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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
UK / England
Rank 463 480 454
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 111 131 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 87 88
Median daily rate £620 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £190 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £731 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £475 £433
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
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
18280 20545 21716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.29% 43.09% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11494 12490 12665
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 649 791 904
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 February 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 25 February 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 £620 +77.14% 28
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 136 (56.67%) Reuters
2 109 (45.42%) Finance
3 106 (44.17%) Banking
4 94 (39.17%) Windows
5 58 (24.17%) SQL
6 56 (23.33%) Front Office
7 54 (22.50%) Windows 7
8 52 (21.67%) Investment Banking
9 42 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 40 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (16.25%) Fixed Income
11 39 (16.25%) Windows Server
12 37 (15.42%) MS Office
13 35 (14.58%) Citrix
14 34 (14.17%) Active Directory
15 32 (13.33%) Unix
16 30 (12.50%) Asset Management
17 28 (11.67%) Linux
17 28 (11.67%) MS Excel
17 28 (11.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 27 (11.25%) C#
19 26 (10.83%) Blackberry
20 25 (10.42%) Java
20 25 (10.42%) Python
21 24 (10.00%) Cisco
21 24 (10.00%) Derivative
22 23 (9.58%) VBA
23 22 (9.17%) C++
23 22 (9.17%) MiFID
23 22 (9.17%) Spreadsheet

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 21 (8.75%) IBM Notes
2 7 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.25%) DataSynapse
6 3 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.42%) MTS
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (15.42%) MS Office
2 28 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 22 (9.17%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (8.33%) Eikon
2 9 (3.75%) thinkFolio
3 6 (2.50%) ION MarketView
4 5 (2.08%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 5 (2.08%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.67%) Summit
6 3 (1.25%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.83%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.83%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.83%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.42%) BondVision
8 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.42%) Global One
8 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.08%) Office 365
3 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.25%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) IaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) DNS
1 12 (5.00%) Firewall
2 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.17%) VPN
3 8 (3.33%) DHCP
4 7 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (2.08%) HTTP
5 5 (2.08%) SAN
6 4 (1.67%) BGP
6 4 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.67%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.67%) OSPF
6 4 (1.67%) VoIP
6 4 (1.67%) WAN
7 3 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.25%) LAN
7 3 (1.25%) MPLS
7 3 (1.25%) Multicast
7 3 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.33%) Big Data
2 8 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.50%) KDB
3 6 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.25%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) MS Access
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Subversion
2 5 (2.08%) JIRA
3 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.83%) Maven
4 2 (0.83%) Mockito
4 2 (0.83%) Toad
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.42%) ERwin
5 1 (0.42%) JUnit
5 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 109 (45.42%) Finance
2 106 (44.17%) Banking
3 56 (23.33%) Front Office
4 52 (21.67%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.67%) Retail
6 15 (6.25%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.92%) Back Office
8 6 (2.50%) Legal
9 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.83%) Law
11 2 (0.83%) Publishing
11 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 81 (33.75%) Analyst
2 64 (26.67%) Developer
3 35 (14.58%) Desktop Support
4 34 (14.17%) Business Analyst
5 24 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 22 (9.17%) Support Analyst
7 20 (8.33%) Python Developer
8 19 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (7.08%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (7.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (6.67%) Architect
10 16 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 16 (6.67%) Data Analyst
10 16 (6.67%) SQL Developer
11 15 (6.25%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.83%) Desktop Analyst
13 13 (5.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 13 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (5.00%) Deskside Support
14 12 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.67%) .NET
2 14 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (4.58%) XML
4 7 (2.92%) Web Services
4 7 (2.92%) XSLT
5 6 (2.50%) FpML
5 6 (2.50%) Spring
5 6 (2.50%) WPF
6 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.08%) Middleware
7 4 (1.67%) JMS
8 3 (1.25%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.25%) Murex MxML
8 3 (1.25%) SOAP
9 2 (0.83%) Java EE
9 2 (0.83%) Java SE
9 2 (0.83%) JNI
9 2 (0.83%) WCF
9 2 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.25%) Fixed Income
2 28 (11.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (10.83%) Blackberry
4 24 (10.00%) Derivative
5 21 (8.75%) Equities
6 14 (5.83%) iPad
6 14 (5.83%) iPhone
7 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.58%) Hedge funds
9 10 (4.17%) Data Centre
10 9 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (3.33%) Fintech
12 7 (2.92%) BYOD
13 5 (2.08%) Reference Data
14 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
15 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 3 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (1.25%) Grid Computing
15 3 (1.25%) Smartphone
15 3 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (39.17%) Windows
2 54 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 39 (16.25%) Windows Server
4 32 (13.33%) Unix
5 28 (11.67%) Linux
6 16 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.17%) Solaris
9 9 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.50%) Android
11 6 (2.50%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.08%) AIX
12 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.25%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 21 (8.75%) Electronic Trading
4 14 (5.83%) Project Management
5 13 (5.42%) ITIL
6 12 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 10 (4.17%) Low Latency
8 9 (3.75%) Migration
8 9 (3.75%) OO
9 8 (3.33%) Data Management
9 8 (3.33%) High Availability
9 8 (3.33%) RAD
9 8 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (2.92%) Data Engineering
10 7 (2.92%) Multithreading
10 7 (2.92%) Risk Management
10 7 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.92%) Time Management
11 6 (2.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.17%) SQL
2 27 (11.25%) C#
3 25 (10.42%) Java
3 25 (10.42%) Python
4 23 (9.58%) VBA
5 22 (9.17%) C++
6 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.50%) C
7 6 (2.50%) Perl
8 5 (2.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.67%) Scala
10 3 (1.25%) AWK
10 3 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.25%) VB
11 2 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) Tcl
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.92%) Degree
2 16 (6.67%) PhD
3 4 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.83%) CCNP
4 2 (0.83%) MCP
4 2 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) APMP
5 1 (0.42%) CCDP
5 1 (0.42%) CCIE
5 1 (0.42%) CCSA
5 1 (0.42%) HND
5 1 (0.42%) MCSA
5 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.17%) MiFID
2 9 (3.75%) SLA
3 8 (3.33%) QA
4 3 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.83%) EMIR
5 2 (0.83%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.67%) XenApp
5 3 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) IAG
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.92%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (1.25%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.25%) Control-M
2 3 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.25%) SCCM
3 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.83%) DameWare
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 136 (56.67%) Reuters
2 42 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.58%) Citrix
4 24 (10.00%) Cisco
5 21 (8.75%) Lotus
5 21 (8.75%) VMware
6 18 (7.50%) HP
7 15 (6.25%) Charles River
7 15 (6.25%) Fidessa
7 15 (6.25%) Oracle
8 13 (5.42%) FactSet
9 11 (4.58%) ION Trading
9 11 (4.58%) Murex
10 10 (4.17%) Calypso
11 9 (3.75%) Sybase
12 7 (2.92%) Juniper
13 6 (2.50%) IBM
13 6 (2.50%) Symantec
13 6 (2.50%) Tradeweb
14 5 (2.08%) Dell
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