Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 November 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.

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

ION Trading
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 814 788
Rank change year-on-year +210 -26 -64
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 229 59 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.060% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 50 60
England median daily rate £638 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £506 £486 £525
90th Percentile £750 £689 £663
UK median daily rate £638 £650 £600
% change year-on-year -1.92% +8.33% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ION Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ION Trading in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ION Trading in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ION Trading in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ION Trading in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ION Trading in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ION Trading in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ION Trading in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +156 228 £638 -1.92% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
ION Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for ION Trading.

1 178 (77.73%) Electronic Trading
2 165 (72.05%) ION MarketView
3 148 (64.63%) Java
4 128 (55.90%) Fixed Income
5 115 (50.22%) Banking
6 109 (47.60%) Finance
7 93 (40.61%) Front Office
8 79 (34.50%) SQL
9 74 (32.31%) Multithreading
10 70 (30.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 63 (27.51%) Low Latency
12 61 (26.64%) SDLC
12 61 (26.64%) Bloomberg
13 56 (24.45%) TIBCO
14 54 (23.58%) Linux
15 51 (22.27%) Investment Banking
16 49 (21.40%) C++
17 45 (19.65%) FIX Protocol
18 44 (19.21%) Sybase
19 41 (17.90%) SQL Server
20 40 (17.47%) Oracle
21 37 (16.16%) Greenfield Project
22 35 (15.28%) KDB
23 33 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 33 (14.41%) Equities
23 33 (14.41%) C#
23 33 (14.41%) Microsoft
24 32 (13.97%) TIBCO EMS
25 30 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
25 30 (13.10%) Tradeweb

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.75%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 165 (72.05%) ION MarketView
2 21 (9.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 6 (2.62%) RMDS
4 3 (1.31%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.44%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.44%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.44%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.06%) LAN
1 7 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.87%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.28%) KDB
3 9 (3.93%) OLAP
3 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.87%) DB2
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (11.79%) Subversion
2 25 (10.92%) TeamCity
3 24 (10.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (4.80%) Mockito
4 11 (4.80%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.37%) JUnit
6 6 (2.62%) TestNG
7 4 (1.75%) Maven
8 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.31%) JBehave
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.87%) JIRA
9 2 (0.87%) NUnit
9 2 (0.87%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.44%) jMock
10 1 (0.44%) Selenium
10 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 115 (50.22%) Banking
2 109 (47.60%) Finance
3 93 (40.61%) Front Office
4 51 (22.27%) Investment Banking
5 19 (8.30%) Back Office
6 8 (3.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) International Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (53.28%) Developer
2 109 (47.60%) Java Developer
3 78 (34.06%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 77 (33.62%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 46 (20.09%) Senior Developer
6 41 (17.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (14.41%) Analyst
8 22 (9.61%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 18 (7.86%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.11%) Electronic Trading Support
11 13 (5.68%) Business Analyst
12 11 (4.80%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.80%) Support Specialist
13 9 (3.93%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
13 9 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.93%) Node.js Developer
14 8 (3.49%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
14 8 (3.49%) SQL Developer
14 8 (3.49%) SQL Server Developer
15 7 (3.06%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.65%) FIX Protocol
2 32 (13.97%) TIBCO EMS
3 29 (12.66%) JNI
4 21 (9.17%) Rendezvous
5 20 (8.73%) .NET
5 20 (8.73%) XML
6 19 (8.30%) HTML
7 15 (6.55%) Middleware
8 12 (5.24%) Spring
9 11 (4.80%) HTML5
9 11 (4.80%) JMS
10 10 (4.37%) Node.js
10 10 (4.37%) XSD
10 10 (4.37%) XSLT
11 8 (3.49%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.06%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.06%) Kendo UI
13 6 (2.62%) Ajax
13 6 (2.62%) Guice
13 6 (2.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 128 (55.90%) Fixed Income
2 70 (30.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (16.16%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (14.41%) Equities
5 29 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.68%) Computer Science
7 12 (5.24%) Derivative
8 4 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.75%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.31%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.31%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Eurex
11 1 (0.44%) CMDB
11 1 (0.44%) SCADA
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.58%) Linux
2 33 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (11.79%) Unix
4 7 (3.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (77.73%) Electronic Trading
2 74 (32.31%) Multithreading
3 63 (27.51%) Low Latency
4 61 (26.64%) SDLC
5 30 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (12.23%) Integration Testing
7 27 (11.79%) Multithreaded Programming
8 26 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.92%) TDD
9 25 (10.92%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.11%) Algorithmic Trading
10 14 (6.11%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.68%) DevOps
11 13 (5.68%) OO
12 12 (5.24%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (5.24%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.80%) Migration
14 10 (4.37%) Analytics
14 10 (4.37%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 148 (64.63%) Java
2 79 (34.50%) SQL
3 49 (21.40%) C++
4 33 (14.41%) C#
5 28 (12.23%) Python
6 21 (9.17%) C
7 20 (8.73%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.99%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.80%) Perl
10 6 (2.62%) Tcl
11 4 (1.75%) PHP
12 3 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.87%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) VBA
14 1 (0.44%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (6.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.62%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.17%) MiFID
2 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Ansible
2 4 (1.75%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (26.64%) Bloomberg
2 56 (24.45%) TIBCO
3 44 (19.21%) Sybase
4 40 (17.47%) Oracle
5 33 (14.41%) Microsoft
6 30 (13.10%) Tradeweb
7 24 (10.48%) Perforce
8 9 (3.93%) Sun
9 7 (3.06%) Murex
10 4 (1.75%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.75%) IBM
10 4 (1.75%) Reuters
10 4 (1.75%) Syncfusion
11 3 (1.31%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.31%) Serena
12 2 (0.87%) Splunk
13 1 (0.44%) Infor
13 1 (0.44%) Talend
13 1 (0.44%) Wallstreet Suite