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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 482 496 438
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -58
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 149 114 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 66 93
Median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £223 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £289 £385
% change year-on-year
+73.16% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% +6.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Bloomberg
UK

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
22424 22990 22410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.00% 45.36% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13988 13379 12931
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1002 1002
Median hourly rate £18.28 £18.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 137 £513 +7.89% 23
South East -10 10 £545 +21.11%
North West - 2 £438 -
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 145 (55.56%) Reuters
2 134 (51.34%) Finance
3 96 (36.78%) Windows
4 80 (30.65%) Front Office
5 72 (27.59%) Banking
6 59 (22.61%) Asset Management
7 57 (21.84%) MS Office
8 55 (21.07%) SQL
9 54 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 53 (20.31%) Windows 7
11 50 (19.16%) Microsoft
11 50 (19.16%) Fixed Income
12 45 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 45 (17.24%) Investment Management
13 41 (15.71%) Investment Banking
14 39 (14.94%) VMware
15 37 (14.18%) Blackberry
16 34 (13.03%) Windows Server
17 33 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (12.26%) Derivative
19 28 (10.73%) PowerShell
19 28 (10.73%) Citrix
19 28 (10.73%) ITIL
20 27 (10.34%) HP
21 26 (9.96%) Java
21 26 (9.96%) Windows XP
21 26 (9.96%) ION Trading
21 26 (9.96%) SCCM
22 23 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (8.81%) VBA

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 17 (6.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (3.83%) IBM Notes
4 9 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.68%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.15%) IIS
8 2 (0.77%) Apache
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) JBoss
8 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (21.84%) MS Office
2 45 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.90%) Eikon
2 11 (4.21%) ION MarketView
2 11 (4.21%) Markit EDM
3 8 (3.07%) RMDS
4 6 (2.30%) TradeThru
5 5 (1.92%) thinkFolio
6 4 (1.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (1.53%) Finacle
6 4 (1.53%) Kondor
7 3 (1.15%) Front Arena
7 3 (1.15%) Summit
8 2 (0.77%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.38%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.38%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.98%) Internet
2 12 (4.60%) WAN
3 11 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.21%) WebEx
4 10 (3.83%) SAN
5 8 (3.07%) DNS
5 8 (3.07%) SSL
6 7 (2.68%) DHCP
6 7 (2.68%) Firewall
6 7 (2.68%) LAN
7 6 (2.30%) Skype
8 4 (1.53%) Multicast
9 3 (1.15%) VPN
10 2 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.77%) ISDN
10 2 (0.77%) NAS
10 2 (0.77%) VLAN
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.83%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (3.83%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.15%) Big Data
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.92%) MSTest
3 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.77%) Subversion
4 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Bower
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) Moq
5 1 (0.38%) NUnit
5 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.38%) Yeoman
General
1 134 (51.34%) Finance
2 80 (30.65%) Front Office
3 72 (27.59%) Banking
4 41 (15.71%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.21%) Retail
6 10 (3.83%) Back Office
7 9 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.30%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (46.36%) Analyst
2 46 (17.62%) Support Analyst
3 37 (14.18%) Developer
4 36 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 26 (9.96%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 18 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.51%) Data Analyst
8 16 (6.13%) SQL Analyst
9 15 (5.75%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.36%) Desktop Analyst
11 13 (4.98%) Data Business Analyst
11 13 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.60%) Asset Management Analyst
12 12 (4.60%) Front Office Developer
12 12 (4.60%) SQL Data Analyst
13 11 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 11 (4.21%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.66%) HTML
2 18 (6.90%) .NET
3 16 (6.13%) AngularJS
4 15 (5.75%) Spring
4 15 (5.75%) Spring Integration
5 12 (4.60%) HTML5
6 9 (3.45%) XML
7 8 (3.07%) CSS
7 8 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (3.07%) Web Services
8 5 (1.92%) FpML
8 5 (1.92%) React
8 5 (1.92%) RFC 822
8 5 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.53%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.15%) XSLT
11 2 (0.77%) JMS
11 2 (0.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.16%) Fixed Income
2 37 (14.18%) Blackberry
3 32 (12.26%) Derivative
4 23 (8.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (8.43%) Equities
6 20 (7.66%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (7.28%) iPhone
8 16 (6.13%) Credit Derivative
9 13 (4.98%) Hedge funds
10 11 (4.21%) iPad
10 11 (4.21%) Reference Data
11 7 (2.68%) Data Centre
11 7 (2.68%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.53%) HP Storage
13 3 (1.15%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.77%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.78%) Windows
2 53 (20.31%) Windows 7
3 34 (13.03%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.96%) Windows XP
5 23 (8.81%) Unix
6 16 (6.13%) Linux
7 15 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.68%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.30%) Android
11 6 (2.30%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.15%) AIX
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.61%) Asset Management
2 45 (17.24%) Investment Management
3 33 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.73%) ITIL
5 22 (8.43%) Project Management
6 19 (7.28%) Problem Management
7 18 (6.90%) Migration
8 16 (6.13%) Portfolio Management
9 15 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (4.98%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.21%) Data Analysis
12 11 (4.21%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.21%) ETL
12 11 (4.21%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.21%) Validation
13 10 (3.83%) Change Control
13 10 (3.83%) Change Management
13 10 (3.83%) CRM
13 10 (3.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.07%) SQL
2 28 (10.73%) PowerShell
3 26 (9.96%) Java
4 23 (8.81%) VBA
5 21 (8.05%) C#
6 15 (5.75%) Python
7 6 (2.30%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.30%) Perl
8 5 (1.92%) C++
8 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.92%) VB
9 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.92%) MCSA
3 4 (1.53%) ISEB
3 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.15%) CCNA
4 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.15%) Degree
4 3 (1.15%) MCP
4 3 (1.15%) MCSE
5 2 (0.77%) CFA
6 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMP
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.21%) Data Quality
1 11 (4.21%) SLA
2 10 (3.83%) Solvency II
3 8 (3.07%) QA
4 4 (1.53%) MiFID
5 2 (0.77%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.77%) EMIR
5 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.38%) UCITS
System Software
1 54 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.30%) Xen
5 5 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.77%) NFS
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (9.96%) SCCM
2 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.38%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.38%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 145 (55.56%) Reuters
2 50 (19.16%) Microsoft
3 39 (14.94%) VMware
4 28 (10.73%) Citrix
5 27 (10.34%) HP
6 26 (9.96%) ION Trading
7 23 (8.81%) Cisco
8 20 (7.66%) Charles River
9 19 (7.28%) FactSet
9 19 (7.28%) Murex
10 15 (5.75%) Calypso
11 13 (4.98%) Dell
12 10 (3.83%) Intel Security
12 10 (3.83%) Lotus
13 9 (3.45%) Fidessa
13 9 (3.45%) Oracle
14 8 (3.07%) Polycom
14 8 (3.07%) Sybase
15 7 (2.68%) Tradeweb
16 5 (1.92%) Sencha
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