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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 543 539 541
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 49 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.061% 0.041%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.02% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 18
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£613 £650 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £543 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £665
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
4808 4624 4655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 9.03% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2463 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 67 81
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 December 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 December 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 +32 49 £613 -5.76% 3
England -10 49 £613 -5.76% 3
City of London +4 11 £575 -14.81%

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 73 (85.88%) Fixed Income
3 44 (51.76%) Electronic Trading
4 42 (49.41%) Java
5 34 (40.00%) Front Office
5 34 (40.00%) Banking
6 28 (32.94%) Investment Banking
7 25 (29.41%) TDD
8 24 (28.24%) TIBCO
9 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
10 20 (23.53%) UNIX
11 17 (20.00%) C#
11 17 (20.00%) Derivative
12 16 (18.82%) RMDS
13 15 (17.65%) Low Latency
14 14 (16.47%) Rendezvous
14 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
16 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (11.76%) WinForms
16 10 (11.76%) Finance
16 10 (11.76%) JUnit
16 10 (11.76%) Syncfusion
16 10 (11.76%) Mockito
16 10 (11.76%) BDD
16 10 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (11.76%) Guice
16 10 (11.76%) TestNG
17 9 (10.59%) HTML5
17 9 (10.59%) JavaFX

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.53%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (18.82%) RMDS
2 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) OLAP
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) JUnit
1 10 (11.76%) TestNG
1 10 (11.76%) Mockito
General
1 34 (40.00%) Front Office
1 34 (40.00%) Banking
2 28 (32.94%) Investment Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Developer
2 37 (43.53%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Project Manager
4 12 (14.12%) Support Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) IT Project Manager
5 11 (12.94%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Java Swing Developer
10 4 (4.71%) GUI Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Support Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Environment Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) Rendezvous
2 10 (11.76%) WinForms
2 10 (11.76%) Guice
3 9 (10.59%) Swing
3 9 (10.59%) JavaFX
3 9 (10.59%) HTML
3 9 (10.59%) CSS
3 9 (10.59%) HTML5
4 7 (8.24%) Web Services
4 7 (8.24%) RESTful
5 5 (5.88%) JNI
5 5 (5.88%) Middleware
6 2 (2.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.18%) WPF
7 1 (1.18%) XML
7 1 (1.18%) XSD
7 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (85.88%) Fixed Income
2 17 (20.00%) Derivative
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.24%) Fat Client
4 7 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (8.24%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.71%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.53%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.18%) Wiki
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) UNIX
2 9 (10.59%) Windows
3 5 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Electronic Trading
2 25 (29.41%) TDD
3 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
4 15 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (11.76%) BDD
8 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.41%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.24%) ITIL
10 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) UML
11 3 (3.53%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.53%) Migration
12 2 (2.35%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.35%) Business Transformation
12 2 (2.35%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) Java
2 17 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (10.59%) SQL
4 7 (8.24%) C++
5 5 (5.88%) Perl
5 5 (5.88%) C
6 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 24 (28.24%) TIBCO
3 10 (11.76%) Syncfusion
4 6 (7.06%) Bloomberg
5 5 (5.88%) Sybase
6 3 (3.53%) Reuters
6 3 (3.53%) Tradeweb
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.18%) Citrix