Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ION Trading over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

ION Trading
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 199 233
Rank change year-on-year -28 +34 +25
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 25 54 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.76% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.98% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 9
City of London median daily rate £650 £675 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £575 £585 £473
90th Percentile £800 £798 £728
Central London median daily rate £650 £663 £625
% change year-on-year -1.89% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

ION Trading is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,661 2,730 2,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.06% 38.33% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,991 2,050 2,157
City of London median daily rate £480 £487 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +8.28% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 48
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year +3.89% -1.23% +4.14%

ION Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ION Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ION Trading in the City of London

ION Trading
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 Trading in the City of London.

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

ION Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ION Trading in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ION Trading.

1 20 (80.00%) Electronic Trading
2 19 (76.00%) Front Office
3 17 (68.00%) ION MarketView
4 15 (60.00%) Fixed Income
5 14 (56.00%) Java
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) System Testing
8 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Change Control
8 8 (32.00%) Defect Management
9 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (28.00%) Banking
9 7 (28.00%) Sybase
10 6 (24.00%) Node.js
10 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (24.00%) TypeScript
10 6 (24.00%) Socket.IO
10 6 (24.00%) Java 8
11 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (20.00%) RxJS
11 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
11 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (20.00%) Open Source
11 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg

ION Trading
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 (4.00%) MTS
Business Applications
1 17 (68.00%) ION MarketView
2 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) KDB
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
1 5 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (76.00%) Front Office
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (24.00%) Node.js
1 6 (24.00%) Socket.IO
2 5 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (20.00%) RxJS
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) XSD
3 4 (16.00%) XSLT
4 3 (12.00%) Kendo UI
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) JMS
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) Rendezvous
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) Eurex
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Electronic Trading
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Change Control
3 8 (32.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (32.00%) System Testing
3 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) Java 8
3 6 (24.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) R
7 2 (8.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Sybase
2 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.00%) Prolexic
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) MarketAxess
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) Tradeweb