Period
to 29 March 2020

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 March 2020 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 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 201 194
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7 -14
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 21 44 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.65% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 53
Median daily rate £223 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.50% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £150 £123 £222
90th Percentile £699 £725 £750
Central London median daily rate £223 £463 £538
% change year-on-year -51.84% -13.95% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.18 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.38% +38.30% -
10th Percentile £25.76 £31.25 £18.30
90th Percentile £28.59 £33.75 £28.70
Central London median hourly rate £27.18 £25.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.53% -14.17% -

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 1,656 2,673 2,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.51% 39.26% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,184 1,988 2,027
Median daily rate £475 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £236 £250 £279
90th Percentile £663 £660 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 66
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -6.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.51 £33.68 £31.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.63% +33.13%

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 March 2020.

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

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the City of London region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £238 -
Bloomberg
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Reuters
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
5 7 (33.33%) Office 365
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Front Office
8 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
8 4 (19.05%) Fidessa
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
9 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
9 3 (14.29%) FactSet
9 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
9 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
9 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
9 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) NAS
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes

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 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (4.76%) Eikon
2 1 (4.76%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Step Functions
3 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) NAS
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) PBX
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) KDB
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Presto
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Front Office
4 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.52%) Back Office
7 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
4 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Deskside Support
4 4 (19.05%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Esper
2 1 (4.76%) Flask
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) Pyramid
2 1 (4.76%) React
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) SciPy
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) BYOD
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 2 (9.52%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Project Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) BCP
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Clojure
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Reuters
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Fidessa
4 3 (14.29%) FactSet
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Lotus
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) CommVault
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) VMware