Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 171 180
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 14 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.50% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
Scotland median daily rate £550 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.28% -2.11% +11.76%
10th Percentile £425 £423 £419
90th Percentile £620 £475 £661
UK median daily rate £575 £513 £450
% change year-on-year +12.20% +13.89% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +73.33% -14.29% -7.89%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1881 1998 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.27% 45.95% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1098 1122
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.50% +0.50%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £506
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.56 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.63 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in Scotland

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg in Scotland

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in Scotland

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in Scotland

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 12 £550 +18.28%
Glasgow -11 2 £463 -
Bloomberg
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Data Management
1 8 (57.14%) Markit EDM
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) SMS
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) DMZ
5 2 (14.29%) Reuters
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) FactSet
5 2 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) PKI
5 2 (14.29%) COBIT
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DMZ
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Market Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Market Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Market Data Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Management
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CEH
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) FactSet
2 2 (14.29%) Reuters
3 1 (7.14%) Charles River