The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 401 - 410
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MTS 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% - 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £105 £275
% change year-on-year
- -61.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
MTS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4726 4471 4308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.06% 18.96% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3235 2946 2729
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 94 142
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MTS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MTS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MTS Daily Rate Trend in London

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in London

MTS
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 MTS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 - 3 £650 -
MTS
England

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 14 (93.33%) Fixed Income
2 11 (73.33%) Bloomberg
2 11 (73.33%) Tradeweb
3 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 9 (60.00%) eSpeed
3 9 (60.00%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Front Office
4 7 (46.67%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) OOD
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) ION Trading
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) WPF
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
7 4 (26.67%) Spring
7 4 (26.67%) Business Development
8 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (20.00%) Workflow
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (20.00%) Rendezvous
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Sybase
8 3 (20.00%) Analytics
8 3 (20.00%) MVVM
8 3 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (13.33%) MarketAxess

MTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MTS 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 MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Front Office
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Real Time Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 3 (20.00%) Rendezvous
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 9 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 7 (46.67%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (26.67%) Business Development
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Bloomberg
1 11 (73.33%) Tradeweb
2 9 (60.00%) eSpeed
3 5 (33.33%) ION Trading
4 3 (20.00%) Sybase
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (13.33%) MarketAxess