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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 80 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% - 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£463 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £245
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.72
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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
413 405 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.48% 34.47% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 183 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £293 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.20 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £51.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) RIMES
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) Kindle
2 1 (33.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) RIMES