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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading
Rank 595 556 492
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -64
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 30 60 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 60
Average daily rate
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£575 £520 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £219 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £614 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.42
UK excluding London average 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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

ION Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ION Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -42 28 £588 +11.90% 12
London -12 26 £600 +14.28% 5
City of London -4 10 £575 - 4
Hampshire -7 2 £275 - 1
South East -18 2 £275 - 2
Reading - 1 £275 -
Slough - 1 £275 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Gosport - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £275 - 1

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ION Trading 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 Trading.

1 38 (55.07%) ION MarketView
2 35 (50.72%) Fixed Income
3 27 (39.13%) Electronic Trading
4 20 (28.99%) Front Office
5 19 (27.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (27.54%) Low Latency
6 17 (24.64%) Banking
6 17 (24.64%) Finance
7 16 (23.19%) SQL
8 15 (21.74%) Java
9 12 (17.39%) Linux
9 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.39%) Investment Banking
10 11 (15.94%) Project Management
10 11 (15.94%) UNIX
11 10 (14.49%) Python
11 10 (14.49%) Perl
11 10 (14.49%) Reuters
11 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
12 9 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (13.04%) Bloomberg
12 9 (13.04%) eSpeed
12 9 (13.04%) Firewall
12 9 (13.04%) Windows
13 8 (11.59%) Equities
13 8 (11.59%) Multicast
14 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
14 7 (10.14%) MarketAxess
14 7 (10.14%) Derivative
14 7 (10.14%) Middleware

ION Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ION Trading 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 Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) MTS
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) SmartSockets
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 38 (55.07%) ION MarketView
2 6 (8.70%) RMDS
3 1 (1.45%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (1.45%) Magento
3 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) Multicast
3 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.35%) VPN
4 3 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) RIP
5 2 (2.90%) MPLS
5 2 (2.90%) OSPF
5 2 (2.90%) BGP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.90%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.45%) DSL
6 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) IPsec
6 1 (1.45%) SNMP
6 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) OLAP
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
1 2 (2.90%) JIRA
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (28.99%) Front Office
2 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) Banking
3 12 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Real Time Developer
8 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Programmer
8 2 (2.90%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (10.14%) Middleware
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) Rendezvous
4 4 (5.80%) JNI
4 4 (5.80%) JSON
4 4 (5.80%) REST
4 4 (5.80%) Android SDK
5 3 (4.35%) Spring
5 3 (4.35%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) XHTML
6 2 (2.90%) Ajax
6 2 (2.90%) HTML5
6 2 (2.90%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) Fixed Income
2 19 (27.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (11.59%) Equities
4 7 (10.14%) Derivative
4 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.70%) User Experience
5 6 (8.70%) Eurex
6 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.90%) PMI
9 1 (1.45%) Animation
9 1 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.45%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) UNIX
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 6 (8.70%) Android
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Electronic Trading
2 19 (27.54%) Low Latency
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) Project Management
5 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.70%) Mobile Development
6 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL
6 6 (8.70%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.25%) OO
7 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.80%) OOD
8 4 (5.80%) TDD
8 4 (5.80%) Android Development
8 4 (5.80%) SDLC
9 3 (4.35%) Market Making
9 3 (4.35%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (4.35%) Business Development
9 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) Python
3 10 (14.49%) Perl
4 6 (8.70%) C++
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) C
6 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) CCIE
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) OpenView
1 2 (2.90%) Unicenter
1 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.90%) Netcool
1 2 (2.90%) Control-M
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Reuters
2 9 (13.04%) Bloomberg
2 9 (13.04%) eSpeed
3 7 (10.14%) MarketAxess
4 6 (8.70%) Currenex
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.80%) Murex
5 4 (5.80%) Tradeweb
6 3 (4.35%) Splunk
6 3 (4.35%) Remedy
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.35%) CA
7 2 (2.90%) Apple
7 2 (2.90%) Perforce
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) Sybase
7 2 (2.90%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix
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