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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 6 months to 9 August 2022 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
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 361 425 250
Rank change year-on-year +64 -175 +188
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 266 100 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.33% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 0.84% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 79 118
10th Percentile £311 £250 £435
25th Percentile £588 £428 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £525 £650
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -19.23% +73.33%
75th Percentile £750 £613 £725
90th Percentile £838 £725 £816
England median daily rate £675 £525 £650
% change year-on-year +28.57% -19.23% +85.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £24.49
25th Percentile - - £24.70
Median hourly rate - - £25.76
75th Percentile - - £27.53
90th Percentile - - £28.16
England median hourly rate - - £25.76
% change year-on-year - - +12.35%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 15,403 11,922 6,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.67% 38.83% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,060 7,999 4,227
10th Percentile £356 £350 £300
25th Percentile £463 £431 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £538 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
75th Percentile £688 £645 £615
90th Percentile £775 £725 £719
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 117 67
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.20 £12.67
25th Percentile £22.13 £16.08 £19.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.35 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.94% -11.45% +37.50%
75th Percentile £48.59 £44.50 £47.31
90th Percentile £70.23 £65.00 £50.70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.81% -6.88% +7.53%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bloomberg in London.

Daily rate trend for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bloomberg in London over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bloomberg in London.

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 6 months to 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -19 36 £350 +2.94% 6
East London - 1 £700 - 3
Bloomberg
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 144 (54.14%) Finance
2 122 (45.86%) Fixed Income
3 119 (44.74%) Front Office
3 119 (44.74%) SQL
4 109 (40.98%) Agile
5 101 (37.97%) Python
6 96 (36.09%) Banking
7 89 (33.46%) Asset Management
8 88 (33.08%) Reuters
9 81 (30.45%) Windows
10 78 (29.32%) Derivative
11 77 (28.95%) Microsoft
12 61 (22.93%) Social Skills
13 57 (21.43%) Hedge funds
14 56 (21.05%) Scrum
15 54 (20.30%) Investment Banking
16 49 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
17 48 (18.05%) Analytics
18 47 (17.67%) VBA
19 44 (16.54%) Performance Attribution
20 41 (15.41%) OTC Derivatives
20 41 (15.41%) R
20 41 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (15.41%) ION Trading
20 41 (15.41%) Risk Analysis
20 41 (15.41%) Electronic Trading
21 40 (15.04%) TIBCO
22 38 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
23 37 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
23 37 (13.91%) BISAM

