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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 588 533 546
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +13
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 25 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.091% 0.077%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.49% 1.03% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 38
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£600 £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £526
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £595 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £600
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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
5074 4650 5481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.85% 8.80% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2740 2469 2699
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 79
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 25 £600 +14.28% 2
England -47 25 £600 +14.28% 2
City of London +19 10 £600 +14.28% 2

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 64 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 43 (67.19%) Fixed Income
3 41 (64.06%) Java
4 33 (51.56%) UNIX
5 27 (42.19%) Banking
6 24 (37.50%) Front Office
7 22 (34.38%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (31.25%) Investment Banking
9 19 (29.69%) Bloomberg
10 18 (28.13%) Linux
10 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (26.56%) RMDS
11 17 (26.56%) Multithreading
12 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (25.00%) Oracle
12 16 (25.00%) Finance
13 15 (23.44%) TIBCO
13 15 (23.44%) Rendezvous
14 14 (21.88%) Low Latency
15 12 (18.75%) MarketAxess
15 12 (18.75%) SQL
16 11 (17.19%) TDD
17 9 (14.06%) BDD
18 8 (12.50%) Middleware
18 8 (12.50%) ITIL
18 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
18 8 (12.50%) JIRA
18 8 (12.50%) Derivative
18 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (9.38%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) GemFire
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (26.56%) RMDS
2 2 (3.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JIRA
2 6 (9.38%) JUnit
3 4 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (42.19%) Banking
2 24 (37.50%) Front Office
3 20 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 16 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Environment Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Support Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Support Manager
10 2 (3.13%) GUI Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Rendezvous
2 8 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (7.81%) JavaFX
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) CSS
3 5 (7.81%) HTML5
3 5 (7.81%) Swing
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) RESTful
4 3 (4.69%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 43 (67.19%) Fixed Income
2 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.50%) Derivative
4 6 (9.38%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) UNIX
2 18 (28.13%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.56%) Multithreading
4 14 (21.88%) Low Latency
5 11 (17.19%) TDD
6 9 (14.06%) BDD
7 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 8 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.81%) UML
10 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.25%) Regression Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.25%) System Testing
12 3 (4.69%) Workflow
12 3 (4.69%) Migration
12 3 (4.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 12 (18.75%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) Perl
3 7 (10.94%) C#
3 7 (10.94%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) Tcl
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 19 (29.69%) Bloomberg
3 16 (25.00%) Oracle
4 15 (23.44%) TIBCO
5 12 (18.75%) MarketAxess
6 6 (9.38%) Reuters
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.81%) Sybase
7 5 (7.81%) VMware
7 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
8 4 (6.25%) Tradeweb
8 4 (6.25%) Sun
9 2 (3.13%) Caplin
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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