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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank 585 538 543
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +5
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 39 78 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 63 34
Average daily rate £588 £600 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +7.69%
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
22102 23646 22499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.93% 45.78% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13728 12376
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 998 981
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -70 38 £588 -2.08% 8
London -38 31 £600 -2.04% 5
City of London +35 7 £625 -1.96% 1
South East -3 4 £425 +13.33% 1
South West - 3 £371 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £425 -
Dorset - 2 £371 -
Crawley - 2 £400 -
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £391 -
Gatwick - 1 £475 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 51 (49.51%) Electronic Trading
2 49 (47.57%) ION MarketView
3 41 (39.81%) SQL
4 38 (36.89%) Linux
5 33 (32.04%) Front Office
5 33 (32.04%) Banking
6 31 (30.10%) Oracle
6 31 (30.10%) TIBCO
7 30 (29.13%) Rendezvous
7 30 (29.13%) Python
8 28 (27.18%) Fixed Income
8 28 (27.18%) Project Management
9 26 (25.24%) Windows
9 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
9 26 (25.24%) Investment Banking
9 26 (25.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 24 (23.30%) Firewall
11 22 (21.36%) Problem Management
11 22 (21.36%) Splunk
11 22 (21.36%) Multicast
12 19 (18.45%) Finance
13 17 (16.50%) Unix
13 17 (16.50%) Release Management
13 17 (16.50%) RMDS
14 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (15.53%) Java
15 15 (14.56%) Low Latency
16 14 (13.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (12.62%) Derivative
17 13 (12.62%) TDD

ION Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.94%) CMS
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) JBoss
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.97%) MS Project
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 49 (47.57%) ION MarketView
2 17 (16.50%) RMDS
3 3 (2.91%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.97%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.30%) Firewall
2 22 (21.36%) Multicast
3 3 (2.91%) GSM
4 2 (1.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) BGP
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) LTE
5 1 (0.97%) MPLS
5 1 (0.97%) OSPF
5 1 (0.97%) RIP
5 1 (0.97%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) UMTS
5 1 (0.97%) VRRP
5 1 (0.97%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.97%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) NUnit
2 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.94%) JUnit
4 2 (1.94%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.97%) Ant
5 1 (0.97%) Bower
5 1 (0.97%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (32.04%) Banking
1 33 (32.04%) Front Office
2 26 (25.24%) Investment Banking
3 19 (18.45%) Finance
4 6 (5.83%) Back Office
5 3 (2.91%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.94%) Automotive
6 2 (1.94%) Electronics
6 2 (1.94%) Military
6 2 (1.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Developer
2 17 (16.50%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 14 (13.59%) Applications Support
5 13 (12.62%) Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Geneos Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) iOS Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (4.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) Rendezvous
2 6 (5.83%) .NET
3 5 (4.85%) Cocoa
3 5 (4.85%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (4.85%) Core Animation
3 5 (4.85%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (4.85%) WPF
4 4 (3.88%) Spring
5 3 (2.91%) JMS
5 3 (2.91%) Middleware
5 3 (2.91%) Web Services
5 3 (2.91%) XML
6 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.94%) FpML
6 2 (1.94%) HTML
6 2 (1.94%) J2EE
6 2 (1.94%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (1.94%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.97%) HTML5
7 1 (0.97%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Fixed Income
2 14 (13.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (12.62%) Derivative
4 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.80%) User Experience
7 6 (5.83%) Equities
8 5 (4.85%) Animation
9 3 (2.91%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.94%) Telematics
11 1 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Linux
2 26 (25.24%) Windows
3 17 (16.50%) Unix
4 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.51%) Electronic Trading
2 28 (27.18%) Project Management
3 22 (21.36%) Problem Management
4 17 (16.50%) Release Management
5 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.56%) Low Latency
7 13 (12.62%) Multithreading
7 13 (12.62%) TDD
8 12 (11.65%) Capacity Management
9 9 (8.74%) ITIL
10 7 (6.80%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (6.80%) DevOps
10 7 (6.80%) Mobile Development
10 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.85%) BDD
12 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.85%) iOS Development
12 5 (4.85%) MVVM
12 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) SQL
2 30 (29.13%) Python
3 16 (15.53%) Java
4 8 (7.77%) Perl
5 7 (6.80%) C#
6 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.85%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.85%) XAML
8 2 (1.94%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) MapBasic
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
1 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) CCIE
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Firmware
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (25.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.97%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.97%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Oracle
1 31 (30.10%) TIBCO
2 22 (21.36%) Splunk
3 12 (11.65%) Murex
4 10 (9.71%) Reuters
5 6 (5.83%) Bloomberg
6 5 (4.85%) Apple
6 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.85%) Remedy
7 4 (3.88%) Calypso
8 3 (2.91%) Infor
8 3 (2.91%) Sybase
9 2 (1.94%) Actix
9 2 (1.94%) Anite
9 2 (1.94%) EMC
9 2 (1.94%) Juniper
9 2 (1.94%) Sun
9 2 (1.94%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.97%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.97%) Nokia
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