The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 330 344 304
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 103 89 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.87% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 57 52
Median daily rate £575 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £196 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £573
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
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9181 10286 10157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.43% 43.59% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6234 6812 6394
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 259 219
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in London

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in London

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +34 27 £550 +10.00% 11
Canary Wharf +4 1 £240 -49.47%
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 120 (47.62%) Reuters
2 113 (44.84%) Finance
3 91 (36.11%) Windows
4 83 (32.94%) Front Office
5 67 (26.59%) Banking
6 63 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 55 (21.83%) Active Directory
8 54 (21.43%) Fixed Income
9 53 (21.03%) SQL
10 44 (17.46%) Microsoft
11 42 (16.67%) Investment Management
12 39 (15.48%) Investment Banking
12 39 (15.48%) VMware
13 38 (15.08%) Windows 7
14 35 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (13.89%) MS Excel
15 34 (13.49%) Linux
15 34 (13.49%) Derivative
16 33 (13.10%) Windows Server
17 32 (12.70%) Java
18 31 (12.30%) Citrix
19 30 (11.90%) Project Management
19 30 (11.90%) MS Office
20 29 (11.51%) SQL Server
20 29 (11.51%) ION Trading
21 27 (10.71%) VBA
22 26 (10.32%) Unix
23 25 (9.92%) Charles River
24 24 (9.52%) Cisco
24 24 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (7.54%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (6.35%) Eikon
2 12 (4.76%) ION MarketView
3 8 (3.17%) RMDS
4 6 (2.38%) thinkFolio
5 5 (1.98%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 5 (1.98%) Markit EDM
6 4 (1.59%) Finacle
7 1 (0.40%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.40%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.40%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.40%) Summit
7 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.40%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.35%) DNS
2 15 (5.95%) WAN
3 14 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.76%) DHCP
5 11 (4.37%) Firewall
6 10 (3.97%) Internet
7 8 (3.17%) SSL
8 6 (2.38%) LAN
8 6 (2.38%) SAN
8 6 (2.38%) VPN
9 5 (1.98%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.59%) Multicast
10 4 (1.59%) VLAN
11 3 (1.19%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.19%) Wireless
12 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.79%) IPsec
12 2 (0.79%) MPLS
12 2 (0.79%) NAS
12 2 (0.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.76%) Big Data
2 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (4.37%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.97%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.59%) Subversion
3 2 (0.79%) JIRA
3 2 (0.79%) Toad
4 1 (0.40%) Bower
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Yeoman
General
1 113 (44.84%) Finance
2 83 (32.94%) Front Office
3 67 (26.59%) Banking
4 39 (15.48%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.57%) Back Office
5 9 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.38%) Retail
7 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.19%) Publishing
8 3 (1.19%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) International Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (36.90%) Analyst
2 45 (17.86%) Developer
3 32 (12.70%) Desktop Support
4 31 (12.30%) Support Analyst
5 24 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 17 (6.75%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.75%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.56%) Architect
9 12 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
9 12 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) Desktop Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.97%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 10 (3.97%) IT Support
11 10 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.97%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.73%) HTML
2 18 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 17 (6.75%) Spring
3 17 (6.75%) Spring Integration
4 13 (5.16%) .NET
4 13 (5.16%) HTML5
5 11 (4.37%) XML
6 8 (3.17%) CSS
7 7 (2.78%) Web Services
8 6 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.98%) Dropwizard
9 5 (1.98%) React
9 5 (1.98%) RFC 822
9 5 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.98%) XSLT
10 4 (1.59%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.19%) FpML
12 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.79%) JMS
12 2 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.43%) Fixed Income
2 34 (13.49%) Derivative
3 24 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (9.13%) Equities
5 22 (8.73%) Blackberry
6 18 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (6.75%) Credit Derivative
7 17 (6.75%) Data Centre
8 14 (5.56%) Hedge funds
9 12 (4.76%) Reference Data
9 12 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (4.37%) iPhone
11 5 (1.98%) iPad
12 4 (1.59%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
13 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (36.11%) Windows
2 38 (15.08%) Windows 7
3 34 (13.49%) Linux
4 33 (13.10%) Windows Server
5 26 (10.32%) Unix
6 15 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.37%) AIX
8 11 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.78%) Solaris
11 5 (1.98%) Android
12 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 42 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 35 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.90%) Project Management
5 20 (7.94%) ITIL
6 18 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 16 (6.35%) Problem Management
8 14 (5.56%) Low Latency
9 13 (5.16%) Data Modelling
9 13 (5.16%) ETL
10 12 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.76%) High Availability
10 12 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.37%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 11 (4.37%) TDD
12 10 (3.97%) Change Control
12 10 (3.97%) Migration
13 9 (3.57%) Release Management
13 9 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.03%) SQL
2 32 (12.70%) Java
3 27 (10.71%) VBA
4 23 (9.13%) PowerShell
5 19 (7.54%) C#
6 14 (5.56%) Python
7 7 (2.78%) C++
8 6 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.38%) Perl
8 6 (2.38%) VB
9 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.59%) C
11 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (3.17%) Degree
1 8 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.38%) MCSA
3 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.59%) MCSE
5 3 (1.19%) CCNA
5 3 (1.19%) MCP
6 2 (0.79%) CFA
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.59%) MiFID
4 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.40%) EMIR
5 1 (0.40%) UCITS
System Software
1 55 (21.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.37%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.40%) NFS
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.95%) SCCM
2 3 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.79%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.40%) DameWare
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (47.62%) Reuters
2 44 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 39 (15.48%) VMware
4 31 (12.30%) Citrix
5 29 (11.51%) ION Trading
6 25 (9.92%) Charles River
7 24 (9.52%) Cisco
8 23 (9.13%) HP
9 22 (8.73%) FactSet
10 20 (7.94%) Murex
11 19 (7.54%) Calypso
11 19 (7.54%) Oracle
12 14 (5.56%) Dell
13 11 (4.37%) IBM
14 10 (3.97%) Hortonworks
15 8 (3.17%) Symantec
16 7 (2.78%) Tradeweb
17 6 (2.38%) Fidessa
18 5 (1.98%) Sencha
18 5 (1.98%) Sybase
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