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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank 580 575 564
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 47 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 69
Median daily rate £650 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £400 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £663 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £641 £475 -
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -
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
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 2016.

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 11 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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 47 £650 +13.04% 2
London -12 41 £650 +13.04% 2
City of London -2 7 £688 +10.00%
South East +15 6 £641 +32.90%
Milton Keynes - 4 £641 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £641 -
Crawley +17 1 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
West Sussex +7 1 - -
Gatwick +6 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £498 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 46 (64.79%) Fixed Income
2 39 (54.93%) Front Office
3 35 (49.30%) Electronic Trading
4 31 (43.66%) Java
5 25 (35.21%) TIBCO
5 25 (35.21%) RMDS
6 24 (33.80%) Reuters
6 24 (33.80%) Multithreading
7 23 (32.39%) Rendezvous
8 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (25.35%) Finance
9 18 (25.35%) C++
10 17 (23.94%) Oracle
10 17 (23.94%) Linux
11 16 (22.54%) Workflow
12 15 (21.13%) JUnit
13 14 (19.72%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.72%) Banking
14 13 (18.31%) C#
15 12 (16.90%) Derivative
15 12 (16.90%) .NET
15 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (16.90%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (14.08%) ION MarketView
17 9 (12.68%) Multithreaded Programming
17 9 (12.68%) Murex
18 8 (11.27%) Bloomberg
18 8 (11.27%) Project Management
18 8 (11.27%) Unix

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 12 (16.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.82%) MS Project
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (35.21%) RMDS
2 10 (14.08%) ION MarketView
3 6 (8.45%) Summit
4 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) LAN
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) 3G
2 1 (1.41%) 4G
2 1 (1.41%) 5G
2 1 (1.41%) GSM
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) LTE
2 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.41%) UMTS
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) KDB
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) JUnit
2 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.82%) NUnit
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (54.93%) Front Office
2 18 (25.35%) Finance
3 14 (19.72%) Banking
4 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Back Office
6 3 (4.23%) French Language
6 3 (4.23%) Retail
7 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.41%) German Language
8 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Analyst
4 15 (21.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 13 (18.31%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 12 (16.90%) Real Time Developer
7 11 (15.49%) C# Developer
8 10 (14.08%) C++ Developer
8 10 (14.08%) Front Office Developer
9 9 (12.68%) Business Analyst
9 9 (12.68%) C++/C# Developer
10 8 (11.27%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 5 (7.04%) Architect
11 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
12 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (5.63%) Risk Manager
12 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (4.23%) Data Business Analyst
13 3 (4.23%) Risk Project Manager
13 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) Rendezvous
2 14 (19.72%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (16.90%) .NET
4 7 (9.86%) WinForms
5 2 (2.82%) Ajax
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) Spring
5 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 2 (2.82%) XHTML
5 2 (2.82%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.41%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (1.41%) Core Animation
6 1 (1.41%) Core Data
6 1 (1.41%) FpML
6 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (64.79%) Fixed Income
2 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.90%) Derivative
3 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (8.45%) User Experience
5 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.63%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.82%) Equities
8 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.41%) Animation
8 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Electronic Trading
2 24 (33.80%) Multithreading
3 16 (22.54%) Workflow
4 9 (12.68%) Multithreaded Programming
5 8 (11.27%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) Data Architecture
9 3 (4.23%) MVVM
9 3 (4.23%) People Management
9 3 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.23%) System Testing
10 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) Java
2 18 (25.35%) C++
3 13 (18.31%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) C
4 4 (5.63%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) Tcl
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) MBA
1 3 (4.23%) PhD
2 2 (2.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) MiFID
2 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) Basel III
3 1 (1.41%) COREP
3 1 (1.41%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) TIBCO
2 24 (33.80%) Reuters
3 17 (23.94%) Oracle
4 9 (12.68%) Murex
5 8 (11.27%) Bloomberg
6 5 (7.04%) Calypso
7 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.63%) SAP
8 3 (4.23%) Sybase
8 3 (4.23%) Yolus
9 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.82%) Splunk
9 2 (2.82%) Tradeweb
10 1 (1.41%) Apple
10 1 (1.41%) Currenex
10 1 (1.41%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.41%) FXall
10 1 (1.41%) Nokia Networks
10 1 (1.41%) Samsung