The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 568 523 543
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +20
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 22 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.092% 0.071%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.43% 1.02% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 26
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£550 £500 £528
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5098 4613 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.05% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2363 2560
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 80 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -16 22 £550 +9.89%
England -41 22 £550 +9.94%
City of London +16 5 £575 +9.52%

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 49 (79.03%) Java
3 38 (61.29%) Fixed Income
4 37 (59.68%) UNIX
5 34 (54.84%) Front Office
6 25 (40.32%) Bloomberg
7 24 (38.71%) Finance
8 19 (30.65%) Banking
8 19 (30.65%) Multithreading
8 19 (30.65%) Electronic Trading
9 16 (25.81%) Oracle
9 16 (25.81%) Low Latency
10 15 (24.19%) Linux
11 14 (22.58%) Investment Banking
12 13 (20.97%) MarketAxess
12 13 (20.97%) .NET
12 13 (20.97%) TIBCO
12 13 (20.97%) Rendezvous
13 11 (17.74%) SQL
13 11 (17.74%) C#
13 11 (17.74%) RMDS
14 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.13%) C++
14 10 (16.13%) UML
14 10 (16.13%) OO
14 10 (16.13%) OOD
15 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (12.90%) JIRA
16 8 (12.90%) Middleware
16 8 (12.90%) Financial Institution

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (9.68%) Confluence
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
2 6 (9.68%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (54.84%) Front Office
2 24 (38.71%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) Banking
4 14 (22.58%) Investment Banking
5 8 (12.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Java Developer
3 18 (29.03%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Support Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Environment Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) .NET
1 13 (20.97%) Rendezvous
2 8 (12.90%) Middleware
3 3 (4.84%) XML
3 3 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.61%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (61.29%) Fixed Income
2 5 (8.06%) Derivative
3 3 (4.84%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) UNIX
2 15 (24.19%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Multithreading
1 19 (30.65%) Electronic Trading
2 16 (25.81%) Low Latency
3 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) UML
3 10 (16.13%) OO
3 10 (16.13%) OOD
4 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.06%) ITIL
7 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.06%) TDD
7 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.06%) System Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) BDD
9 3 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (79.03%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) C#
3 10 (16.13%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) Perl
5 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.23%) Tcl
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
2 1 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 25 (40.32%) Bloomberg
3 16 (25.81%) Oracle
4 13 (20.97%) MarketAxess
4 13 (20.97%) TIBCO
5 6 (9.68%) Reuters
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
7 4 (6.45%) Sun
8 3 (4.84%) Sybase
9 2 (3.23%) Caplin
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.61%) Tradeweb