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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
England / London
Rank 294 305 270
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 110 111 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.29% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 75 98
Median daily rate £600 £288 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £185 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £655 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £420
% change year-on-year
- +48.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £73.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.49%
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
8278 8619 9566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.31% 41.05% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5535 5607 6370
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 £288 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 198
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -31 16 £550 +79.59% 12
Canary Wharf -1 1 £240 -12.72%
Docklands, London -7 1 £500 +81.81%
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 121 (53.54%) Reuters
2 107 (47.35%) Finance
3 101 (44.69%) Banking
4 91 (40.27%) Windows
5 56 (24.78%) Windows 7
6 53 (23.45%) Front Office
7 49 (21.68%) SQL
8 46 (20.35%) Investment Banking
9 43 (19.03%) Microsoft
10 40 (17.70%) Windows Server
11 38 (16.81%) Fixed Income
12 33 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (14.60%) Asset Management
13 32 (14.16%) Citrix
14 31 (13.72%) Active Directory
15 30 (13.27%) Blackberry
15 30 (13.27%) MS Office
16 29 (12.83%) Java
16 29 (12.83%) MS Excel
17 28 (12.39%) Unix
18 25 (11.06%) Eikon
19 24 (10.62%) Equities
19 24 (10.62%) Linux
19 24 (10.62%) IBM Notes
19 24 (10.62%) Lotus
20 23 (10.18%) Cisco
20 23 (10.18%) C#
20 23 (10.18%) C++
21 22 (9.73%) VBA
22 20 (8.85%) Windows XP

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 24 (10.62%) IBM Notes
2 8 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.44%) SAS
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (13.27%) MS Office
2 29 (12.83%) MS Excel
3 17 (7.52%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (11.06%) Eikon
2 8 (3.54%) Markit EDM
3 6 (2.65%) thinkFolio
4 4 (1.77%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (1.77%) Summit
5 3 (1.33%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.88%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.88%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.44%) Global One
7 1 (0.44%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.88%) IaaS
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.87%) DNS
2 10 (4.42%) Firewall
3 9 (3.98%) DHCP
3 9 (3.98%) VPN
4 8 (3.54%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.21%) HTTP
7 4 (1.77%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.77%) SAN
7 4 (1.77%) VoIP
7 4 (1.77%) WAN
8 3 (1.33%) BGP
8 3 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.33%) Internet
8 3 (1.33%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.33%) OSPF
8 3 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.88%) Multicast
9 2 (0.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.65%) Big Data
3 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.33%) KDB
5 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) JIRA
1 5 (2.21%) Subversion
2 4 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.88%) Maven
4 2 (0.88%) Toad
5 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.44%) Mockito
5 1 (0.44%) Robot Framework
General
1 107 (47.35%) Finance
2 101 (44.69%) Banking
3 53 (23.45%) Front Office
4 46 (20.35%) Investment Banking
5 19 (8.41%) Retail
6 18 (7.96%) Retail Banking
7 12 (5.31%) Back Office
8 7 (3.10%) Legal
9 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.77%) Publishing
9 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.88%) French Language
10 2 (0.88%) Law
11 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.44%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (34.07%) Analyst
2 55 (24.34%) Developer
3 40 (17.70%) Desktop Support
4 28 (12.39%) Business Analyst
5 27 (11.95%) Support Engineer
6 24 (10.62%) Support Analyst
7 22 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (8.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (8.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (7.96%) Data Analyst
10 15 (6.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 15 (6.64%) C# Developer
10 15 (6.64%) Deskside Support
10 15 (6.64%) Desktop Analyst
10 15 (6.64%) Service Desk Support
10 15 (6.64%) SQL Developer
11 14 (6.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 14 (6.19%) Java Developer
11 14 (6.19%) Python Developer
12 13 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.75%) .NET
2 11 (4.87%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (4.87%) XML
3 9 (3.98%) XSLT
4 6 (2.65%) FpML
5 5 (2.21%) WPF
6 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.77%) Middleware
6 4 (1.77%) Web Services
7 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.33%) SOAP
7 3 (1.33%) Spring
8 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.88%) JMS
8 2 (0.88%) MDX
8 2 (0.88%) STL
8 2 (0.88%) XMPP
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.44%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.81%) Fixed Income
2 30 (13.27%) Blackberry
3 24 (10.62%) Equities
4 20 (8.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (8.41%) Derivative
6 17 (7.52%) iPad
6 17 (7.52%) iPhone
7 15 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.42%) Hedge funds
9 8 (3.54%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (3.10%) BYOD
10 7 (3.10%) Data Centre
10 7 (3.10%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.77%) Fintech
12 3 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.33%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.33%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.33%) Statistics
12 3 (1.33%) User Experience
13 2 (0.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 91 (40.27%) Windows
2 56 (24.78%) Windows 7
3 40 (17.70%) Windows Server
4 28 (12.39%) Unix
5 24 (10.62%) Linux
6 20 (8.85%) Windows XP
7 19 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.54%) Solaris
9 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.65%) Android
10 6 (2.65%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.33%) AIX
12 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (14.60%) Asset Management
2 17 (7.52%) Electronic Trading
3 14 (6.19%) Project Management
4 13 (5.75%) ITIL
5 12 (5.31%) Data Management
5 12 (5.31%) Migration
6 11 (4.87%) Business Analysis
7 10 (4.42%) Time Management
8 9 (3.98%) OO
9 8 (3.54%) Investment Management
9 8 (3.54%) RAD
9 8 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.10%) Analytics
10 7 (3.10%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.10%) SDLC
10 7 (3.10%) SOA
11 6 (2.65%) Low Latency
12 5 (2.21%) Data Engineering
12 5 (2.21%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.68%) SQL
2 29 (12.83%) Java
3 23 (10.18%) C#
3 23 (10.18%) C++
4 22 (9.73%) VBA
5 19 (8.41%) Python
6 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.65%) C
7 6 (2.65%) Perl
8 5 (2.21%) AWK
9 4 (1.77%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.77%) Scala
9 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.33%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.96%) Degree
2 11 (4.87%) PhD
3 4 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.88%) MCP
5 2 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) APMP
6 1 (0.44%) CCDP
6 1 (0.44%) CCIE
6 1 (0.44%) CCNP
6 1 (0.44%) CCSA
6 1 (0.44%) HND
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) MiFID
2 7 (3.10%) QA
2 7 (3.10%) SLA
3 4 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.44%) EMIR
System Software
1 31 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.77%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.77%) XenApp
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (1.33%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.33%) Control-M
2 3 (1.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) DameWare
3 2 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.44%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 121 (53.54%) Reuters
2 43 (19.03%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.16%) Citrix
4 24 (10.62%) Lotus
5 23 (10.18%) Cisco
6 19 (8.41%) VMware
7 15 (6.64%) Fidessa
8 14 (6.19%) Charles River
8 14 (6.19%) FactSet
8 14 (6.19%) HP
9 12 (5.31%) Oracle
10 10 (4.42%) ION Trading
11 9 (3.98%) Calypso
12 6 (2.65%) Juniper
12 6 (2.65%) Sybase
12 6 (2.65%) Symantec
12 6 (2.65%) TIBCO
13 5 (2.21%) Murex
13 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.21%) SimCorp
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