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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 553 538 525
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 54 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.077% 0.076%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.13% 0.85% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 35
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
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
4796 4685 5041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.41% 9.01% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2824 2540 2518
Average daily rate £450 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 101
Average hourly rate £23.25 £33.55 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% -6.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £16.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.60 £60.76 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-33.05% -0.41%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +14 54 £600 -7.69% 3
England -8 54 £600 -7.69% 3
City of London +9 16 £588 -12.96% 1

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 79 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 63 (79.75%) Fixed Income
3 43 (54.43%) Java
4 35 (44.30%) Electronic Trading
5 34 (43.04%) Banking
6 28 (35.44%) Front Office
7 27 (34.18%) Investment Banking
8 24 (30.38%) UNIX
9 22 (27.85%) TDD
10 20 (25.32%) TIBCO
11 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (22.78%) Multithreading
13 17 (21.52%) C#
13 17 (21.52%) Low Latency
14 15 (18.99%) RMDS
14 15 (18.99%) Finance
15 13 (16.46%) Derivative
15 13 (16.46%) SQL
15 13 (16.46%) Rendezvous
16 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
16 11 (13.92%) BDD
17 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.66%) C++
17 10 (12.66%) Windows
17 10 (12.66%) Automated Testing
17 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (11.39%) ITIL
18 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (11.39%) JavaFX
18 9 (11.39%) Swing

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (3.80%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) GemFire
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (18.99%) RMDS
2 2 (2.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) Firewall
1 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) OLAP
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JUnit
1 7 (8.86%) TestNG
1 7 (8.86%) Mockito
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 34 (43.04%) Banking
2 28 (35.44%) Front Office
3 27 (34.18%) Investment Banking
4 15 (18.99%) Finance
5 3 (3.80%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Developer
2 37 (46.84%) Java Developer
3 17 (21.52%) Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.13%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.33%) Java Swing Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Environment Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Support Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) Rendezvous
2 9 (11.39%) CSS
2 9 (11.39%) HTML
2 9 (11.39%) JavaFX
2 9 (11.39%) HTML5
2 9 (11.39%) Swing
3 7 (8.86%) Guice
3 7 (8.86%) RESTful
3 7 (8.86%) Web Services
3 7 (8.86%) Middleware
3 7 (8.86%) WinForms
4 5 (6.33%) JNI
5 3 (3.80%) XML
6 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 1 (1.27%) QuickFIX
7 1 (1.27%) XSD
7 1 (1.27%) XSLT
7 1 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (79.75%) Fixed Income
2 13 (16.46%) Derivative
3 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Fat Client
4 7 (8.86%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.80%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.27%) Wiki
8 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) UNIX
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Electronic Trading
2 22 (27.85%) TDD
3 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.78%) Multithreading
5 17 (21.52%) Low Latency
6 11 (13.92%) BDD
6 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.66%) Automated Testing
8 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.39%) ITIL
9 7 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (6.33%) UML
11 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.80%) Programme Management
12 3 (3.80%) Migration
12 3 (3.80%) OO
12 3 (3.80%) OOD
12 3 (3.80%) SOA
13 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) C#
3 13 (16.46%) SQL
4 10 (12.66%) C++
5 8 (10.13%) Perl
6 6 (7.59%) C
7 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.27%) Nagios
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 20 (25.32%) TIBCO
3 9 (11.39%) Bloomberg
4 8 (10.13%) Sybase
5 7 (8.86%) Syncfusion
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.80%) Tradeweb
9 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.53%) VMware
9 2 (2.53%) Caplin
10 1 (1.27%) Sun
10 1 (1.27%) Citrix
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco
10 1 (1.27%) Reuters