The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ION Trading
UK
Rank 515 589 533
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -56
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 79 40 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.077% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.18% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 71
Median daily rate £650 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

ION Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ION Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ION Trading
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ION Trading within the UK.

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ION Trading
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ION Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

ION Trading Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ION Trading
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading within the UK.

ION Trading Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ION Trading
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ION Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 79 £650 +8.33% 8
London +62 79 £650 +8.33% 8
City of London +3 15 £575 -2.12%

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ION Trading.

1 95 (83.33%) Electronic Trading
2 92 (80.70%) Fixed Income
3 69 (60.53%) Java
4 55 (48.25%) ION MarketView
5 51 (44.74%) TIBCO
6 49 (42.98%) Front Office
7 44 (38.60%) Multithreading
8 39 (34.21%) Rendezvous
9 37 (32.46%) RMDS
10 36 (31.58%) Reuters
11 33 (28.95%) C#
11 33 (28.95%) JUnit
11 33 (28.95%) Linux
12 32 (28.07%) .NET
13 30 (26.32%) FIX Protocol
14 27 (23.68%) Oracle
14 27 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (22.81%) Multithreaded Programming
15 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
16 25 (21.93%) Computer Science
17 23 (20.18%) C++
17 23 (20.18%) Workflow
18 22 (19.30%) Finance
18 22 (19.30%) Banking
19 18 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 18 (15.79%) Oracle Workflow
20 17 (14.91%) WPF
21 16 (14.04%) SDLC
22 15 (13.16%) WinForms
23 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development

ION Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.88%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 55 (48.25%) ION MarketView
2 37 (32.46%) RMDS
3 4 (3.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (3.51%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Firewall
1 3 (2.63%) NAS
1 3 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) KDB
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (28.95%) JUnit
2 9 (7.89%) Mockito
3 8 (7.02%) NUnit
3 8 (7.02%) TestNG
3 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 49 (42.98%) Front Office
2 22 (19.30%) Banking
2 22 (19.30%) Finance
3 10 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Back Office
5 2 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (62.28%) Developer
2 47 (41.23%) Java Developer
3 46 (40.35%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 32 (28.07%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 27 (23.68%) C# Developer
6 21 (18.42%) Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) C++ Developer
8 10 (8.77%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 10 (8.77%) C++/C# Developer
8 10 (8.77%) Front Office Developer
8 10 (8.77%) Real Time Developer
9 9 (7.89%) C# Pricing Developer
9 9 (7.89%) C++ Pricing Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 8 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (7.02%) C# GUI Developer
10 8 (7.02%) C# WPF Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Java GUI Developer
10 8 (7.02%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.21%) Rendezvous
2 32 (28.07%) .NET
3 30 (26.32%) FIX Protocol
4 17 (14.91%) WPF
5 15 (13.16%) WinForms
6 10 (8.77%) JNI
7 6 (5.26%) Guice
8 3 (2.63%) Middleware
8 3 (2.63%) Murex MxML
8 3 (2.63%) Spring
9 1 (0.88%) Ajax
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.88%) FpML
9 1 (0.88%) HTML
9 1 (0.88%) JMS
9 1 (0.88%) SOAP
9 1 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.88%) Web Services
9 1 (0.88%) XHTML
9 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (80.70%) Fixed Income
2 27 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (21.93%) Computer Science
4 18 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (11.40%) Derivative
6 12 (10.53%) User Experience
7 11 (9.65%) Equities
8 5 (4.39%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (3.51%) SCADA
9 4 (3.51%) Wiki
10 2 (1.75%) Fintech
11 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.88%) CMDB
11 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.95%) Linux
2 9 (7.89%) Unix
3 7 (6.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (83.33%) Electronic Trading
2 44 (38.60%) Multithreading
3 26 (22.81%) Multithreaded Programming
4 23 (20.18%) Workflow
5 16 (14.04%) SDLC
6 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.77%) Low Latency
8 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.02%) MVVM
9 8 (7.02%) System Testing
9 8 (7.02%) TDD
10 7 (6.14%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (4.39%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (3.51%) API Development
12 4 (3.51%) Capacity Management
12 4 (3.51%) Migration
12 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.53%) Java
2 33 (28.95%) C#
3 23 (20.18%) C++
4 13 (11.40%) C
4 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.02%) XAML
6 6 (5.26%) Python
7 5 (4.39%) SQL
8 4 (3.51%) Tcl
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) MiFID
2 3 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.88%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 51 (44.74%) TIBCO
2 36 (31.58%) Reuters
3 27 (23.68%) Oracle
4 11 (9.65%) Bloomberg
5 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.89%) Murex
6 6 (5.26%) Syncfusion
7 5 (4.39%) DevExpress
8 4 (3.51%) Sun
8 4 (3.51%) Tradeweb
9 3 (2.63%) Calypso
10 2 (1.75%) eSpeed
10 2 (1.75%) Sybase
11 1 (0.88%) Currenex
11 1 (0.88%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.88%) FXall
11 1 (0.88%) Splunk
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