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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 332 332 299
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 113 118 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.14% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 76 64
Median daily rate £550 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £643 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £500 £323
% change year-on-year
-74.00% +55.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -5.36%
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
9840 10324 10875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.60% 43.47% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6568 6797 6788
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 232 242
Median hourly rate £17.10 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 +19 28 £525 +5.00% 12
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 103 (45.78%) Reuters
2 99 (44.00%) Finance
3 81 (36.00%) Windows
4 69 (30.67%) Front Office
5 64 (28.44%) Banking
6 55 (24.44%) Asset Management
7 43 (19.11%) Fixed Income
7 43 (19.11%) SQL
8 42 (18.67%) Active Directory
9 37 (16.44%) Windows Server
10 35 (15.56%) Investment Banking
10 35 (15.56%) Windows 7
11 33 (14.67%) Linux
12 32 (14.22%) Java
12 32 (14.22%) Microsoft
13 29 (12.89%) VMware
13 29 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (12.89%) MS Excel
14 28 (12.44%) Investment Management
15 26 (11.56%) Unix
15 26 (11.56%) Charles River
16 23 (10.22%) VBA
17 22 (9.78%) MS Office
17 22 (9.78%) Project Management
18 21 (9.33%) Citrix
18 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
18 21 (9.33%) Derivative
19 20 (8.89%) FactSet
19 20 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (8.89%) HP

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 11 (4.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.78%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) JBoss
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (8.44%) Eikon
2 10 (4.44%) ION MarketView
3 6 (2.67%) thinkFolio
4 5 (2.22%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.78%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 3 (1.33%) Finacle
7 2 (0.89%) RMDS
8 1 (0.44%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.89%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) DNS
2 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.89%) DHCP
3 11 (4.89%) Firewall
3 11 (4.89%) WAN
4 7 (3.11%) Internet
5 6 (2.67%) SAN
6 5 (2.22%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.78%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.78%) VPN
8 3 (1.33%) LAN
8 3 (1.33%) Multicast
8 3 (1.33%) VLAN
8 3 (1.33%) Wireless
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.89%) IPsec
9 2 (0.89%) MPLS
9 2 (0.89%) OSPF
9 2 (0.89%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (4.89%) Big Data
3 11 (4.89%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.78%) Subversion
3 2 (0.89%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) Toad
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (44.00%) Finance
2 69 (30.67%) Front Office
3 64 (28.44%) Banking
4 35 (15.56%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.89%) Back Office
6 9 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.56%) Retail
8 5 (2.22%) Publishing
9 4 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.78%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.89%) French Language
11 2 (0.89%) Marketing
11 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.44%) German Language
12 1 (0.44%) International Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (34.22%) Analyst
2 39 (17.33%) Developer
3 31 (13.78%) Support Analyst
4 29 (12.89%) Desktop Support
5 20 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.56%) Data Analyst
6 17 (7.56%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.11%) Architect
8 15 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 13 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.89%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.89%) Desktop Analyst
11 10 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.00%) Angular Developer
12 9 (4.00%) IT Support
12 9 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.00%) Support Engineer
13 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.11%) HTML
2 15 (6.67%) Spring
2 15 (6.67%) Spring Integration
3 14 (6.22%) AngularJS
4 11 (4.89%) HTML5
4 11 (4.89%) XML
5 9 (4.00%) XSLT
6 7 (3.11%) .NET
7 5 (2.22%) CSS
7 5 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (2.22%) RFC 822
7 5 (2.22%) Web Services
8 4 (1.78%) Dropwizard
8 4 (1.78%) React
8 4 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.89%) MDX
9 2 (0.89%) REST
9 2 (0.89%) XSD
10 1 (0.44%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.11%) Fixed Income
2 21 (9.33%) Derivative
3 20 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.89%) Blackberry
3 20 (8.89%) Equities
4 17 (7.56%) Data Centre
5 14 (6.22%) Credit Derivative
6 13 (5.78%) iPhone
7 12 (5.33%) Hedge funds
8 11 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (3.56%) iPad
9 8 (3.56%) Reference Data
10 7 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.78%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.33%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.89%) BBC
13 2 (0.89%) IPTV
13 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.89%) RIA
13 2 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.00%) Windows
2 37 (16.44%) Windows Server
3 35 (15.56%) Windows 7
4 33 (14.67%) Linux
5 26 (11.56%) Unix
6 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.22%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.89%) AIX
9 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.11%) Solaris
11 4 (1.78%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.33%) Android
13 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.44%) Asset Management
2 29 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.44%) Investment Management
4 22 (9.78%) Project Management
5 15 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 14 (6.22%) Portfolio Management
7 13 (5.78%) ETL
8 12 (5.33%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.33%) High Availability
8 12 (5.33%) ITIL
8 12 (5.33%) Migration
9 11 (4.89%) Data Modelling
9 11 (4.89%) Risk Management
10 10 (4.44%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (4.44%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 10 (4.44%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.44%) Release Management
10 10 (4.44%) TDD
11 9 (4.00%) Data Management
11 9 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.11%) SQL
2 32 (14.22%) Java
3 23 (10.22%) VBA
4 19 (8.44%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.56%) C#
6 12 (5.33%) Python
7 9 (4.00%) C++
8 6 (2.67%) Perl
9 4 (1.78%) C
10 3 (1.33%) VB
11 2 (0.89%) AWK
11 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.56%) Degree
2 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.22%) MCSA
3 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) CCNA
5 2 (0.89%) CFA
5 2 (0.89%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) MiFID
2 3 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.44%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.44%) EMIR
4 1 (0.44%) UCITS
System Software
1 42 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.89%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.44%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) SCCM
2 4 (1.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.89%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.44%) DameWare
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (45.78%) Reuters
2 32 (14.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.89%) VMware
4 26 (11.56%) Charles River
5 21 (9.33%) Citrix
6 20 (8.89%) FactSet
6 20 (8.89%) HP
6 20 (8.89%) ION Trading
7 19 (8.44%) Cisco
7 19 (8.44%) Oracle
8 16 (7.11%) Calypso
9 13 (5.78%) Dell
9 13 (5.78%) Murex
10 11 (4.89%) IBM
11 10 (4.44%) Hortonworks
12 9 (4.00%) Symantec
13 5 (2.22%) Fidessa
13 5 (2.22%) GoldenSource
14 4 (1.78%) Sencha
14 4 (1.78%) Tradeweb