The first table below looks at the demand for Bloomberg TOMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg TOMS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg Trade Order Management System (TOMS)
Rank 191 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.79% 1.31% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.37% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £545 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
508 610 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.72% 8.58% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 432 483
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £13.00 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.51 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%
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Bloomberg TOMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Bloomberg TOMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg TOMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS across the City of London region.

Bloomberg TOMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg TOMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Bloomberg TOMS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Bloomberg TOMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bloomberg TOMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg TOMS.

1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Legal

Bloomberg TOMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bloomberg TOMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg TOMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Tradeweb