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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 468 426 448
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +22
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 121 134 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 69
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£521 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
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
37706 35111 32588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.60% 74.22% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25073 22066 19516
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1076 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +3 71 £575 +32.03% 16
South East -26 27 £394 +21.15% 5
Yorkshire -11 9 £300 -14.89%
North West -6 8 £563 +94.80% 1
East of England -3 3 £459 +58.18% 5
South West -40 2 £375 +2.73% 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Technical Analysis
UK

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 84 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.30%) SQL
3 74 (28.79%) Banking
4 66 (25.68%) Linux
5 60 (23.35%) Oracle
6 59 (22.96%) Finance
7 57 (22.18%) Java
8 53 (20.62%) Investment Banking
9 52 (20.23%) Windows
10 49 (19.07%) User Stories
11 42 (16.34%) Python
11 42 (16.34%) Microsoft
12 39 (15.18%) Scrum
12 39 (15.18%) Pair Programming
12 39 (15.18%) Business Analysis
13 33 (12.84%) OO
14 32 (12.45%) UNIX
14 32 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (11.67%) MS Excel
15 30 (11.67%) ITIL
16 29 (11.28%) JavaScript
17 28 (10.89%) SQL Server
18 27 (10.51%) RDBMS
18 27 (10.51%) Relational Database
19 26 (10.12%) C#
20 25 (9.73%) Hibernate
20 25 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (9.73%) jMock
21 24 (9.34%) Web Development
21 24 (9.34%) TDD

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.89%) CMS
3 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.17%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.17%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.17%) Misys Midas
2 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.78%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 2 (0.78%) Aligne
3 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.78%) ZaiNet
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.78%) Endur
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.45%) Firewall
2 8 (3.11%) Internet
3 6 (2.33%) LAN
3 6 (2.33%) WAN
4 4 (1.56%) DMZ
4 4 (1.56%) SMTP
4 4 (1.56%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.56%) DNS
4 4 (1.56%) SAN
4 4 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.17%) GPRS
5 3 (1.17%) VoIP
5 3 (1.17%) 3G
5 3 (1.17%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.78%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.78%) FTP
6 2 (0.78%) HTTP
7 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.51%) RDBMS
2 27 (10.51%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (6.61%) QlikView
5 7 (2.72%) DB2
5 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.33%) Spotfire
6 6 (2.33%) DataStage
7 4 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.17%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (9.73%) jMock
2 8 (3.11%) Subversion
3 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.56%) Toad
4 4 (1.56%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.17%) ERwin
5 3 (1.17%) Ant
5 3 (1.17%) Gradle
5 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.39%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.39%) JIRA
7 1 (0.39%) Maven
7 1 (0.39%) Hudson
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 74 (28.79%) Banking
2 59 (22.96%) Finance
3 53 (20.62%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.06%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.89%) Publishing
6 8 (3.11%) Retail
7 6 (2.33%) Law
8 5 (1.95%) Legal
8 5 (1.95%) Marketing
9 4 (1.56%) Games
10 3 (1.17%) Front Office
11 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.78%) Electronics
11 2 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 108 (42.02%) Analyst
2 79 (30.74%) Developer
3 61 (23.74%) Business Analyst
4 39 (15.18%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 20 (7.78%) Consultant
7 16 (6.23%) Architect
8 14 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.89%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.11%) CRM Analyst
12 8 (3.11%) C# Architect
13 7 (2.72%) C++ Developer
13 7 (2.72%) Quantitative Developer
14 6 (2.33%) CRM Business Analyst
14 6 (2.33%) Python Developer
14 6 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.73%) Hibernate
2 24 (9.34%) J2SE
3 22 (8.56%) .NET
4 10 (3.89%) Web Services
5 6 (2.33%) XML
6 5 (1.95%) STL
7 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.56%) XSLT
8 3 (1.17%) Middleware
8 3 (1.17%) EDI
8 3 (1.17%) SOAP
8 3 (1.17%) HTML
9 2 (0.78%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.78%) RESTful
9 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.78%) WCF
9 2 (0.78%) EJB
9 2 (0.78%) UDDI
9 2 (0.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.56%) Fixed Income
3 9 (3.50%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.11%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.11%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.72%) Open Source
5 7 (2.72%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.33%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.95%) iSeries
8 4 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.56%) Online Games
8 4 (1.56%) AS400
9 3 (1.17%) Equities
9 3 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.17%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.68%) Linux
2 52 (20.23%) Windows
3 32 (12.45%) UNIX
4 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.17%) Solaris
8 2 (0.78%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.07%) User Stories
3 39 (15.18%) Scrum
3 39 (15.18%) Pair Programming
3 39 (15.18%) Business Analysis
4 33 (12.84%) OO
5 32 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (11.67%) ITIL
7 24 (9.34%) Web Development
7 24 (9.34%) TDD
7 24 (9.34%) OOD
8 21 (8.17%) CRM
9 16 (6.23%) Migration
10 14 (5.45%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.45%) Project Management
11 13 (5.06%) BDD
12 12 (4.67%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.67%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.30%) SQL
2 57 (22.18%) Java
3 42 (16.34%) Python
4 29 (11.28%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.12%) C#
6 15 (5.84%) C++
7 12 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.28%) VBA
9 6 (2.33%) C
10 5 (1.95%) RPG
10 5 (1.95%) ABAP
10 5 (1.95%) RPG IV
10 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.56%) VB
12 3 (1.17%) Perl
12 3 (1.17%) Ruby
12 3 (1.17%) RPG/400
13 2 (0.78%) XPath
13 2 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (5.84%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) CISSP
3 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.17%) ISEB
5 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) EMIR
2 2 (0.78%) COREP
2 2 (0.78%) FINREP
2 2 (0.78%) Basel III
2 2 (0.78%) MiFID
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.39%) CRD IV
System Software
1 10 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.56%) vSphere
3 4 (1.56%) XenApp
4 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.17%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) KVM
5 2 (0.78%) Postfix
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Nessus
2 5 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.17%) Puppet
4 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.78%) yum
4 2 (0.78%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) Foglight
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.39%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (23.35%) Oracle
2 42 (16.34%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.84%) IBM
4 14 (5.45%) Hyperion
5 12 (4.67%) VMware
6 11 (4.28%) SAP
7 7 (2.72%) Citrix
7 7 (2.72%) HP
8 6 (2.33%) ArcSight
8 6 (2.33%) Cisco
9 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.95%) McAfee
9 5 (1.95%) Tableau
10 4 (1.56%) Cognos
10 4 (1.56%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.56%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.17%) Dell
11 3 (1.17%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.17%) Wall Street Systems
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