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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 600 583 586
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 40 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.093% 0.073%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.93% 1.13% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 39
Average daily rate £600 £638 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £630
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
4302 4589 4992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.23% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2550 2802
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 46
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £60.16 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 40 £600 -5.88%
England -34 40 £600 -5.88%
City of London +37 6 £619 -2.94%

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 36 (67.92%) Fixed Income
3 33 (62.26%) Electronic Trading
4 32 (60.38%) Front Office
5 26 (49.06%) Java
6 18 (33.96%) TIBCO
6 18 (33.96%) RMDS
7 17 (32.08%) Banking
7 17 (32.08%) Rendezvous
7 17 (32.08%) SQL
7 17 (32.08%) Oracle
8 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (26.42%) Finance
9 14 (26.42%) Investment Banking
9 14 (26.42%) Linux
9 14 (26.42%) Reuters
10 13 (24.53%) .NET
10 13 (24.53%) C#
10 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
11 12 (22.64%) Derivative
12 11 (20.75%) XAML
12 11 (20.75%) WPF
12 11 (20.75%) MVVM
12 11 (20.75%) Bloomberg
12 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.75%) User Experience
13 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
13 9 (16.98%) Spring
13 9 (16.98%) NUnit

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 18 (33.96%) RMDS
2 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.89%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
1 3 (5.66%) Multicast
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) KDB
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) NUnit
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Bower
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.89%) Yeoman
General
1 32 (60.38%) Front Office
2 17 (32.08%) Banking
3 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.75%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
3 11 (20.75%) C# WPF Developer
3 11 (20.75%) WPF Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Front Office Developer
5 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) UX Developer
5 9 (16.98%) XAML Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Electronic Trading Support
7 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Rendezvous
2 13 (24.53%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) WPF
4 9 (16.98%) Spring
5 8 (15.09%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (15.09%) Spring Integration
5 8 (15.09%) Web Services
6 7 (13.21%) HTML
6 7 (13.21%) XML
7 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.43%) CSS
8 5 (9.43%) React
8 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.66%) SOAP
10 2 (3.77%) JMS
10 2 (3.77%) Reactive Extensions
11 1 (1.89%) Ajax
11 1 (1.89%) HTML5
11 1 (1.89%) POJO
11 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (67.92%) Fixed Income
2 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (22.64%) Derivative
4 11 (20.75%) User Experience
5 9 (16.98%) Credit Derivative
6 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Electronic Trading
2 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
3 11 (20.75%) MVVM
4 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
4 5 (9.43%) Web Development
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Concurrent Programming
5 4 (7.55%) OO
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) TDD
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) OOD
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.66%) SOA
6 3 (5.66%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL
7 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.77%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) C#
4 11 (20.75%) XAML
5 8 (15.09%) Perl
5 8 (15.09%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) MiFID
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.89%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 18 (33.96%) TIBCO
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle
4 14 (26.42%) Reuters
5 11 (20.75%) Bloomberg
5 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.09%) Calypso
7 5 (9.43%) Sencha
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.55%) Tradeweb
9 3 (5.66%) Murex
10 2 (3.77%) Splunk
10 2 (3.77%) Sun
10 2 (3.77%) Sybase
11 1 (1.89%) OpenLink
11 1 (1.89%) Solace
11 1 (1.89%) SunGard