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 3 months to 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 442 518 546
Rank change year-on-year +76 +28  
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 140 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 96 52
Median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £201 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.70 - £17.98
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18654 21963 22858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.48% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11423 13783 13673
Median daily rate £427 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 727 1041
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in England

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +55 136 £600 - 28
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East +16 1 - -
Bloomberg
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 131 (50.78%) Reuters
2 111 (43.02%) Finance
3 102 (39.53%) Banking
4 88 (34.11%) Front Office
5 87 (33.72%) SQL
6 62 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (23.26%) Windows
8 52 (20.16%) Investment Banking
9 51 (19.77%) Fixed Income
10 46 (17.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 40 (15.50%) C#
12 38 (14.73%) Microsoft Excel
12 38 (14.73%) Microsoft
13 37 (14.34%) Python
13 37 (14.34%) Java
14 36 (13.95%) Windows 7
15 35 (13.57%) Electronic Trading
15 35 (13.57%) Oracle
15 35 (13.57%) Unix
16 34 (13.18%) SQL Server
17 33 (12.79%) Citrix
17 33 (12.79%) Asset Management
18 32 (12.40%) Linux
19 29 (11.24%) Derivative
20 28 (10.85%) VBA
21 27 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
21 27 (10.47%) Equities
21 27 (10.47%) Multithreading
22 26 (10.08%) ION Trading
23 25 (9.69%) Degree

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 13 (5.04%) IBM Notes
2 6 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.55%) Confluence
3 4 (1.55%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.16%) MTS
5 2 (0.78%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (14.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (8.14%) ION MarketView
2 20 (7.75%) Bloomberg AIM
3 18 (6.98%) Eikon
4 15 (5.81%) thinkFolio
5 14 (5.43%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (1.55%) Markit EDM
6 4 (1.55%) Murex MxG2000
6 4 (1.55%) Summit
7 3 (1.16%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (1.16%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.78%) BondVision
8 2 (0.78%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.78%) FINCAD Analytics
8 2 (0.78%) RMDS
9 1 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.39%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.33%) Office 365
3 5 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) IaaS
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.20%) VPN
2 14 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.71%) DNS
5 4 (1.55%) Multicast
5 4 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.55%) SAN
6 3 (1.16%) Firewall
6 3 (1.16%) Network Security
7 2 (0.78%) DMZ
7 2 (0.78%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.39%) BGP
8 1 (0.39%) H.323
8 1 (0.39%) ISDN
8 1 (0.39%) LAN
8 1 (0.39%) MGCP
8 1 (0.39%) MPLS
8 1 (0.39%) OSPF
8 1 (0.39%) VoIP
8 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.65%) KDB
3 11 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.49%) Big Data
5 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.33%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.55%) DB2
6 4 (1.55%) MarkLogic
6 4 (1.55%) MS Access
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.16%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.78%) DTS
8 2 (0.78%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.10%) JIRA
1 8 (3.10%) Subversion
2 6 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.55%) ERwin
3 4 (1.55%) HP UFT
3 4 (1.55%) Maven
3 4 (1.55%) Selenium
3 4 (1.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (1.16%) JUnit
4 3 (1.16%) Moq
4 3 (1.16%) MSTest
4 3 (1.16%) NUnit
4 3 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.78%) Gradle
5 2 (0.78%) Mockito
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.39%) jMock
6 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 111 (43.02%) Finance
2 102 (39.53%) Banking
3 88 (34.11%) Front Office
4 52 (20.16%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.20%) Back Office
6 9 (3.49%) Retail
7 8 (3.10%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.78%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.39%) French Language
11 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (31.40%) Developer
2 68 (26.36%) Analyst
