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 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.

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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading
Rank 569 541 467
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -74
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 40 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.094% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 60
Average daily rate
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£588 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £618 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £425
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -45.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00

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
24495 23893 23171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.64% 45.15% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14373 13388 12318
Average daily rate £390 £379 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% -2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1033 1237
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.82 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 9 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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 39 £600 +9.09% 4
London -12 30 £600 +9.09% 3
City of London -9 10 £625 +6.38% 1
South East -5 7 £325 -
West Sussex - 7 £325 -
Gatwick - 5 £325 -
Crawley - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £475 -
North West - 2 £475 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 74 (63.79%) ION MarketView
2 54 (46.55%) Fixed Income
3 48 (41.38%) Electronic Trading
4 38 (32.76%) Finance
4 38 (32.76%) Java
5 37 (31.90%) Front Office
6 33 (28.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (28.45%) Low Latency
7 28 (24.14%) Linux
8 26 (22.41%) Banking
9 23 (19.83%) UNIX
9 23 (19.83%) SQL
10 21 (18.10%) Multithreading
11 20 (17.24%) C++
11 20 (17.24%) TIBCO
12 19 (16.38%) Windows
12 19 (16.38%) Python
12 19 (16.38%) FIX Protocol
13 18 (15.52%) Investment Banking
13 18 (15.52%) Rendezvous
13 18 (15.52%) Firewall
14 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 16 (13.79%) Derivative
15 15 (12.93%) Equities
15 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
15 15 (12.93%) Reuters
15 15 (12.93%) Bloomberg
16 14 (12.07%) Project Management
16 14 (12.07%) Perl
17 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development

ION Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (4.31%) MTS
2 2 (1.72%) SmartSockets
3 1 (0.86%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 74 (63.79%) ION MarketView
2 12 (10.34%) RMDS
3 4 (3.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.86%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) Firewall
2 11 (9.48%) Multicast
3 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.72%) VPN
4 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 2 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.86%) WLAN
5 1 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.86%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.86%) Wireless
5 1 (0.86%) IPsec
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.86%) DHCP
5 1 (0.86%) RIP
5 1 (0.86%) SNMP
5 1 (0.86%) MPLS
5 1 (0.86%) OSPF
5 1 (0.86%) BGP
5 1 (0.86%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) OLAP
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.72%) Subversion
1 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 37 (31.90%) Front Office
3 26 (22.41%) Banking
4 18 (15.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (37.07%) Developer
2 30 (25.86%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.79%) Applications Support
4 15 (12.93%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.48%) Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Real Time Developer
10 3 (2.59%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (1.72%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.72%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Programmer
11 2 (1.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (1.72%) Consultant
11 2 (1.72%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (15.52%) Rendezvous
3 11 (9.48%) Middleware
4 9 (7.76%) JNI
5 6 (5.17%) .NET
6 4 (3.45%) JSON
6 4 (3.45%) REST
6 4 (3.45%) Android SDK
7 3 (2.59%) Spring
7 3 (2.59%) HTML
7 3 (2.59%) XML
8 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.72%) Web Services
8 2 (1.72%) Ultra Messaging
8 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.72%) WPF
9 1 (0.86%) LINQ
9 1 (0.86%) jQuery
9 1 (0.86%) Core Animation
9 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (46.55%) Fixed Income
2 33 (28.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (13.79%) Derivative
4 15 (12.93%) Equities
5 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.03%) Eurex
6 6 (5.17%) User Experience
7 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.45%) SCADA
9 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.59%) PMI
10 2 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.86%) e-Health
11 1 (0.86%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) UNIX
3 19 (16.38%) Windows
4 6 (5.17%) Android
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.31%) Solaris
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) SUSE
7 1 (0.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.38%) Electronic Trading
2 33 (28.45%) Low Latency
3 21 (18.10%) Multithreading
4 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.07%) Project Management
6 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.48%) Capacity Management
8 9 (7.76%) SDLC
9 8 (6.90%) OO
10 7 (6.03%) OOD
10 7 (6.03%) TDD
11 6 (5.17%) Change Management
11 6 (5.17%) Market Making
11 6 (5.17%) Mobile Development
12 5 (4.31%) Business Transformation
12 5 (4.31%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.31%) Release Management
13 4 (3.45%) UML
13 4 (3.45%) Problem Management
13 4 (3.45%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.76%) Java
2 23 (19.83%) SQL
3 20 (17.24%) C++
4 19 (16.38%) Python
5 14 (12.07%) Perl
6 10 (8.62%) C#
7 5 (4.31%) C
7 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.72%) PHP
9 2 (1.72%) Korn
9 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) C-shell
10 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
4 1 (0.86%) CCIE
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) CCNA
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.72%) OpenView
2 2 (1.72%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.72%) Netcool
2 2 (1.72%) Control-M
3 1 (0.86%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) TIBCO
2 15 (12.93%) Reuters
2 15 (12.93%) Bloomberg
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle
3 11 (9.48%) eSpeed
4 10 (8.62%) MarketAxess
5 7 (6.03%) Tradeweb
5 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.17%) Splunk
6 6 (5.17%) Currenex
7 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.31%) Fidessa
8 3 (2.59%) CA
9 2 (1.72%) Apple
9 2 (1.72%) Remedy
9 2 (1.72%) Radianz
9 2 (1.72%) Perforce
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco
9 2 (1.72%) HP
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix
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