The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Market Data Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Data Engineer
Rank 641 613 616
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Engineer 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.019% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £389 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.25% +73.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Market Data Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Market Data Engineer in the job title.

Market Data Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Data Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Market Data Engineer within the UK.

Market Data Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Market Data Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Data Engineer within the UK.

Market Data Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Market Data Engineer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Data Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 0 3 £389 -22.25%
London -4 3 £389 -22.25%
City of London +41 1 £378 -27.40%

Market Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Market Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Market Data Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) Reuters
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) CFA
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Eikon
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS

Market Data Engineer Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eikon
1 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CFA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat