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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 484 516 437
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -79
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 143 95 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.43% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 58 80
Median daily rate £500 £375 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £189 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £289 £375
% change year-on-year
+73.16% -23.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £21.34 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.68% +2.74%
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
21776 22182 21449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.20% 45.06% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13618 13067 12418
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 £260 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 1028 1006
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £40.00 £37.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 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 25 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 +31 117 £550 +46.66% 40
South East +4 23 £500 -
North West - 3 £450 -
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Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 148 (54.01%) Reuters
2 134 (48.91%) Finance
3 92 (33.58%) Windows
4 87 (31.75%) Front Office
5 74 (27.01%) Asset Management
6 68 (24.82%) SQL
7 66 (24.09%) Banking
8 56 (20.44%) Active Directory
9 54 (19.71%) MS Office
9 54 (19.71%) Fixed Income
10 52 (18.98%) Investment Management
11 49 (17.88%) Windows 7
12 46 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (16.42%) Microsoft
14 44 (16.06%) MS Excel
15 40 (14.60%) VMware
16 39 (14.23%) Investment Banking
17 35 (12.77%) Derivative
17 35 (12.77%) Blackberry
18 34 (12.41%) Windows Server
19 29 (10.58%) ION Trading
20 27 (9.85%) Citrix
20 27 (9.85%) Java
20 27 (9.85%) PowerShell
21 26 (9.49%) HP
21 26 (9.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 26 (9.49%) Project Management
22 25 (9.12%) SCCM
23 24 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
23 24 (8.76%) 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 16 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.55%) Confluence
3 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.55%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.19%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.73%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (19.71%) MS Office
2 44 (16.06%) MS Excel
3 19 (6.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.20%) Eikon
2 12 (4.38%) ION MarketView
3 10 (3.65%) Markit EDM
4 8 (2.92%) RMDS
5 6 (2.19%) thinkFolio
6 4 (1.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (1.46%) Finacle
7 3 (1.09%) Front Arena
7 3 (1.09%) Kondor
8 2 (0.73%) TradeThru
9 1 (0.36%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.36%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.36%) Summit
9 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.74%) Internet
2 12 (4.38%) WAN
3 11 (4.01%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.65%) SAN
5 9 (3.28%) DNS
6 8 (2.92%) SSL
6 8 (2.92%) WebEx
7 7 (2.55%) DHCP
7 7 (2.55%) LAN
8 6 (2.19%) Firewall
9 5 (1.82%) Skype
10 4 (1.46%) Multicast
10 4 (1.46%) VPN
11 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.73%) ISDN
11 2 (0.73%) NAS
11 2 (0.73%) VLAN
12 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.36%) H.323
12 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.46%) Big Data
5 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (0.73%) Subversion
3 1 (0.36%) Bower
3 1 (0.36%) Maven
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.36%) Yeoman
General
1 134 (48.91%) Finance
2 87 (31.75%) Front Office
3 66 (24.09%) Banking
4 39 (14.23%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.01%) Back Office
6 10 (3.65%) Retail
7 9 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.09%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (45.26%) Analyst
2 45 (16.42%) Support Analyst
3 39 (14.23%) Developer
4 35 (12.77%) Business Analyst
4 35 (12.77%) Desktop Support
5 23 (8.39%) Data Analyst
6 18 (6.57%) Data Business Analyst
7 17 (6.20%) Applications Support
7 17 (6.20%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.20%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.20%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.84%) SQL Analyst
9 15 (5.47%) Asset Management Analyst
10 13 (4.74%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 13 (4.74%) Desktop Analyst
10 13 (4.74%) Front Office Developer
10 13 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.38%) IT Support
11 12 (4.38%) SQL Data Analyst
12 11 (4.01%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.66%) HTML
2 19 (6.93%) XML
3 18 (6.57%) AngularJS
4 17 (6.20%) Spring
4 17 (6.20%) Spring Integration
5 15 (5.47%) FpML
6 13 (4.74%) .NET
6 13 (4.74%) HTML5
7 7 (2.55%) CSS
7 7 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (2.55%) Web Services
8 5 (1.82%) Dropwizard
8 5 (1.82%) React
8 5 (1.82%) RFC 822
8 5 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.46%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.09%) XSLT
11 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.73%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.71%) Fixed Income
2 35 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 35 (12.77%) Derivative
3 26 (9.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (8.03%) Equities
6 19 (6.93%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (6.57%) Credit Derivative
8 17 (6.20%) iPhone
9 15 (5.47%) Reference Data
10 13 (4.74%) Hedge funds
11 11 (4.01%) SWIFT
12 10 (3.65%) iPad
13 8 (2.92%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.82%) HP Storage
15 4 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
16 3 (1.09%) BYOD
16 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
16 3 (1.09%) Market Risk
16 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.58%) Windows
2 49 (17.88%) Windows 7
3 34 (12.41%) Windows Server
4 23 (8.39%) Windows XP
5 22 (8.03%) Unix
6 20 (7.30%) Linux
7 13 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.92%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.82%) Android
11 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.46%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.09%) AIX
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.01%) Asset Management
2 52 (18.98%) Investment Management
3 46 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.49%) Project Management
5 24 (8.76%) ITIL
6 19 (6.93%) Problem Management
7 18 (6.57%) Migration
8 16 (5.84%) Portfolio Management
9 15 (5.47%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.74%) Validation
11 13 (4.74%) Waterfall
12 12 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.01%) Change Management
13 11 (4.01%) Data Modelling
13 11 (4.01%) ETL
13 11 (4.01%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 11 (4.01%) Fund Accounting
13 11 (4.01%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (24.82%) SQL
2 27 (9.85%) Java
2 27 (9.85%) PowerShell
3 23 (8.39%) VBA
4 20 (7.30%) C#
5 15 (5.47%) Python
6 6 (2.19%) C++
6 6 (2.19%) MATLAB
6 6 (2.19%) Perl
7 5 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.82%) VB
8 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (4.38%) ISEB
2 8 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.82%) MCSA
4 4 (1.46%) Degree
5 3 (1.09%) CCNA
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.09%) MCP
5 3 (1.09%) MCSE
6 2 (0.73%) CFA
7 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.92%) SLA
3 7 (2.55%) Solvency II
4 6 (2.19%) QA
5 5 (1.82%) MiFID
6 2 (0.73%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.73%) EMIR
7 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.36%) UCITS
System Software
1 56 (20.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.82%) Xen
5 4 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.36%) NFS
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (9.12%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.36%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (54.01%) Reuters
2 45 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 40 (14.60%) VMware
4 29 (10.58%) ION Trading
5 27 (9.85%) Citrix
6 26 (9.49%) HP
7 24 (8.76%) Cisco
8 22 (8.03%) Charles River
8 22 (8.03%) FactSet
9 20 (7.30%) Murex
10 19 (6.93%) Calypso
11 11 (4.01%) Dell
12 10 (3.65%) Fidessa
12 10 (3.65%) Oracle
13 9 (3.28%) Intel Security
14 8 (2.92%) Tradeweb
15 7 (2.55%) Sybase
16 6 (2.19%) Lotus
16 6 (2.19%) Polycom
17 5 (1.82%) Sencha
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