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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 187 182 186
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 13 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 24
Average daily rate
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£475 £443 £534
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+160.71% -57.57%
Technical Analysis
London

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
4427 4414 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.89% 77.13% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3499 3281 4126
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 20 (51.28%) Banking
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 12 (30.77%) Investment Banking
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) General Ledger
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle
5 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 6 (15.38%) Back Office
6 6 (15.38%) COREP
7 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) Fixed Income
7 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
7 5 (12.82%) IT Governance
7 5 (12.82%) C#
7 5 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 4 (10.26%) Front Office
8 4 (10.26%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (10.26%) User Stories
9 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
9 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.69%) WPF
9 3 (7.69%) Release Management
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.56%) Multicast
3 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Ant
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.56%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.56%) NUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) jMock
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.56%) WinDbg
1 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.56%) Gradle
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (51.28%) Banking
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.95%) General Ledger
5 6 (15.38%) Back Office
6 4 (10.26%) Front Office
7 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk Developer
7 1 (2.56%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.56%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Backup Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) WPF
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Fixed Income
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) Equities
4 1 (2.56%) Economics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
2 5 (12.82%) IT Governance
3 4 (10.26%) TDD
3 4 (10.26%) User Stories
4 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Release Management
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
4 3 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) C#
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) XAML
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CCIE
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) COREP
2 2 (5.13%) CRD IV
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) Varonis
4 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
4 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.13%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Siebel