The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 249 265 244
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 22 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.073% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £500 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +105.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £500 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £128 £375
% change year-on-year
+292.15% -66.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4370 4430 4284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.96% 46.38% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2592 2404 2144
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 250 251
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Surrey +5 18 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £600 -
Kent -11 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 19 (73.08%) Reuters
2 16 (61.54%) Asset Management
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Fund Accounting
5 10 (38.46%) FpML
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) XML
6 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
6 9 (34.62%) BPR
6 9 (34.62%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (34.62%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 9 (34.62%) JIRA
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) ISEB
7 8 (30.77%) Investment Management
7 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 7 (26.92%) Confluence
9 6 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
10 5 (19.23%) Reference Data
11 4 (15.38%) MS Office
11 4 (15.38%) Front Office
11 4 (15.38%) Back Office
12 3 (11.54%) Windows
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 3 (11.54%) Active Directory

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Back Office
2 4 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Data Business Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Asset Management Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Reference Data Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Reference Data Business Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) FX Business Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) Market Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Market Data Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Operational Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) FpML
1 10 (38.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (19.23%) Reference Data
2 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.69%) Equities
4 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) BYOD
5 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Asset Management
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Fund Accounting
4 9 (34.62%) BPR
4 9 (34.62%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 9 (34.62%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Investment Management
5 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Product Management
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) Data Management
9 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL
9 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.85%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Reuters
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Charles River
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) FactSet
4 1 (3.85%) SmartStream