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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 28 July 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank - 86 82
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.31% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.08% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +85.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
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
529 462 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.22% 28.77% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 217 220
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Median hourly rate £29.16 £12.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.09% -41.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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