Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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.

ION Trading MarketView
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 873 831
Rank change year-on-year +171 -42 -8
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 177 15 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.014% 0.048%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.19% 0.17% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 13 47
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £522 £503 £525
90th Percentile £775 £720 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ION MarketView is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8088 8641 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.31% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4766 5151 5251
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +1.16%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 140
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08% -0.84%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.48% +12.73% -12.70%

ION MarketView
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ION MarketView as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ION MarketView in the UK

ION MarketView
Top 4 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 6 months to 20 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
England +186 174 £650 +4.00% 4
London +141 174 £650 +4.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £108 -
UK excluding London - 3 £108 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 165 (93.22%) ION Trading
2 138 (77.97%) Electronic Trading
3 113 (63.84%) Java
4 103 (58.19%) Fixed Income
5 95 (53.67%) Finance
6 82 (46.33%) Banking
7 66 (37.29%) Front Office
8 53 (29.94%) SQL
8 53 (29.94%) Multithreading
9 51 (28.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 48 (27.12%) Bloomberg
11 47 (26.55%) Linux
12 46 (25.99%) SDLC
13 43 (24.29%) Low Latency
13 43 (24.29%) TIBCO
14 41 (23.16%) Sybase
15 35 (19.77%) KDB
16 33 (18.64%) FIX Protocol
17 31 (17.51%) TIBCO EMS
17 31 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (17.51%) Investment Banking
17 31 (17.51%) C++
18 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
19 29 (16.38%) Integration Testing
20 28 (15.82%) Oracle
20 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
21 26 (14.69%) Unix
22 24 (13.56%) TDD
22 24 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
23 23 (12.99%) C#

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 (2.26%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.13%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 4 (2.26%) RMDS
3 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.77%) KDB
2 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.08%) OLAP
3 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (10.73%) Subversion
1 19 (10.73%) TeamCity
1 19 (10.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (5.08%) JUnit
2 9 (5.08%) Mockito
2 9 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.39%) TestNG
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (53.67%) Finance
2 82 (46.33%) Banking
3 66 (37.29%) Front Office
4 31 (17.51%) Investment Banking
5 16 (9.04%) Back Office
6 7 (3.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 95 (53.67%) Developer
2 84 (47.46%) Java Developer
3 67 (37.85%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 66 (37.29%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 38 (21.47%) Senior Developer
6 35 (19.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (12.43%) Analyst
8 15 (8.47%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.78%) Electronic Trading Support
9 12 (6.78%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 9 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.08%) Node.js Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.52%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.95%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (3.95%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
12 7 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.95%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.64%) FIX Protocol
2 31 (17.51%) TIBCO EMS
3 20 (11.30%) XML
4 19 (10.73%) HTML
4 19 (10.73%) JNI
5 15 (8.47%) .NET
6 11 (6.21%) HTML5
7 10 (5.65%) Node.js
7 10 (5.65%) XSD
7 10 (5.65%) XSLT
8 9 (5.08%) Spring
9 8 (4.52%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.52%) Rendezvous
10 7 (3.95%) Kendo UI
11 6 (3.39%) Guice
11 6 (3.39%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.39%) WinForms
11 6 (3.39%) WPF
12 5 (2.82%) Java EE
12 5 (2.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (58.19%) Fixed Income
2 51 (28.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (10.73%) Equities
5 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.69%) iPad
6 3 (1.69%) Wiki
7 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.13%) Eurex
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.55%) Linux
2 31 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (14.69%) Unix
4 11 (6.21%) Windows
5 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (77.97%) Electronic Trading
2 53 (29.94%) Multithreading
3 46 (25.99%) SDLC
4 43 (24.29%) Low Latency
5 29 (16.38%) Integration Testing
6 24 (13.56%) TDD
7 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (10.73%) Test Automation
10 17 (9.60%) Multithreaded Programming
11 14 (7.91%) Problem Management
12 12 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (6.78%) DevOps
13 11 (6.21%) Incident Management
14 10 (5.65%) MVVM
14 10 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.08%) Data Modelling
15 9 (5.08%) Open Source
16 8 (4.52%) OO
17 7 (3.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 113 (63.84%) Java
2 53 (29.94%) SQL
3 31 (17.51%) C++
4 23 (12.99%) C#
5 21 (11.86%) Python
6 18 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.21%) C
9 7 (3.95%) Perl
10 4 (2.26%) PHP
11 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.13%) Tcl
13 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.60%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 165 (93.22%) ION Trading
2 48 (27.12%) Bloomberg
3 43 (24.29%) TIBCO
4 41 (23.16%) Sybase
5 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
5 28 (15.82%) Oracle
6 21 (11.86%) Tradeweb
7 19 (10.73%) Perforce
8 6 (3.39%) Sun
9 4 (2.26%) DevExpress
9 4 (2.26%) IBM
9 4 (2.26%) Syncfusion
10 3 (1.69%) HP
10 3 (1.69%) Murex
10 3 (1.69%) Reuters
11 2 (1.13%) Splunk
12 1 (0.56%) eSpeed
12 1 (0.56%) Fidessa