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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
England / London
Rank 283 291 278
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 113 129 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.48% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 86 87
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 £189 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £475 £415
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8292 8739 9519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.74% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5724 6281
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 153 182
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.34 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
City of London -21 19 £620 +106.66% 13
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 134 (56.78%) Reuters
2 107 (45.34%) Finance
3 106 (44.92%) Banking
4 92 (38.98%) Windows
5 57 (24.15%) SQL
6 56 (23.73%) Front Office
7 54 (22.88%) Windows 7
8 52 (22.03%) Investment Banking
9 42 (17.80%) Microsoft
10 40 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (16.53%) Fixed Income
12 37 (15.68%) MS Office
12 37 (15.68%) Windows Server
13 34 (14.41%) Citrix
14 32 (13.56%) Active Directory
15 31 (13.14%) Unix
15 31 (13.14%) Asset Management
16 28 (11.86%) MS Excel
16 28 (11.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 27 (11.44%) Linux
17 27 (11.44%) C#
18 26 (11.02%) Blackberry
19 25 (10.59%) Java
19 25 (10.59%) Python
20 24 (10.17%) Cisco
20 24 (10.17%) Derivative
21 22 (9.32%) MiFID
21 22 (9.32%) Spreadsheet
21 22 (9.32%) C++
21 22 (9.32%) VBA

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 21 (8.90%) IBM Notes
2 7 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.27%) DataSynapse
6 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.85%) 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 (15.68%) MS Office
2 28 (11.86%) MS Excel
3 22 (9.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (8.47%) Eikon
2 9 (3.81%) thinkFolio
3 6 (2.54%) ION MarketView
4 5 (2.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 5 (2.12%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.69%) Summit
6 3 (1.27%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.85%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.85%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.42%) BondVision
8 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.42%) Global One
8 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.12%) Office 365
3 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) IaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.08%) Firewall
2 11 (4.66%) DNS
3 10 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.24%) VPN
4 8 (3.39%) DHCP
5 7 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.12%) HTTP
7 4 (1.69%) BGP
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.69%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.69%) OSPF
7 4 (1.69%) SAN
7 4 (1.69%) VoIP
7 4 (1.69%) WAN
8 3 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.27%) Internet
8 3 (1.27%) MPLS
8 3 (1.27%) Multicast
8 3 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.97%) Big Data
4 6 (2.54%) KDB
4 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.27%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Subversion
2 5 (2.12%) JIRA
3 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.85%) Maven
4 2 (0.85%) Mockito
4 2 (0.85%) 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
General
1 107 (45.34%) Finance
2 106 (44.92%) Banking
3 56 (23.73%) Front Office
4 52 (22.03%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.78%) Retail
6 15 (6.36%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.97%) Back Office
8 6 (2.54%) Legal
9 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.85%) Law
11 2 (0.85%) Publishing
11 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (34.75%) Analyst
2 63 (26.69%) Developer
3 35 (14.83%) Desktop Support
4 34 (14.41%) Business Analyst
5 24 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 22 (9.32%) Support Analyst
7 20 (8.47%) Python Developer
8 19 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (7.20%) Data Analyst
9 17 (7.20%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (7.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (6.78%) C# Developer
10 16 (6.78%) SQL Developer
11 15 (6.36%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.93%) Architect
12 14 (5.93%) Desktop Analyst
13 13 (5.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 12 (5.08%) Deskside Support
14 12 (5.08%) Quantitative Developer
14 12 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.78%) .NET
2 14 (5.93%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (4.66%) XML
4 7 (2.97%) Web Services
4 7 (2.97%) XSLT
5 6 (2.54%) FpML
5 6 (2.54%) Spring
5 6 (2.54%) WPF
6 5 (2.12%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.12%) Middleware
7 4 (1.69%) JMS
8 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.27%) Murex MxML
8 3 (1.27%) SOAP
9 2 (0.85%) Java EE
9 2 (0.85%) Java SE
9 2 (0.85%) JNI
9 2 (0.85%) Murex Flex
9 2 (0.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.53%) Fixed Income
2 28 (11.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (11.02%) Blackberry
4 24 (10.17%) Derivative
5 21 (8.90%) Equities
6 14 (5.93%) iPad
6 14 (5.93%) iPhone
7 13 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.66%) Hedge funds
9 9 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (3.39%) Data Centre
10 8 (3.39%) Fintech
11 7 (2.97%) BYOD
12 5 (2.12%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
14 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (1.27%) Grid Computing
14 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
14 3 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (38.98%) Windows
2 54 (22.88%) Windows 7
3 37 (15.68%) Windows Server
4 31 (13.14%) Unix
5 27 (11.44%) Linux
6 16 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.81%) Solaris
8 9 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.54%) Android
9 6 (2.54%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.69%) AIX
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (13.14%) Asset Management
3 21 (8.90%) Electronic Trading
4 14 (5.93%) Project Management
5 13 (5.51%) ITIL
6 12 (5.08%) Business Analysis
7 10 (4.24%) Investment Management
8 9 (3.81%) Data Management
8 9 (3.81%) Low Latency
8 9 (3.81%) OO
9 8 (3.39%) Migration
9 8 (3.39%) RAD
9 8 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (2.97%) Data Engineering
10 7 (2.97%) High Availability
10 7 (2.97%) Multithreading
10 7 (2.97%) Risk Management
10 7 (2.97%) Time Management
11 6 (2.54%) Analytics
11 6 (2.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.15%) SQL
2 27 (11.44%) C#
3 25 (10.59%) Java
3 25 (10.59%) Python
4 22 (9.32%) C++
4 22 (9.32%) VBA
5 10 (4.24%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.54%) C
6 6 (2.54%) Perl
7 5 (2.12%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.69%) Scala
9 3 (1.27%) AWK
9 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.27%) VB
10 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.42%) Tcl
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.05%) Degree
2 16 (6.78%) PhD
3 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.85%) CCNP
4 2 (0.85%) MCP
4 2 (0.85%) 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 (9.32%) MiFID
2 9 (3.81%) SLA
3 8 (3.39%) QA
4 4 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.85%) EMIR
5 2 (0.85%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 32 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.69%) XenApp
4 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) IAG
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.97%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (1.27%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.27%) Control-M
2 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) SCCM
3 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.85%) DameWare
3 2 (0.85%) 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
1 134 (56.78%) Reuters
2 42 (17.80%) Microsoft
3 34 (14.41%) Citrix
4 24 (10.17%) Cisco
5 21 (8.90%) Lotus
6 19 (8.05%) VMware
7 16 (6.78%) HP
8 15 (6.36%) Charles River
8 15 (6.36%) Fidessa
9 14 (5.93%) Oracle
10 13 (5.51%) FactSet
11 11 (4.66%) ION Trading
11 11 (4.66%) Murex
12 10 (4.24%) Calypso
13 9 (3.81%) Sybase
14 7 (2.97%) Juniper
15 6 (2.54%) Symantec
15 6 (2.54%) Tradeweb
16 5 (2.12%) SimCorp
16 5 (2.12%) TIBCO
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