The first table below looks at the demand for Technical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 419 356 404
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +48
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 172 209 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.60% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 144 119
Average daily rate £381 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £274 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.57 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.71% -20.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.65 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+78.16% -42.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -41 158 £400 -20.00% 28
London -54 102 £400 -23.80% 13
City of London -18 27 £400 -21.95% 6
South East -9 17 £325 +10.63% 6
South West -14 15 £400 -13.04% 1
North West -14 12 £350 +21.73% 4
Scotland -43 11 £319 +10.95% 8
Manchester -3 8 £375 +15.38% 3
Swindon -8 8 £395 -11.48% 1
Wiltshire -9 8 £395 -11.48% 1
Glasgow -15 7 £319 +16.00% 4
Hampshire +2 6 £325 +18.18%
Buckinghamshire -17 4 £365 +0.68%
West Sussex 0 3 £320 +2.40% 4
Cheshire -17 3 £350 +21.73%
Milton Keynes -19 3 £344 -5.17%
Yorkshire -20 3 - - 1
East of England -30 3 - - 1
Docklands, London -7 2 £475 -9.52% 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 - -
Berkshire -16 1 £450 +63.63%
Leeds -20 1 - -
Edinburgh -24 1 £375 - 4
West Yorkshire -27 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 93 (30.90%) SQL
2 78 (25.91%) Finance
3 73 (24.25%) Oracle
4 52 (17.28%) Java
5 51 (16.94%) Banking
6 45 (14.95%) Microsoft
7 35 (11.63%) Data Protection
8 34 (11.30%) Business Analysis
9 33 (10.96%) Windows
10 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
10 32 (10.63%) Project Management
10 32 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (10.30%) JavaScript
11 31 (10.30%) HTML
12 30 (9.97%) XML
12 30 (9.97%) MS Excel
13 29 (9.63%) .NET
13 29 (9.63%) GAP Analysis
13 29 (9.63%) Relational Database
14 27 (8.97%) Oracle Database
14 27 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (8.64%) CRM
15 26 (8.64%) UNIX
15 26 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (8.31%) Retail
16 25 (8.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 23 (7.64%) Workflow
17 23 (7.64%) Service Management
17 23 (7.64%) Scrum
17 23 (7.64%) RDBMS

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 18 (5.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (3.32%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.66%) Confluence
5 4 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.00%) IIS
6 3 (1.00%) Apache
6 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.66%) FileNet
7 2 (0.66%) SAS
7 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 30 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.65%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.99%) MS Project
5 3 (1.00%) MS Office
6 2 (0.66%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (5.32%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.33%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.33%) HFM
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.33%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.33%) GitHub
2 3 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.66%) WAN
1 8 (2.66%) LAN
2 7 (2.33%) Firewall
3 4 (1.33%) Internet
3 4 (1.33%) DHCP
3 4 (1.33%) HTTP
3 4 (1.33%) Network Security
3 4 (1.33%) VoIP
4 3 (1.00%) VLAN
4 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.00%) OSPF
4 3 (1.00%) TACACS
4 3 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.00%) SAN
5 2 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) SNMP
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.63%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 23 (7.64%) RDBMS
5 21 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.33%) DB2
12 5 (1.66%) MS Access
12 5 (1.66%) QlikView
12 5 (1.66%) DataStage
12 5 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.00%) SQLPlus
14 3 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (5.32%) Visual Studio
1 16 (5.32%) JIRA
2 12 (3.99%) Toad
3 11 (3.65%) JDeveloper
4 10 (3.32%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.66%) Subversion
6 5 (1.66%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.33%) Ant
7 4 (1.33%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.33%) ERwin
8 3 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.00%) Maven
8 3 (1.00%) jMock
9 2 (0.66%) Selenium
9 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 78 (25.91%) Finance
2 51 (16.94%) Banking
3 25 (8.31%) Retail
4 16 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.66%) Front Office
6 7 (2.33%) Legal
6 7 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.99%) Games
8 5 (1.66%) Billing
9 4 (1.33%) Marketing
9 4 (1.33%) Back Office