3 44 (17.05%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.47%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.91%) Python Developer
6 18 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 18 (6.98%) Quantitative Developer
6 18 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 14 (5.43%) Front Office Developer
7 14 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.65%) Architect
9 10 (3.88%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 10 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.49%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.10%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.53%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (8.14%) .NET
3 13 (5.04%) WPF
4 12 (4.65%) Spring
5 10 (3.88%) XML
6 9 (3.49%) JMS
6 9 (3.49%) Rendezvous
7 7 (2.71%) Web Services
8 6 (2.33%) HTML
8 6 (2.33%) HTML5
8 6 (2.33%) Java SE
8 6 (2.33%) REST
9 5 (1.94%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.94%) Murex MxML
9 5 (1.94%) WCF
9 5 (1.94%) WinForms
9 5 (1.94%) XSLT
10 4 (1.55%) JNI
10 4 (1.55%) Middleware
10 4 (1.55%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.77%) Fixed Income
2 46 (17.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (11.24%) Derivative
4 27 (10.47%) Equities
5 25 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (7.75%) Blackberry
7 15 (5.81%) Reference Data
8 13 (5.04%) BYOD
9 12 (4.65%) Data Centre
10 9 (3.49%) Hedge funds
11 7 (2.71%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (2.33%) Fintech
12 6 (2.33%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (1.94%) iPad
14 4 (1.55%) Data Structures
14 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
15 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
15 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
15 3 (1.16%) SWIFT
15 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.26%) Windows
2 36 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 35 (13.57%) Unix
4 32 (12.40%) Linux
5 14 (5.43%) Mac OS
6 13 (5.04%) Android
7 11 (4.26%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.88%) Windows Server
9 8 (3.10%) Solaris
10 7 (2.71%) AIX
11 3 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (13.57%) Electronic Trading
3 33 (12.79%) Asset Management
4 27 (10.47%) Multithreading
5 23 (8.91%) Investment Management
5 23 (8.91%) Low Latency
6 22 (8.53%) SDLC
7 18 (6.98%) Business Analysis
8 17 (6.59%) Analytics
9 15 (5.81%) Migration
10 14 (5.43%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.43%) OO
10 14 (5.43%) Project Management
11 12 (4.65%) Data Analytics
11 12 (4.65%) High Availability
11 12 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.26%) ITIL
12 11 (4.26%) Mathematics
12 11 (4.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.72%) SQL
2 40 (15.50%) C#
3 37 (14.34%) Java
3 37 (14.34%) Python
4 28 (10.85%) VBA
5 18 (6.98%) C++
6 6 (2.33%) Perl
6 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.33%) R
6 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.94%) VB
8 4 (1.55%) C
8 4 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.78%) Groovy
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) Korn
11 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (9.69%) Degree
2 15 (5.81%) PhD
3 3 (1.16%) CFA
3 3 (1.16%) ISEB
3 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.78%) MCSA
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) CCNA
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.39%) MBA
5 1 (0.39%) MCP
5 1 (0.39%) MCSE
5 1 (0.39%) MOS
5 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.91%) MiFID
2 16 (6.20%) QA
3 10 (3.88%) SLA
4 7 (2.71%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.16%) PMO
6 2 (0.78%) COBIT
6 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.39%) EMIR
System Software
1 18 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) IAG
6 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.10%) SCCM
2 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.16%) ThinApp
2 3 (1.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 2 (0.78%) Control-M
3 2 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.78%) Nessus
3 2 (0.78%) OpenView
4 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.39%) yum
Vendors
1 131 (50.78%) Reuters
2 38 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.57%) Oracle
4 33 (12.79%) Citrix
5 26 (10.08%) ION Trading
6 24 (9.30%) Sybase
7 21 (8.14%) Cisco
8 19 (7.36%) Murex
9 17 (6.59%) Charles River
9 17 (6.59%) HP
9 17 (6.59%) Tradeweb
10 16 (6.20%) IBM
11 14 (5.43%) Calypso
12 13 (5.04%) Lotus
12 13 (5.04%) VMware
13 12 (4.65%) TIBCO
14 10 (3.88%) FXall
15 9 (3.49%) FactSet
15 9 (3.49%) Fidessa
16 7 (2.71%) Dell
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