The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 - 82
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% - 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bloomberg is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 412 598 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.30% 44.00% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 284 202
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.07% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £12.15 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 9 (90.00%) Asset Management
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (80.00%) FactSet
2 8 (80.00%) Data Management
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Reuters
3 1 (10.00%) Charles River
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Equities

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (10.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (10.00%) Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Equities
1 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (80.00%) Data Management
2 8 (80.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) FactSet
2 1 (10.00%) Charles River
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Reuters