9 4 (1.33%) Publishing
9 4 (1.33%) Automotive
10 3 (1.00%) Law
10 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 148 (49.17%) Analyst
2 77 (25.58%) Developer
3 70 (23.26%) Business Analyst
4 31 (10.30%) Technical Analyst
5 25 (8.31%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.98%) Consultant
7 20 (6.64%) Backup Specialist
8 15 (4.98%) Systems Analyst
9 14 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
10 13 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.65%) Security Analyst
11 11 (3.65%) Architect
12 10 (3.32%) Analyst Programmer
12 10 (3.32%) Programmer
13 9 (2.99%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.99%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.66%) SQL Developer
14 8 (2.66%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.66%) Risk Analyst
14 8 (2.66%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.30%) HTML
2 30 (9.97%) XML
3 29 (9.63%) .NET
4 21 (6.98%) J2EE
5 20 (6.64%) JSP
6 19 (6.31%) Spring
7 15 (4.98%) Hibernate
8 14 (4.65%) JSF
9 12 (3.99%) Servlets
9 12 (3.99%) CSS
10 11 (3.65%) Middleware
11 10 (3.32%) Web Services
11 10 (3.32%) JSTL
12 9 (2.99%) Struts
12 9 (2.99%) EJB
13 7 (2.33%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.33%) Ajax
13 7 (2.33%) HTML5
14 6 (1.99%) jQuery
14 6 (1.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.32%) AS400
2 11 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.32%) Social Media
4 8 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.99%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.66%) iSeries
7 5 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.33%) FMCG
8 4 (1.33%) Replication
8 4 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.33%) Kindle
8 4 (1.33%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.00%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.00%) Derivative
9 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.00%) Open Source
9 3 (1.00%) Online Games
10 2 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.96%) Windows
2 26 (8.64%) UNIX
3 21 (6.98%) Linux
4 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.33%) CentOS
7 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.66%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.63%) Data Protection
2 34 (11.30%) Business Analysis
3 32 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.63%) Project Management
4 29 (9.63%) GAP Analysis
5 27 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (8.64%) CRM
6 26 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (7.64%) Workflow
7 23 (7.64%) Service Management
7 23 (7.64%) Scrum
7 23 (7.64%) Data Analysis
8 22 (7.31%) Migration
8 22 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (7.31%) UML
8 22 (7.31%) Software Architecture
9 20 (6.64%) Use Case
10 19 (6.31%) User Stories
11 18 (5.98%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.90%) SQL
2 52 (17.28%) Java
3 31 (10.30%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.98%) C#
5 16 (5.32%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.99%) VBA
7 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.66%) Ruby
8 5 (1.66%) RPG IV
8 5 (1.66%) RPG
8 5 (1.66%) C++
8 5 (1.66%) Perl
9 4 (1.33%) VB
9 4 (1.33%) Python
9 4 (1.33%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.00%) XQuery
10 3 (1.00%) C
11 2 (0.66%) ABAP
11 2 (0.66%) SQR
Qualifications
1 21 (6.98%) Degree
2 16 (5.32%) SC Cleared
2 16 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.32%) OCPJP
3 10 (3.32%) Sun Certification
4 7 (2.33%) ISEB
5 2 (0.66%) CISSP
5 2 (0.66%) CISM
5 2 (0.66%) OCP
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.66%) CBAP
6 1 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.33%) CCSE
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PhD
6 1 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.98%) ISO 9001
2 18 (5.98%) QA
3 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.33%) SLA
5 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.33%) EMIR
6 1 (0.33%) COREP
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.33%) XenApp
3 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (8.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 19 (6.31%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.66%) Foglight
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) nmon
Vendors
1 73 (24.25%) Oracle
2 45 (14.95%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.65%) IBM
4 11 (3.65%) Sun
4 11 (3.65%) Unica
5 9 (2.99%) HP
5 9 (2.99%) Cisco
6 8 (2.66%) Sybase
7 7 (2.33%) VMware
8 6 (1.99%) NetApp
9 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.66%) Serena
9 5 (1.66%) McAfee
9 5 (1.66%) SAP
9 5 (1.66%) EMC
9 5 (1.66%) Informatica
9 5 (1.66%) Qualys
10 3 (1.00%) Fidessa
10 3 (1.00%) JBoss
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £557 - £607 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago