The first table below looks at the demand for Bloomberg TOMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg TOMS over the 3 months to 24 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 of the Business Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg Trade Order Management System (TOMS)
Rank 586 557 576
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +19
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 4 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.078% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£251 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £608 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5098 4613 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.05% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2363 2560
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 80 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%

Bloomberg TOMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Bloomberg TOMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS within the UK.

Bloomberg TOMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Bloomberg TOMS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS within the UK.

Bloomberg TOMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +20 4 £251 -37.37%
London -3 4 £251 -45.83%
England -25 4 £251 -45.83%

Bloomberg TOMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bloomberg TOMS 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 TOMS.

1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Legal

Bloomberg TOMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bloomberg TOMS 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 TOMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading