The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
UK
Rank 490 494 458
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 118 134 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 88 93
Median daily rate £620 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £188 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £675 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £475 £433
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £18.40 £21.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.77% -
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20211 22470 23940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.20% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12533 13459 13746
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 838 976
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +19.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
England +12 112 £620 +77.14% 27
London +5 112 £620 +77.14% 27
City of London -22 20 £620 +98.40% 13
County Antrim - 4 £435 -
Belfast - 4 £435 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £435 -
Scotland +24 1 £675 +575.00%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -
Edinburgh - 1 £675 -

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 138 (53.70%) Reuters
2 116 (45.14%) Finance
3 111 (43.19%) Banking
4 96 (37.35%) Windows
5 62 (24.12%) SQL
6 58 (22.57%) Front Office
7 56 (21.79%) Investment Banking
8 55 (21.40%) Windows 7
9 42 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (16.34%) Microsoft
10 41 (15.95%) Fixed Income
11 39 (15.18%) Windows Server
12 38 (14.79%) MS Office
13 37 (14.40%) Asset Management
14 36 (14.01%) Unix
15 35 (13.62%) Citrix
16 34 (13.23%) Active Directory
17 32 (12.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 29 (11.28%) MS Excel
19 28 (10.89%) Linux
19 28 (10.89%) C#
20 26 (10.12%) Blackberry
21 25 (9.73%) Java
21 25 (9.73%) Python
22 24 (9.34%) Cisco
22 24 (9.34%) Derivative
23 23 (8.95%) Equities
23 23 (8.95%) C++
23 23 (8.95%) VBA
24 22 (8.56%) MiFID

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (8.17%) IBM Notes
2 7 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.17%) DataSynapse
6 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.39%) MTS
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (14.79%) MS Office
2 29 (11.28%) MS Excel
3 22 (8.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (7.78%) Eikon
2 10 (3.89%) thinkFolio
3 6 (2.33%) ION MarketView
3 6 (2.33%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.95%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 4 (1.56%) Summit
6 3 (1.17%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.78%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.78%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.78%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.78%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.39%) BondVision
8 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.39%) Global One
8 1 (0.39%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.39%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.95%) Office 365
3 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.17%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.67%) DNS
1 12 (4.67%) Firewall
2 10 (3.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.89%) VPN
3 8 (3.11%) DHCP
4 7 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (1.95%) HTTP
5 5 (1.95%) SAN
6 4 (1.56%) BGP
6 4 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.56%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (1.56%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.56%) OSPF
6 4 (1.56%) VoIP
6 4 (1.56%) WAN
7 3 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.17%) MPLS
7 3 (1.17%) Multicast
7 3 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.11%) Big Data
2 8 (3.11%) KDB
2 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.17%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.39%) MS Access
8 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Subversion
2 5 (1.95%) JIRA
3 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.78%) Maven
4 2 (0.78%) Mockito
4 2 (0.78%) Toad
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.39%) ERwin
5 1 (0.39%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 116 (45.14%) Finance
2 111 (43.19%) Banking
3 58 (22.57%) Front Office
4 56 (21.79%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.23%) Retail
6 15 (5.84%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.72%) Back Office
8 6 (2.33%) Legal
9 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.17%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.78%) Law
11 2 (0.78%) Publishing
11 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 93 (36.19%) Analyst
2 65 (25.29%) Developer
3 38 (14.79%) Business Analyst
4 35 (13.62%) Desktop Support
5 24 (9.34%) Support Engineer
6 23 (8.95%) Data Analyst
6 23 (8.95%) Support Analyst
7 20 (7.78%) Python Developer
8 19 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (6.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (6.23%) Architect
10 16 (6.23%) C# Developer
10 16 (6.23%) SQL Developer
11 15 (5.84%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.45%) Desktop Analyst
13 13 (5.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 13 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.67%) Deskside Support
14 12 (4.67%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.00%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (6.61%) .NET
3 12 (4.67%) XML
4 7 (2.72%) Web Services
4 7 (2.72%) XSLT
5 6 (2.33%) FpML
5 6 (2.33%) Spring
5 6 (2.33%) WPF
6 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.95%) Middleware
7 4 (1.56%) JMS
7 4 (1.56%) SOAP
8 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.17%) Murex MxML
9 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.78%) Caliburn.Micro
9 2 (0.78%) Java EE
9 2 (0.78%) Java SE
9 2 (0.78%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.95%) Fixed Income
2 32 (12.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (10.12%) Blackberry
4 24 (9.34%) Derivative
5 23 (8.95%) Equities
6 14 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.45%) iPad
6 14 (5.45%) iPhone
7 13 (5.06%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (4.28%) Hedge funds
9 10 (3.89%) Data Centre
10 8 (3.11%) Fintech
11 7 (2.72%) BYOD
12 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
14 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (1.17%) Grid Computing
14 3 (1.17%) Smartphone
14 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (37.35%) Windows
2 55 (21.40%) Windows 7
3 39 (15.18%) Windows Server
4 36 (14.01%) Unix
5 28 (10.89%) Linux
6 16 (6.23%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.89%) Solaris
9 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.33%) Android
11 6 (2.33%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.95%) AIX
12 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.17%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.40%) Asset Management
3 21 (8.17%) Electronic Trading
4 15 (5.84%) Business Analysis
5 14 (5.45%) ITIL
5 14 (5.45%) Project Management
6 11 (4.28%) Investment Management
6 11 (4.28%) Migration
7 10 (3.89%) Low Latency
8 9 (3.50%) Data Management
8 9 (3.50%) OO
8 9 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.11%) High Availability
9 8 (3.11%) RAD
9 8 (3.11%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (2.72%) Data Engineering
10 7 (2.72%) Multithreading
10 7 (2.72%) Risk Management
10 7 (2.72%) Time Management
11 6 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.12%) SQL
2 28 (10.89%) C#
3 25 (9.73%) Java
3 25 (9.73%) Python
4 23 (8.95%) C++
4 23 (8.95%) VBA
5 10 (3.89%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.72%) Perl
7 6 (2.33%) C
8 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.56%) Scala
10 3 (1.17%) AWK
10 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.17%) VB
11 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) Tcl
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.39%) Degree
2 16 (6.23%) PhD
3 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CCNP
5 2 (0.78%) MCP
5 2 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) APMP
6 1 (0.39%) CCDP
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) CCSA
6 1 (0.39%) HND
6 1 (0.39%) MCSA
6 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.56%) MiFID
2 10 (3.89%) SLA
3 8 (3.11%) QA
4 4 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.78%) EMIR
5 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 34 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.56%) XenApp
5 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) IAG
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.72%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (1.17%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.17%) Control-M
2 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.17%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.78%) DameWare
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.39%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 138 (53.70%) Reuters
2 42 (16.34%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.62%) Citrix
4 24 (9.34%) Cisco
5 21 (8.17%) Lotus
5 21 (8.17%) VMware
6 19 (7.39%) Fidessa
6 19 (7.39%) HP
7 16 (6.23%) Charles River
8 15 (5.84%) Oracle
9 13 (5.06%) FactSet
10 11 (4.28%) ION Trading
10 11 (4.28%) Murex
11 10 (3.89%) Calypso
11 10 (3.89%) Sybase
12 7 (2.72%) Juniper
13 6 (2.33%) IBM
13 6 (2.33%) Symantec
13 6 (2.33%) Tradeweb
14 5 (1.95%) SimCorp
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