The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 152 164 137
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 47 63 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.88% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 1.89% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 57
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£413 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £174 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £180 £180
% change year-on-year
+136.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2715 3329 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 2307 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 93 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg
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 across the City of London region.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bloomberg 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.

1 37 (43.02%) Front Office
2 35 (40.70%) Reuters
2 35 (40.70%) Banking
3 27 (31.40%) Windows
4 26 (30.23%) Finance
5 23 (26.74%) SQL
6 20 (23.26%) Investment Banking
7 19 (22.09%) Asset Management
8 17 (19.77%) Java
9 16 (18.60%) MS Office
9 16 (18.60%) UNIX
9 16 (18.60%) Fixed Income
10 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
11 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
11 13 (15.12%) Markit EDM
12 12 (13.95%) Investment Management
12 12 (13.95%) Fidessa
12 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 11 (12.79%) Citrix
13 11 (12.79%) Charles River
13 11 (12.79%) ION Trading
14 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
14 9 (10.47%) Back Office
14 9 (10.47%) Murex
14 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.47%) Linux
14 9 (10.47%) JMS
14 9 (10.47%) Oracle
14 9 (10.47%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bloomberg 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) Mule
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 16 (18.60%) MS Office
2 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Markit EDM
2 7 (8.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 6 (6.98%) ION MarketView
4 4 (4.65%) PolarLake
5 3 (3.49%) LatentZero
6 2 (2.33%) Adaptiv
6 2 (2.33%) RMDS
6 2 (2.33%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (1.16%) Eikon
7 1 (1.16%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (1.16%) Khalix
7 1 (1.16%) Tesseract
7 1 (1.16%) Minerva
7 1 (1.16%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) DNS
1 2 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) AMQP
2 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.16%) MS Access
4 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) JUnit
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
2 2 (2.33%) jMock
2 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 37 (43.02%) Front Office
2 35 (40.70%) Banking
3 26 (30.23%) Finance
4 20 (23.26%) Investment Banking
5 9 (10.47%) Back Office
6 8 (9.30%) Advertising
7 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Analyst
2 15 (17.44%) Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Business Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Desktop Support
5 9 (10.47%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.14%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Market Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) JMS
1 9 (10.47%) Spring
1 9 (10.47%) Java EE
2 8 (9.30%) Middleware
3 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.98%) JTA
4 6 (6.98%) XML
4 6 (6.98%) JTS
5 4 (4.65%) Web Services
6 3 (3.49%) XSLT
6 3 (3.49%) .NET
7 2 (2.33%) JNI
7 2 (2.33%) Murex Flex
7 2 (2.33%) Java SE
7 2 (2.33%) Spring Integration
7 2 (2.33%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.16%) FIXML
8 1 (1.16%) FpML
8 1 (1.16%) XBRL
8 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Fixed Income
2 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.98%) Reference Data
3 6 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.81%) Equities
4 5 (5.81%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.81%) Derivative
5 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.33%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) UNIX
3 9 (10.47%) Linux
3 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Asset Management
2 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
3 12 (13.95%) Investment Management
4 8 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
4 8 (9.30%) UML
4 8 (9.30%) OO
5 7 (8.14%) BDD
5 7 (8.14%) TDD
6 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.81%) ITIL
6 5 (5.81%) Data Management
7 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.65%) Multithreading
7 4 (4.65%) Validation
8 3 (3.49%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.49%) Project Management
8 3 (3.49%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (3.49%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) Java
3 5 (5.81%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) C++
4 3 (3.49%) VBA
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) C
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) VBScript
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Terminal Server
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.16%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) Reuters
2 12 (13.95%) Fidessa
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) Citrix
3 11 (12.79%) Charles River
3 11 (12.79%) ION Trading
4 9 (10.47%) Murex
4 9 (10.47%) Oracle
5 7 (8.14%) JBoss
5 7 (8.14%) Sybase
5 7 (8.14%) MarketAxess
5 7 (8.14%) thinkFolio
6 6 (6.98%) VMware
7 5 (5.81%) HP
7 5 (5.81%) Tradeweb
7 5 (5.81%) RIMES
7 5 (5.81%) GoldenSource
8 3 (3.49%) SunGard
8 3 (3.49%) Lotus
8 3 (3.49%) Adobe
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