The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 529 543 487
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -56
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 120 127 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 109
Median daily rate £500 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £543 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +226.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +226.92%

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 116 £500 +13.89% 26
London -15 62 £531 +18.05% 11
North West +24 10 £325 -14.47% 1
South West +18 10 £265 -41.11%
South East +20 9 £400 +6.66% 6
East of England +17 8 £375 - 3
Wiltshire +16 8 £265 -41.11%
Yorkshire +15 8 £550 +41.93% 2
Swindon +13 8 £265 -41.11%
West Yorkshire +10 7 £550 +41.93%
Leeds +6 7 £550 +37.50%
Hampshire +8 5 £400 +6.66%
Manchester +3 5 £325 -
City of London +5 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Hertfordshire +1 4 £175 - 1
Cambridgeshire +26 3 £550 - 2
West Midlands -20 3 £538 +34.37%
Lancashire - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City +1 2 £175 -
Midlands -2 2 £525 -
East Midlands -7 2 £388 +10.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 1 - -
Milton Keynes +14 1 - -
Scotland +14 1 £300 -18.64% 1
Glasgow +12 1 £300 -25.00% 1
Berkshire +9 1 £350 - 3
Peterborough +8 1 - -
Liverpool +8 1 - - 1
Merseyside +6 1 - - 1
Luton -4 1 - -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 89 (37.71%) SQL
2 81 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (28.81%) Oracle
4 59 (25.00%) Finance
5 45 (19.07%) Linux
6 44 (18.64%) Java
7 43 (18.22%) Banking
8 39 (16.53%) SDLC
9 37 (15.68%) ITIL
10 36 (15.25%) Windows
11 35 (14.83%) Unix
12 34 (14.41%) Microsoft
13 33 (13.98%) Migration
13 33 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (13.14%) .NET
15 30 (12.71%) Scrum
16 29 (12.29%) MS Excel
16 29 (12.29%) Security Cleared
17 28 (11.86%) Open Source
17 28 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (11.86%) Investment Banking
17 28 (11.86%) Software Engineering
18 27 (11.44%) TDD
18 27 (11.44%) Python
18 27 (11.44%) JavaScript
19 26 (11.02%) Degree
20 25 (10.59%) PL/SQL
21 24 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
22 23 (9.75%) Fixed Income
23 22 (9.32%) SQL Server

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.20%) Apache
2 11 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.24%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.81%) IIS
5 7 (2.97%) JBoss
6 3 (1.27%) Drupal
6 3 (1.27%) SAS
6 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.85%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) CICS
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.05%) MS Visio
3 18 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.93%) MS Office
5 6 (2.54%) MS Project
6 4 (1.69%) Mingle
7 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.27%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.78%) VPN
2 10 (4.24%) LAN
2 10 (4.24%) WAN
3 9 (3.81%) DNS
4 8 (3.39%) Firewall
5 6 (2.54%) SAN
6 5 (2.12%) BGP
6 5 (2.12%) MPLS
7 4 (1.69%) Internet
7 4 (1.69%) IPsec
7 4 (1.69%) LDAP
8 3 (1.27%) Converged Networks
8 3 (1.27%) DSL
8 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.27%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.27%) OSPF
8 3 (1.27%) Telepresence
8 3 (1.27%) VoIP
8 3 (1.27%) VPLS
8 3 (1.27%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.47%) Data Mining
3 18 (7.63%) MySQL
4 15 (6.36%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.54%) VoltDB
10 5 (2.12%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.12%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.85%) DB2
13 2 (0.85%) MS Access
13 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.51%) JIRA
1 13 (5.51%) JUnit
1 13 (5.51%) Subversion
1 13 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (5.51%) TeamCity
2 12 (5.08%) Maven
2 12 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.39%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.97%) Selenium
4 7 (2.97%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.54%) JBehave
5 6 (2.54%) JMeter
6 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.85%) Ant
8 2 (0.85%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 59 (25.00%) Finance
2 43 (18.22%) Banking
3 28 (11.86%) Investment Banking
4 17 (7.20%) Retail
5 15 (6.36%) Front Office
6 7 (2.97%) Back Office
6 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.54%) Legal
8 3 (1.27%) Automotive
9 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (29.24%) Analyst
2 67 (28.39%) Developer
3 27 (11.44%) Business Analyst
4 26 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 24 (10.17%) Architect
5 24 (10.17%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (8.47%) Technical Analyst
8 18 (7.63%) Agile Developer
9 15 (6.36%) Senior Agile Developer
10 14 (5.93%) .NET Developer
11 12 (5.08%) Consultant
11 12 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.24%) Agile Java Developer
12 10 (4.24%) Report Analyst
12 10 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (4.24%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 9 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.81%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.14%) .NET
2 21 (8.90%) HTML
2 21 (8.90%) XML
3 18 (7.63%) Hibernate
3 18 (7.63%) HTML5
3 18 (7.63%) jQuery
3 18 (7.63%) Spring
4 15 (6.36%) CSS
4 15 (6.36%) LAMP
5 13 (5.51%) Web Services
6 12 (5.08%) J2SE
6 12 (5.08%) Silverlight
7 11 (4.66%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.81%) SOAP
8 9 (3.81%) WPF
9 8 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.97%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.97%) Java EE
10 7 (2.97%) JSON
10 7 (2.97%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.75%) Fixed Income
3 14 (5.93%) Economics
4 10 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.81%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.39%) Derivative
7 6 (2.54%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.54%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.54%) Replication
7 6 (2.54%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.69%) Equities
9 3 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.07%) Linux
2 36 (15.25%) Windows
3 35 (14.83%) Unix
4 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.69%) zOS
8 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.53%) SDLC
3 37 (15.68%) ITIL
4 33 (13.98%) Migration
5 30 (12.71%) Scrum
6 28 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (11.86%) Open Source
6 28 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 27 (11.44%) TDD
8 24 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (8.90%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.05%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.05%) Workflow
11 18 (7.63%) Business Analysis
11 18 (7.63%) Project Management
11 18 (7.63%) Regression Testing
11 18 (7.63%) Service Management
12 17 (7.20%) Asset Management
13 16 (6.78%) Pair Programming
14 15 (6.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (37.71%) SQL
2 44 (18.64%) Java
3 27 (11.44%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.44%) Python
4 25 (10.59%) PL/SQL
5 18 (7.63%) C#
6 16 (6.78%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.66%) C
8 10 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.54%) XAML
10 5 (2.12%) VBA
11 4 (1.69%) VB
12 3 (1.27%) C++
12 3 (1.27%) COBOL
12 3 (1.27%) PHP
12 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.85%) Perl
13 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) RPG
14 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.02%) Degree
3 20 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.97%) CCNA
5 7 (2.97%) CISSP
6 5 (2.12%) Siebel Certification
7 4 (1.69%) CCDP
7 4 (1.69%) CCNP
7 4 (1.69%) ISEB
7 4 (1.69%) MCSE
7 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.69%) SANS
7 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.27%) CCIE
8 3 (1.27%) CCIP
8 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) CISA
9 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) QA
2 6 (2.54%) SLA
3 5 (2.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.69%) SEPA
5 2 (0.85%) COREP
6 1 (0.42%) Basel III
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.42%) FISMA
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.85%) Snort
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.39%) Puppet
1 8 (3.39%) SCOM
2 7 (2.97%) Ansible
2 7 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.69%) SCCM
4 3 (1.27%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.85%) Nessus
5 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.42%) Control-M
6 1 (0.42%) EnCase
6 1 (0.42%) FTK
6 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Nmap
Vendors
1 68 (28.81%) Oracle
2 34 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.47%) VMware
4 16 (6.78%) HP
4 16 (6.78%) Splunk
5 11 (4.66%) Cisco
6 8 (3.39%) SAP
6 8 (3.39%) Siebel
7 7 (2.97%) Citrix
8 6 (2.54%) Charles River
9 5 (2.12%) Dell
9 5 (2.12%) Rally
9 5 (2.12%) Sybase
10 4 (1.69%) Canon
10 4 (1.69%) Fundtech
10 4 (1.69%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.69%) Symantec
10 4 (1.69%) Teradata
11 3 (1.27%) Tandberg
11 3 (1.27%) Veeam
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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