Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 17 November 2018 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 > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 75 40
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.27% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.09% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £399 £77
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +418.18% -
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £519
% change year-on-year -8.70% +10.84% +15.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.72 £23.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% +58.33% -15.45%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 184 259 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.79% 41.11% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 186 81
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +2.44%
10th Percentile £282 £265 £123
90th Percentile £513 £490 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 14
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.25 £13.89 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.22% +6.83% -
10th Percentile £12.34 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £17.32 £28.13
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in Northern Ireland

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg in Northern Ireland