Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Bloomberg TOMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bloomberg TOMS over the 6 months to 17 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.

Bloomberg Trade Order Management System (TOMS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 888 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +886
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 32 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.006% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.39% 0.068% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 0
UK median daily rate £650 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bloomberg TOMS is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8159 8800 9477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.94% 8.30% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 5231 5298
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 97 139
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +8.77% -4.20%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.14 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.58 £31.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year -1.37% +12.97% -12.89%

Bloomberg TOMS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg TOMS in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg TOMS in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bloomberg TOMS in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bloomberg TOMS in the UK

Bloomberg TOMS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +44 32 £650 +18.18%
London +22 32 £650 +18.18%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bloomberg TOMS.

1 32 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 30 (93.75%) Fixed Income
3 23 (71.88%) Finance
4 21 (65.63%) ION Trading
5 20 (62.50%) Electronic Trading
5 20 (62.50%) ION MarketView
6 13 (40.63%) Banking
7 12 (37.50%) DevOps
8 11 (34.38%) Front Office
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (28.13%) MiFID
11 6 (18.75%) Back Office
12 5 (15.63%) XML
13 4 (12.50%) Murex
13 4 (12.50%) Migration
14 3 (9.38%) Change Management
14 3 (9.38%) Unix
14 3 (9.38%) SQL
14 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
14 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
14 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
14 3 (9.38%) Wiki
14 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
14 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
14 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
14 3 (9.38%) Time Management

Bloomberg TOMS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (62.50%) ION MarketView
2 3 (9.38%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (6.25%) Markit EDM
3 2 (6.25%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 11 (34.38%) Front Office
4 6 (18.75%) Back Office
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Electronic Trading Support
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income Support Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (93.75%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.38%) Derivative
2 3 (9.38%) Wiki
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Equities
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Lineage
6 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) MiFID
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 21 (65.63%) ION Trading
3 4 (12.50%) Murex
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Tradeweb