The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 474 450 406
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -44
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 137 145 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.35% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 97 122
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£413 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £13.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.76% -65.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £13.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+180.76% -60.60%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44305 41683 38116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.65% 76.19% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28755 25832 23078
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1167 1177 1114
Average hourly rate £28.85 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 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
England -41 117 £420 -6.66% 20
London -23 63 £488 +8.33% 13
South East -4 19 £365 +31.53% 3
City of London -12 15 £463 -5.12% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £350 +14.75%
Scotland -1 12 £350 +7.69% 2
Milton Keynes +7 10 £359 +17.62%
Yorkshire -23 8 £375 +66.66%
East of England -4 7 £300 +9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -16 7 £375 +66.66%
Leeds -22 7 £375 +66.66%
Glasgow -2 5 £350 +10.23%
Edinburgh -3 5 £338 -15.62% 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £390 -
Nottingham - 5 £390 -
East Midlands - 5 £390 -
North West -23 4 £360 -20.00%
South West -3 3 £400 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -4 3 £393 +20.76%
Cheshire - 3 £340 -
Berkshire +3 2 £350 +40.00%
Bedfordshire +1 2 £285 +3.63%
Birmingham +1 2 £400 +4.57%
Hertfordshire -9 2 £375 -
Essex -10 2 £283 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 £195 -
Belfast - 2 £195 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £195 -
Surrey +2 1 £400 +30.08% 2

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

1 131 (38.42%) SQL
2 125 (36.66%) Banking
3 117 (34.31%) Finance
4 111 (32.55%) Oracle
5 77 (22.58%) .NET
6 74 (21.70%) Investment Banking
7 72 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (19.65%) Java
9 59 (17.30%) JavaScript
10 55 (16.13%) Linux
11 52 (15.25%) Python
12 49 (14.37%) Pair Programming
12 49 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 46 (13.49%) MS Excel
14 46 (13.49%) Microsoft
14 46 (13.49%) Degree
15 45 (13.20%) Project Management
15 45 (13.20%) User Stories
16 44 (12.90%) Windows
17 42 (12.32%) Oracle Database
18 41 (12.02%) Relational Database
18 41 (12.02%) UNIX
19 40 (11.73%) TDD
20 38 (11.14%) OO
21 37 (10.85%) CRM
22 35 (10.26%) PL/SQL
23 34 (9.97%) C#
23 34 (9.97%) Fixed Income
23 34 (9.97%) Business Analysis

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 25 (7.33%) IIS
2 19 (5.57%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.40%) Apache
4 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.88%) AquaLogic
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.59%) WordPress
7 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Confluence
7 2 (0.59%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 46 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.33%) MS Office
3 20 (5.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.17%) MS Project
4 4 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.17%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.17%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.59%) Endur
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.29%) Agresso
6 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.57%) Firewall
2 14 (4.11%) LDAP
3 5 (1.47%) DNS
3 5 (1.47%) DHCP
3 5 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (1.17%) FTP
4 4 (1.17%) Intranet
5 3 (0.88%) Internet
5 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.88%) HTTP
5 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.59%) NGN
6 2 (0.59%) Network Security
6 2 (0.59%) Wireless Security
6 2 (0.59%) Extranet
6 2 (0.59%) Wireless
6 2 (0.59%) Multicast
7 1 (0.29%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.32%) Oracle Database
3 41 (12.02%) Relational Database
4 30 (8.80%) RDBMS
5 25 (7.33%) DB2
5 25 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.11%) DB2 UDB
8 10 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.93%) Star Schema
9 9 (2.64%) Data Mining
9 9 (2.64%) OLTP
9 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.76%) DataStage
12 5 (1.47%) MS Access
12 5 (1.47%) QlikView
13 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (9.09%) jMock
2 18 (5.28%) TeamCity
3 17 (4.99%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.69%) JIRA
4 16 (4.69%) Subversion
4 16 (4.69%) MSBuild
5 15 (4.40%) Gradle
5 15 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.40%) Maven
5 15 (4.40%) Ant
5 15 (4.40%) Mercurial
6 10 (2.93%) NUnit
7 9 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.76%) Lombardi
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.88%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.88%) ERwin
12 2 (0.59%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 125 (36.66%) Banking
2 117 (34.31%) Finance
3 74 (21.70%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.57%) Retail
5 17 (4.99%) Front Office
5 17 (4.99%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.40%) Back Office
7 14 (4.11%) General Ledger
8 9 (2.64%) Billing
9 8 (2.35%) French Language
10 6 (1.76%) Dutch Language
10 6 (1.76%) Legal
11 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.88%) Publishing
12 3 (0.88%) Local Government
13 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.59%) Games
14 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (39.30%) Analyst
2 115 (33.72%) Developer
3 64 (18.77%) Business Analyst
4 41 (12.02%) Java Developer
5 31 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 21 (6.16%) Oracle Developer
7 18 (5.28%) Security Analyst
7 18 (5.28%) Consultant
8 17 (4.99%) Architect
9 16 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.81%) Technical Business Analyst
12 12 (3.52%) Lead Java Developer
12 12 (3.52%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.52%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
13 11 (3.23%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.23%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.93%) IT Security Analyst
15 9 (2.64%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (22.58%) .NET
2 32 (9.38%) XML
3 29 (8.50%) Hibernate
4 28 (8.21%) HTML
5 27 (7.92%) J2SE
6 19 (5.57%) SOAP
7 15 (4.40%) Rendezvous
7 15 (4.40%) Django
7 15 (4.40%) WPF
8 12 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 11 (3.23%) HTML5
10 10 (2.93%) Web Services
11 9 (2.64%) CSS
12 8 (2.35%) J2EE
12 8 (2.35%) Silverlight
13 7 (2.05%) Reactive Extensions
14 6 (1.76%) JSON
15 5 (1.47%) Middleware
16 4 (1.17%) WinForms
16 4 (1.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.97%) Fixed Income
3 22 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.52%) Equities
6 8 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.35%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.76%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.76%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.76%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.76%) Derivative
7 6 (1.76%) Contract for Difference
8 5 (1.47%) Statistics
8 5 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.47%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.17%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.88%) Kindle
10 3 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.13%) Linux
2 44 (12.90%) Windows
3 41 (12.02%) UNIX
4 20 (5.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.05%) Solaris
6 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.76%) AIX
8 2 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.37%) Pair Programming
3 45 (13.20%) Project Management
3 45 (13.20%) User Stories
4 40 (11.73%) TDD
5 38 (11.14%) OO
6 37 (10.85%) CRM
7 34 (9.97%) Business Analysis
7 34 (9.97%) Web Development
8 31 (9.09%) OOD
9 27 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (7.04%) Migration
11 24 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (7.04%) Unit Testing
11 24 (7.04%) Problem Management
12 23 (6.74%) Release Management
12 23 (6.74%) SDLC
13 21 (6.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 131 (38.42%) SQL
2 67 (19.65%) Java
3 59 (17.30%) JavaScript
4 52 (15.25%) Python
5 35 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 34 (9.97%) C#
7 29 (8.50%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.57%) VB
9 17 (4.99%) C++
10 16 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.40%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.64%) COBOL
13 8 (2.35%) Perl
13 8 (2.35%) XAML
14 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.47%) VBScript
16 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.88%) VBA
17 2 (0.59%) JCL
17 2 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (13.49%) Degree
2 14 (4.11%) CISSP
3 9 (2.64%) ISEB
4 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.76%) PMP
6 5 (1.47%) HND
7 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.17%) CCIE
7 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.59%) GCIH
8 2 (0.59%) CEH
8 2 (0.59%) IIBA
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCSE
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.81%) COREP
2 12 (3.52%) SLA
2 12 (3.52%) QA
3 7 (2.05%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.59%) Basel III
5 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.59%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.59%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (5.28%) BladeLogic
2 16 (4.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.47%) Control-M
4 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.88%) SCCM
5 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 111 (32.55%) Oracle
2 46 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.33%) IBM
4 19 (5.57%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.99%) TIBCO
5 17 (4.99%) HP
5 17 (4.99%) Splunk
6 13 (3.81%) SAP
7 11 (3.23%) Sybase
8 10 (2.93%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.64%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (1.76%) Pega
10 6 (1.76%) Cisco
10 6 (1.76%) Cognos
10 6 (1.76%) Informatica
11 5 (1.47%) Dell
11 5 (1.47%) VMware
12 4 (1.17%) Sun
13 3 (0.88%) Citrix
13 3 (0.88%) Siebel
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