The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg Trade Order Management System (TOMS)
Rank 207 195 218
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.21% 0.80% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £251 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.64% -37.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
482 499 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.23% 8.60% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 336 438
Average daily rate £498 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.03 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.87% +113.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £29.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £32.82 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ION MarketView

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ION MarketView
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading