The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
UK / England
Rank 459 477 433
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -44
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 111 117 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.59% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 78 94
Median daily rate £600 £294 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.25% -38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £182 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £420
% change year-on-year
- +48.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18822 19956 20778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 42.88% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11863 12438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 816 931
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in England

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in England

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in England

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 111 £600 +113.33% 20
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 123 (52.56%) Reuters
2 111 (47.44%) Finance
3 99 (42.31%) Banking
4 96 (41.03%) Windows
5 59 (25.21%) Windows 7
6 51 (21.79%) Front Office
7 49 (20.94%) SQL
8 45 (19.23%) Investment Banking
9 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
10 41 (17.52%) Windows Server
11 37 (15.81%) Fixed Income
12 33 (14.10%) Active Directory
12 33 (14.10%) Blackberry
12 33 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (14.10%) Asset Management
13 31 (13.25%) Citrix
13 31 (13.25%) MS Office
13 31 (13.25%) Java
14 29 (12.39%) MS Excel
15 27 (11.54%) Unix
16 24 (10.26%) Windows XP
16 24 (10.26%) Eikon
17 23 (9.83%) Linux
17 23 (9.83%) IBM Notes
17 23 (9.83%) C#
17 23 (9.83%) VBA
17 23 (9.83%) Lotus
17 23 (9.83%) Equities
18 22 (9.40%) Cisco
18 22 (9.40%) C++

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.83%) IBM Notes
2 11 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (13.25%) MS Office
2 29 (12.39%) MS Excel
3 17 (7.26%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (10.26%) Eikon
2 9 (3.85%) Markit EDM
3 6 (2.56%) thinkFolio
4 4 (1.71%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (1.71%) ResourceLink
4 4 (1.71%) Summit
5 3 (1.28%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.43%) Endur
7 1 (0.43%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) Findur
7 1 (0.43%) Global One
7 1 (0.43%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) Office 365
3 2 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.70%) DNS
2 10 (4.27%) Firewall
3 9 (3.85%) DHCP
3 9 (3.85%) VPN
4 8 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.14%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (2.14%) HTTP
5 5 (2.14%) SAN
6 4 (1.71%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.71%) VoIP
6 4 (1.71%) WAN
7 3 (1.28%) 3G
7 3 (1.28%) BGP
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.28%) Internet
7 3 (1.28%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.28%) OSPF
7 3 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.56%) Big Data
2 6 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.28%) KDB
5 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.43%) QlikView
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) JIRA
2 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.71%) Subversion
3 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.43%) Mockito
5 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 111 (47.44%) Finance
2 99 (42.31%) Banking
3 51 (21.79%) Front Office
4 45 (19.23%) Investment Banking
5 18 (7.69%) Retail
6 17 (7.26%) Retail Banking
7 12 (5.13%) Back Office
8 7 (2.99%) Legal
9 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.28%) Publishing
12 2 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.85%) French Language
12 2 (0.85%) Law
13 1 (0.43%) Marketing
13 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (35.04%) Analyst
2 54 (23.08%) Developer
3 40 (17.09%) Desktop Support
4 28 (11.97%) Business Analyst
4 28 (11.97%) Support Engineer
5 25 (10.68%) Support Analyst
6 21 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (8.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (8.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 19 (8.12%) Data Analyst
9 16 (6.84%) Desktop Analyst
10 15 (6.41%) C# Developer
10 15 (6.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 14 (5.98%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 14 (5.98%) Deskside Support
11 14 (5.98%) Java Developer
11 14 (5.98%) Service Desk Support
11 14 (5.98%) SQL Developer
12 13 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.56%) .NET
2 11 (4.70%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (4.27%) XML
4 8 (3.42%) XSLT
5 6 (2.56%) FpML
6 5 (2.14%) WPF
7 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.71%) Middleware
7 4 (1.71%) Web Services
8 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.28%) SOAP
8 3 (1.28%) Spring
9 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.85%) JMS
9 2 (0.85%) MDX
9 2 (0.85%) STL
9 2 (0.85%) XMPP
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.43%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.81%) Fixed Income
2 33 (14.10%) Blackberry
3 23 (9.83%) Equities
4 20 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (8.12%) Derivative
6 17 (7.26%) iPad
6 17 (7.26%) iPhone
7 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.27%) Hedge funds
9 8 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (2.99%) Data Centre
11 6 (2.56%) BYOD
11 6 (2.56%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.71%) Fintech
13 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.28%) Grid Computing
13 3 (1.28%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.28%) Statistics
13 3 (1.28%) User Experience
13 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (41.03%) Windows
2 59 (25.21%) Windows 7
3 41 (17.52%) Windows Server
4 27 (11.54%) Unix
5 24 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 23 (9.83%) Linux
7 19 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.42%) Solaris
11 5 (2.14%) Android
11 5 (2.14%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.28%) AIX
12 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (14.10%) Asset Management
2 17 (7.26%) Electronic Trading
2 17 (7.26%) ITIL
2 17 (7.26%) Migration
3 14 (5.98%) Project Management
4 11 (4.70%) Business Analysis
4 11 (4.70%) Data Management
5 10 (4.27%) Time Management
6 9 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 9 (3.85%) OO
7 8 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (2.99%) Analytics
8 7 (2.99%) RAD
8 7 (2.99%) Risk Management
8 7 (2.99%) SOA
9 6 (2.56%) Change Management
9 6 (2.56%) Low Latency
9 6 (2.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.94%) SQL
2 31 (13.25%) Java
3 23 (9.83%) C#
3 23 (9.83%) VBA
4 22 (9.40%) C++
5 18 (7.69%) Python
6 10 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.56%) Perl
8 5 (2.14%) AWK
8 5 (2.14%) C
9 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.71%) Scala
9 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) Tcl
12 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.69%) Degree
2 11 (4.70%) PhD
3 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.28%) MCP
5 3 (1.28%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) APMP
6 1 (0.43%) CCDP
6 1 (0.43%) CCIE
6 1 (0.43%) CCNP
6 1 (0.43%) CCSA
6 1 (0.43%) HNC
6 1 (0.43%) HND
6 1 (0.43%) MCSA
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) MiFID
2 8 (3.42%) SLA
3 6 (2.56%) QA
4 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.85%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.43%) EMIR
System Software
1 33 (14.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.71%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.71%) XenApp
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (1.28%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.28%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.28%) Control-M
2 3 (1.28%) SCCM
3 2 (0.85%) DameWare
3 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 123 (52.56%) Reuters
2 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.25%) Citrix
4 23 (9.83%) Lotus
5 22 (9.40%) Cisco
6 20 (8.55%) VMware
7 18 (7.69%) HP
8 15 (6.41%) Fidessa
9 14 (5.98%) Charles River
10 13 (5.56%) FactSet
11 11 (4.70%) Oracle
12 10 (4.27%) ION Trading
13 9 (3.85%) Calypso
14 6 (2.56%) Juniper
14 6 (2.56%) Murex
14 6 (2.56%) Sybase
14 6 (2.56%) Symantec
14 6 (2.56%) TIBCO
15 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.14%) SimCorp
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