76%) Multicast
7 2 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Finance

Market Data Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Market Data Engineer in their job title 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 with Market Data Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 15 (88.24%) RMDS
2 2 (11.76%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Wireshark
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Multicast
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Bloomberg
2 15 (88.24%) Reuters
3 2 (11.76%) Fidessa
3 2 (11.76%) Radianz
3 2 (11.76%) ION Trading