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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 650 644
Rank change year-on-year +51 -6  
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.023% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £450
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 4028 4434 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.23% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2721 2692
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 53 51
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% +52.17%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg TOMS over the 3 months to 28 June 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 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 June 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 +47 11 £600 - 1
London +22 11 £600 - 1
City of London - 4 £650 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 15 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 13 (86.67%) Fixed Income
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Murex
5 7 (46.67%) Front Office
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) MiFID
7 5 (33.33%) ION MarketView
7 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 5 (33.33%) ION Trading
8 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
8 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) Murex MxML
8 4 (26.67%) Back Office
8 4 (26.67%) KYC
9 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (20.00%) Java
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
9 3 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (20.00%) Summit

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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) ION MarketView
2 3 (20.00%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (20.00%) Summit
3 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (6.67%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (6.67%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Front Office
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Back Office
4 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Murex MxML
2 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 2 (13.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) KYC
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) MiFID
2 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 8 (53.33%) Murex
3 5 (33.33%) ION Trading
4 1 (6.67%) Charles River