The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 65 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£450 £383 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +57.14%
Technical Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
743 837 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.72% 90.78% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 372 361
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 28 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.05 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title 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 with Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Content Management
4 4 (40.00%) JSR 170
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) RDF
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Semantic Web
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) JavaBeans
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VBA

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title 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 with Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) JSR 170
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) JavaBeans
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) EJB
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Semantic Web
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (50.00%) Content Management
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) RDF
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Lotus
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) LANDesk