The table below looks at the statistics for the Market Data Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Data Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Data Engineer
Rank 622 576 569
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Engineer 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
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£400 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Market Data Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Data Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Data Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
London +16 7 £400 -3.03% 1
England -26 7 £400 -3.03% 1
City of London +25 2 £400 -3.03% 1

Market Data Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market Data Engineer in their job title 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 with Market Data Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Reuters
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Korn
2 7 (53.85%) Trayport
2 7 (53.85%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (46.15%) MarketAxess
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) RMDS
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
5 3 (23.08%) Equities
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
6 2 (15.38%) SSH
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (7.69%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (7.69%) C-shell
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Front Office

Market Data Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market Data Engineer in their job title 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 with Market Data Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) RMDS
2 1 (7.69%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) CHAP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
1 3 (23.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Korn
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) C-shell
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Reuters
1 7 (53.85%) Trayport
2 6 (46.15%) MarketAxess
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) VMware