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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ION Trading
UK / England
Rank 479 556 521
Rank change year-on-year +77 -35  
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 98 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 59
Median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18095 21190 21568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.86% 43.54% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 13005 12444
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 759 903
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.96 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +14.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

ION Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ION Trading as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
London +58 98 £625 +4.16% 7
ION Trading
UK

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 124 (84.35%) Electronic Trading
2 109 (74.15%) Fixed Income
3 90 (61.22%) Java
4 76 (51.70%) ION MarketView
5 59 (40.14%) TIBCO
6 57 (38.78%) Multithreading
7 55 (37.41%) Front Office
8 45 (30.61%) Rendezvous
9 43 (29.25%) C#
10 40 (27.21%) RMDS
11 39 (26.53%) Reuters
11 39 (26.53%) Multithreaded Programming
12 38 (25.85%) .NET
13 37 (25.17%) JUnit
14 36 (24.49%) Banking
15 34 (23.13%) C++
16 33 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
17 32 (21.77%) Linux
18 31 (21.09%) Oracle
18 31 (21.09%) Finance
19 30 (20.41%) SQL Server
19 30 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 30 (20.41%) Computer Science
19 30 (20.41%) SDLC
20 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (17.69%) WPF
22 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (16.33%) Equities
24 22 (14.97%) Workflow
24 22 (14.97%) Low Latency

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Top Related 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 15 (10.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 76 (51.70%) ION MarketView
2 40 (27.21%) RMDS
3 6 (4.08%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (1.36%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Firewall
1 5 (3.40%) NAS
1 5 (3.40%) SAN
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
2 1 (0.68%) KDB
2 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 37 (25.17%) JUnit
2 13 (8.84%) Mockito
3 12 (8.16%) NUnit
3 12 (8.16%) TestNG
3 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.40%) JIRA
5 2 (1.36%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 55 (37.41%) Front Office
2 36 (24.49%) Banking
3 31 (21.09%) Finance
4 19 (12.93%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.40%) Back Office
6 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (61.22%) Developer
2 60 (40.82%) Java Developer
3 59 (40.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 39 (26.53%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 36 (24.49%) C# Developer
6 22 (14.97%) Analyst
7 18 (12.24%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 12 (8.16%) .NET Developer
8 12 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (8.16%) C# GUI Developer
8 12 (8.16%) C# WPF Developer
8 12 (8.16%) C++ Developer
8 12 (8.16%) GUI Developer
8 12 (8.16%) WPF Developer
8 12 (8.16%) XAML Developer
9 11 (7.48%) Business Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) Development Manager
9 11 (7.48%) Front Office Developer
9 11 (7.48%) Java Development Manager
9 11 (7.48%) Java GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.61%) Rendezvous
2 38 (25.85%) .NET
3 33 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
4 26 (17.69%) WPF
5 20 (13.61%) WinForms
6 19 (12.93%) JNI
7 10 (6.80%) Guice
8 5 (3.40%) Middleware
8 5 (3.40%) Murex MxML
9 3 (2.04%) JMS
9 3 (2.04%) Spring
9 3 (2.04%) Web Services
10 2 (1.36%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.36%) HTML
10 2 (1.36%) SOAP
11 1 (0.68%) CSS
11 1 (0.68%) FpML
11 1 (0.68%) Swing
11 1 (0.68%) XHTML
11 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (74.15%) Fixed Income
2 30 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 30 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (16.33%) Equities
5 16 (10.88%) User Experience
6 11 (7.48%) Derivative
7 5 (3.40%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (3.40%) Wiki
8 4 (2.72%) SCADA
9 3 (2.04%) Fintech
10 2 (1.36%) CMDB
11 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Linux
2 8 (5.44%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (84.35%) Electronic Trading
2 57 (38.78%) Multithreading
3 39 (26.53%) Multithreaded Programming
4 30 (20.41%) SDLC
5 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (14.97%) Low Latency
6 22 (14.97%) Workflow
7 14 (9.52%) TDD
8 13 (8.84%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (8.16%) MVVM
10 9 (6.12%) System Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.76%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.76%) Migration
12 7 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.08%) Mathematics
13 6 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (61.22%) Java
2 43 (29.25%) C#
3 34 (23.13%) C++
4 21 (14.29%) C
5 14 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.16%) SQL
6 12 (8.16%) XAML
7 8 (5.44%) Python
8 6 (4.08%) Tcl
9 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) MiFID
2 4 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 59 (40.14%) TIBCO
2 39 (26.53%) Reuters
3 31 (21.09%) Oracle
4 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.16%) Bloomberg
6 10 (6.80%) Murex
6 10 (6.80%) Syncfusion
7 9 (6.12%) DevExpress
8 6 (4.08%) Sun
9 2 (1.36%) eSpeed
9 2 (1.36%) Remedy
9 2 (1.36%) Sybase
9 2 (1.36%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.68%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.68%) Splunk
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