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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 497 522 467
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -55
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 126 97 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 63 54
Median daily rate £538 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £650 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +85.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
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
22357 22849 21863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.82% 44.28% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13907 13748 12357
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 999 997
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +11 104 £575 +15.00% 26
South East +16 18 £475 -13.63%
North West +10 3 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 147 (51.58%) Reuters
2 125 (43.86%) Finance
3 98 (34.39%) Windows
4 86 (30.18%) Front Office
5 79 (27.72%) Asset Management
6 69 (24.21%) Banking
7 65 (22.81%) SQL
8 60 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 56 (19.65%) Fixed Income
10 50 (17.54%) Investment Management
11 48 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (16.84%) Microsoft
12 42 (14.74%) VMware
13 41 (14.39%) Investment Banking
14 40 (14.04%) Windows 7
15 38 (13.33%) MS Excel
16 36 (12.63%) Windows Server
17 35 (12.28%) Linux
17 35 (12.28%) MS Office
18 34 (11.93%) Project Management
18 34 (11.93%) Derivative
19 33 (11.58%) Java
20 32 (11.23%) Citrix
21 29 (10.18%) SQL Server
21 29 (10.18%) ION Trading
22 27 (9.47%) Equities
22 27 (9.47%) VBA
22 27 (9.47%) Unix
23 26 (9.12%) HP
23 26 (9.12%) Cisco

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 19 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (2.81%) Confluence
4 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.28%) MS Office
3 10 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (5.61%) Eikon
2 12 (4.21%) ION MarketView
3 8 (2.81%) Markit EDM
3 8 (2.81%) RMDS
4 7 (2.46%) thinkFolio
5 5 (1.75%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (1.40%) Finacle
7 1 (0.35%) Endur
7 1 (0.35%) Findur
7 1 (0.35%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.35%) Summit
7 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.35%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.61%) DNS
2 15 (5.26%) WAN
3 14 (4.91%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.21%) DHCP
5 11 (3.86%) Firewall
6 10 (3.51%) Internet
7 9 (3.16%) SAN
8 8 (2.81%) SSL
9 7 (2.46%) VPN
10 6 (2.11%) LAN
11 5 (1.75%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.40%) Multicast
12 4 (1.40%) VLAN
13 3 (1.05%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.05%) Wireless
14 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.70%) IPsec
14 2 (0.70%) MPLS
14 2 (0.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.21%) Big Data
2 12 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.86%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.86%) JIRA
2 9 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.40%) Subversion
4 2 (0.70%) Toad
5 1 (0.35%) Bower
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.35%) Yeoman
General
1 125 (43.86%) Finance
2 86 (30.18%) Front Office
3 69 (24.21%) Banking
4 41 (14.39%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.56%) Back Office
6 9 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.81%) Retail
8 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.40%) Publishing
9 3 (1.05%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (38.60%) Analyst
2 46 (16.14%) Developer
3 36 (12.63%) Business Analyst
4 35 (12.28%) Support Analyst
5 34 (11.93%) Desktop Support
6 23 (8.07%) Data Analyst
7 21 (7.37%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.96%) Java Developer
9 15 (5.26%) Architect
10 14 (4.91%) Asset Management Analyst
11 13 (4.56%) Data Business Analyst
12 12 (4.21%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 12 (4.21%) Front Office Developer
12 12 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.86%) Desktop Analyst
13 11 (3.86%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.86%) Support Engineer
14 10 (3.51%) IT Support
14 10 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.72%) HTML
1 22 (7.72%) XML
2 18 (6.32%) AngularJS
3 17 (5.96%) Spring
3 17 (5.96%) Spring Integration
4 13 (4.56%) .NET
4 13 (4.56%) FpML
4 13 (4.56%) HTML5
5 8 (2.81%) CSS
6 7 (2.46%) Web Services
7 6 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (2.11%) XSLT
8 5 (1.75%) Dropwizard
8 5 (1.75%) React
8 5 (1.75%) RFC 822
8 5 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.65%) Fixed Income
2 34 (11.93%) Derivative
3 27 (9.47%) Equities
4 26 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (8.77%) Blackberry
6 24 (8.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (6.32%) Reference Data
8 17 (5.96%) Credit Derivative
8 17 (5.96%) Data Centre
9 14 (4.91%) Hedge funds
10 12 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (3.86%) iPhone
12 9 (3.16%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.75%) iPad
14 3 (1.05%) HP Storage
14 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 3 (1.05%) OTC Derivatives
14 3 (1.05%) RIA
14 3 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (34.39%) Windows
2 40 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 36 (12.63%) Windows Server
4 35 (12.28%) Linux
5 27 (9.47%) Unix
6 15 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.86%) AIX
8 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.46%) Solaris
10 5 (1.75%) Android
10 5 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.40%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.72%) Asset Management
2 50 (17.54%) Investment Management
3 48 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (11.93%) Project Management
5 21 (7.37%) ITIL
6 18 (6.32%) Portfolio Management
7 16 (5.61%) Problem Management
8 14 (4.91%) Data Modelling
8 14 (4.91%) Low Latency
9 13 (4.56%) ETL
9 13 (4.56%) Waterfall
10 12 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.21%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.21%) High Availability
10 12 (4.21%) Risk Management
11 11 (3.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 11 (3.86%) Fund Accounting
11 11 (3.86%) Migration
11 11 (3.86%) TDD
12 10 (3.51%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.81%) SQL
2 33 (11.58%) Java
3 27 (9.47%) VBA
4 23 (8.07%) PowerShell
5 20 (7.02%) C#
6 14 (4.91%) Python
7 8 (2.81%) C++
8 6 (2.11%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.11%) Perl
8 6 (2.11%) VB
9 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.40%) C
11 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.35%) AWK
12 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (2.81%) Degree
1 8 (2.81%) ISEB
1 8 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.11%) MCSA
3 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.40%) MCSE
5 3 (1.05%) CCNA
5 3 (1.05%) MCP
6 2 (0.70%) CFA
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.46%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.40%) MiFID
4 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
5 1 (0.35%) UCITS
System Software
1 60 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.86%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.70%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.35%) DameWare
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (51.58%) Reuters
2 48 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 42 (14.74%) VMware
4 32 (11.23%) Citrix
5 29 (10.18%) ION Trading
6 26 (9.12%) Charles River
6 26 (9.12%) Cisco
6 26 (9.12%) HP
7 23 (8.07%) FactSet
8 21 (7.37%) Murex
9 20 (7.02%) Oracle
10 19 (6.67%) Calypso
11 14 (4.91%) Dell
12 11 (3.86%) IBM
13 10 (3.51%) Hortonworks
14 8 (2.81%) Symantec
15 7 (2.46%) Tradeweb
16 6 (2.11%) Fidessa
17 5 (1.75%) Sencha
17 5 (1.75%) Sybase
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