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 28 April 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.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £550
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
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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
443 393 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.66% 30.92% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 196 101
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.75 £32.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.90% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Markit EDM
2 4 (66.67%) Eikon
2 4 (66.67%) thinkFolio
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agresso
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) RIMES
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) IBM

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Markit EDM
2 4 (66.67%) Eikon
2 4 (66.67%) Agresso
2 4 (66.67%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) RIMES
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Charles River