The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 117 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.20% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.48% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £500 £133
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +277.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1142 1042 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.22% 41.56% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 470 440
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £9.25 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £34.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%
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UK

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bloomberg across the Scotland region.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the Scotland region.

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
Stirling -4 5 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
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UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (88.24%) Reuters
2 14 (82.35%) Banking
3 13 (76.47%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Sybase
5 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
6 6 (35.29%) Front Office
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Data Management
7 5 (29.41%) Reference Data
7 5 (29.41%) Data Integration
8 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
9 3 (17.65%) RIMES
9 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (17.65%) WPF
9 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Derivative
9 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Management
9 3 (17.65%) Spring
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
10 2 (11.76%) Equities
10 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
10 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
2 2 (11.76%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (5.88%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (5.88%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 13 (76.47%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Front Office
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Portal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
1 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) JNI
3 1 (5.88%) Java SE
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) Murex Flex
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Reference Data
1 5 (29.41%) Data Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 3 (17.65%) Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Equities
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
1 5 (29.41%) Data Management
1 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Reuters
2 7 (41.18%) Sybase
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) RIMES
5 2 (11.76%) Charles River
6 1 (5.88%) Adobe
6 1 (5.88%) Murex