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 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 440 428 399
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -29
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 117 111 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 82
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£461 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.22% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
Technical Analysis
UK

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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -20 63 £550 +37.50% 17
South East +7 28 £425 +31.78% 4
North West -8 8 £500 +56.25% 3
South West -15 5 £413 +17.85% 6
East Midlands +15 4 £325 - 2
East of England +2 3 £459 +58.18% 3
Yorkshire -6 2 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Technical Analysis
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Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 75 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (29.25%) SQL
3 69 (27.27%) Banking
4 66 (26.09%) Oracle
5 65 (25.69%) Linux
6 56 (22.13%) Java
7 49 (19.37%) Investment Banking
7 49 (19.37%) User Stories
8 48 (18.97%) Finance
9 45 (17.79%) Windows
10 42 (16.60%) Python
11 40 (15.81%) Pair Programming
12 38 (15.02%) Business Analysis
13 37 (14.62%) UNIX
13 37 (14.62%) Microsoft
14 33 (13.04%) OO
14 33 (13.04%) Scrum
15 30 (11.86%) ITIL
16 29 (11.46%) JavaScript
17 28 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (10.67%) RDBMS
18 27 (10.67%) Relational Database
19 26 (10.28%) jMock
19 26 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (10.28%) Hibernate
20 25 (9.88%) TDD
20 25 (9.88%) OOD
21 24 (9.49%) J2SE
21 24 (9.49%) Web Development
21 24 (9.49%) Analytical Skills

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.16%) CMS
3 5 (1.98%) IIS
3 5 (1.98%) SAS
4 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.19%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.79%) Confluence
6 2 (0.79%) Apache
6 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 21 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.56%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) Misys Midas
2 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.79%) Aligne
3 2 (0.79%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.79%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 2 (0.79%) ZaiNet
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.79%) Endur
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.11%) Firewall
2 7 (2.77%) Intranet
3 6 (2.37%) Internet
4 4 (1.58%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.58%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.58%) LAN
4 4 (1.58%) WAN
4 4 (1.58%) DNS
4 4 (1.58%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.58%) DMZ
4 4 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.19%) 3G
5 3 (1.19%) SAN
5 3 (1.19%) SMTP
5 3 (1.19%) VoIP
5 3 (1.19%) GPRS
5 3 (1.19%) Network Security
5 3 (1.19%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.67%) RDBMS
1 27 (10.67%) Relational Database
2 26 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.14%) QlikView
5 9 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.98%) DB2
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.98%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.98%) Spotfire
6 5 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.58%) MS Access
8 3 (1.19%) DataStage
8 3 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (10.28%) jMock
2 7 (2.77%) Subversion
3 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.19%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.19%) Ant
5 3 (1.19%) ERwin
5 3 (1.19%) Toad
5 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.19%) Gradle
5 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.79%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.79%) JIRA
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
General
1 69 (27.27%) Banking
2 49 (19.37%) Investment Banking
3 48 (18.97%) Finance
4 18 (7.11%) Retail
5 16 (6.32%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.16%) Publishing
7 6 (2.37%) Marketing
7 6 (2.37%) Law
8 5 (1.98%) Legal
9 4 (1.58%) Games
9 4 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.19%) Front Office
10 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.79%) French Language
11 2 (0.79%) Local Government
11 2 (0.79%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (41.90%) Analyst
2 79 (31.23%) Developer
3 61 (24.11%) Business Analyst
4 40 (15.81%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.30%) Consultant
6 20 (7.91%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (5.14%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (4.74%) Architect
9 10 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (3.16%) CRM Analyst
11 8 (3.16%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.77%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.37%) Python Developer
13 6 (2.37%) CRM Business Analyst
13 6 (2.37%) Quantitative Developer
14 5 (1.98%) Oracle Developer
14 5 (1.98%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.28%) Hibernate
2 24 (9.49%) J2SE
3 19 (7.51%) .NET
4 7 (2.77%) Web Services
5 6 (2.37%) XML
6 5 (1.98%) STL
7 4 (1.58%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.19%) XBRL
9 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.79%) RESTful
9 2 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.79%) Middleware
9 2 (0.79%) XSLT
10 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.40%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.40%) OLE
10 1 (0.40%) EJB
10 1 (0.40%) JSP
10 1 (0.40%) SOAP
10 1 (0.40%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.70%) Fixed Income
3 8 (3.16%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.77%) Open Source
4 7 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.37%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.37%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.37%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.98%) AS400
7 4 (1.58%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.58%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.58%) FMCG
7 4 (1.58%) Online Games
8 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.19%) NHS
8 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.19%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.69%) Linux
2 45 (17.79%) Windows
3 37 (14.62%) UNIX
4 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.77%) Solaris
6 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.37%) User Stories
3 40 (15.81%) Pair Programming
4 38 (15.02%) Business Analysis
5 33 (13.04%) OO
5 33 (13.04%) Scrum
6 30 (11.86%) ITIL
7 28 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (9.88%) TDD
8 25 (9.88%) OOD
9 24 (9.49%) Web Development
10 22 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 20 (7.91%) CRM
12 17 (6.72%) Migration
13 16 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.32%) Data Analysis
14 13 (5.14%) ETL
14 13 (5.14%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.74%) Change Management
16 11 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.25%) SQL
2 56 (22.13%) Java
3 42 (16.60%) Python
4 29 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.32%) C#
6 10 (3.95%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.95%) VBA
7 9 (3.56%) C++
8 7 (2.77%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.58%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.58%) C
10 4 (1.58%) Perl
11 3 (1.19%) RPG
11 3 (1.19%) RPG/400
11 3 (1.19%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.79%) Tcl
12 2 (0.79%) ABAP
13 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (8.30%) Degree
2 8 (3.16%) ISEB
3 7 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.37%) CISSP
5 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.79%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) CCSE
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
8 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) Solvency II
2 5 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.19%) Basel III
3 3 (1.19%) COREP
3 3 (1.19%) FINREP
4 2 (0.79%) EMIR
4 2 (0.79%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.79%) MiFID
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.58%) vSphere
3 4 (1.58%) XenApp
4 3 (1.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.79%) KVM
5 2 (0.79%) Postfix
6 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Nessus
2 4 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) yum
4 2 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Foglight
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 66 (26.09%) Oracle
2 37 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.53%) VMware
4 13 (5.14%) IBM
5 11 (4.35%) Hyperion
6 9 (3.56%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.16%) SAP
8 7 (2.77%) Citrix
8 7 (2.77%) Cisco
9 6 (2.37%) ArcSight
9 6 (2.37%) HP
10 5 (1.98%) McAfee
10 5 (1.98%) Tableau
11 4 (1.58%) F5
11 4 (1.58%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.58%) Cognos
11 4 (1.58%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.19%) Remedy
12 3 (1.19%) Dell
12 3 (1.19%) Fidessa
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