The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 448 403 416
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +13
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 142 162 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 120 101
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £393 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +22.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
Technical Analysis
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 86 £575 +15.00% 17
South East -4 26 £388 -3.12% 7
Yorkshire +6 13 £275 -21.98% 3
North West -8 7 £531 +100.47% 3
South West -40 6 £300 -23.56% 2
East of England -16 3 £350 -32.03% 5
West Midlands - - - - 1
Technical Analysis
UK

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 90 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (30.43%) SQL
3 78 (28.26%) Banking
4 74 (26.81%) Finance
5 70 (25.36%) Linux
6 62 (22.46%) Windows
7 55 (19.93%) Java
7 55 (19.93%) Scrum
8 54 (19.57%) Oracle
9 50 (18.12%) Investment Banking
10 43 (15.58%) User Stories
11 41 (14.86%) UNIX
12 39 (14.13%) Business Analysis
13 38 (13.77%) Microsoft
14 34 (12.32%) OO
15 33 (11.96%) Python
16 32 (11.59%) ITIL
16 32 (11.59%) SQL Server
16 32 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (11.23%) Pair Programming
18 29 (10.51%) C#
19 28 (10.14%) JavaScript
20 26 (9.42%) TDD
21 25 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (8.70%) Relational Database
22 24 (8.70%) Degree
22 24 (8.70%) MS Excel
23 23 (8.33%) RDBMS
23 23 (8.33%) Kanban
24 22 (7.97%) OOD

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.35%) CMS
3 9 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.54%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.81%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.45%) IIS
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.09%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.72%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.72%) Lync
8 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.36%) Node.js
9 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.54%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS Project
4 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.17%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.81%) Misys Midas
4 3 (1.09%) Endur
4 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.72%) ZaiNet
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.72%) Magento
5 2 (0.72%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (0.72%) Aligne
5 2 (0.72%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.07%) Firewall
2 13 (4.71%) Internet
3 9 (3.26%) WAN
3 9 (3.26%) LAN
4 8 (2.90%) SAN
5 6 (2.17%) VoIP
5 6 (2.17%) DNS
6 4 (1.45%) DHCP
6 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.09%) 3G
7 3 (1.09%) SMTP
7 3 (1.09%) GPRS
7 3 (1.09%) NAS
7 3 (1.09%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.72%) VLAN
8 2 (0.72%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.72%) Network Security
8 2 (0.72%) FTP
8 2 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 23 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 21 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (6.52%) QlikView
6 12 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.35%) Redis
7 9 (3.26%) DB2
8 7 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.54%) Spotfire
8 7 (2.54%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.17%) DataStage
10 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (1.09%) SAP BW
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.61%) jMock
2 10 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.54%) Subversion
3 7 (2.54%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.81%) ERwin
5 4 (1.45%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.09%) Ant
6 3 (1.09%) Gradle
6 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.72%) MSI
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.72%) Toad
7 2 (0.72%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.36%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 78 (28.26%) Banking
2 74 (26.81%) Finance
3 50 (18.12%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.07%) Financial Institution
5 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.35%) Publishing
7 7 (2.54%) Retail
8 6 (2.17%) Marketing
9 5 (1.81%) Games
10 4 (1.45%) Legal
11 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.09%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.72%) French Language
12 2 (0.72%) Advertising
13 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.36%) Automotive
13 1 (0.36%) Front Office
13 1 (0.36%) Back Office
13 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 111 (40.22%) Analyst
2 82 (29.71%) Developer
3 63 (22.83%) Business Analyst
4 39 (14.13%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.97%) Architect
6 21 (7.61%) Consultant
6 21 (7.61%) Agile Java Developer
7 16 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
8 14 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 13 (4.71%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 11 (3.99%) C++ Developer
11 10 (3.62%) Quantitative Developer
11 10 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.26%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) C# Architect
13 8 (2.90%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 8 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.54%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.97%) .NET
2 21 (7.61%) Hibernate
3 20 (7.25%) J2SE
4 13 (4.71%) Web Services
5 6 (2.17%) EDI
5 6 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.17%) HTML
5 6 (2.17%) Spring
5 6 (2.17%) Middleware
6 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.81%) XML
7 4 (1.45%) XSLT
7 4 (1.45%) STL
7 4 (1.45%) CSS
7 4 (1.45%) WCF
8 3 (1.09%) WPF
8 3 (1.09%) jQuery
8 3 (1.09%) SOAP
9 2 (0.72%) EJB
9 2 (0.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.07%) Fixed Income
4 12 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.26%) Hedge funds
5 9 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.90%) iSeries
6 8 (2.90%) Physics
6 8 (2.90%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.90%) Market Risk
7 7 (2.54%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.54%) AS400
8 6 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.17%) FMCG
9 5 (1.81%) Open Source
9 5 (1.81%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.81%) Online Games
10 4 (1.45%) CUDA
10 4 (1.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.36%) Linux
2 62 (22.46%) Windows
3 41 (14.86%) UNIX
4 10 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.36%) HPUX
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.93%) Scrum
3 43 (15.58%) User Stories
4 39 (14.13%) Business Analysis
5 34 (12.32%) OO
6 32 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (11.59%) ITIL
7 31 (11.23%) Pair Programming
8 26 (9.42%) TDD
9 23 (8.33%) Kanban
10 22 (7.97%) OOD
11 21 (7.61%) CRM
12 20 (7.25%) Web Development
13 17 (6.16%) Problem Management
14 16 (5.80%) Project Management
15 15 (5.43%) Change Management
16 14 (5.07%) BDD
17 13 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (4.71%) Migration
17 13 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (30.43%) SQL
2 55 (19.93%) Java
3 33 (11.96%) Python
4 29 (10.51%) C#
5 28 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.52%) C++
7 13 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.99%) Groovy
9 10 (3.62%) Scala
10 8 (2.90%) RPG
10 8 (2.90%) C
11 7 (2.54%) ABAP
11 7 (2.54%) RPG IV
12 5 (1.81%) RPG/400
12 5 (1.81%) VB
13 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.45%) Perl
14 3 (1.09%) PHP
14 3 (1.09%) VBA
14 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.09%) ISEB
3 3 (1.09%) CISSP
3 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) QA
2 6 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.81%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) MiFID
4 2 (0.72%) EMIR
5 1 (0.36%) COREP
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.17%) XenApp
3 6 (2.17%) vSphere
4 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.72%) Xen
7 2 (0.72%) XenServer
7 2 (0.72%) KVM
8 1 (0.36%) Postfix
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.45%) Puppet
3 3 (1.09%) Nessus
3 3 (1.09%) SCCM
3 3 (1.09%) SCOM
3 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.72%) Nagios
4 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.36%) Foglight
5 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.36%) YUM
Vendors
1 54 (19.57%) Oracle
2 38 (13.77%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.52%) VMware
4 17 (6.16%) IBM
5 14 (5.07%) Hyperion
6 12 (4.35%) Cisco
6 12 (4.35%) SAP
7 10 (3.62%) HP
8 9 (3.26%) Citrix
9 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.17%) Tableau
10 5 (1.81%) NetApp
10 5 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.81%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.81%) Dell
11 4 (1.45%) Juniper
11 4 (1.45%) McAfee
11 4 (1.45%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.09%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.09%) Wall Street Systems
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