The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 30 March 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 66
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.37% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £100 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -80.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £520 £475
% change year-on-year -16.34% +9.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 253 273 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 47.11% 46.67% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 151 214
Median daily rate £370 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £175 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 16
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase