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The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bloomberg over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Bloomberg
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 144 132
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 +81
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 34 23 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 2.16% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 7
10th Percentile £264 £220 £142
25th Percentile £285 £250 £173
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £340 £275
Median % change year-on-year +45.59% +23.64% -31.25%
75th Percentile £621 £550 £589
90th Percentile £713 £593 £629
Central London median daily rate £350 £340 £275
% change year-on-year +2.94% +23.64% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £25.76
Median hourly rate - - £27.18
75th Percentile - - £28.59
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £27.18
% change year-on-year - - +18.51%

Bloomberg is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,696 1,064 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.37% 34.05% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,260 731 699
10th Percentile £308 £356 £263
25th Percentile £458 £428 £402
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £480
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% -4.00%
75th Percentile £675 £616 £575
90th Percentile £750 £703 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 17
10th Percentile £14.63 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £18.75 £11.72 £12.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +85.96% -23.80% -9.88%
75th Percentile £44.81 £24.63 £28.59
90th Percentile £51.05 £27.48 £45.32
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £14.36 £19.35
% change year-on-year +129.85% -25.80% -4.44%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in the City of London

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bloomberg in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Bloomberg in the City of London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bloomberg in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in the City of London

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bloomberg in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 22 (64.71%) Banking
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 12 (35.29%) Reuters
5 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
6 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
6 8 (23.53%) HP
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco
6 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (20.59%) SCCM
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (20.59%) Social Skills
8 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) Financial Institution
8 6 (17.65%) Front Office
8 6 (17.65%) Fidessa
8 6 (17.65%) Java
8 6 (17.65%) Altiris
9 5 (14.71%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) International Banking
9 5 (14.71%) MiFID
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (14.71%) Kafka
9 5 (14.71%) Refinitiv
10 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (11.76%) ServiceNow
10 4 (11.76%) Eikon
10 4 (11.76%) Data Centre

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Fidessa
2 4 (11.76%) Eikon
3 2 (5.88%) ION MarketView
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.94%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (2.94%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (5.88%) AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) NAS
1 3 (8.82%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 22 (64.71%) Banking
3 7 (20.59%) Social Skills
4 6 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 6 (17.65%) Front Office
5 5 (14.71%) International Banking
6 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (11.76%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (8.82%) Legal
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.94%) Advertising
8 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.94%) Billing
8 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Desktop Support
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Market Data Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Report Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Kafka
2 3 (8.82%) Murex Flex
3 2 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) ARM Templates
4 1 (2.94%) React
4 1 (2.94%) Redux
4 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) BYOD
3 3 (8.82%) Derivative
3 3 (8.82%) Equities
3 3 (8.82%) Fixed Income
3 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.82%) Hedge funds
3 3 (8.82%) iPad
3 3 (8.82%) iPhone
3 3 (8.82%) Legacy Applications
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (5.88%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.94%) Eurex
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Android
5 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
4 3 (8.82%) Break/Fix
4 3 (8.82%) CI/CD
4 3 (8.82%) Data Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.82%) Decision-Making
4 3 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (8.82%) Inventory Control
4 3 (8.82%) Inventory Management
4 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Change
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) MiFID
2 3 (8.82%) EMIR
2 3 (8.82%) GDPR
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Reuters
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
2 8 (23.53%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Altiris
4 5 (14.71%) Refinitiv
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.76%) Murex
5 4 (11.76%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) Ivanti
6 3 (8.82%) Lotus
6 3 (8.82%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) ION Trading
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
7 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) Tradeweb