The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £850 £420 £130
% change year-on-year
+102.38% +223.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Bloomberg
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
509 375 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.64% 28.58% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 192 192
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 8 (100.00%) Markit EDM
2 7 (87.50%) Investment Management
3 5 (62.50%) thinkFolio
3 5 (62.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Reuters
5 3 (37.50%) MiFID
5 3 (37.50%) Eikon
5 3 (37.50%) FactSet
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (25.00%) Equities
6 2 (25.00%) Data Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
7 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
7 1 (12.50%) Equity Research

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Markit EDM
2 5 (62.50%) thinkFolio
2 5 (62.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (37.50%) Eikon
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) MiFID Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (87.50%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Equity Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) FactSet
1 3 (37.50%) Reuters
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) IBM