Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 782 841
Rank change year-on-year +20 +59 -85
Contract jobs citing ION MarketView 107 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.051% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.42% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 41 42
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% -2.08%
10th Percentile £554 £475 £563
90th Percentile £838 £838 £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 7,512 8,028 8,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 8.49% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,458 4,871 4,931
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -2.00%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £624 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 124
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -30.56% +21.01%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.80 £14.11
90th Percentile £53.00 £65.50 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% -30.56% +50.00%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +45 104 £650 +4.00% 1
London +12 104 £650 +4.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £108 -
UK excluding London - 3 £108 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 100 (93.46%) ION Trading
2 87 (81.31%) Electronic Trading
3 73 (68.22%) Finance
4 67 (62.62%) Banking
4 67 (62.62%) Java
5 49 (45.79%) Fixed Income
6 47 (43.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 42 (39.25%) Linux
8 37 (34.58%) Sybase
9 36 (33.64%) TIBCO
9 36 (33.64%) KDB
9 36 (33.64%) FIX Protocol
10 35 (32.71%) TIBCO EMS
11 33 (30.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (29.91%) Integration Testing
13 29 (27.10%) Front Office
14 28 (26.17%) Bloomberg
15 26 (24.30%) Multithreading
16 21 (19.63%) Low Latency
17 19 (17.76%) SDLC
18 18 (16.82%) Unix
19 17 (15.89%) SQL
19 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
20 16 (14.95%) Degree
20 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
21 15 (14.02%) Bloomberg TOMS
21 15 (14.02%) Greenfield Project
22 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
23 12 (11.21%) JNI
23 12 (11.21%) TDD

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 (0.93%) Apache
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 4 (3.74%) RMDS
3 2 (1.87%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.80%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) KDB
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.80%) OLAP
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Subversion
1 6 (5.61%) TeamCity
1 6 (5.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.67%) Mockito
3 3 (2.80%) JUnit
3 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.87%) EasyMock
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 73 (68.22%) Finance
2 67 (62.62%) Banking
3 29 (27.10%) Front Office
4 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.54%) Back Office
5 7 (6.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (53.27%) Developer
2 53 (49.53%) Java Developer
3 43 (40.19%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 43 (40.19%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 36 (33.64%) Senior Developer
4 36 (33.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Analyst
6 9 (8.41%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.41%) Electronic Trading Support
7 8 (7.48%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Support Specialist
11 3 (2.80%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Node.js Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.64%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (32.71%) TIBCO EMS
3 12 (11.21%) JNI
4 6 (5.61%) HTML
4 6 (5.61%) XML
5 5 (4.67%) SOAP
5 5 (4.67%) Spring
5 5 (4.67%) Web Services
6 4 (3.74%) HTML5
7 3 (2.80%) .NET
7 3 (2.80%) Ajax
7 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.80%) Kendo UI
7 3 (2.80%) Node.js
7 3 (2.80%) Socket.IO
7 3 (2.80%) XSD
7 3 (2.80%) XSLT
8 2 (1.87%) JMS
8 2 (1.87%) RESTful
8 2 (1.87%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (45.79%) Fixed Income
2 47 (43.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (14.02%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (11.21%) Equities
5 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.80%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Eurex
8 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.25%) Linux
2 33 (30.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (16.82%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Windows
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (81.31%) Electronic Trading
2 32 (29.91%) Integration Testing
3 26 (24.30%) Multithreading
4 21 (19.63%) Low Latency
5 19 (17.76%) SDLC
6 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
7 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.21%) TDD
9 10 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.35%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.41%) DevOps
11 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.61%) Economics
12 6 (5.61%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (4.67%) Manual Testing
13 5 (4.67%) OO
13 5 (4.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (62.62%) Java
2 17 (15.89%) SQL
3 10 (9.35%) C
3 10 (9.35%) C++
4 7 (6.54%) Python
5 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.61%) Perl
5 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.80%) C#
6 3 (2.80%) PHP
6 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) Clojure
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Tcl
8 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.80%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 100 (93.46%) ION Trading
2 37 (34.58%) Sybase
3 36 (33.64%) TIBCO
4 28 (26.17%) Bloomberg
5 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.41%) Oracle
6 7 (6.54%) Tradeweb
7 6 (5.61%) Perforce
8 4 (3.74%) Reuters
9 3 (2.80%) HP
10 1 (0.93%) Splunk
10 1 (0.93%) Sun