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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 190 204 178
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 13 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 16
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£418 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £226 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £518 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £353 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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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
4559 5435 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.69% 76.91% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3564 4025 3624
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014, 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 9 (32.14%) Finance
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
6 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
6 4 (14.29%) CruiseControl
6 4 (14.29%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) SAP BW
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) UNIX
7 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) jMock
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) French Language
3 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
2 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) AS400
5 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.57%) Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Physics
5 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Release Management
2 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.71%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Fidessa
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects