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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 610 592 540
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -52
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 15 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.043% 0.091%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.47% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 33
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£600 £580 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £488
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
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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
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 28 August 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 +9 15 £600 +3.44% 2
England -21 15 £600 +3.44% 2
City of London -1 4 £550 -8.33% 2

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 28 (73.68%) Fixed Income
3 27 (71.05%) Electronic Trading
4 16 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (39.47%) Front Office
6 14 (36.84%) Low Latency
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 12 (31.58%) Java
9 11 (28.95%) UNIX
9 11 (28.95%) Finance
9 11 (28.95%) Banking
10 10 (26.32%) Linux
10 10 (26.32%) Perl
11 9 (23.68%) Python
11 9 (23.68%) Reuters
12 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
12 8 (21.05%) Windows
13 7 (18.42%) Firewall
13 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
13 7 (18.42%) MarketAxess
14 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
14 6 (15.79%) Multicast
14 6 (15.79%) Eurex
14 6 (15.79%) Currenex
14 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (15.79%) Equities
14 6 (15.79%) Change Management
14 6 (15.79%) Project Management
14 6 (15.79%) eSpeed

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) SmartSockets
2 1 (2.63%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) Multicast
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) OLAP
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (39.47%) Front Office
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
1 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (13.16%) Rendezvous
3 4 (10.53%) Middleware
3 4 (10.53%) JNI
4 3 (7.89%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) Ajax
5 2 (5.26%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (5.26%) XHTML
6 1 (2.63%) XSD
6 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (73.68%) Fixed Income
2 16 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (15.79%) Eurex
3 6 (15.79%) Equities
4 4 (10.53%) Derivative
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Electronic Trading
2 14 (36.84%) Low Latency
3 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Market Making
7 3 (7.89%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.63%) UML
9 1 (2.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) C
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PMP
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) OpenView
1 2 (5.26%) Unicenter
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.26%) Netcool
1 2 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 9 (23.68%) Reuters
3 7 (18.42%) MarketAxess
4 6 (15.79%) eSpeed
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.79%) Currenex
5 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
6 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.26%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
8 2 (5.26%) CA
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) Sybase
8 2 (5.26%) Remedy
8 2 (5.26%) Perforce
8 2 (5.26%) Splunk
8 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.63%) Tradeweb
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