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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading
Rank 551 495 502
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +7
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 78 86 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 62
Average daily rate
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£563 £575 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26264 24376 26262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.28% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15247 13770 13541
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1149 1356
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 2014.

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 19 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 20 October 2014. 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 -35 77 £563 -2.17% 16
London +8 75 £563 -3.22% 11
City of London +20 19 £581 -8.82% 5
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 4
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 67 (54.03%) ION MarketView
2 57 (45.97%) Fixed Income
3 46 (37.10%) Banking
3 46 (37.10%) Java
4 41 (33.06%) UNIX
5 35 (28.23%) Front Office
6 34 (27.42%) Finance
6 34 (27.42%) Investment Banking
7 33 (26.61%) Bloomberg
8 30 (24.19%) Electronic Trading
9 27 (21.77%) SQL
10 26 (20.97%) Windows
11 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (17.74%) Low Latency
13 18 (14.52%) Linux
13 18 (14.52%) SharePoint
13 18 (14.52%) MarketAxess
14 17 (13.71%) RMDS
14 17 (13.71%) Derivative
14 17 (13.71%) TDD
15 16 (12.90%) TIBCO
15 16 (12.90%) Rendezvous
16 15 (12.10%) Murex
16 15 (12.10%) C++
16 15 (12.10%) Tradeweb
16 15 (12.10%) Multithreading
16 15 (12.10%) Windows 7
17 14 (11.29%) SCCM
17 14 (11.29%) Oracle
17 14 (11.29%) eSpeed

ION Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 18 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.48%) Lync
3 6 (4.84%) Confluence
4 5 (4.03%) GemFire
5 2 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 67 (54.03%) ION MarketView
2 17 (13.71%) RMDS
3 4 (3.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) DHCP
1 13 (10.48%) DNS
2 3 (2.42%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.81%) 3G
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.23%) KDB
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) JIRA
2 3 (2.42%) JUnit
3 2 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.61%) Mockito
4 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 46 (37.10%) Banking
2 35 (28.23%) Front Office
3 34 (27.42%) Finance
3 34 (27.42%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.45%) Back Office
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (31.45%) Developer
2 36 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.94%) Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.68%) Applications Support
6 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Java Swing Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.23%) Support Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Support Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.90%) Rendezvous
2 10 (8.06%) Middleware
3 8 (6.45%) HTML
3 8 (6.45%) CSS
3 8 (6.45%) JavaFX
3 8 (6.45%) HTML5
3 8 (6.45%) Swing
4 6 (4.84%) RESTful
4 6 (4.84%) Web Services
5 5 (4.03%) JNI
6 3 (2.42%) XML
6 3 (2.42%) FpML
7 2 (1.61%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.81%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 57 (45.97%) Fixed Income
2 17 (13.71%) Derivative
3 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.84%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.84%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.03%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.42%) FMCG
7 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.42%) DTCC
8 2 (1.61%) Equities
8 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.81%) Physics
9 1 (0.81%) GIS
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.06%) UNIX
2 26 (20.97%) Windows
3 18 (14.52%) Linux
4 15 (12.10%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Electronic Trading
2 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.74%) Low Latency
4 17 (13.71%) TDD
5 15 (12.10%) Multithreading
6 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.87%) ITIL
7 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.87%) BDD
8 9 (7.26%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.45%) UML
10 6 (4.84%) OO
10 6 (4.84%) OOD
10 6 (4.84%) SOA
11 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.03%) System Testing
12 4 (3.23%) Project Management
12 4 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.10%) Java
2 27 (21.77%) SQL
3 15 (12.10%) C++
4 13 (10.48%) C#
5 12 (9.68%) Perl
6 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.84%) C
8 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.23%) Python
10 2 (1.61%) Korn
10 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) VBScript
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) SCCM
2 13 (10.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (3.23%) Control-M
4 3 (2.42%) Nagios
5 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) Bloomberg
2 18 (14.52%) MarketAxess
3 16 (12.90%) TIBCO
4 15 (12.10%) Murex
4 15 (12.10%) Tradeweb
5 14 (11.29%) eSpeed
5 14 (11.29%) Oracle
6 13 (10.48%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (10.48%) Symantec
6 13 (10.48%) AppSense
7 11 (8.87%) Sybase
8 9 (7.26%) Altiris
9 8 (6.45%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.84%) VMware
11 5 (4.03%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.42%) Reuters
12 3 (2.42%) Citrix
13 2 (1.61%) Cisco
13 2 (1.61%) Caplin
13 2 (1.61%) Yolus
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