Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 556 535
Rank change year-on-year +149 -21 -46
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 230 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 50 58
London median daily rate £650 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £508 £486 £525
90th Percentile £760 £689 £663
England median daily rate £650 £650 £600
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19048 19236 19516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.47% 42.82% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12946 12814 12934
London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 281 397
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.10
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

ION Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ION Trading in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ION Trading in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ION Trading in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ION Trading in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ION Trading in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London +51 56 £675 +8.00% 1
East London - 2 £569 -
ION Trading
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for ION Trading.

1 179 (77.83%) Electronic Trading
2 167 (72.61%) ION MarketView
3 150 (65.22%) Java
4 126 (54.78%) Fixed Income
5 118 (51.30%) Banking
6 109 (47.39%) Finance
7 92 (40.00%) Front Office
8 79 (34.35%) SQL
9 73 (31.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 73 (31.74%) Multithreading
10 62 (26.96%) Low Latency
11 61 (26.52%) SDLC
12 60 (26.09%) Bloomberg
13 59 (25.65%) TIBCO
14 57 (24.78%) Linux
15 51 (22.17%) Investment Banking
16 49 (21.30%) C++
17 48 (20.87%) FIX Protocol
18 47 (20.43%) Sybase
19 41 (17.83%) SQL Server
20 40 (17.39%) Oracle
21 38 (16.52%) KDB
22 36 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 36 (15.65%) Greenfield Project
23 35 (15.22%) TIBCO EMS
24 33 (14.35%) Equities
24 33 (14.35%) C#
24 33 (14.35%) Microsoft
25 31 (13.48%) Integration Testing
26 29 (12.61%) JNI

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.74%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 167 (72.61%) ION MarketView
2 21 (9.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 6 (2.61%) RMDS
4 3 (1.30%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.43%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.04%) LAN
1 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.30%) Firewall
3 2 (0.87%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.52%) KDB
3 9 (3.91%) OLAP
3 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.87%) DB2
6 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.43%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (11.74%) Subversion
2 25 (10.87%) TeamCity
3 24 (10.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (4.78%) Mockito
4 11 (4.78%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.35%) JUnit
6 6 (2.61%) TestNG
7 4 (1.74%) Maven
8 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.30%) JBehave
8 3 (1.30%) 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 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.43%) jMock
10 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 118 (51.30%) Banking
2 109 (47.39%) Finance
3 92 (40.00%) Front Office
4 51 (22.17%) Investment Banking
5 19 (8.26%) Back Office
6 8 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) International Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (53.91%) Developer
2 111 (48.26%) Java Developer
3 79 (34.35%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 78 (33.91%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 47 (20.43%) Senior Developer
6 42 (18.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (14.35%) Analyst
8 22 (9.57%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 18 (7.83%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.09%) Electronic Trading Support
11 13 (5.65%) Business Analyst
12 12 (5.22%) Applications Support
13 11 (4.78%) Support Specialist
14 9 (3.91%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
14 9 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.91%) Node.js Developer
15 8 (3.48%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
15 8 (3.48%) SQL Developer
15 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Developer
16 7 (3.04%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.87%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (15.22%) TIBCO EMS
3 29 (12.61%) JNI
4 21 (9.13%) Rendezvous
5 20 (8.70%) .NET
5 20 (8.70%) XML
6 19 (8.26%) HTML
7 13 (5.65%) Middleware
8 12 (5.22%) Spring
9 11 (4.78%) HTML5
10 10 (4.35%) JMS
10 10 (4.35%) Node.js
10 10 (4.35%) XSD
10 10 (4.35%) XSLT
11 8 (3.48%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.04%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.04%) Kendo UI
13 6 (2.61%) Ajax
13 6 (2.61%) Guice
13 6 (2.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 126 (54.78%) Fixed Income
2 73 (31.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (15.65%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (14.35%) Equities
5 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.65%) Computer Science
7 12 (5.22%) Derivative
8 4 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.74%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.30%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.87%) Eurex
11 1 (0.43%) CMDB
11 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.43%) SCADA
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.78%) Linux
2 36 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (11.74%) Unix
4 8 (3.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (77.83%) Electronic Trading
2 73 (31.74%) Multithreading
3 62 (26.96%) Low Latency
4 61 (26.52%) SDLC
5 31 (13.48%) Integration Testing
6 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (11.74%) Multithreaded Programming
8 26 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.87%) TDD
9 25 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.09%) Algorithmic Trading
10 14 (6.09%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.65%) DevOps
12 12 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (5.22%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.22%) OO
12 12 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.78%) Migration
14 10 (4.35%) Analytics
14 10 (4.35%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 150 (65.22%) Java
2 79 (34.35%) SQL
3 49 (21.30%) C++
4 33 (14.35%) C#
5 29 (12.61%) Python
6 21 (9.13%) C
7 20 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.96%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.78%) Perl
10 6 (2.61%) Tcl
11 4 (1.74%) PHP
12 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.30%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) VBA
14 1 (0.43%) Clojure
14 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) Degree
2 6 (2.61%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.74%) PMP
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.13%) MiFID
2 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Ansible
2 4 (1.74%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (26.09%) Bloomberg
2 59 (25.65%) TIBCO
3 47 (20.43%) Sybase
4 40 (17.39%) Oracle
5 33 (14.35%) Microsoft
6 29 (12.61%) Tradeweb
7 24 (10.43%) Perforce
8 9 (3.91%) Sun
9 8 (3.48%) Murex
10 5 (2.17%) Reuters
11 4 (1.74%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.74%) IBM
11 4 (1.74%) Syncfusion
12 3 (1.30%) Fidessa
12 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.30%) Serena
13 2 (0.87%) Splunk
14 1 (0.43%) eSpeed
14 1 (0.43%) SunGard
14 1 (0.43%) Wallstreet Suite