The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
UK / Scotland
Rank - 125 122
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £625 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +51.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £420
% change year-on-year
- +48.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
752 1074 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.66% 41.52% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 589 484
Median daily rate £360 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £31.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% +98.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £50.00
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Market Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Market Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Reuters
1 1 (10.00%) Sybase
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