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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ION Trading
UK
Rank 534 582 530
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -52
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 66 36 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 60
Median daily rate £650 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £393 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -
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
20377 21963 22712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.44% 43.19% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12494 12880 13340
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 765 881 1010
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 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 9 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 18 January 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 +55 66 £650 +13.04% 4
London +42 61 £650 +6.12% 3
City of London -14 9 £575 -13.20%
North West - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
South East +20 2 £750 +55.44% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £750 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £750 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 76 (73.08%) Fixed Income
2 70 (67.31%) Electronic Trading
3 58 (55.77%) Java
4 43 (41.35%) TIBCO
5 41 (39.42%) Front Office
6 36 (34.62%) Multithreading
6 36 (34.62%) ION MarketView
7 35 (33.65%) Rendezvous
8 34 (32.69%) RMDS
9 33 (31.73%) Linux
10 32 (30.77%) Reuters
11 28 (26.92%) FIX Protocol
12 27 (25.96%) JUnit
12 27 (25.96%) .NET
13 26 (25.00%) Oracle
13 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (24.04%) C#
15 24 (23.08%) Computer Science
16 23 (22.12%) C++
17 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
17 22 (21.15%) Workflow
18 20 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 19 (18.27%) Multithreaded Programming
20 18 (17.31%) Finance
21 17 (16.35%) Oracle Workflow
22 15 (14.42%) Banking
23 13 (12.50%) Derivative
24 12 (11.54%) Shell Script
24 12 (11.54%) C
25 11 (10.58%) 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 17 (16.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (34.62%) ION MarketView
2 34 (32.69%) RMDS
3 5 (4.81%) Summit
4 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) LAN
2 3 (2.88%) WAN
3 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) 3G
4 1 (0.96%) 4G
4 1 (0.96%) 5G
4 1 (0.96%) GSM
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) LTE
4 1 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.96%) UMTS
4 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) KDB
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) JUnit
2 5 (4.81%) Mockito
2 5 (4.81%) NUnit
2 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.85%) JIRA
3 4 (3.85%) TestNG
4 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (39.42%) Front Office
2 18 (17.31%) Finance
3 15 (14.42%) Banking
4 8 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.77%) Back Office
6 3 (2.88%) French Language
6 3 (2.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.96%) German Language
8 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (59.62%) Developer
2 39 (37.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 39 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 29 (27.88%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 19 (18.27%) Analyst
4 19 (18.27%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Real Time Developer
6 11 (10.58%) C++ Developer
7 10 (9.62%) C++/C# Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Business Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.77%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
10 5 (4.81%) Architect
10 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.81%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (4.81%) WPF Developer
10 5 (4.81%) XAML Developer
11 4 (3.85%) C# GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) Rendezvous
2 28 (26.92%) FIX Protocol
3 27 (25.96%) .NET
4 10 (9.62%) WinForms
5 9 (8.65%) WPF
6 7 (6.73%) JNI
7 3 (2.88%) Middleware
7 3 (2.88%) Spring
8 2 (1.92%) Ajax
8 2 (1.92%) Guice
8 2 (1.92%) HTML
8 2 (1.92%) SOAP
8 2 (1.92%) Web Services
8 2 (1.92%) XHTML
8 2 (1.92%) XML
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.96%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (0.96%) Core Animation
9 1 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (73.08%) Fixed Income
2 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 20 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (12.50%) Derivative
6 9 (8.65%) Equities
6 9 (8.65%) User Experience
7 5 (4.81%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.92%) Fintech
9 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.96%) Animation
9 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.73%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) Unix
3 7 (6.73%) Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.31%) Electronic Trading
2 36 (34.62%) Multithreading
3 22 (21.15%) Workflow
4 19 (18.27%) Multithreaded Programming
5 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.65%) SDLC
7 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Low Latency
8 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.77%) MVVM
9 6 (5.77%) System Testing
10 5 (4.81%) Project Management
10 5 (4.81%) TDD
10 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.85%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.88%) Data Architecture
12 3 (2.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.77%) Java
2 25 (24.04%) C#
3 23 (22.12%) C++
4 12 (11.54%) C
4 12 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.77%) SQL
6 5 (4.81%) XAML
7 4 (3.85%) Tcl
8 3 (2.88%) Python
9 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.92%) Perl
9 2 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) CCDP
2 3 (2.88%) CCIE
2 3 (2.88%) CCNA
2 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.88%) MBA
2 3 (2.88%) PhD
3 2 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) MiFID
2 4 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) TIBCO
2 32 (30.77%) Reuters
3 26 (25.00%) Oracle
4 10 (9.62%) Bloomberg
5 9 (8.65%) Murex
6 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.81%) Calypso
8 4 (3.85%) SAP
8 4 (3.85%) Tradeweb
9 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.88%) Cisco
9 3 (2.88%) Citrix
9 3 (2.88%) Juniper
9 3 (2.88%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.88%) Sybase
9 3 (2.88%) VMware
10 2 (1.92%) eSpeed
10 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.92%) Splunk
10 2 (1.92%) Syncfusion