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 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 333 347
Rank change year-on-year +45 +14  
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 134 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 1.05% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 49
Median daily rate £600 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £195 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £701 £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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8558 8945 10313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.38% 41.35% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5794 6177 6805
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £607 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 112 257
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 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
City of London +5 26 £563 - 12
Docklands, London - 7 £613 -
Canary Wharf +1 1 £588 +144.79%
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Bloomberg
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 127 (50.40%) Reuters
2 108 (42.86%) Finance
3 98 (38.89%) Banking
4 86 (34.13%) Front Office
4 86 (34.13%) SQL
5 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (22.22%) Windows
7 52 (20.63%) Investment Banking
8 50 (19.84%) Fixed Income
9 46 (18.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (15.87%) C#
11 37 (14.68%) Java
11 37 (14.68%) Python
12 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
12 35 (13.89%) Oracle
12 35 (13.89%) Unix
12 35 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 35 (13.89%) Electronic Trading
13 34 (13.49%) SQL Server
14 33 (13.10%) Windows 7
15 32 (12.70%) Asset Management
15 32 (12.70%) Linux
16 30 (11.90%) Citrix
17 29 (11.51%) Derivative
18 27 (10.71%) Multithreading
18 27 (10.71%) Equities
19 26 (10.32%) VBA
19 26 (10.32%) ION Trading
20 25 (9.92%) Degree
21 24 (9.52%) Sybase

Bloomberg
Co-occurring 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 10 (3.97%) IBM Notes
2 6 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.59%) Confluence
3 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.19%) MTS
5 2 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (6.75%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (8.33%) ION MarketView
2 20 (7.94%) Bloomberg AIM
3 16 (6.35%) Eikon
4 15 (5.95%) thinkFolio
5 14 (5.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (1.59%) Markit EDM
6 4 (1.59%) Murex MxG2000
6 4 (1.59%) Summit
7 3 (1.19%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (1.19%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.79%) BondVision
8 2 (0.79%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.79%) FINCAD Analytics
8 2 (0.79%) RMDS
9 1 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.40%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.40%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.38%) Office 365
3 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.79%) IaaS
4 2 (0.79%) PaaS
4 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) VPN
2 12 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (2.78%) DNS
5 4 (1.59%) Multicast
5 4 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.59%) SAN
6 3 (1.19%) Firewall
6 3 (1.19%) Network Security
7 2 (0.79%) DMZ
7 2 (0.79%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.40%) MGCP
8 1 (0.40%) MPLS
8 1 (0.40%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.40%) OSPF
8 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.76%) KDB
3 10 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.57%) Big Data
5 6 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.38%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.59%) DB2
6 4 (1.59%) MarkLogic
6 4 (1.59%) MS Access
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.19%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (3.17%) JIRA
1 8 (3.17%) Subversion
2 6 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.59%) ERwin
3 4 (1.59%) HP UFT
3 4 (1.59%) Maven
3 4 (1.59%) Selenium
3 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (1.19%) JUnit
4 3 (1.19%) Moq
4 3 (1.19%) MSTest
4 3 (1.19%) NUnit
4 3 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.79%) Gradle
5 2 (0.79%) Mockito
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.40%) JBehave
6 1 (0.40%) jMock
General
1 108 (42.86%) Finance
2 98 (38.89%) Banking
3 86 (34.13%) Front Office
4 52 (20.63%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.35%) Back Office
6 7 (2.78%) Retail
7 6 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.38%) Legal
7 6 (2.38%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (31.75%) Developer
2 65 (25.79%) Analyst
3 43 (17.06%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.13%) Python Developer
6 18 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
6 18 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 16 (6.35%) Desktop Support
8 14 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
8 14 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.76%) Architect
10 10 (3.97%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 10 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.97%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.17%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.73%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (8.33%) .NET
3 13 (5.16%) WPF
4 12 (4.76%) Spring
5 10 (3.97%) XML
6 9 (3.57%) JMS
6 9 (3.57%) Rendezvous
7 7 (2.78%) Web Services
8 6 (2.38%) HTML
8 6 (2.38%) HTML5
8 6 (2.38%) Java SE
8 6 (2.38%) REST
9 5 (1.98%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.98%) Murex MxML
9 5 (1.98%) WCF
9 5 (1.98%) WinForms
9 5 (1.98%) XSLT
10 4 (1.59%) Java EE
10 4 (1.59%) Middleware
10 4 (1.59%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.84%) Fixed Income
2 46 (18.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (11.51%) Derivative
4 27 (10.71%) Equities
5 22 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (6.75%) Blackberry
7 15 (5.95%) Reference Data
8 12 (4.76%) Data Centre
9 10 (3.97%) BYOD
10 9 (3.57%) Hedge funds
11 7 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (2.38%) Fintech
12 6 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (1.98%) iPad
14 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
14 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
15 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
15 3 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
15 3 (1.19%) PMI
15 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.22%) Windows
2 35 (13.89%) Unix
3 33 (13.10%) Windows 7
4 32 (12.70%) Linux
5 11 (4.37%) Mac OS
5 11 (4.37%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.97%) Android
6 10 (3.97%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.17%) Solaris
8 7 (2.78%) AIX
9 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (13.89%) Electronic Trading
3 32 (12.70%) Asset Management
4 27 (10.71%) Multithreading
5 23 (9.13%) Investment Management
5 23 (9.13%) Low Latency
6 22 (8.73%) SDLC
7 17 (6.75%) Business Analysis
8 16 (6.35%) Analytics
9 14 (5.56%) Migration
9 14 (5.56%) OO
9 14 (5.56%) Project Management
10 13 (5.16%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.76%) High Availability
11 12 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.37%) Data Analytics
12 11 (4.37%) ITIL
12 11 (4.37%) Mathematics
12 11 (4.37%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (34.13%) SQL
2 40 (15.87%) C#
3 37 (14.68%) Java
3 37 (14.68%) Python
4 26 (10.32%) VBA
5 18 (7.14%) C++
6 6 (2.38%) Perl
6 6 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.98%) R
7 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.59%) VB
9 3 (1.19%) C
9 3 (1.19%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) Korn
11 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (9.92%) Degree
2 15 (5.95%) PhD
3 3 (1.19%) CFA
3 3 (1.19%) ISEB
3 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.79%) MCSA
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) CCNA
5 1 (0.40%) CCNP
5 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.40%) MBA
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) MOS
5 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.13%) MiFID
2 16 (6.35%) QA
3 10 (3.97%) SLA
4 7 (2.78%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.19%) PMO
6 2 (0.79%) COBIT
6 2 (0.79%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 18 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) IAG
6 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) SCCM
2 3 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.19%) ThinApp
2 3 (1.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 2 (0.79%) Control-M
3 2 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.79%) Nessus
3 2 (0.79%) OpenView
4 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 127 (50.40%) Reuters
2 35 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.89%) Oracle
3 30 (11.90%) Citrix
4 26 (10.32%) ION Trading
5 24 (9.52%) Sybase
6 19 (7.54%) Murex
7 18 (7.14%) Cisco
8 17 (6.75%) Charles River
8 17 (6.75%) HP
8 17 (6.75%) Tradeweb
9 16 (6.35%) IBM
10 13 (5.16%) Calypso
10 13 (5.16%) VMware
11 12 (4.76%) TIBCO
12 10 (3.97%) FXall
12 10 (3.97%) Lotus
13 9 (3.57%) FactSet
13 9 (3.57%) Fidessa
14 7 (2.78%) Dell
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