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 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 325 321 318
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 110 117 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.19% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 78
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £173 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £627 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-36.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £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
9618 9810 11187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 42.00% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6360 6514 7233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 208 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +14 31 £525 +5.00% 14
Docklands, London - 2 £563 -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 95 (46.57%) Finance
2 86 (42.16%) Reuters
3 81 (39.71%) Windows
4 64 (31.37%) Banking
5 50 (24.51%) Front Office
6 45 (22.06%) Active Directory
7 44 (21.57%) SQL
8 43 (21.08%) Asset Management
9 41 (20.10%) Windows Server
10 37 (18.14%) Fixed Income
11 36 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 36 (17.65%) Windows 7
12 35 (17.16%) MS Excel
13 33 (16.18%) Linux
14 32 (15.69%) Investment Banking
15 30 (14.71%) Java
15 30 (14.71%) VMware
16 28 (13.73%) Citrix
17 23 (11.27%) Project Management
17 23 (11.27%) Unix
18 22 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (10.29%) SQL Server
19 21 (10.29%) Blackberry
19 21 (10.29%) HP
19 21 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (9.80%) Oracle
21 19 (9.31%) Eikon
21 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (8.82%) Data Centre
22 18 (8.82%) Derivative

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 13 (6.37%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.43%) IBM Notes
5 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.96%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.49%) Apache
10 1 (0.49%) Confluence
10 1 (0.49%) IIS
10 1 (0.49%) JBoss
10 1 (0.49%) SAS
10 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.82%) MS Office
3 5 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Eikon
2 8 (3.92%) Markit EDM
3 7 (3.43%) ION MarketView
4 5 (2.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 4 (1.96%) Summit
5 4 (1.96%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.98%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.49%) Finacle
7 1 (0.49%) Global One
7 1 (0.49%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.49%) RMDS
7 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.98%) IaaS
4 2 (0.98%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.82%) DNS
2 12 (5.88%) DHCP
2 12 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.39%) Firewall
4 9 (4.41%) SAN
5 8 (3.92%) IP Telephony
6 6 (2.94%) Internet
6 6 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.94%) WAN
7 4 (1.96%) VPN
8 3 (1.47%) Multicast
8 3 (1.47%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.47%) VLAN
8 3 (1.47%) Wireless
9 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.98%) IPsec
9 2 (0.98%) MPLS
9 2 (0.98%) NAS
9 2 (0.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.39%) Big Data
2 11 (5.39%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.98%) KDB
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
8 1 (0.49%) MS Access
8 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Subversion
2 3 (1.47%) Toad
3 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Maven
4 1 (0.49%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (46.57%) Finance
2 64 (31.37%) Banking
3 50 (24.51%) Front Office
4 32 (15.69%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.88%) Back Office
6 8 (3.92%) Retail
6 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.45%) Publishing
9 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.47%) Legal
11 2 (0.98%) French Language
11 2 (0.98%) Marketing
11 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.49%) Advertising
12 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.49%) German Language
12 1 (0.49%) International Banking
12 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (30.88%) Analyst
2 34 (16.67%) Developer
3 31 (15.20%) Desktop Support
4 25 (12.25%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.80%) Project Manager
6 19 (9.31%) Business Analyst
7 17 (8.33%) Architect
8 16 (7.84%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Data Analyst
9 14 (6.86%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (6.37%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
12 11 (5.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 10 (4.90%) IT Support
14 9 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (4.41%) IT Manager
15 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) Spring
1 10 (4.90%) XSLT
2 9 (4.41%) HTML
3 8 (3.92%) HTML5
3 8 (3.92%) Spring Integration
4 7 (3.43%) .NET
4 7 (3.43%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.43%) XML
5 6 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.98%) CSS
6 2 (0.98%) JMS
6 2 (0.98%) MDX
6 2 (0.98%) XMPP
7 1 (0.49%) J2EE
7 1 (0.49%) J2SE
7 1 (0.49%) Middleware
7 1 (0.49%) STL
7 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.14%) Fixed Income
2 21 (10.29%) Blackberry
3 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.82%) Derivative
5 14 (6.86%) Equities
6 13 (6.37%) iPhone
7 11 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (4.90%) Hedge funds
8 10 (4.90%) iPad
9 8 (3.92%) Reference Data
10 7 (3.43%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (1.96%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.98%) IPTV
13 2 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
13 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (39.71%) Windows
2 41 (20.10%) Windows Server
3 36 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 33 (16.18%) Linux
5 23 (11.27%) Unix
6 18 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.39%) AIX
9 11 (5.39%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.43%) Solaris
11 4 (1.96%) Android
12 3 (1.47%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.08%) Asset Management
2 23 (11.27%) Project Management
3 22 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 15 (7.35%) Low Latency
6 13 (6.37%) E-Commerce
7 12 (5.88%) Data Management
7 12 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (5.88%) High Availability
7 12 (5.88%) Migration
7 12 (5.88%) Time Management
8 11 (5.39%) ITIL
9 8 (3.92%) Business Analysis
9 8 (3.92%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.43%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (3.43%) ETL
10 7 (3.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 7 (3.43%) TDD
11 6 (2.94%) Data Modelling
11 6 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.57%) SQL
2 30 (14.71%) Java
3 15 (7.35%) VBA
4 14 (6.86%) C++
5 13 (6.37%) C#
6 12 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.92%) C
8 4 (1.96%) Python
8 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.96%) VB
9 2 (0.98%) AWK
9 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
10 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (5.88%) Degree
2 5 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.47%) MCP
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.98%) MCSA
5 1 (0.49%) APMP
5 1 (0.49%) CCNA
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) MiFID
2 6 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (1.47%) QA
4 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.49%) EMIR
5 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.39%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.45%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.47%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) NFS
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.45%) SCCM
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.49%) DameWare
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.49%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (42.16%) Reuters
2 36 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 30 (14.71%) VMware
4 28 (13.73%) Citrix
5 21 (10.29%) HP
6 20 (9.80%) Oracle
7 18 (8.82%) ION Trading
8 17 (8.33%) Cisco
9 13 (6.37%) Calypso
9 13 (6.37%) Charles River
9 13 (6.37%) Dell
10 12 (5.88%) Murex
11 11 (5.39%) FactSet
11 11 (5.39%) IBM
12 10 (4.90%) Hortonworks
13 7 (3.43%) Lotus
13 7 (3.43%) Symantec
13 7 (3.43%) Tradeweb
14 6 (2.94%) Fidessa
14 6 (2.94%) GoldenSource
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