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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ION Trading
Rank 557 524 476
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -48
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 39 71 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 58
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £675 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £234 £388
% change year-on-year
+39.03% -39.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 14 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 29 May 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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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 -49 39 £600 +9.09% 9
London -28 28 £650 +8.33% 6
City of London +7 8 £625 +2.04% 2
South East +2 8 £325 -
West Sussex - 7 £325 -
Gatwick - 5 £325 -
Crawley - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £475 -
North West - 2 £475 - 1
East of England +3 1 £475 +117.14%
Milton Keynes +3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £475 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 82 (65.08%) ION MarketView
2 61 (48.41%) Fixed Income
3 55 (43.65%) Electronic Trading
4 52 (41.27%) Front Office
5 40 (31.75%) Java
6 36 (28.57%) Finance
7 33 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (25.40%) Banking
9 29 (23.02%) Low Latency
10 25 (19.84%) Linux
11 24 (19.05%) Derivative
12 23 (18.25%) TIBCO
13 22 (17.46%) UNIX
13 22 (17.46%) E-Commerce
13 22 (17.46%) Investment Banking
14 21 (16.67%) Multithreading
15 20 (15.87%) Rendezvous
16 19 (15.08%) C++
17 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 17 (13.49%) SQL
19 16 (12.70%) Windows
19 16 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
20 15 (11.90%) Equities
20 15 (11.90%) Python
20 15 (11.90%) Firewall
21 13 (10.32%) Reuters
21 13 (10.32%) Bloomberg
21 13 (10.32%) Oracle
21 13 (10.32%) RMDS
22 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

ION Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (3.17%) MTS
2 2 (1.59%) SmartSockets
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 82 (65.08%) ION MarketView
2 13 (10.32%) RMDS
3 4 (3.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.79%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) Firewall
2 6 (4.76%) Multicast
3 3 (2.38%) WAN
4 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) WLAN
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
5 1 (0.79%) SNMP
5 1 (0.79%) DSL
5 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.79%) Wireless
5 1 (0.79%) IPsec
5 1 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) OLAP
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Subversion
1 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (41.27%) Front Office
2 36 (28.57%) Finance
3 32 (25.40%) Banking
4 22 (17.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (2.38%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (34.92%) Developer
2 33 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.25%) Project Manager
4 17 (13.49%) Applications Support
5 15 (11.90%) Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.94%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.97%) C++ Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Team Leader
11 2 (1.59%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (1.59%) Applications Manager
11 2 (1.59%) Designer
11 2 (1.59%) Market Data Engineer
11 2 (1.59%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.87%) Rendezvous
2 16 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (7.14%) JNI
3 9 (7.14%) Middleware
4 5 (3.97%) .NET
5 4 (3.17%) JSON
5 4 (3.17%) REST
5 4 (3.17%) Android SDK
6 2 (1.59%) WPF
6 2 (1.59%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (1.59%) XML
6 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.79%) Web Services
7 1 (0.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.79%) XSD
7 1 (0.79%) XSLT
7 1 (0.79%) Cocoa
7 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.79%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (0.79%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 61 (48.41%) Fixed Income
2 33 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (19.05%) Derivative
4 15 (11.90%) Equities
5 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.76%) User Experience
7 5 (3.97%) Eurex
8 4 (3.17%) SCADA
8 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.38%) PMI
9 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.79%) e-Health
11 1 (0.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Linux
2 22 (17.46%) UNIX
3 16 (12.70%) Windows
4 6 (4.76%) Android
4 6 (4.76%) Solaris
5 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) SUSE
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Electronic Trading
2 29 (23.02%) Low Latency
3 22 (17.46%) E-Commerce
4 21 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.52%) Project Management
6 10 (7.94%) TDD
7 9 (7.14%) SDLC
8 7 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (4.76%) Market Making
9 6 (4.76%) Mobile Development
9 6 (4.76%) OO
10 5 (3.97%) OOD
10 5 (3.97%) Business Transformation
10 5 (3.97%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.97%) Release Management
10 5 (3.97%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.75%) Java
2 19 (15.08%) C++
3 17 (13.49%) SQL
4 15 (11.90%) Python
5 10 (7.94%) Perl
6 9 (7.14%) C#
7 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.17%) C
8 2 (1.59%) Korn
8 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.79%) AWK
9 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.79%) C-shell
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CCNP
3 1 (0.79%) CCNA
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.59%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.59%) OpenView
2 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.59%) Netcool
2 2 (1.59%) Control-M
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) TIBCO
2 13 (10.32%) Reuters
2 13 (10.32%) Bloomberg
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 6 (4.76%) MarketAxess
3 6 (4.76%) Fidessa
4 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.97%) eSpeed
4 5 (3.97%) Splunk
4 5 (3.97%) Tradeweb
5 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.38%) CA
7 2 (1.59%) Patsystems
7 2 (1.59%) Currenex
7 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.59%) Perforce
7 2 (1.59%) EasyScreen
7 2 (1.59%) CQG
7 2 (1.59%) Remedy
7 2 (1.59%) Radianz
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