The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 625 615
Rank change year-on-year +91 -10  
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 76 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.054% 0.049%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.90% 0.65% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 24
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £523 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £728
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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4009 4473 4731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 8.29% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2749 2692
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 51
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

ION MarketView
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

ION MarketView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ION MarketView in the UK

ION MarketView
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ION MarketView over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ION MarketView in the UK

ION MarketView
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ION MarketView within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +65 72 £650 +8.33% 1
London +46 72 £650 +8.33% 1
City of London +13 18 £638 +6.25% 1
Belfast - 4 £78 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £78 -
County Antrim - 4 £78 -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for ION MarketView.

1 125 (92.59%) ION Trading
2 111 (82.22%) Electronic Trading
3 93 (68.89%) Java
4 79 (58.52%) Fixed Income
5 61 (45.19%) Multithreading
6 60 (44.44%) SDLC
7 57 (42.22%) Finance
8 50 (37.04%) Front Office
9 43 (31.85%) C#
10 42 (31.11%) TIBCO
11 40 (29.63%) C++
12 39 (28.89%) Multithreaded Programming
13 38 (28.15%) Low Latency
14 35 (25.93%) Banking
15 30 (22.22%) TDD
15 30 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
16 29 (21.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 27 (20.00%) JUnit
18 26 (19.26%) SQL
18 26 (19.26%) WinForms
18 26 (19.26%) Equities
18 26 (19.26%) WPF
18 26 (19.26%) Dependency Injection
19 25 (18.52%) JNI
20 24 (17.78%) Bloomberg
20 24 (17.78%) Guice
20 24 (17.78%) Mockito
20 24 (17.78%) TestNG
21 23 (17.04%) Investment Banking
22 22 (16.30%) Syncfusion

ION MarketView
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (2.96%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (0.74%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.74%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Firewall
1 5 (3.70%) NAS
1 5 (3.70%) SAN
1 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) KDB
3 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) OLAP
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (20.00%) JUnit
2 24 (17.78%) Mockito
2 24 (17.78%) TestNG
3 6 (4.44%) Subversion
3 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
General
1 57 (42.22%) Finance
2 50 (37.04%) Front Office
3 35 (25.93%) Banking
4 23 (17.04%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (64.44%) Developer
2 79 (58.52%) Java Developer
3 62 (45.93%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 57 (42.22%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 26 (19.26%) C# Developer
6 24 (17.78%) WinForms Developer
7 22 (16.30%) Analyst
7 22 (16.30%) C# GUI Developer
7 22 (16.30%) GUI Developer
8 21 (15.56%) Java GUI Developer
9 18 (13.33%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
10 14 (10.37%) Low Latency Java Developer
11 13 (9.63%) Support Analyst
12 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst
12 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
13 7 (5.19%) Credit Analyst
13 7 (5.19%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
13 7 (5.19%) Front Office Developer
13 7 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (4.44%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.26%) WinForms
1 26 (19.26%) WPF
2 25 (18.52%) JNI
3 24 (17.78%) Guice
4 15 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (9.63%) .NET
5 13 (9.63%) Rendezvous
6 10 (7.41%) Middleware
7 5 (3.70%) HTML
7 5 (3.70%) Murex MxML
7 5 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (2.96%) JMS
8 4 (2.96%) XML
9 2 (1.48%) HTML5
9 2 (1.48%) J2EE
9 2 (1.48%) JSP
9 2 (1.48%) Node.js
9 2 (1.48%) Servlets
9 2 (1.48%) XSD
9 2 (1.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (58.52%) Fixed Income
2 30 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (21.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (19.26%) Equities
5 19 (14.07%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.70%) iPad
8 3 (2.22%) Fintech
9 2 (1.48%) CMDB
9 2 (1.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) Windows
2 17 (12.59%) Unix
3 12 (8.89%) Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (82.22%) Electronic Trading
2 61 (45.19%) Multithreading
3 60 (44.44%) SDLC
4 39 (28.89%) Multithreaded Programming
5 38 (28.15%) Low Latency
6 30 (22.22%) TDD
7 26 (19.26%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.15%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.67%) OO
10 9 (6.67%) OOD
11 8 (5.93%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (5.19%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.19%) Mathematics
12 7 (5.19%) Migration
12 7 (5.19%) Scrum
12 7 (5.19%) System Testing
13 6 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.44%) SOA
14 5 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 93 (68.89%) Java
2 43 (31.85%) C#
3 40 (29.63%) C++
4 26 (19.26%) SQL
5 13 (9.63%) C
5 13 (9.63%) Python
6 8 (5.93%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) MiFID
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) QA
Vendors
1 125 (92.59%) ION Trading
2 42 (31.11%) TIBCO
3 24 (17.78%) Bloomberg
4 22 (16.30%) Syncfusion
5 21 (15.56%) DevExpress
6 10 (7.41%) Sybase
7 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.93%) Tradeweb
8 7 (5.19%) Sun
9 6 (4.44%) Murex
9 6 (4.44%) Oracle
9 6 (4.44%) Perforce
10 5 (3.70%) HP
10 5 (3.70%) Reuters
11 4 (2.96%) IBM
12 1 (0.74%) eSpeed
12 1 (0.74%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.74%) MarketAxess
12 1 (0.74%) Solace
12 1 (0.74%) StreamBase