Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 821 775 838
Rank change year-on-year -46 +63 -4
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 52 131 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.13% 0.035%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 1.66% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 127 28
UK median daily rate £675 £650 £644
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +0.97% +11.96%
10th Percentile £525 £533 £501
90th Percentile £688 £800 £888
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 6,279 7,884 8,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.32% 7.86% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,656 4,766 4,997
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £305
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 72 79
UK median hourly rate £35.75 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.89% - -35.71%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.55 £7.80
90th Percentile £69.88 £57.79 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.71 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +60.52% -12.50% -28.80%

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 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ION MarketView in the UK

ION MarketView
Top 2 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 17 January 2019. 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 -64 52 £675 +3.85% 4
England -66 52 £675 +3.85% 4

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ION MarketView also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ION MarketView.

1 48 (92.31%) ION Trading
2 37 (71.15%) Java
3 36 (69.23%) Electronic Trading
4 25 (48.08%) Multithreading
5 23 (44.23%) Multithreaded Programming
5 23 (44.23%) Front Office
6 20 (38.46%) Linux
7 19 (36.54%) Finance
7 19 (36.54%) Fixed Income
8 17 (32.69%) Oracle
9 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 16 (30.77%) Java 8
10 14 (26.92%) Low Latency
10 14 (26.92%) Unix
11 11 (21.15%) Windows
11 11 (21.15%) Workflow
11 11 (21.15%) Algorithms
12 10 (19.23%) Banking
12 10 (19.23%) Spring
13 9 (17.31%) Python
13 9 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (15.38%) Subversion
14 8 (15.38%) Maven
14 8 (15.38%) SDLC
14 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
15 7 (13.46%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (13.46%) Equities
15 7 (13.46%) JNI
15 7 (13.46%) SQL

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 1 (1.92%) MTS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.92%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.38%) Maven
1 8 (15.38%) Subversion
2 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 23 (44.23%) Front Office
2 19 (36.54%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) Java Developer
3 25 (48.08%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 25 (48.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Support
8 4 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Banking Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Designer
10 2 (3.85%) Lead UX Designer
10 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Linux Scripter
10 2 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Spring
2 7 (13.46%) JNI
3 6 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.85%) Rendezvous
4 2 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
5 1 (1.92%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Fixed Income
2 11 (21.15%) Algorithms
3 9 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (13.46%) Equities
4 7 (13.46%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 14 (26.92%) Unix
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Electronic Trading
2 25 (48.08%) Multithreading
3 23 (44.23%) Multithreaded Programming
4 14 (26.92%) Low Latency
5 11 (21.15%) Workflow
6 8 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.85%) Change Management
9 2 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (3.85%) High Availability
9 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Line Management
9 2 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.85%) Wireframes
10 1 (1.92%) Active Listening
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) Java 8
3 9 (17.31%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) C
4 7 (13.46%) C++
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) ION Trading
2 17 (32.69%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Bloomberg
3 5 (9.62%) Sybase
4 4 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.85%) Currenex
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) Reuters
5 2 (3.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.92%) Tradeweb