The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ION MarketView skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ION MarketView over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ION Trading MarketView
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 161 199
Rank change year-on-year +13 +38  
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 18 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.82% 1.73% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 9
Median daily rate £625 £600 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +11.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £560 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £660 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £78 - £121
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ION MarketView is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 264 231 550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 8.08% 6.83% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 158 376
Median daily rate £498 £461 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.03% -7.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.40 £21.38 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

ION MarketView
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ION MarketView as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for ION MarketView in the City of London

ION MarketView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ION MarketView in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ION MarketView in the City of London

ION MarketView
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ION MarketView in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ION MarketView in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ION MarketView also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ION MarketView.

1 32 (96.97%) ION Trading
2 28 (84.85%) Fixed Income
3 22 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
4 20 (60.61%) Finance
5 18 (54.55%) Java
6 17 (51.52%) Front Office
7 14 (42.42%) Banking
8 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (30.30%) Bloomberg
9 10 (30.30%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
11 6 (18.18%) MiFID
11 6 (18.18%) Unix
12 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 5 (15.15%) SAN
12 5 (15.15%) OO
12 5 (15.15%) OOD
12 5 (15.15%) SOA
12 5 (15.15%) SQL
12 5 (15.15%) Firewall
12 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
12 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
12 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (15.15%) NAS
12 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (12.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
13 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
13 4 (12.12%) SDLC
13 4 (12.12%) JavaScript

ION MarketView
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (3.03%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (3.03%) MTS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (3.03%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) NAS
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) KDB
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) OLAP
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Front Office
3 14 (42.42%) Banking
4 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Integration Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Front Office Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Support Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) Murex MxML
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 2 (6.06%) JSP
4 2 (6.06%) Servlets
4 2 (6.06%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) EJB
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) JavaFX
5 1 (3.03%) JDBC
5 1 (3.03%) JMS
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) Swing
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) XSD
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (84.85%) Fixed Income
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
3 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) OOD
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) KYC
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) API Development
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (6.06%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) MiFID
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) ION Trading
2 10 (30.30%) Bloomberg
3 4 (12.12%) Murex
3 4 (12.12%) Sybase
4 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) MarketAxess
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Solace
5 1 (3.03%) StreamBase
5 1 (3.03%) Tradeweb