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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 583 535 533
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -2
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 40 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.075% 0.092%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.80% 0.84% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 45
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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 £525 £450 £494
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £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
4980 4630 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.58% 8.91% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2505 2682
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 93
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 £13.00 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +11 40 £600 +14.28%
England -29 40 £600 +14.28%
City of London +23 11 £600 +14.28%

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 71 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 49 (69.01%) Fixed Income
3 48 (67.61%) Java
4 34 (47.89%) Banking
5 32 (45.07%) UNIX
6 27 (38.03%) Front Office
7 24 (33.80%) Electronic Trading
7 24 (33.80%) Investment Banking
8 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (26.76%) RMDS
9 19 (26.76%) TIBCO
9 19 (26.76%) Rendezvous
10 18 (25.35%) Finance
10 18 (25.35%) Low Latency
11 17 (23.94%) Linux
12 16 (22.54%) Multithreading
13 15 (21.13%) Oracle
13 15 (21.13%) Bloomberg
14 14 (19.72%) TDD
15 13 (18.31%) C#
15 13 (18.31%) C++
15 13 (18.31%) SQL
16 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (16.90%) BDD
17 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
17 11 (15.49%) Derivative
18 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (14.08%) Middleware
19 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
20 8 (11.27%) ITIL

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (8.45%) Confluence
2 5 (7.04%) GemFire
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (26.76%) RMDS
2 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
1 5 (7.04%) JUnit
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 34 (47.89%) Banking
2 27 (38.03%) Front Office
3 24 (33.80%) Investment Banking
4 18 (25.35%) Finance
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) Developer
2 34 (47.89%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Java Swing Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Environment Manager
7 3 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.76%) Rendezvous
2 10 (14.08%) Middleware
3 8 (11.27%) Swing
3 8 (11.27%) CSS
3 8 (11.27%) HTML
3 8 (11.27%) JavaFX
3 8 (11.27%) HTML5
4 6 (8.45%) Web Services
4 6 (8.45%) RESTful
5 4 (5.63%) JNI
6 3 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (4.23%) XML
7 1 (1.41%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (69.01%) Fixed Income
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.49%) Derivative
4 6 (8.45%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.45%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.23%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) UNIX
2 17 (23.94%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Electronic Trading
2 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.35%) Low Latency
4 16 (22.54%) Multithreading
5 14 (19.72%) TDD
6 12 (16.90%) BDD
7 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.27%) ITIL
11 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.45%) UML
13 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
14 4 (5.63%) OO
14 4 (5.63%) OOD
14 4 (5.63%) SOA
15 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
15 3 (4.23%) Migration
15 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
16 2 (2.82%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) Java
2 13 (18.31%) C#
2 13 (18.31%) C++
2 13 (18.31%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Perl
4 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.04%) C
6 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 19 (26.76%) TIBCO
3 15 (21.13%) Oracle
3 15 (21.13%) Bloomberg
4 7 (9.86%) MarketAxess
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.04%) Atlassian
6 5 (7.04%) Sybase
6 5 (7.04%) VMware
6 5 (7.04%) Reuters
7 4 (5.63%) Tradeweb
8 2 (2.82%) Caplin
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Sun