Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 485 791 816
Rank change year-on-year +306 +25 -96
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 48 23 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.027% 0.085%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.09% 0.38% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 83
Median daily rate £750 £800 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +3.85%
10th Percentile £525 £700 £538
90th Percentile £825 £850 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £150 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,299 6,096 6,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.04% 7.20% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,330 3,650 3,732
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 89 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +19.23% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21.10 £13.22 £11.42
90th Percentile £62.03 £63.75 £63.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year - +53.85% -1.09%

ION MarketView
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ION MarketView in the UK

ION MarketView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ION MarketView.

Daily rate trend for ION MarketView in the UK

ION MarketView
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ION MarketView over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ION MarketView in the UK

ION MarketView
Top 5 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 31 October 2020. 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 +299 45 £750 -6.25% 1
London +213 45 £750 -6.25% 1
Work from Home - 5 £750 -
UK excluding London +262 3 £160 +6.67%
Northern Ireland +16 3 £160 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 44 (91.67%) ION Trading
1 44 (91.67%) Electronic Trading
2 34 (70.83%) Finance
3 29 (60.42%) Fixed Income
4 26 (54.17%) Java
5 25 (52.08%) Banking
6 19 (39.58%) Investment Banking
6 19 (39.58%) Front Office
7 18 (37.50%) Bloomberg
8 15 (31.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
9 14 (29.17%) SDLC
10 13 (27.08%) Low Latency
10 13 (27.08%) MarketAxess
10 13 (27.08%) Maven
11 11 (22.92%) Multithreading
11 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (22.92%) Equities
11 11 (22.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
11 11 (22.92%) Linux
12 10 (20.83%) MTS
12 10 (20.83%) Tradeweb
12 10 (20.83%) Eurex
12 10 (20.83%) Requirements Gathering
13 9 (18.75%) Component Testing
13 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
13 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
13 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
14 8 (16.67%) JNI

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 10 (20.83%) MTS
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) Maven
3 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (70.83%) Finance
2 25 (52.08%) Banking
3 19 (39.58%) Front Office
3 19 (39.58%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
1 25 (52.08%) Java Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Electronic Trading Specialist
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 1 (2.08%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
2 8 (16.67%) JNI
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) Rendezvous
4 2 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (4.17%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (60.42%) Fixed Income
2 11 (22.92%) Equities
2 11 (22.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (20.83%) Eurex
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.17%) Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) Electronic Trading
2 14 (29.17%) SDLC
3 13 (27.08%) Low Latency
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Multithreading
5 10 (20.83%) Requirements Gathering
6 9 (18.75%) Component Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) People Management
10 2 (4.17%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.17%) Market Making
10 2 (4.17%) Scrum
11 1 (2.08%) B2C
11 1 (2.08%) TDD
11 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.67%) C
3 8 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Java 8
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) ION Trading
2 18 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 13 (27.08%) MarketAxess
4 10 (20.83%) Tradeweb
5 7 (14.58%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) Reuters
6 3 (6.25%) Sun