Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 602 629 523
Rank change year-on-year +27 -106 +114
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 192 248 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.63% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 144 246
England median daily rate £375 £538 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.23% -8.51% +17.50%
10th Percentile £186 £216 £259
90th Percentile £706 £750 £691
UK median daily rate £350 £538 £575
% change year-on-year -34.88% -6.52% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
England median hourly rate £19.47 £30.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.12% +40.19% +42.67%
10th Percentile £17.59 £17.89 £18.24
90th Percentile £22.93 £30.00 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £19.47 £30.00 £21.40
% change year-on-year -35.12% +40.19% +42.67%

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 34,854 39,508 39,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.88% 41.96% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,066 24,725 24,517
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,235 1,496 1,283
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £53.45 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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
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 19 September 2019. 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 -5 182 £375 -31.82% 33
South East +34 6 £325 +44.44%
North of England - 4 £175 -
North West - 4 £175 -
Bloomberg
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 138 (71.88%) Finance
2 128 (66.67%) Reuters
3 89 (46.35%) Asset Management
4 81 (42.19%) Windows
5 75 (39.06%) Front Office
6 73 (38.02%) Fixed Income
6 73 (38.02%) Investment Management
7 71 (36.98%) Python
8 69 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (34.38%) Software Engineering
9 66 (34.38%) AWS
10 64 (33.33%) Derivative
10 64 (33.33%) C#
10 64 (33.33%) Web Services
11 63 (32.81%) Java
12 54 (28.13%) C++
12 54 (28.13%) Fund Management
12 54 (28.13%) Front End Development
13 53 (27.60%) AngularJS
13 53 (27.60%) React
13 53 (27.60%) Banking
14 52 (27.08%) Portfolio Management
15 51 (26.56%) Docker
16 50 (26.04%) GitHub
16 50 (26.04%) Mentoring
16 50 (26.04%) Node.js
16 50 (26.04%) JavaScript
17 45 (23.44%) Windows 7
18 40 (20.83%) Windows 10
19 39 (20.31%) Microsoft Office

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 9 (4.69%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (20.31%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (6.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.29%) Eikon
2 13 (6.77%) PolarLake
3 11 (5.73%) Markit EDM
4 4 (2.08%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (1.56%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (1.56%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (1.56%) RMDS
5 3 (1.56%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.52%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 66 (34.38%) AWS
2 50 (26.04%) GitHub
3 18 (9.38%) Office 365
4 7 (3.65%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.56%) Serverless
6 2 (1.04%) Azure
6 2 (1.04%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.52%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) DNS
1 12 (6.25%) Firewall
2 9 (4.69%) DHCP
2 9 (4.69%) Multicast
2 9 (4.69%) Skype
3 8 (4.17%) WAN
4 6 (3.13%) BGP
4 6 (3.13%) LAN
4 6 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.60%) VPN
6 4 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.08%) H.323
6 4 (2.08%) MGCP
6 4 (2.08%) Network Security
6 4 (2.08%) NX-OS
6 4 (2.08%) OSPF
6 4 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.81%) Amazon Aurora
3 9 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.17%) MySQL
4 8 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.65%) Amazon Athena
5 7 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.56%) KDB
7 3 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.56%) Presto
8 2 (1.04%) Big Data
8 2 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.08%) Moq
1 4 (2.08%) MSTest
1 4 (2.08%) NUnit
1 4 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (2.08%) SpecFlow
2 3 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.56%) JIRA
2 3 (1.56%) Maven
3 2 (1.04%) RStudio
3 2 (1.04%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.52%) MSI
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (71.88%) Finance
2 75 (39.06%) Front Office
3 53 (27.60%) Banking
4 27 (14.06%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.65%) Back Office
6 7 (3.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Billing
