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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 546 538 501
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -37
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 53 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.062% 0.085%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.20% 0.72% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 29
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£644 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £500
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
4419 4467 4152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 8.61% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2429 2096
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +23 53 £644 +3.00% 1
England +12 53 £644 +3.00% 1
City of London +14 10 £638 +2.00% 1

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 100 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 73 (73.00%) Fixed Income
3 63 (63.00%) Electronic Trading
4 52 (52.00%) Front Office
5 45 (45.00%) Java
6 31 (31.00%) Multithreading
7 29 (29.00%) TIBCO
8 28 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (26.00%) Banking
10 24 (24.00%) Low Latency
10 24 (24.00%) E-Commerce
11 23 (23.00%) Investment Banking
12 21 (21.00%) Derivative
12 21 (21.00%) UNIX
12 21 (21.00%) Finance
13 20 (20.00%) TDD
14 19 (19.00%) Rendezvous
15 18 (18.00%) C#
16 17 (17.00%) Windows
17 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
18 15 (15.00%) Linux
19 14 (14.00%) C++
20 12 (12.00%) Equities
20 12 (12.00%) SQL
21 11 (11.00%) Oracle
21 11 (11.00%) RMDS
22 10 (10.00%) JNI
22 10 (10.00%) Syncfusion
22 10 (10.00%) Mockito
22 10 (10.00%) Guice

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (5.00%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (11.00%) RMDS
2 3 (3.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (4.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) OLAP
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) JUnit
1 10 (10.00%) TestNG
1 10 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 52 (52.00%) Front Office
2 26 (26.00%) Banking
3 23 (23.00%) Investment Banking
4 21 (21.00%) Finance
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (43.00%) Developer
2 38 (38.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (21.00%) Project Manager
4 15 (15.00%) Analyst
5 14 (14.00%) IT Project Manager
6 13 (13.00%) Support Analyst
7 11 (11.00%) Applications Support
7 11 (11.00%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.00%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) WinForms Developer
9 5 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Support Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) Consultant
11 2 (2.00%) GUI Developer
12 1 (1.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) Rendezvous
2 10 (10.00%) Guice
2 10 (10.00%) WinForms
2 10 (10.00%) JNI
3 7 (7.00%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (7.00%) Middleware
4 4 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (1.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) XML
5 1 (1.00%) XSD
5 1 (1.00%) XSLT
5 1 (1.00%) Swing
5 1 (1.00%) WPF
5 1 (1.00%) JavaFX
5 1 (1.00%) RESTful
5 1 (1.00%) HTML5
5 1 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (73.00%) Fixed Income
2 28 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (21.00%) Derivative
4 12 (12.00%) Equities
5 4 (4.00%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Wiki
6 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.00%) Open Source
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) UNIX
2 17 (17.00%) Windows
3 15 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) Electronic Trading
2 31 (31.00%) Multithreading
3 24 (24.00%) Low Latency
3 24 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 20 (20.00%) TDD
5 10 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (6.00%) Market Making
6 6 (6.00%) Business Transformation
7 5 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.00%) Release Management
7 5 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL
8 4 (4.00%) UML
8 4 (4.00%) OO
8 4 (4.00%) OOD
8 4 (4.00%) SOA
8 4 (4.00%) Project Management
8 4 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.00%) Java
2 18 (18.00%) C#
3 14 (14.00%) C++
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 8 (8.00%) Python
6 6 (6.00%) Perl
7 5 (5.00%) C
8 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.00%) Korn
9 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 29 (29.00%) TIBCO
3 11 (11.00%) Oracle
4 10 (10.00%) Syncfusion
5 8 (8.00%) Reuters
5 8 (8.00%) Bloomberg
6 4 (4.00%) Tradeweb
6 4 (4.00%) MarketAxess
6 4 (4.00%) Splunk
7 3 (3.00%) Sybase
8 2 (2.00%) eSpeed
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.00%) Citrix
9 1 (1.00%) Software AG
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