The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 186 189 157
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 10 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.32% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.42% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 27
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£450 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.22% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analysis across the City of London region.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis across the City of London region.

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Technical Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Technical Analysis.

1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
4 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
4 4 (14.29%) Release Management
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Technical Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Technical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 2 (7.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) jMock
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
2 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) AS400
3 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Release Management
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) Change Management
1 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.71%) OO
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) User Stories
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
3 2 (7.14%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C#
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) ABAP
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Fidessa
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