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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank 597 607 579
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 47 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.065% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 29
Median daily rate £600 £588 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £230
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +41.30%
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
24320 25103 23902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.08% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14874 14716 13207
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 807 1080 1056
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 July 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 12 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 23 July 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 -15 45 £613 +2.08% 4
London +1 37 £625 +4.16% 3
City of London +35 5 £650 +6.12% 1
Crawley +3 4 £450 +38.46%
South East -1 4 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex -3 4 £450 +38.46%
Manchester -11 2 £270 -43.15%
North West -11 2 £270 -43.15% 1
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (54.29%) Fixed Income
2 73 (52.14%) Front Office
3 63 (45.00%) Electronic Trading
4 57 (40.71%) ION MarketView
5 47 (33.57%) Java
6 42 (30.00%) TIBCO
7 41 (29.29%) Rendezvous
8 36 (25.71%) Banking
9 35 (25.00%) C#
9 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 33 (23.57%) .NET
10 33 (23.57%) Reuters
10 33 (23.57%) RMDS
11 31 (22.14%) Linux
11 31 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 29 (20.71%) MVVM
13 29 (20.71%) Bloomberg
13 29 (20.71%) User Experience
14 28 (20.00%) Oracle
15 26 (18.57%) Visual Studio
15 26 (18.57%) NUnit
16 25 (17.86%) WPF
17 24 (17.14%) Derivative
18 23 (16.43%) Finance
19 22 (15.71%) SQL
19 22 (15.71%) Investment Banking
20 21 (15.00%) XAML
21 19 (13.57%) HTML
21 19 (13.57%) Spring

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 4 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.14%) MS Project
3 3 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 57 (40.71%) ION MarketView
2 33 (23.57%) RMDS
3 3 (2.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.71%) Summit
4 1 (0.71%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) Firewall
2 5 (3.57%) Multicast
3 3 (2.14%) DNS
3 3 (2.14%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) GSM
4 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) LTE
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) UMTS
4 1 (0.71%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.71%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) KDB
3 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (18.57%) NUnit
1 26 (18.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.00%) JUnit
3 3 (2.14%) Mockito
3 3 (2.14%) TestNG
4 2 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (0.71%) Ant
5 1 (0.71%) Bower
5 1 (0.71%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.71%) Yeoman
General
1 73 (52.14%) Front Office
2 36 (25.71%) Banking
3 23 (16.43%) Finance
4 22 (15.71%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.29%) Back Office
6 2 (1.43%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (50.00%) Developer
2 33 (23.57%) Java Developer
3 31 (22.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 30 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 26 (18.57%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 18 (12.86%) .NET Developer
6 18 (12.86%) Analyst
6 18 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (12.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 17 (12.14%) WPF Developer
8 16 (11.43%) Front Office Developer
8 16 (11.43%) UX Developer
9 13 (9.29%) Applications Support
9 13 (9.29%) Senior Developer
10 12 (8.57%) XAML Developer
11 11 (7.86%) Project Manager
11 11 (7.86%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Support
12 10 (7.14%) Support Analyst
13 9 (6.43%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.29%) Rendezvous
2 33 (23.57%) .NET
3 25 (17.86%) WPF
4 19 (13.57%) HTML
4 19 (13.57%) Spring
5 18 (12.86%) Spring Integration
6 16 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.29%) HTML5
8 10 (7.14%) XML
9 9 (6.43%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (5.71%) Cocoa
10 8 (5.71%) Cocoa Touch
10 8 (5.71%) Core Animation
10 8 (5.71%) Web Services
11 6 (4.29%) CSS
11 6 (4.29%) React
12 5 (3.57%) Dropwizard
12 5 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.14%) Guice
13 3 (2.14%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 76 (54.29%) Fixed Income
2 31 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (20.71%) User Experience
4 24 (17.14%) Derivative
5 18 (12.86%) Credit Derivative
6 17 (12.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (5.71%) Animation
7 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.71%) Equities
9 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.14%) Linux
2 12 (8.57%) Unix
3 9 (6.43%) Windows
4 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.00%) Electronic Trading
2 29 (20.71%) MVVM
3 18 (12.86%) TDD
4 17 (12.14%) Multithreading
5 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.29%) Project Management
7 11 (7.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 10 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 10 (7.14%) Migration
9 8 (5.71%) iOS Development
9 8 (5.71%) Mobile Development
10 6 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.29%) OO
10 6 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.29%) Workflow
11 5 (3.57%) OOD
11 5 (3.57%) SDLC
11 5 (3.57%) SOA
11 5 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.57%) Java
2 35 (25.00%) C#
3 22 (15.71%) SQL
4 21 (15.00%) XAML
5 13 (9.29%) Perl
5 13 (9.29%) Python
6 12 (8.57%) C++
7 8 (5.71%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.29%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) MapBasic
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.43%) CISA
1 2 (1.43%) CISM
1 2 (1.43%) CISSP
1 2 (1.43%) CRISC
1 2 (1.43%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) MiFID
2 2 (1.43%) EMIR
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) Basel III
3 1 (0.71%) COREP
3 1 (0.71%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.71%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 42 (30.00%) TIBCO
2 33 (23.57%) Reuters
3 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 29 (20.71%) Bloomberg
5 28 (20.00%) Oracle
6 17 (12.14%) Calypso
6 17 (12.14%) Murex
7 8 (5.71%) Apple
8 7 (5.00%) Tradeweb
9 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.57%) Sencha
11 4 (2.86%) 3Com
11 4 (2.86%) Cisco
11 4 (2.86%) Dell
11 4 (2.86%) HP
11 4 (2.86%) Veeam
11 4 (2.86%) VMware
12 3 (2.14%) Citrix
12 3 (2.14%) Sybase
12 3 (2.14%) Yolus
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