The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analysis
England / South West
Rank - 124 139
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 0 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.67% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.81% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 1
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.44 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2057 2463 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.70% 82.32% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1730 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 110
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Technical Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West