Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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 > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 155 188
Rank change year-on-year -14 +33 -8
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 17 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Scotland median daily rate £550 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.28% -7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £433 £423 £263
90th Percentile £672 £546 £669
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £350
% change year-on-year - +57.14% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £17.30 £20.67
% change year-on-year +50.29% -16.30% -68.80%

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 1,723 1,728 2,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.31% 47.12% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 956 1,159
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £208 £205 £196
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 33
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +12.53%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £41.00 £52.17 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 -28 15 £550 +18.28% 4
Glasgow -4 2 £463 -
Bloomberg
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Asset Management
2 10 (58.82%) Markit EDM
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 5 (29.41%) Charles River
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) SIEM
6 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) SMS
7 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.76%) DMZ
7 2 (11.76%) Reuters
7 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) PKI
7 2 (11.76%) COBIT
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

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 10 (58.82%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.88%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DMZ
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Market Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Market Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Market Data Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (17.65%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) System Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CEH
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Charles River
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Reuters