The table below looks at the statistics for ION MarketView skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION MarketView over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 530 541 520
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 41 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.037% 0.024%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.90% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4531 4465 4062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.04% 9.14% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2309 1961
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

ION MarketView
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ION MarketView within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

ION MarketView Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ION MarketView
Daily Rate Trend

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

ION MarketView Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ION MarketView
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION MarketView within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

ION MarketView Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ION MarketView
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 ION MarketView within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 41 £650 +4.00% 6
England +5 41 £650 +4.00% 6
City of London +11 2 £600 -4.00% 1

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ION MarketView 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 MarketView.

1 90 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 73 (81.11%) Fixed Income
3 48 (53.33%) Java
3 48 (53.33%) Electronic Trading
4 46 (51.11%) Front Office
5 34 (37.78%) Banking
6 29 (32.22%) TDD
7 28 (31.11%) Investment Banking
8 24 (26.67%) Multithreading
8 24 (26.67%) TIBCO
9 21 (23.33%) Derivative
10 19 (21.11%) Low Latency
11 18 (20.00%) UNIX
12 17 (18.89%) C#
12 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
13 16 (17.78%) RMDS
14 14 (15.56%) Rendezvous
15 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (13.33%) Finance
16 12 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (11.11%) WinForms
17 10 (11.11%) JUnit
17 10 (11.11%) Syncfusion
17 10 (11.11%) Mockito
17 10 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
17 10 (11.11%) Guice
17 10 (11.11%) TestNG
18 9 (10.00%) BDD
18 9 (10.00%) HTML5
18 9 (10.00%) JavaFX

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (17.78%) RMDS
2 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) OLAP
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) JUnit
1 10 (11.11%) Mockito
1 10 (11.11%) TestNG
General
1 46 (51.11%) Front Office
2 34 (37.78%) Banking
3 28 (31.11%) Investment Banking
4 12 (13.33%) Finance
5 3 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Developer
2 42 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Project Manager
4 16 (17.78%) IT Project Manager
5 12 (13.33%) Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Applications Support
9 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Java Swing Developer
10 5 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
11 4 (4.44%) GUI Developer
12 3 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
13 2 (2.22%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
13 2 (2.22%) Applications Support Analyst
13 2 (2.22%) Senior Support Analyst
13 2 (2.22%) Technical Support Analyst
13 2 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
13 2 (2.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) Rendezvous
2 10 (11.11%) WinForms
2 10 (11.11%) Guice
3 9 (10.00%) HTML5
3 9 (10.00%) JavaFX
3 9 (10.00%) CSS
3 9 (10.00%) HTML
3 9 (10.00%) Swing
4 7 (7.78%) Web Services
4 7 (7.78%) RESTful
5 5 (5.56%) JNI
6 4 (4.44%) Middleware
7 3 (3.33%) .NET
7 3 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.11%) XML
8 1 (1.11%) XSD
8 1 (1.11%) XSLT
8 1 (1.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (81.11%) Fixed Income
2 21 (23.33%) Derivative
3 12 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (7.78%) Thin Client
4 7 (7.78%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.44%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.11%) Open Source
7 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) UNIX
2 9 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.33%) Electronic Trading
2 29 (32.22%) TDD
3 24 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 19 (21.11%) Low Latency
5 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (10.00%) BDD
9 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.78%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.67%) ITIL
11 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.44%) UML
11 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.22%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.22%) Business Transformation
12 2 (2.22%) Market Making
12 2 (2.22%) OO
12 2 (2.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) Java
2 17 (18.89%) C#
3 7 (7.78%) C++
4 6 (6.67%) Perl
4 6 (6.67%) SQL
5 5 (5.56%) C
6 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.11%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 24 (26.67%) TIBCO
3 10 (11.11%) Syncfusion
4 6 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 5 (5.56%) Sybase
6 4 (4.44%) Reuters
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.22%) Tradeweb
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago