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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading MarketView
Rank 589 560 501
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -59
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 20 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.64% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 45
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£600 £550 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £440 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
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
4356 4818 4537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.10% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2520 2286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 60 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -5.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £45.00 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-9.80% -30.89%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -7 20 £600 +9.09% 1
England -23 20 £600 +9.09% 1
City of London -7 4 £588 -

ION MarketView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 49 (66.22%) Fixed Income
3 47 (63.51%) Electronic Trading
4 33 (44.59%) Front Office
4 33 (44.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (39.19%) Java
6 25 (33.78%) Low Latency
7 22 (29.73%) Finance
7 22 (29.73%) Linux
7 22 (29.73%) UNIX
8 19 (25.68%) SQL
9 18 (24.32%) TIBCO
9 18 (24.32%) Rendezvous
9 18 (24.32%) Banking
10 17 (22.97%) Windows
11 16 (21.62%) Python
11 16 (21.62%) Multithreading
12 15 (20.27%) Equities
12 15 (20.27%) E-Commerce
13 14 (18.92%) C++
13 14 (18.92%) Firewall
13 14 (18.92%) Investment Banking
14 12 (16.22%) Derivative
15 11 (14.86%) Reuters
15 11 (14.86%) Perl
15 11 (14.86%) FIX Protocol
15 11 (14.86%) Capacity Management
16 10 (13.51%) Multicast
16 10 (13.51%) MarketAxess
16 10 (13.51%) Oracle

ION MarketView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 2 (2.70%) MTS
1 2 (2.70%) SmartSockets
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) RMDS
2 3 (4.05%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) Multicast
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) OLAP
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (44.59%) Front Office
2 22 (29.73%) Finance
3 18 (24.32%) Banking
4 14 (18.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 12 (16.22%) Applications Support
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) C++ Developer
6 5 (6.76%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Consultant
9 1 (1.35%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.35%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.35%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (1.35%) Programmer
9 1 (1.35%) Senior Support Analyst
9 1 (1.35%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 1 (1.35%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Rendezvous
2 11 (14.86%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (12.16%) JNI
4 8 (10.81%) Middleware
5 2 (2.70%) .NET
5 2 (2.70%) XML
5 2 (2.70%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.35%) Ajax
6 1 (1.35%) HTML
6 1 (1.35%) XSD
6 1 (1.35%) XSLT
6 1 (1.35%) XHTML
6 1 (1.35%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (66.22%) Fixed Income
2 33 (44.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (20.27%) Equities
4 12 (16.22%) Derivative
5 6 (8.11%) Eurex
6 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) UNIX
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Electronic Trading
2 25 (33.78%) Low Latency
3 16 (21.62%) Multithreading
4 15 (20.27%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.86%) Capacity Management
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
7 9 (12.16%) SDLC
8 6 (8.11%) Market Making
8 6 (8.11%) Change Management
9 5 (6.76%) TDD
9 5 (6.76%) Release Management
9 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
10 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.41%) OOD
10 4 (5.41%) SOA
10 4 (5.41%) UML
10 4 (5.41%) OO
11 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (2.70%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) SQL
3 16 (21.62%) Python
4 14 (18.92%) C++
5 11 (14.86%) Perl
6 6 (8.11%) C#
7 5 (6.76%) C
8 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PMP
2 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.70%) OpenView
2 2 (2.70%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.70%) Netcool
2 2 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 18 (24.32%) TIBCO
3 11 (14.86%) Reuters
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) MarketAxess
5 8 (10.81%) eSpeed
6 7 (9.46%) Bloomberg
7 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.11%) Currenex
8 5 (6.76%) Splunk
9 4 (5.41%) Tradeweb
10 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.70%) HP
11 2 (2.70%) Citrix
11 2 (2.70%) CA
11 2 (2.70%) Perforce
11 2 (2.70%) Remedy
11 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.35%) Sybase
12 1 (1.35%) Software AG