The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of eSpeed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eSpeed over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
eSpeed
Rank 587 581 562
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 13 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.070% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
Average daily rate
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£625 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25051 24219 22825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 44.97% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14707 13653 12131
Average daily rate £389 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1021 1223
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.95 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing eSpeed within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

eSpeed
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eSpeed within the UK.

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

eSpeed
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eSpeed within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London -15 13 £625 +13.63%
England -33 13 £625 +13.63%
City of London - 3 £650 -

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 23 (95.83%) Fixed Income
2 21 (87.50%) Low Latency
3 17 (70.83%) Electronic Trading
4 15 (62.50%) MarketAxess
4 15 (62.50%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (58.33%) Windows
6 13 (54.17%) Linux
6 13 (54.17%) UNIX
6 13 (54.17%) Eurex
7 12 (50.00%) Currenex
7 12 (50.00%) Multicast
7 12 (50.00%) Capacity Management
7 12 (50.00%) Tradeweb
7 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (50.00%) Python
7 12 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (50.00%) Perl
7 12 (50.00%) SQL
7 12 (50.00%) Reuters
7 12 (50.00%) Change Management
7 12 (50.00%) Firewall
8 11 (45.83%) Bloomberg
8 11 (45.83%) Project Management
8 11 (45.83%) ION Trading
9 10 (41.67%) TIBCO
9 10 (41.67%) Rendezvous
10 9 (37.50%) MTS
10 9 (37.50%) Java
10 9 (37.50%) Multithreading

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) ION MarketView
2 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (4.17%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
1 12 (50.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Front Office
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Real Time Developer
6 3 (12.50%) WPF Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (41.67%) Rendezvous
3 5 (20.83%) WPF
4 4 (16.67%) Middleware
4 4 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (95.83%) Fixed Income
2 13 (54.17%) Eurex
3 12 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) UNIX
3 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Low Latency
2 17 (70.83%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (50.00%) Change Management
3 12 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 11 (45.83%) Project Management
5 9 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 4 (16.67%) Business Development
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) MVVM
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) BCP
9 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Perl
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C#
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) MarketAxess
2 12 (50.00%) Currenex
2 12 (50.00%) Reuters
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (50.00%) Tradeweb
3 11 (45.83%) Bloomberg
3 11 (45.83%) ION Trading
4 10 (41.67%) TIBCO
5 3 (12.50%) Sybase
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft