The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

ION Trading
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 587 557
Rank change year-on-year +83 -30  
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 101 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 48 58
Median daily rate £625 £600 £619
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £665 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ION Trading is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19933 23550 24158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.07% 43.75% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 14319 13673
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 809 1029
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +11.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

ION Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ION Trading as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ION Trading in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ION Trading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ION Trading in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ION Trading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ION Trading in the UK

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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 Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +89 101 £625 +4.16% 5
London +71 101 £625 +4.16% 5
City of London +4 21 £588 -2.08% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading 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 Trading.

1 129 (84.87%) Electronic Trading
2 111 (73.03%) Fixed Income
3 93 (61.18%) Java
4 82 (53.95%) ION MarketView
5 60 (39.47%) TIBCO
5 60 (39.47%) Multithreading
6 57 (37.50%) Front Office
7 45 (29.61%) Rendezvous
7 45 (29.61%) C#
8 41 (26.97%) Multithreaded Programming
9 39 (25.66%) RMDS
10 38 (25.00%) .NET
10 38 (25.00%) Reuters
11 37 (24.34%) JUnit
11 37 (24.34%) C++
11 37 (24.34%) Banking
12 33 (21.71%) SDLC
13 32 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (20.39%) Finance
14 31 (20.39%) FIX Protocol
15 30 (19.74%) Computer Science
15 30 (19.74%) Oracle
15 30 (19.74%) Linux
16 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
17 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (17.76%) WPF
18 25 (16.45%) Low Latency
18 25 (16.45%) Equities
19 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (14.47%) C

ION Trading
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 14 (9.21%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.66%) MTS
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 82 (53.95%) ION MarketView
2 39 (25.66%) RMDS
3 5 (3.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (1.32%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Firewall
1 5 (3.29%) NAS
1 5 (3.29%) SAN
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) LAN
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
2 1 (0.66%) KDB
2 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 37 (24.34%) JUnit
2 14 (9.21%) Mockito
3 13 (8.55%) TestNG
4 12 (7.89%) NUnit
4 12 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.29%) JIRA
6 2 (1.32%) Maven
7 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 57 (37.50%) Front Office
2 37 (24.34%) Banking
3 31 (20.39%) Finance
4 20 (13.16%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (61.18%) Developer
2 63 (41.45%) Java Developer
3 60 (39.47%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 40 (26.32%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 37 (24.34%) C# Developer
6 24 (15.79%) Analyst
7 19 (12.50%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 13 (8.55%) C# GUI Developer
8 13 (8.55%) GUI Developer
9 12 (7.89%) .NET Developer
9 12 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (7.89%) C# WPF Developer
9 12 (7.89%) C++ Developer
9 12 (7.89%) Java GUI Developer
9 12 (7.89%) WPF Developer
9 12 (7.89%) XAML Developer
10 11 (7.24%) Business Analyst
10 11 (7.24%) Development Manager
10 11 (7.24%) Front Office Developer
10 11 (7.24%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.61%) Rendezvous
2 38 (25.00%) .NET
3 31 (20.39%) FIX Protocol
4 27 (17.76%) WPF
5 21 (13.82%) JNI
5 21 (13.82%) WinForms
6 11 (7.24%) Guice
7 6 (3.95%) Middleware
8 5 (3.29%) Murex MxML
9 4 (2.63%) Web Services
10 3 (1.97%) HTML
10 3 (1.97%) JMS
10 3 (1.97%) Spring
11 2 (1.32%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.32%) SOAP
11 2 (1.32%) XML
12 1 (0.66%) EJB
12 1 (0.66%) J2EE
12 1 (0.66%) Swing
12 1 (0.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (73.03%) Fixed Income
2 32 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (19.74%) Computer Science
4 25 (16.45%) Equities
5 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (10.53%) User Experience
7 11 (7.24%) Derivative
8 5 (3.29%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (3.29%) Wiki
9 4 (2.63%) SCADA
10 3 (1.97%) Fintech
11 2 (1.32%) CMDB
12 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.74%) Linux
2 9 (5.92%) Unix
3 8 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (84.87%) Electronic Trading
2 60 (39.47%) Multithreading
3 41 (26.97%) Multithreaded Programming
4 33 (21.71%) SDLC
5 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (16.45%) Low Latency
7 21 (13.82%) Workflow
8 16 (10.53%) TDD
9 13 (8.55%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.89%) MVVM
11 9 (5.92%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.92%) System Testing
12 8 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
12 8 (5.26%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.26%) Migration
13 7 (4.61%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.61%) Mathematics
13 7 (4.61%) Unit Testing
14 6 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (61.18%) Java
2 45 (29.61%) C#
3 37 (24.34%) C++
4 22 (14.47%) C
5 15 (9.87%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.87%) SQL
6 12 (7.89%) XAML
7 9 (5.92%) Python
8 6 (3.95%) Tcl
9 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.32%) Scala
11 1 (0.66%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.66%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) MiFID
2 4 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Ansible
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
1 1 (0.66%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 60 (39.47%) TIBCO
2 38 (25.00%) Reuters
3 30 (19.74%) Oracle
4 13 (8.55%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.89%) Bloomberg
6 11 (7.24%) Syncfusion
7 10 (6.58%) DevExpress
7 10 (6.58%) Murex
8 7 (4.61%) Sun
9 3 (1.97%) Tradeweb
10 2 (1.32%) eSpeed
10 2 (1.32%) Remedy
10 2 (1.32%) Sybase
11 1 (0.66%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.66%) MarketAxess
11 1 (0.66%) Solace
11 1 (0.66%) Splunk
11 1 (0.66%) StreamBase
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 27 days ago