The table below looks at the statistics for Bloomberg TOMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg TOMS over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg Trade Order Management System (TOMS)
Rank 422 412 386
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.049% 0.092% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Bloomberg TOMS
England

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

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2053 2166 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.65% 8.86% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1332 1230
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.62 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £75.35 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -2.77%

Bloomberg TOMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Bloomberg TOMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Bloomberg TOMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Bloomberg TOMS Daily Rate Trend in London

Bloomberg TOMS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Bloomberg TOMS Hourly Rate Trend in London

Bloomberg TOMS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Bloomberg TOMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg TOMS.

1 7 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 7 (100.00%) Front Office
1 7 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 7 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (57.14%) ION Trading
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Tradeweb
4 2 (28.57%) ION MarketView
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Bloomberg TOMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Bloomberg TOMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg TOMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ION MarketView
General
1 7 (100.00%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 4 (57.14%) ION Trading
3 2 (28.57%) Tradeweb
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase