The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
England / London
Rank 282 281 287
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 118 149 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.64% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 106 76
Median daily rate £600 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.28% -11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £545 £475
% change year-on-year -18.34% +14.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.62% +14.11%  
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8223 9067 9381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.24% 41.12% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 6040 6050
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 202
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
City of London -2 27 £585 +77.27% 12
Canary Wharf - 3 £650 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 141 (59.24%) Reuters
2 115 (48.32%) Banking
3 106 (44.54%) Finance
4 83 (34.87%) Windows
5 68 (28.57%) SQL
6 61 (25.63%) Investment Banking
7 57 (23.95%) Front Office
8 50 (21.01%) Windows 7
9 48 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (16.39%) Unix
10 39 (16.39%) Python
11 36 (15.13%) Linux
11 36 (15.13%) MS Office
12 35 (14.71%) C#
12 35 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 33 (13.87%) Fixed Income
14 32 (13.45%) Asset Management
14 32 (13.45%) Windows Server
15 31 (13.03%) Microsoft
16 28 (11.76%) Citrix
16 28 (11.76%) SQL Server
17 27 (11.34%) VBA
17 27 (11.34%) Derivative
18 26 (10.92%) Spreadsheet
18 26 (10.92%) Oracle
18 26 (10.92%) Java
18 26 (10.92%) Blackberry
19 24 (10.08%) Equities
20 22 (9.24%) Cisco
20 22 (9.24%) MiFID

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 19 (7.98%) IBM Notes
2 7 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.26%) DataSynapse
5 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) MTS
6 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (15.13%) MS Office
2 26 (10.92%) Spreadsheet
3 18 (7.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (7.98%) Eikon
2 9 (3.78%) ION MarketView
2 9 (3.78%) thinkFolio
3 6 (2.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (1.68%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (1.26%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.84%) BondVision
6 2 (0.84%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.84%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.84%) Sophis RISQUE
7 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) Office 365
3 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.46%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.04%) Firewall
3 11 (4.62%) VPN
4 9 (3.78%) DNS
5 8 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.10%) DHCP
6 5 (2.10%) HTTP
7 4 (1.68%) BGP
7 4 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.68%) OSPF
7 4 (1.68%) WAN
8 3 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.26%) LAN
8 3 (1.26%) MPLS
8 3 (1.26%) Multicast
8 3 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.26%) VoIP
8 3 (1.26%) Wireless
9 2 (0.84%) H.323
9 2 (0.84%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.78%) Big Data
2 9 (3.78%) KDB
3 7 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.68%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.26%) MS Access
7 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.26%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 7 (2.94%) JIRA
2 4 (1.68%) ERwin
2 4 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.68%) Subversion
2 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (1.26%) Moq
3 3 (1.26%) MSTest
3 3 (1.26%) NUnit
3 3 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.84%) JUnit
4 2 (0.84%) Maven
4 2 (0.84%) Mockito
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 115 (48.32%) Banking
2 106 (44.54%) Finance
3 61 (25.63%) Investment Banking
4 57 (23.95%) Front Office
5 16 (6.72%) Retail
6 14 (5.88%) Retail Banking
7 9 (3.78%) Legal
8 8 (3.36%) Back Office
9 4 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.26%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.84%) Law
11 2 (0.84%) Publishing
11 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 77 (32.35%) Analyst
2 75 (31.51%) Developer
3 32 (13.45%) Business Analyst
4 28 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 27 (11.34%) Python Developer
6 21 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 21 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 21 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.72%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.72%) Quantitative Developer
8 16 (6.72%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.88%) Data Analyst
10 13 (5.46%) Architect
11 12 (5.04%) Desktop Analyst
11 12 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 11 (4.62%) Deskside Support
12 11 (4.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 11 (4.62%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.40%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (7.98%) .NET
3 11 (4.62%) XML
4 10 (4.20%) Web Services
5 8 (3.36%) Spring
5 8 (3.36%) WPF
6 6 (2.52%) FpML
6 6 (2.52%) XSLT
7 5 (2.10%) JMS
7 5 (2.10%) Murex MxML
7 5 (2.10%) REST
7 5 (2.10%) WCF
8 4 (1.68%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.68%) Java EE
8 4 (1.68%) Java SE
8 4 (1.68%) JNI
8 4 (1.68%) Middleware
8 4 (1.68%) Murex Flex
8 4 (1.68%) Spring Integration
9 3 (1.26%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (13.87%) Fixed Income
3 27 (11.34%) Derivative
4 26 (10.92%) Blackberry
5 24 (10.08%) Equities
6 15 (6.30%) iPad
7 13 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (5.04%) Hedge funds
8 12 (5.04%) iPhone
9 10 (4.20%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (3.36%) Data Centre
10 8 (3.36%) Fintech
11 7 (2.94%) BYOD
12 6 (2.52%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.68%) Algorithms
14 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (1.26%) Grid Computing
14 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.87%) Windows
2 50 (21.01%) Windows 7
3 39 (16.39%) Unix
4 36 (15.13%) Linux
5 32 (13.45%) Windows Server
6 12 (5.04%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.20%) Solaris
7 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.94%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.52%) Android
11 5 (2.10%) AIX
11 5 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.68%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.45%) Asset Management
3 20 (8.40%) Electronic Trading
4 12 (5.04%) Risk Management
5 11 (4.62%) Analytics
5 11 (4.62%) Investment Management
5 11 (4.62%) Low Latency
5 11 (4.62%) OO
5 11 (4.62%) Project Management
6 9 (3.78%) Business Analysis
7 8 (3.36%) Data Modelling
7 8 (3.36%) High Availability
7 8 (3.36%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.36%) ITIL
7 8 (3.36%) KYC
7 8 (3.36%) Migration
7 8 (3.36%) RAD
8 7 (2.94%) Data Engineering
8 7 (2.94%) Multithreading
8 7 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.57%) SQL
2 39 (16.39%) Python
3 35 (14.71%) C#
4 27 (11.34%) VBA
5 26 (10.92%) Java
6 19 (7.98%) C++
7 10 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.94%) Perl
9 4 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.68%) Scala
10 3 (1.26%) AWK
10 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.26%) VB
11 2 (0.84%) C
11 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.42%) Tcl
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.82%) Degree
2 20 (8.40%) PhD
3 4 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.26%) CFA
4 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.84%) CCNP
5 2 (0.84%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) CCDP
6 1 (0.42%) CCIE
6 1 (0.42%) CCSA
6 1 (0.42%) HND
6 1 (0.42%) MCP
6 1 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.24%) MiFID
2 9 (3.78%) QA
3 8 (3.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.84%) EMIR
4 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 21 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.84%) XenApp
5 1 (0.42%) IAG
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 5 (2.10%) Control-M
3 3 (1.26%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.84%) DameWare
5 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 141 (59.24%) Reuters
2 31 (13.03%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.76%) Citrix
4 26 (10.92%) Oracle
5 22 (9.24%) Cisco
6 19 (7.98%) Lotus
7 17 (7.14%) HP
8 16 (6.72%) Fidessa
9 15 (6.30%) Charles River
9 15 (6.30%) VMware
10 14 (5.88%) FactSet
10 14 (5.88%) Sybase
11 12 (5.04%) ION Trading
12 11 (4.62%) Murex
13 9 (3.78%) IBM
14 7 (2.94%) Juniper
15 6 (2.52%) Calypso
15 6 (2.52%) FXall
16 5 (2.10%) Dell
16 5 (2.10%) Hortonworks
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