The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 564 505 572
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +67
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 39 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.097% 0.033%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.79% 1.07% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 16
Average daily rate £600 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4916 4411 5566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 9.08% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2257 2773
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 77 77
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £66.25 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -45 39 £600 +4.34% 2
England -45 39 £600 +4.34% 2
City of London -11 13 £625 -1.96% 1

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 59 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 49 (83.05%) Java
3 36 (61.02%) Front Office
4 30 (50.85%) Fixed Income
4 30 (50.85%) Electronic Trading
5 28 (47.46%) UNIX
6 26 (44.07%) Multithreading
7 24 (40.68%) Bloomberg
7 24 (40.68%) Finance
8 19 (32.20%) Low Latency
9 18 (30.51%) .NET
10 13 (22.03%) Banking
11 12 (20.34%) TIBCO
12 11 (18.64%) Rendezvous
12 11 (18.64%) OOD
12 11 (18.64%) UML
12 11 (18.64%) OO
12 11 (18.64%) Investment Banking
13 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
13 9 (15.25%) Financial Institution
13 9 (15.25%) C#
13 9 (15.25%) Middleware
13 9 (15.25%) MarketAxess
14 8 (13.56%) C++
15 7 (11.86%) Windows
15 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (10.17%) SQL
16 6 (10.17%) Linux
17 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
17 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) RMDS
2 1 (1.69%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JUnit
2 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 36 (61.02%) Front Office
2 24 (40.68%) Finance
3 13 (22.03%) Banking
4 11 (18.64%) Investment Banking
5 9 (15.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) Java Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Senior Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 1 (1.69%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.69%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) Rendezvous
3 9 (15.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) J2SE
4 1 (1.69%) JMS
4 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Fixed Income
2 5 (8.47%) Derivative
3 4 (6.78%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) UNIX
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Electronic Trading
2 26 (44.07%) Multithreading
3 19 (32.20%) Low Latency
4 11 (18.64%) OOD
4 11 (18.64%) UML
4 11 (18.64%) OO
5 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.78%) System Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.39%) Service Management
9 2 (3.39%) Change Management
9 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Workflow
10 1 (1.69%) ITIL
10 1 (1.69%) Change Control
10 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) Java
2 9 (15.25%) C#
3 8 (13.56%) C++
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) Tcl
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 24 (40.68%) Bloomberg
3 12 (20.34%) TIBCO
4 9 (15.25%) MarketAxess
5 4 (6.78%) Reuters
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle
6 3 (5.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) Sybase
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago