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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 301 350 284
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -66
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 120 79 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.80% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 56 76
Median daily rate £550 £372 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.94% -17.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £128 £375
% change year-on-year
+292.15% -66.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Median hourly rate £21.34 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.68% -5.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8936 9900 10038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.26% 44.41% 43.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6176 6506 6539
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 254 212
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 31 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
City of London +29 25 £550 +76.00% 18
Canary Wharf +7 1 £240 -53.17%
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 123 (51.04%) Reuters
2 116 (48.13%) Finance
3 83 (34.44%) Windows
4 80 (33.20%) Front Office
5 65 (26.97%) Banking
6 58 (24.07%) Asset Management
7 57 (23.65%) SQL
8 50 (20.75%) Active Directory
9 49 (20.33%) Fixed Income
10 47 (19.50%) MS Office
11 45 (18.67%) Investment Management
12 43 (17.84%) Windows 7
13 40 (16.60%) MS Excel
14 38 (15.77%) Microsoft
15 37 (15.35%) VMware
16 36 (14.94%) Investment Banking
17 35 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (13.69%) Derivative
18 33 (13.69%) Windows Server
19 29 (12.03%) Blackberry
19 29 (12.03%) ION Trading
20 27 (11.20%) Citrix
20 27 (11.20%) Java
21 26 (10.79%) PowerShell
22 24 (9.96%) SCCM
22 24 (9.96%) HP
23 23 (9.54%) Cisco
23 23 (9.54%) VBA
23 23 (9.54%) SQL Server
23 23 (9.54%) ITIL

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 16 (6.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.07%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) Apache
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (19.50%) MS Office
2 40 (16.60%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.05%) Eikon
2 12 (4.98%) ION MarketView
3 8 (3.32%) RMDS
4 7 (2.90%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.66%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 4 (1.66%) Finacle
5 4 (1.66%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.83%) Kondor
7 1 (0.41%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.41%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.41%) Summit
7 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.41%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.39%) Internet
2 12 (4.98%) WAN
3 11 (4.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.15%) DNS
5 8 (3.32%) DHCP
5 8 (3.32%) SSL
6 7 (2.90%) SAN
6 7 (2.90%) WebEx
7 6 (2.49%) Firewall
7 6 (2.49%) LAN
8 4 (1.66%) Multicast
8 4 (1.66%) Skype
9 3 (1.24%) VPN
10 2 (0.83%) ISDN
10 2 (0.83%) NAS
10 2 (0.83%) VLAN
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.41%) Network Security
11 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.15%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (2.49%) Big Data
5 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Bower
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
3 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) Yeoman
General
1 116 (48.13%) Finance
2 80 (33.20%) Front Office
3 65 (26.97%) Banking
4 36 (14.94%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.73%) Retail
6 8 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.90%) Back Office
8 5 (2.07%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.24%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (43.98%) Analyst
2 41 (17.01%) Support Analyst
3 39 (16.18%) Developer
4 34 (14.11%) Desktop Support
5 22 (9.13%) Business Analyst
6 19 (7.88%) Data Analyst
7 17 (7.05%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.64%) Applications Support
8 16 (6.64%) SQL Analyst
9 14 (5.81%) Desktop Analyst
9 14 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Front Office Developer
10 13 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.98%) IT Support
11 12 (4.98%) SQL Data Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (4.56%) Data Business Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.71%) HTML
2 18 (7.47%) AngularJS
3 17 (7.05%) Spring
3 17 (7.05%) Spring Integration
4 13 (5.39%) .NET
4 13 (5.39%) HTML5
5 9 (3.73%) XML
6 7 (2.90%) CSS
6 7 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (2.90%) Web Services
7 5 (2.07%) Dropwizard
7 5 (2.07%) React
7 5 (2.07%) RFC 822
7 5 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.66%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.24%) FpML
9 3 (1.24%) XSLT
10 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.83%) JMS
10 2 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.33%) Fixed Income
2 33 (13.69%) Derivative
3 29 (12.03%) Blackberry
4 20 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.88%) Equities
6 18 (7.47%) Credit Derivative
6 18 (7.47%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (7.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (6.64%) iPhone
9 10 (4.15%) Data Centre
9 10 (4.15%) Hedge funds
9 10 (4.15%) Reference Data
10 9 (3.73%) iPad
11 4 (1.66%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.24%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.24%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.44%) Windows
2 43 (17.84%) Windows 7
3 33 (13.69%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.54%) Unix
5 22 (9.13%) Linux
6 21 (8.71%) Windows XP
7 13 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.49%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.07%) AIX
11 5 (2.07%) Android
12 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.83%) Solaris
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.07%) Asset Management
2 45 (18.67%) Investment Management
3 35 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.54%) ITIL
5 22 (9.13%) Project Management
6 19 (7.88%) Problem Management
7 18 (7.47%) Migration
8 15 (6.22%) Portfolio Management
9 13 (5.39%) Risk Management
9 13 (5.39%) Validation
10 12 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.56%) Change Management
11 11 (4.56%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.56%) ETL
11 11 (4.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 11 (4.56%) TDD
12 10 (4.15%) Change Control
12 10 (4.15%) CRM
12 10 (4.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.65%) SQL
2 27 (11.20%) Java
3 26 (10.79%) PowerShell
4 23 (9.54%) VBA
5 18 (7.47%) C#
6 13 (5.39%) Python
7 6 (2.49%) C++
7 6 (2.49%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.49%) Perl
8 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.07%) VB
9 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.07%) MCSA
4 4 (1.66%) Degree
4 4 (1.66%) ISEB
5 3 (1.24%) CCNA
5 3 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.24%) MCSE
6 2 (0.83%) CFA
6 2 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.56%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.32%) SLA
3 7 (2.90%) Solvency II
4 6 (2.49%) QA
5 5 (2.07%) MiFID
6 2 (0.83%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.83%) EMIR
7 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.41%) UCITS
System Software
1 50 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.66%) Xen
6 3 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.41%) NFS
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (9.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.41%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.41%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (51.04%) Reuters
2 38 (15.77%) Microsoft
3 37 (15.35%) VMware
4 29 (12.03%) ION Trading
5 27 (11.20%) Citrix
6 24 (9.96%) HP
7 23 (9.54%) Cisco
8 21 (8.71%) Charles River
8 21 (8.71%) FactSet
9 20 (8.30%) Murex
10 19 (7.88%) Calypso
11 12 (4.98%) Dell
11 12 (4.98%) Oracle
12 9 (3.73%) Fidessa
13 8 (3.32%) Intel Security
13 8 (3.32%) Tradeweb
14 6 (2.49%) Sybase
14 6 (2.49%) Symantec
15 5 (2.07%) IBM
15 5 (2.07%) Lotus
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