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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 525 545 490
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -55
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 126 101 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 64 56
Median daily rate £513 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +85.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00

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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 2016.

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 17 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 28 July 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
England +14 125 £513 +2.50% 20
London +21 103 £570 +14.00% 19
City of London +34 26 £538 +7.50% 13
South East +25 18 £475 -13.63%
Surrey +7 14 £475 -20.83%
Berkshire - 4 - -
North West +6 3 £450 -
Windsor - 3 - -
Cheshire +1 2 £450 -
Kent +8 1 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £240 -46.66%
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -
Slough - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 148 (52.30%) Reuters
2 125 (44.17%) Finance
3 97 (34.28%) Windows
4 87 (30.74%) Front Office
5 78 (27.56%) Asset Management
6 72 (25.44%) Banking
7 67 (23.67%) SQL
8 60 (21.20%) Active Directory
9 54 (19.08%) Fixed Income
10 50 (17.67%) Investment Management
11 47 (16.61%) Microsoft
12 46 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (15.19%) Investment Banking
14 42 (14.84%) VMware
15 39 (13.78%) Windows 7
16 38 (13.43%) MS Excel
17 37 (13.07%) Linux
18 36 (12.72%) Windows Server
19 35 (12.37%) MS Office
20 33 (11.66%) Project Management
21 32 (11.31%) Citrix
21 32 (11.31%) Java
21 32 (11.31%) Derivative
22 29 (10.25%) Unix
22 29 (10.25%) Equities
23 28 (9.89%) SQL Server
24 27 (9.54%) ION Trading
25 26 (9.19%) VBA
25 26 (9.19%) Cisco
25 26 (9.19%) Charles River

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 18 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (2.83%) Confluence
3 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) JBoss
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.37%) MS Office
3 10 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.36%) Eikon
2 10 (3.53%) ION MarketView
3 8 (2.83%) Markit EDM
3 8 (2.83%) RMDS
4 7 (2.47%) thinkFolio
5 5 (1.77%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (1.41%) Finacle
7 1 (0.35%) Endur
7 1 (0.35%) Findur
7 1 (0.35%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.35%) Summit
7 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.35%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.65%) DNS
2 14 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.59%) WAN
4 12 (4.24%) DHCP
5 11 (3.89%) Firewall
6 10 (3.53%) Internet
7 9 (3.18%) SAN
8 8 (2.83%) SSL
9 7 (2.47%) VPN
10 5 (1.77%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.41%) LAN
11 4 (1.41%) Multicast
11 4 (1.41%) VLAN
12 3 (1.06%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.06%) Wireless
13 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.71%) IPsec
13 2 (0.71%) MPLS
13 2 (0.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.89%) Big Data
3 11 (3.89%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (3.89%) JIRA
2 9 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.41%) Subversion
4 2 (0.71%) Toad
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (44.17%) Finance
2 87 (30.74%) Front Office
3 72 (25.44%) Banking
4 43 (15.19%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.30%) Back Office
6 8 (2.83%) Retail
6 8 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.12%) Publishing
8 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.71%) French Language
9 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) International Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (38.87%) Analyst
2 45 (15.90%) Developer
3 36 (12.72%) Business Analyst
3 36 (12.72%) Support Analyst
4 33 (11.66%) Desktop Support
5 24 (8.48%) Data Analyst
6 22 (7.77%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.30%) Architect
7 15 (5.30%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.95%) Asset Management Analyst
9 13 (4.59%) Data Business Analyst
10 12 (4.24%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 12 (4.24%) Desktop Analyst
10 12 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.89%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.53%) Applications Support
12 10 (3.53%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (3.53%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.53%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.77%) XML
2 18 (6.36%) HTML
3 15 (5.30%) AngularJS
3 15 (5.30%) Spring
3 15 (5.30%) Spring Integration
4 13 (4.59%) FpML
5 12 (4.24%) .NET
5 12 (4.24%) HTML5
6 8 (2.83%) XSLT
7 6 (2.12%) CSS
7 6 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (1.77%) RFC 822
8 5 (1.77%) Web Services
9 4 (1.41%) Dropwizard
9 4 (1.41%) React
9 4 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.06%) MDX
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.08%) Fixed Income
2 32 (11.31%) Derivative
3 29 (10.25%) Equities
4 26 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (8.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (8.13%) Blackberry
7 20 (7.07%) Reference Data
8 17 (6.01%) Data Centre
9 15 (5.30%) Credit Derivative
10 14 (4.95%) Hedge funds
11 12 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (3.89%) iPhone
13 9 (3.18%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.77%) iPad
15 3 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
15 3 (1.06%) HP Storage
15 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
15 3 (1.06%) Pricing Data
15 3 (1.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 97 (34.28%) Windows
2 39 (13.78%) Windows 7
3 37 (13.07%) Linux
4 36 (12.72%) Windows Server
5 29 (10.25%) Unix
6 15 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.59%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.89%) AIX
8 11 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.47%) Solaris
10 5 (1.77%) Android
10 5 (1.77%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.41%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.56%) Asset Management
2 50 (17.67%) Investment Management
3 46 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (11.66%) Project Management
5 20 (7.07%) ITIL
6 17 (6.01%) Portfolio Management
7 16 (5.65%) Data Modelling
7 16 (5.65%) Problem Management
8 14 (4.95%) Low Latency
9 13 (4.59%) ETL
9 13 (4.59%) Waterfall
10 12 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.24%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.24%) High Availability
10 12 (4.24%) Risk Management
11 11 (3.89%) Fund Accounting
11 11 (3.89%) Migration
12 10 (3.53%) Change Control
12 10 (3.53%) Change Management
12 10 (3.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.67%) SQL
2 32 (11.31%) Java
3 26 (9.19%) VBA
4 22 (7.77%) PowerShell
5 21 (7.42%) C#
6 14 (4.95%) Python
7 9 (3.18%) C++
8 6 (2.12%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.12%) Perl
8 6 (2.12%) VB
9 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.41%) C
11 3 (1.06%) AWK
11 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (3.18%) Degree
1 9 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.83%) ISEB
2 8 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.12%) MCSA
4 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.77%) MCSE
5 4 (1.41%) MCP
6 3 (1.06%) CCNA
7 2 (0.71%) CFA
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.47%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.06%) MiFID
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
5 1 (0.35%) UCITS
System Software
1 60 (21.20%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.30%) SCCM
2 3 (1.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.71%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.35%) DameWare
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (52.30%) Reuters
2 47 (16.61%) Microsoft
3 42 (14.84%) VMware
4 32 (11.31%) Citrix
5 27 (9.54%) ION Trading
6 26 (9.19%) Charles River
6 26 (9.19%) Cisco
7 25 (8.83%) FactSet
8 24 (8.48%) HP
9 22 (7.77%) Oracle
10 20 (7.07%) Murex
11 17 (6.01%) Calypso
12 14 (4.95%) Dell
13 11 (3.89%) IBM
14 10 (3.53%) Hortonworks
15 8 (2.83%) Symantec
16 7 (2.47%) Fidessa
16 7 (2.47%) Tradeweb
17 6 (2.12%) GoldenSource
18 5 (1.77%) Sybase
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