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 16 (6.02%) Apache
2 14 (5.26%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (2.26%) Confluence
3 6 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.26%) MTS
4 5 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.50%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (9.02%) ION MarketView
2 13 (4.89%) Fidessa
3 12 (4.51%) Eikon
4 11 (4.14%) Bloomberg AIM
5 8 (3.01%) BondVision
6 6 (2.26%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 3 (1.13%) Actimize
8 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.38%) Kondor
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.38%) RMDS
8 1 (0.38%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.03%) Microsoft 365
2 17 (6.39%) Serverless
3 16 (6.02%) AWS
4 14 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 14 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.38%) Azure
6 6 (2.26%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.88%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.50%) IaaS
8 4 (1.50%) PaaS
8 4 (1.50%) SaaS
9 3 (1.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.13%) GitHub
9 3 (1.13%) Pulumi
10 2 (0.75%) Rubrik
11 1 (0.38%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.14%) Firewall
2 16 (6.02%) Multicast
3 10 (3.76%) Internet
4 4 (1.50%) Wireless
5 3 (1.13%) SSL
5 3 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.75%) LAN
6 2 (0.75%) NAS
6 2 (0.75%) PBX
6 2 (0.75%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) VoIP
6 2 (0.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.26%) Amazon Athena
1 14 (5.26%) Apache Ignite
2 12 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.14%) KDB
4 5 (1.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.50%) Power BI
6 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.75%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) HBase
7 2 (0.75%) Impala
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.38%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.38%) JIRA
3 5 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.50%) Bitbucket Server
4 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.50%) Maven
4 4 (1.50%) Mockito
4 4 (1.50%) Subversion
5 3 (1.13%) Introscope
5 3 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.75%) kappa
6 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 144 (54.14%) Finance
2 119 (44.74%) Front Office
3 96 (36.09%) Banking
4 61 (22.93%) Social Skills
5 54 (20.30%) Investment Banking
6 34 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (6.77%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (4.89%) Financial Institution
9 8 (3.01%) Legal
9 8 (3.01%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.26%) Retail
11 5 (1.88%) Back Office
11 5 (1.88%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.50%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.75%) International Banking
13 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.38%) Advertising
14 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (27.82%) Analyst
2 60 (22.56%) Developer
3 54 (20.30%) Business Analyst
4 38 (14.29%) Product Owner
5 28 (10.53%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
6 26 (9.77%) Support Engineer
7 24 (9.02%) Finance Manager
7 24 (9.02%) Product Manager
8 21 (7.89%) Support Specialist
9 19 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
9 19 (7.14%) Platform Specialist
10 18 (6.77%) Java Developer
11 17 (6.39%) Python Developer
12 16 (6.02%) Software Engineer
13 15 (5.64%) Desktop Support
13 15 (5.64%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 14 (5.26%) Business Manager
14 14 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
14 14 (5.26%) Product Analyst
14 14 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.91%) Rendezvous
2 34 (12.78%) FIX Protocol
3 20 (7.52%) .NET
4 16 (6.02%) NumPy
4 16 (6.02%) Pandas
5 15 (5.64%) Kafka
6 14 (5.26%) SciPy
7 13 (4.89%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.14%) Protocol Buffers
9 7 (2.63%) JSON
9 7 (2.63%) React
9 7 (2.63%) REST
9 7 (2.63%) SignalR
9 7 (2.63%) XML
9 7 (2.63%) ZeroMQ
10 6 (2.26%) HTML
10 6 (2.26%) Middleware
11 5 (1.88%) Ultra Messaging
12 4 (1.50%) .NET Core
12 4 (1.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 122 (45.86%) Fixed Income
2 78 (29.32%) Derivative
3 57 (21.43%) Hedge funds
4 41 (15.41%) OTC Derivatives
5 35 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (7.89%) Equities
7 17 (6.39%) Data Centre
7 17 (6.39%) Reference Data
8 13 (4.89%) Virtual Team
9 9 (3.38%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.63%) iPhone
10 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.26%) BYOD
11 6 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.88%) Eurex
13 4 (1.50%) iPad
13 4 (1.50%) User Experience
14 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.45%) Windows
2 31 (11.65%) Windows 10
3 28 (10.53%) Linux
4 25 (9.40%) Unix
5 16 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.14%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.76%) Android
8 9 (3.38%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (1.13%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (40.98%) Agile
2 89 (33.46%) Asset Management
3 56 (21.05%) Scrum
4 48 (18.05%) Analytics
5 44 (16.54%) Performance Attribution
6 41 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (15.41%) Electronic Trading
6 41 (15.41%) Risk Analysis
7 38 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (13.91%) Investment Management
8 37 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (13.16%) Migration
10 34 (12.78%) Project Management
11 31 (11.65%) Decision-Making
12 28 (10.53%) Product Management
13 26 (9.77%) Software Engineering
14 24 (9.02%) Business Analysis
15 16 (6.02%) Market Making
16 15 (5.64%) Service Management
17 14 (5.26%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 119 (44.74%) SQL
2 101 (37.97%) Python
3 47 (17.67%) VBA
4 41 (15.41%) R
5 35 (13.16%) Java
6 29 (10.90%) MATLAB
7 18 (6.77%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.64%) C#
9 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.88%) Perl
11 4 (1.50%) C++
12 3 (1.13%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) Bash
13 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (7.52%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) CFA
5 1 (0.38%) MCP
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) QA
2 12 (4.51%) SLA
3 5 (1.88%) MiFID
4 4 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.75%) EMIR
5 2 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.75%) HDFS
5 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (13.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 21 (7.89%) SCCM
3 20 (7.52%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.13%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.13%) Terraform
6 2 (0.75%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.38%) Ansible
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (33.08%) Reuters
2 77 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 41 (15.41%) ION Trading
4 40 (15.04%) TIBCO
5 37 (13.91%) BISAM
6 24 (9.02%) Refinitiv
7 21 (7.89%) Tradeweb
8 20 (7.52%) ServiceNow
8 20 (7.52%) VMware
9 17 (6.39%) Sun
10 16 (6.02%) Azul
10 16 (6.02%) Currenex
10 16 (6.02%) Red Hat
11 15 (5.64%) Altiris
12 13 (4.89%) Citrix
13 12 (4.51%) Oracle
14 11 (4.14%) Cisco
14 11 (4.14%) Google
14 11 (4.14%) HP
15 7 (2.63%) Eze Castle Integration