Period
to 30 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 451 671 596
Rank change year-on-year +220 -75 -8
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 132 136 271
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.39% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 86 174
Median daily rate £650 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £229 £180 £207
90th Percentile £800 £688 £725
UK median daily rate £650 £363 £525
% change year-on-year +79.31% -30.95% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £27.18 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.03% -36.67% +57.07%
UK median hourly rate £27.18 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +43.03% -36.67% +60.43%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 17,871 35,268 38,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.98% 42.48% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,785 22,184 23,974
Median daily rate £451 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £250
90th Percentile £675 £648 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 1,164 1,360
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.02 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.18% +8.66% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.95 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +8.57% -

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bloomberg in England.

Daily rate trend for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bloomberg in England over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bloomberg in England.

Hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Bloomberg in England over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the England region over the 6 months to 30 May 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
London +180 128 £650 +68.83% 3
North of England +92 3 £385 +120.00%
North West +54 3 £385 +120.00%
East of England - 1 £600 -
Bloomberg
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 England region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 80 (60.61%) Front Office
2 78 (59.09%) Finance
3 73 (55.30%) Fixed Income
4 67 (50.76%) Python
5 66 (50.00%) Asset Management
6 63 (47.73%) Hedge funds
7 60 (45.45%) Derivative
8 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (40.91%) SQL
10 48 (36.36%) Business Analysis
11 45 (34.09%) Banking
12 44 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
12 44 (33.33%) Equities
13 43 (32.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 37 (28.03%) Java
15 36 (27.27%) AWS
15 36 (27.27%) R
16 34 (25.76%) Investment Banking
17 33 (25.00%) Reuters
17 33 (25.00%) Web Services
17 33 (25.00%) Microsoft
18 30 (22.73%) Windows
18 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
19 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
20 27 (20.45%) Analytics
20 27 (20.45%) Performance Attribution
21 26 (19.70%) DevOps
21 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
21 26 (19.70%) Investment Management
22 25 (18.94%) Scrum

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Markit EDM
2 18 (13.64%) PolarLake
3 11 (8.33%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (3.79%) Eikon
5 3 (2.27%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 3 (2.27%) RMDS
6 2 (1.52%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.76%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.76%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.27%) AWS
2 12 (9.09%) Office 365
3 8 (6.06%) Azure
4 4 (3.03%) IaaS
5 3 (2.27%) PaaS
5 3 (2.27%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.52%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) Firewall
2 6 (4.55%) DHCP
2 6 (4.55%) DNS
2 6 (4.55%) LAN
2 6 (4.55%) WAN
3 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.03%) Multicast
4 4 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.27%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.27%) SAN
5 3 (2.27%) VPN
6 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.52%) Wireless
7 1 (0.76%) BGP
7 1 (0.76%) DSL
7 1 (0.76%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) Network Security
7 1 (0.76%) OSPF
7 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.27%) Power BI
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.76%) KDB
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Presto
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) RStudio
2 1 (0.76%) tSQLt
General
1 80 (60.61%) Front Office
2 78 (59.09%) Finance
3 45 (34.09%) Banking
4 34 (25.76%) Investment Banking
5 17 (12.88%) Back Office
6 5 (3.79%) Legal
7 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.52%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (33.33%) Analyst
2 36 (27.27%) Developer
3 26 (19.70%) Senior Developer
4 25 (18.94%) AWS Developer
5 23 (17.42%) Business Analyst
6 21 (15.91%) Java Developer
7 17 (12.88%) SQL Analyst
8 15 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (9.09%) Support Engineer
10 11 (8.33%) Python Developer
10 11 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
11 9 (6.82%) Desktop Support
11 9 (6.82%) Finance Manager
11 9 (6.82%) Support Analyst
12 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 6 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (4.55%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
14 6 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.00%) Web Services
2 11 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.03%) Rendezvous
5 3 (2.27%) .NET
5 3 (2.27%) Spring
5 3 (2.27%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) Django
6 2 (1.52%) Flask
6 2 (1.52%) HTML
6 2 (1.52%) Kafka
6 2 (1.52%) React
6 2 (1.52%) RESTful
7 1 (0.76%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.76%) Esper
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
7 1 (0.76%) SciPy
7 1 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (55.30%) Fixed Income
2 63 (47.73%) Hedge funds
3 60 (45.45%) Derivative
4 44 (33.33%) Equities
5 43 (32.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (14.39%) OTC Derivatives
7 17 (12.88%) Reference Data
8 8 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.79%) Blackberry
11 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.76%) Blog
13 1 (0.76%) iSeries
13 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.73%) Windows
2 14 (10.61%) Windows 10
3 12 (9.09%) Linux
4 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) Unix
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 44 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 27 (20.45%) Analytics
6 27 (20.45%) Performance Attribution
7 26 (19.70%) DevOps
7 26 (19.70%) Investment Management
8 25 (18.94%) Scrum
9 21 (15.91%) Data Analysis
10 17 (12.88%) Data Management
11 15 (11.36%) Enterprise Data Management
12 13 (9.85%) Migration
13 12 (9.09%) Fund Management
14 11 (8.33%) Machine Learning
15 10 (7.58%) Data Analytics
16 9 (6.82%) Wealth Management
17 8 (6.06%) Electronic Trading
17 8 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (50.76%) Python
2 54 (40.91%) SQL
3 37 (28.03%) Java
4 36 (27.27%) R
5 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 23 (17.42%) VBA
7 19 (14.39%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.52%) C#
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) C
10 1 (0.76%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) Java 8
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
1 4 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.76%) CCNP
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.76%) MBA
2 1 (0.76%) MCP
2 1 (0.76%) MCSA
2 1 (0.76%) MCSE
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) MiFID
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (1.52%) Docker
6 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.52%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) SCCM
2 4 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.76%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 33 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 33 (25.00%) Reuters
2 9 (6.82%) Cisco
2 9 (6.82%) VMware
3 8 (6.06%) Citrix
4 6 (4.55%) FactSet
4 6 (4.55%) Fidessa
5 5 (3.79%) FXall
5 5 (3.79%) HP
5 5 (3.79%) ION Trading
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle
5 5 (3.79%) Symantec
6 4 (3.03%) MobileIron
6 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.27%) Currenex
7 3 (2.27%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.27%) Tableau