7 2 (1.04%) International Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.04%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 49 (25.52%) Analyst
2 49 (25.52%) AWS Engineer
2 49 (25.52%) AWS Software Engineer
3 33 (17.19%) Lead Software Engineer
4 30 (15.63%) Desktop Support
5 25 (13.02%) Architect
6 23 (11.98%) Lead Architect
6 23 (11.98%) Support Analyst
7 22 (11.46%) AWS Architect
8 21 (10.94%) Lead Software Architect
9 18 (9.38%) Support Engineer
10 16 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
10 16 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
10 16 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
11 15 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
11 15 (7.81%) Developer
12 14 (7.29%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
13 12 (6.25%) Technical Leader
14 11 (5.73%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (33.33%) Web Services
2 53 (27.60%) AngularJS
2 53 (27.60%) React
3 50 (26.04%) Node.js
4 11 (5.73%) .NET
5 9 (4.69%) J2EE
6 8 (4.17%) Dropwizard
6 8 (4.17%) gRPC
6 8 (4.17%) J2SE
7 6 (3.13%) WPF
8 5 (2.60%) WCF
9 4 (2.08%) .NET Core
9 4 (2.08%) REST
9 4 (2.08%) XML
10 3 (1.56%) Apache NiFi
10 3 (1.56%) Backbone.js
10 3 (1.56%) Esper
10 3 (1.56%) NumPy
10 3 (1.56%) Pyramid
10 3 (1.56%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 73 (38.02%) Fixed Income
2 64 (33.33%) Derivative
3 21 (10.94%) Equities
4 17 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (6.25%) Blackberry
6 10 (5.21%) Pricing Data
7 9 (4.69%) Hedge funds
8 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.65%) Reference Data
10 6 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.08%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.56%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.56%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.56%) iPhone
12 3 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (1.04%) Online Banking
14 1 (0.52%) Eurex
14 1 (0.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (42.19%) Windows
2 45 (23.44%) Windows 7
3 40 (20.83%) Windows 10
4 18 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 15 (7.81%) Linux
6 12 (6.25%) Unix
7 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.56%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.52%) Solaris
11 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (46.35%) Asset Management
2 73 (38.02%) Investment Management
3 69 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 54 (28.13%) Front End Development
5 54 (28.13%) Fund Management
6 52 (27.08%) Portfolio Management
7 50 (26.04%) Mentoring
8 34 (17.71%) ITIL
9 19 (9.90%) Data Management
10 18 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (7.29%) Service Delivery
12 13 (6.77%) Project Management
13 11 (5.73%) Analytics
13 11 (5.73%) Enterprise Data Management
13 11 (5.73%) Microservices
14 10 (5.21%) Service Management
15 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 7 (3.65%) Migration
16 7 (3.65%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.98%) Python
2 64 (33.33%) C#
3 63 (32.81%) Java
4 54 (28.13%) C++
5 50 (26.04%) JavaScript
6 34 (17.71%) SQL
7 7 (3.65%) R
8 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.60%) Perl
9 5 (2.60%) VBA
10 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.56%) C
11 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) Clojure
12 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (5.21%) Degree
3 8 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.08%) CCNP
5 2 (1.04%) CFA
5 2 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.52%) MBA
6 1 (0.52%) MCSE
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.08%) MiFID
3 2 (1.04%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) UCITS
4 1 (0.52%) EMIR
System Software
1 51 (26.56%) Docker
2 29 (15.10%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.21%) XenApp
5 7 (3.65%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.08%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (8.33%) SCCM
2 7 (3.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.56%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.52%) Packer
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (66.67%) Reuters
2 20 (10.42%) Citrix
2 20 (10.42%) VMware
3 17 (8.85%) Cisco
3 17 (8.85%) FactSet
3 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.29%) Fidessa
5 11 (5.73%) Oracle
6 10 (5.21%) ServiceNow
7 9 (4.69%) Juniper
8 8 (4.17%) Sybase
9 7 (3.65%) HP
9 7 (3.65%) Ivanti
9 7 (3.65%) Symantec
10 6 (3.13%) Dell
10 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.60%) CQG
11 5 (2.60%) Murex
12 4 (2.08%) Charles River
12 4 (2.08%) CheckPoint