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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank 567 582 536
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 84 42 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 61
Median daily rate £600 £563 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £238
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

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
23882 24271 23846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.83% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14714 13999 13524
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1112 1055
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 13 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 24 May 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 +33 83 £600 +6.66% 3
London +30 72 £625 - 3
South East -6 7 £450 +38.46%
City of London +28 6 £613 +13.95% 1
Crawley -1 5 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex -29 5 £450 +38.46%
Manchester -6 3 £265 -44.21%
North West -8 3 £265 -44.21%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 74 (53.62%) Front Office
1 74 (53.62%) Fixed Income
2 62 (44.93%) Electronic Trading
3 56 (40.58%) ION MarketView
4 47 (34.06%) Java
5 41 (29.71%) TIBCO
6 39 (28.26%) Rendezvous
7 36 (26.09%) RMDS
8 34 (24.64%) Banking
9 33 (23.91%) C#
9 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 31 (22.46%) Reuters
11 30 (21.74%) .NET
11 30 (21.74%) Oracle
11 30 (21.74%) Linux
12 29 (21.01%) Bloomberg
12 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (19.57%) User Experience
13 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
14 26 (18.84%) MVVM
15 25 (18.12%) WPF
15 25 (18.12%) Derivative
15 25 (18.12%) SQL
16 24 (17.39%) Investment Banking
17 23 (16.67%) NUnit
17 23 (16.67%) Visual Studio
18 21 (15.22%) XAML
18 21 (15.22%) Spring
18 21 (15.22%) TDD
19 19 (13.77%) 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 4 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.45%) Apache
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Project
2 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 56 (40.58%) ION MarketView
2 36 (26.09%) RMDS
3 3 (2.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.72%) Endur
4 1 (0.72%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Firewall
2 4 (2.90%) Multicast
3 3 (2.17%) DNS
3 3 (2.17%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
4 1 (0.72%) GSM
4 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) LTE
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) UMTS
4 1 (0.72%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.72%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) KDB
3 1 (0.72%) OLAP
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) NUnit
1 23 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.07%) JUnit
3 3 (2.17%) Mockito
3 3 (2.17%) TestNG
4 2 (1.45%) Ant
5 1 (0.72%) Bower
5 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.72%) Yeoman
General
1 74 (53.62%) Front Office
2 34 (24.64%) Banking
3 24 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 18 (13.04%) Finance
5 5 (3.62%) Back Office
6 2 (1.45%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (47.83%) Developer
2 34 (24.64%) Java Developer
3 28 (20.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 27 (19.57%) C# Developer
5 23 (16.67%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 20 (14.49%) Analyst
7 18 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 18 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (12.32%) C# WPF Developer
8 17 (12.32%) WPF Developer
9 16 (11.59%) Senior Developer
9 16 (11.59%) UX Developer
10 14 (10.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (9.42%) Front Office Developer
12 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
12 12 (8.70%) XAML Developer
13 11 (7.97%) Applications Support
14 9 (6.52%) Angular Developer
14 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
15 8 (5.80%) Electronic Trading Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.26%) Rendezvous
2 30 (21.74%) .NET
3 25 (18.12%) WPF
4 21 (15.22%) Spring
5 19 (13.77%) HTML
6 18 (13.04%) Spring Integration
7 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
8 13 (9.42%) HTML5
9 11 (7.97%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (7.97%) XML
10 9 (6.52%) Web Services
11 7 (5.07%) Cocoa
11 7 (5.07%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (5.07%) Core Animation
12 6 (4.35%) CSS
12 6 (4.35%) Middleware
12 6 (4.35%) React
13 5 (3.62%) Dropwizard
13 5 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (2.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (53.62%) Fixed Income
2 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (19.57%) User Experience
4 25 (18.12%) Derivative
5 19 (13.77%) Credit Derivative
6 15 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
8 7 (5.07%) Animation
9 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.72%) Equities
10 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.74%) Linux
2 19 (13.77%) Unix
3 13 (9.42%) Windows
4 8 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) Electronic Trading
2 26 (18.84%) MVVM
3 21 (15.22%) TDD
4 19 (13.77%) Multithreading
5 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.14%) Low Latency
7 12 (8.70%) Project Management
8 11 (7.97%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 8 (5.80%) Mobile Development
10 7 (5.07%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.07%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.07%) Migration
10 7 (5.07%) OO
10 7 (5.07%) Workflow
11 6 (4.35%) SDLC
11 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.62%) OOD
12 5 (3.62%) SOA
12 5 (3.62%) Web Development
13 4 (2.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.06%) Java
2 33 (23.91%) C#
3 25 (18.12%) SQL
4 21 (15.22%) XAML
5 13 (9.42%) Perl
5 13 (9.42%) Python
6 8 (5.80%) C++
7 7 (5.07%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.62%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) MapBasic
11 1 (0.72%) PHP
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.45%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.72%) CISA
2 1 (0.72%) CISM
2 1 (0.72%) CISSP
2 1 (0.72%) CRISC
2 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.72%) PMP
2 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) MiFID
2 2 (1.45%) EMIR
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.45%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 41 (29.71%) TIBCO
2 31 (22.46%) Reuters
3 30 (21.74%) Oracle
4 29 (21.01%) Bloomberg
5 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
6 16 (11.59%) Calypso
6 16 (11.59%) Murex
7 8 (5.80%) Tradeweb
8 7 (5.07%) Apple
9 6 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.62%) Sencha
11 4 (2.90%) 3Com
11 4 (2.90%) Cisco
11 4 (2.90%) Dell
11 4 (2.90%) HP
11 4 (2.90%) Veeam
11 4 (2.90%) VMware
12 3 (2.17%) Citrix
12 3 (2.17%) Sun
12 3 (2.17%) Sybase
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £350 - 450 per day + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago