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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg Trade Order Management System (TOMS)
Rank - 553 581
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.069% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
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
4843 4344 5605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 9.09% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2736 2219 2778
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £68.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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
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