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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 636 639
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3  
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.070% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £620 £550 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3837 4298 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 8.02% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2589 2634
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 40
Median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.34% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

Bloomberg TOMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bloomberg TOMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 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 3 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 4 £620 +12.72% 1
London +25 4 £620 +12.72% 1
City of London -7 3 £620 +12.72%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 5 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 5 (100.00%) MiFID
2 4 (80.00%) Murex
2 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) ION MarketView
2 4 (80.00%) Murex MxML
2 4 (80.00%) KYC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) CMDB
4 2 (40.00%) Wiki
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) BCP
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Fidessa
5 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 2 (40.00%) Wiki
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) KYC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) BCP
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) MiFID
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 5 (100.00%) ION Trading
2 4 (80.00%) Murex
3 1 (20.00%) Fidessa