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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 320 281 225
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -56
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 100 127 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.54% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 1.21% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 144
Average daily rate
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£500 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £270 £180
% change year-on-year
+85.18% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -15.55%
UK excluding London average 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
10238 10511 11005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 44.69% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6729 6581 6980
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 219 284
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £34.33 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 41 £500 +81.65% 18
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
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England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg.

1 97 (50.00%) Finance
2 93 (47.94%) Reuters
3 77 (39.69%) Windows
4 62 (31.96%) Banking
5 46 (23.71%) Front Office
6 39 (20.10%) Microsoft
7 37 (19.07%) MS Office
8 35 (18.04%) SQL
8 35 (18.04%) Fixed Income
8 35 (18.04%) Investment Banking
8 35 (18.04%) Windows 7
9 34 (17.53%) C#
9 34 (17.53%) Java
9 34 (17.53%) SQL Server
10 32 (16.49%) MS Excel
10 32 (16.49%) Active Directory
11 31 (15.98%) Asset Management
12 29 (14.95%) .NET
13 28 (14.43%) Blackberry
14 26 (13.40%) UNIX
15 24 (12.37%) Project Management
16 23 (11.86%) TCP/IP
17 22 (11.34%) VBA
18 20 (10.31%) Investment Management
19 19 (9.79%) iPad
20 18 (9.28%) Tradeweb
20 18 (9.28%) FIX Protocol
20 18 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (8.76%) WPF

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (5.67%) MTS
2 10 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.06%) Lync
6 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.03%) MindAlign
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (19.07%) MS Office
2 32 (16.49%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.61%) Mingle
4 6 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.03%) MS Project
8 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) thinkFolio
2 7 (3.61%) Markit EDM
2 7 (3.61%) Eikon
2 7 (3.61%) Summit
2 7 (3.61%) RMDS
3 6 (3.09%) ION MarketView
4 4 (2.06%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 3 (1.55%) LatentZero
6 2 (1.03%) Tesseract
6 2 (1.03%) Minerva
6 2 (1.03%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.52%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.52%) Kondor+
7 1 (0.52%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.22%) DNS
3 9 (4.64%) LAN
4 8 (4.12%) WAN
5 6 (3.09%) DHCP
5 6 (3.09%) Network Security
6 5 (2.58%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (2.06%) Firewall
7 4 (2.06%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.06%) VoIP
7 4 (2.06%) LDAP
7 4 (2.06%) SSL
8 3 (1.55%) Multicast
9 2 (1.03%) Junos
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.03%) Wireless
9 2 (1.03%) Softphone
9 2 (1.03%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.03%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) HBase
5 1 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.52%) MS Access
5 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Selenium
2 9 (4.64%) WebDriver
2 9 (4.64%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.06%) JIRA
4 3 (1.55%) JUnit
5 2 (1.03%) Maven
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.52%) Introscope
6 1 (0.52%) NUnit
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 97 (50.00%) Finance
2 62 (31.96%) Banking
3 46 (23.71%) Front Office
4 35 (18.04%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.67%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.61%) Back Office
7 5 (2.58%) Publishing
8 4 (2.06%) Retail
9 2 (1.03%) Legal
9 2 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (36.08%) Analyst
2 42 (21.65%) Developer
3 31 (15.98%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.86%) Desktop Support
5 21 (10.82%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.76%) Applications Support
7 15 (7.73%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Lead Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) Architect
11 8 (4.12%) Support Specialist
11 8 (4.12%) Applications Specialist
11 8 (4.12%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (4.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Administrator
12 7 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.61%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.95%) .NET
2 18 (9.28%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (8.76%) WPF
4 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.73%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.61%) HTML
6 6 (3.09%) CSS
7 5 (2.58%) Spring
8 4 (2.06%) Middleware
8 4 (2.06%) XML
9 3 (1.55%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.55%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (1.55%) Reactive Extensions
10 2 (1.03%) WCF
10 2 (1.03%) jQuery
10 2 (1.03%) WinForms
10 2 (1.03%) COM
11 1 (0.52%) J2EE
11 1 (0.52%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.04%) Fixed Income
2 28 (14.43%) Blackberry
3 19 (9.79%) iPad
4 18 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.73%) Equities
5 15 (7.73%) Derivative
6 13 (6.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (6.70%) iPhone
7 12 (6.19%) Reference Data
8 9 (4.64%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.58%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.06%) Clustering
11 3 (1.55%) PMI
11 3 (1.55%) Statistics
11 3 (1.55%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 77 (39.69%) Windows
2 35 (18.04%) Windows 7
3 26 (13.40%) UNIX
4 16 (8.25%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.73%) Linux
6 8 (4.12%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.09%) Solaris
8 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.55%) Android
9 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.98%) Asset Management
2 24 (12.37%) Project Management
3 20 (10.31%) Investment Management
4 18 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (8.25%) Electronic Trading
6 16 (8.25%) ITIL
7 15 (7.73%) MVC
7 15 (7.73%) Low Latency
8 14 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.22%) TDD
8 14 (7.22%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.19%) Migration
9 12 (6.19%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.19%) BDD
10 11 (5.67%) Service Management
11 10 (5.15%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (4.64%) Analytics
13 8 (4.12%) OO
14 7 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.04%) SQL
2 34 (17.53%) C#
2 34 (17.53%) Java
3 22 (11.34%) VBA
4 14 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.64%) Perl
6 8 (4.12%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.12%) C++
7 7 (3.61%) Python
7 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.03%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) R
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) Lingo
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.58%) ISEB
2 5 (2.58%) Degree
3 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.03%) MCSE
4 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.03%) IIBA
4 2 (1.03%) CBAP
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) MiFID
2 2 (1.03%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 32 (16.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.58%) SCCM
3 3 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 93 (47.94%) Reuters
2 39 (20.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.28%) Tradeweb
4 14 (7.22%) Cisco
4 14 (7.22%) Citrix
4 14 (7.22%) VMware
5 13 (6.70%) HP
6 12 (6.19%) Murex
7 11 (5.67%) ION Trading
7 11 (5.67%) eSpeed
8 9 (4.64%) Charles River
8 9 (4.64%) Dell
9 8 (4.12%) Oracle
9 8 (4.12%) Altiris
10 6 (3.09%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.58%) Sybase
11 5 (2.58%) Apple
11 5 (2.58%) MarketAxess
12 4 (2.06%) McAfee
13 3 (1.55%) Juniper
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