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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank 572 598 564
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -34
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 68 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 45
Median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £615
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
24126 24971 24260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14860 14635 13707
Median daily rate £400 £393 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 821 1125 1036
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 June 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 24 June 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 +26 67 £600 - 11
London +23 57 £625 +4.16% 6
South East +3 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Crawley +2 6 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex -14 6 £450 +38.46%
City of London +31 4 £600 -4.00% 3
North West -1 2 £270 -43.15% 1
Manchester -6 2 £270 -43.15% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £500 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 78 (54.93%) Fixed Income
2 74 (52.11%) Front Office
3 68 (47.89%) Electronic Trading
4 60 (42.25%) ION MarketView
5 48 (33.80%) Java
6 42 (29.58%) TIBCO
7 41 (28.87%) Rendezvous
8 36 (25.35%) Banking
9 35 (24.65%) RMDS
9 35 (24.65%) C#
9 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
10 33 (23.24%) Reuters
10 33 (23.24%) .NET
11 32 (22.54%) Linux
11 32 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (21.13%) User Experience
12 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
12 30 (21.13%) Bloomberg
13 29 (20.42%) MVVM
14 28 (19.72%) Oracle
15 26 (18.31%) Visual Studio
15 26 (18.31%) NUnit
16 25 (17.61%) WPF
16 25 (17.61%) Derivative
17 24 (16.90%) SQL
18 22 (15.49%) Investment Banking
19 21 (14.79%) XAML
20 20 (14.08%) TDD
21 19 (13.38%) Spring
21 19 (13.38%) Credit Derivative

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 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 60 (42.25%) ION MarketView
2 35 (24.65%) RMDS
3 3 (2.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.70%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Firewall
2 5 (3.52%) Multicast
3 3 (2.11%) DNS
3 3 (2.11%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.11%) SSL
4 1 (0.70%) FTP
4 1 (0.70%) GSM
4 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) LTE
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) UMTS
4 1 (0.70%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.70%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.70%) KDB
3 1 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (18.31%) NUnit
1 26 (18.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.93%) JUnit
3 3 (2.11%) Mockito
3 3 (2.11%) TestNG
4 2 (1.41%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) Ant
5 1 (0.70%) Bower
5 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.70%) Yeoman
General
1 74 (52.11%) Front Office
2 36 (25.35%) Banking
3 22 (15.49%) Investment Banking
4 19 (13.38%) Finance
5 5 (3.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (50.00%) Developer
2 34 (23.94%) Java Developer
3 31 (21.83%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 30 (21.13%) C# Developer
5 26 (18.31%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 20 (14.08%) Analyst
7 18 (12.68%) .NET Developer
7 18 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (11.97%) C# WPF Developer
8 17 (11.97%) WPF Developer
9 16 (11.27%) Front Office Developer
9 16 (11.27%) UX Developer
10 15 (10.56%) Senior Developer
11 14 (9.86%) Applications Support
12 13 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (8.45%) Support Analyst
13 12 (8.45%) XAML Developer
14 10 (7.04%) Electronic Trading Support
15 9 (6.34%) Angular Developer
16 8 (5.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.87%) Rendezvous
2 33 (23.24%) .NET
3 25 (17.61%) WPF
4 19 (13.38%) HTML
4 19 (13.38%) Spring
5 18 (12.68%) Spring Integration
6 16 (11.27%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.15%) HTML5
8 10 (7.04%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (7.04%) XML
9 8 (5.63%) Cocoa
9 8 (5.63%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (5.63%) Core Animation
9 8 (5.63%) Web Services
10 6 (4.23%) CSS
10 6 (4.23%) React
11 5 (3.52%) Dropwizard
11 5 (3.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.11%) Reactive Extensions
12 3 (2.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 78 (54.93%) Fixed Income
2 32 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (21.13%) User Experience
4 25 (17.61%) Derivative
5 19 (13.38%) Credit Derivative
6 18 (12.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.63%) Animation
9 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.70%) Equities
10 1 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.54%) Linux
2 15 (10.56%) Unix
3 10 (7.04%) Windows
4 9 (6.34%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.89%) Electronic Trading
2 29 (20.42%) MVVM
3 20 (14.08%) TDD
4 18 (12.68%) Multithreading
5 17 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.15%) Low Latency
7 11 (7.75%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 11 (7.75%) Migration
7 11 (7.75%) Project Management
8 9 (6.34%) Mobile Development
9 8 (5.63%) iOS Development
10 7 (4.93%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.23%) OO
11 6 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.23%) Workflow
12 5 (3.52%) OOD
12 5 (3.52%) SOA
12 5 (3.52%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.52%) Web Development
13 4 (2.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.80%) Java
2 35 (24.65%) C#
3 24 (16.90%) SQL
4 21 (14.79%) XAML
5 14 (9.86%) Perl
5 14 (9.86%) Python
6 12 (8.45%) C++
7 8 (5.63%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.23%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) MapBasic
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.41%) CISA
1 2 (1.41%) CISM
1 2 (1.41%) CISSP
1 2 (1.41%) CRISC
1 2 (1.41%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) MiFID
2 2 (1.41%) EMIR
2 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.70%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.70%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 42 (29.58%) TIBCO
2 33 (23.24%) Reuters
3 30 (21.13%) Bloomberg
3 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
4 28 (19.72%) Oracle
5 16 (11.27%) Calypso
5 16 (11.27%) Murex
6 8 (5.63%) Apple
6 8 (5.63%) Tradeweb
7 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.52%) Sencha
9 4 (2.82%) 3Com
9 4 (2.82%) Cisco
9 4 (2.82%) Dell
9 4 (2.82%) HP
9 4 (2.82%) Veeam
9 4 (2.82%) VMware
10 3 (2.11%) Citrix
10 3 (2.11%) Sybase
10 3 (2.11%) Syncfusion
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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