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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 529 472 486
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +14
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 117 166 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 105 89
Median daily rate £450 £415 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £36.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +143.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £36.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.98% +143.33%

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -29 113 £450 +5.88% 29
London -16 65 £500 +11.11% 16
South East -11 21 £450 +28.57% 5
East Midlands -2 10 £365 +12.30% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 8 - - 1
Milton Keynes +4 8 - -
North West -2 8 £375 -28.57% 1
Nottingham -6 7 £365 +12.30%
Nottinghamshire -6 7 £365 +12.30% 1
City of London +27 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Surrey 0 6 £450 +12.50%
Leatherhead - 6 £450 -
South West +4 5 £375 -6.25% 3
Berkshire -6 5 £406 +16.07% 1
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Wiltshire -2 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 £375 -
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Blackpool - 3 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +17 2 £550 +29.41%
Hampshire +12 2 - - 1
East of England +7 2 £550 +83.33% 2
Scotland -29 2 - - 3
West Midlands -31 2 £406 +5.51%
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 £381 -
Yorkshire -2 1 £220 -41.33% 1
Glasgow -3 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire -4 1 £300 - 1
Swindon -4 1 - - 1

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (36.16%) SQL
3 79 (35.27%) Finance
4 58 (25.89%) Oracle
5 46 (20.54%) Banking
6 45 (20.09%) Unix
7 44 (19.64%) Java
8 40 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 35 (15.63%) Windows
10 34 (15.18%) JavaScript
10 34 (15.18%) Project Management
11 32 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 31 (13.84%) SDLC
13 30 (13.39%) SQL Server
13 30 (13.39%) Linux
14 28 (12.50%) HTML
14 28 (12.50%) .NET
14 28 (12.50%) XML
14 28 (12.50%) Scrum
14 28 (12.50%) Degree
15 27 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (12.05%) E-Commerce
16 25 (11.16%) CSS
16 25 (11.16%) Business Analysis
17 24 (10.71%) MS Office
17 24 (10.71%) Fixed Income
18 23 (10.27%) HTML5
18 23 (10.27%) AngularJS
19 22 (9.82%) Investment Banking
19 22 (9.82%) Migration

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 20 (8.93%) IIS
2 15 (6.70%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.91%) Apache
3 11 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.57%) JBoss
5 5 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.23%) CMS
6 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.34%) Confluence
7 3 (1.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.89%) SAS
8 2 (0.89%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) CICS
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.71%) MS Office
3 15 (6.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (6.70%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.68%) MS Project
5 3 (1.34%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.45%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.80%) LDAP
1 13 (5.80%) SMTP
2 10 (4.46%) Firewall
3 7 (3.13%) LAN
3 7 (3.13%) WAN
4 6 (2.68%) DNS
5 4 (1.79%) Internet
5 4 (1.79%) SAN
5 4 (1.79%) VPN
6 3 (1.34%) BGP
6 3 (1.34%) MPLS
6 3 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.34%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.89%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.89%) NAS
7 2 (0.89%) VoIP
7 2 (0.89%) VPLS
7 2 (0.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (4.02%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.68%) VoltDB
7 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.34%) Big Data
8 3 (1.34%) MySQL
8 3 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.45%) DB2
10 1 (0.45%) MS Access
10 1 (0.45%) ObjectStore
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (5.80%) TeamCity
2 12 (5.36%) Subversion
3 9 (4.02%) JIRA
4 8 (3.57%) JUnit
4 8 (3.57%) Maven
5 7 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 7 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.13%) Selenium
5 7 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.68%) JBehave
6 6 (2.68%) JMeter
7 5 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.34%) Ant
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.89%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (35.27%) Finance
2 46 (20.54%) Banking
3 22 (9.82%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.25%) Back Office
4 14 (6.25%) Front Office
4 14 (6.25%) Retail
4 14 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.23%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.89%) Games
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (29.02%) Developer
2 64 (28.57%) Analyst
3 34 (15.18%) Business Analyst
4 26 (11.61%) Architect
5 21 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
6 20 (8.93%) Consultant
7 14 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.80%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (5.80%) Report Analyst
9 12 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.91%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.46%) Technical Business Analyst
12 9 (4.02%) Agile Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Angular Developer
12 9 (4.02%) HTML Developer
13 8 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
13 8 (3.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.50%) .NET
1 28 (12.50%) HTML
1 28 (12.50%) XML
2 25 (11.16%) CSS
3 23 (10.27%) AngularJS
3 23 (10.27%) HTML5
4 21 (9.38%) jQuery
5 20 (8.93%) SOAP
6 16 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 15 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (5.80%) Laravel
9 11 (4.91%) JSON
10 10 (4.46%) Web Services
11 9 (4.02%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.13%) Java EE
13 6 (2.68%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.68%) J2EE
13 6 (2.68%) NHibernate
13 6 (2.68%) Silverlight
14 4 (1.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.71%) Fixed Income
2 18 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.91%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.02%) Derivative
4 9 (4.02%) Equities
5 8 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.79%) IVR
8 3 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.34%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.89%) AS400
9 2 (0.89%) BYOD
9 2 (0.89%) CMDB
9 2 (0.89%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (0.89%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.09%) Unix
2 35 (15.63%) Windows
3 30 (13.39%) Linux
4 14 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.80%) zOS
6 12 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.57%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.34%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.89%) AIX
10 2 (0.89%) Android
10 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.45%) Solaris
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.18%) Project Management
3 31 (13.84%) SDLC
4 28 (12.50%) Scrum
5 27 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (12.05%) E-Commerce
6 25 (11.16%) Business Analysis
7 22 (9.82%) Migration
8 21 (9.38%) Workflow
9 20 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.93%) DevOps
10 19 (8.48%) Regression Testing
10 19 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.48%) TDD
11 17 (7.59%) Service Delivery
11 17 (7.59%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 16 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 16 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.16%) SQL
2 44 (19.64%) Java
3 34 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 19 (8.48%) Python
6 17 (7.59%) C#
7 15 (6.70%) PHP
7 15 (6.70%) VB
8 14 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 14 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.91%) C
10 9 (4.02%) VBA
11 5 (2.23%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.79%) C++
13 2 (0.89%) COBOL
13 2 (0.89%) Perl
13 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.50%) Degree
2 19 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.23%) ISEB
5 3 (1.34%) CCNP
5 3 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) CCDP
6 2 (0.89%) CCIE
6 2 (0.89%) CCIP
6 2 (0.89%) CCNA
6 2 (0.89%) CISA
6 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ACCA
7 1 (0.45%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) GCFA
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.02%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) COREP
3 4 (1.79%) SEPA
4 2 (0.89%) Basel III
4 2 (0.89%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.45%) EMIR
5 1 (0.45%) FISMA
5 1 (0.45%) MiFID
5 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Snort
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (3.13%) SCOM
2 3 (1.34%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) Control-M
4 1 (0.45%) EnCase
4 1 (0.45%) FTK
4 1 (0.45%) Nessus
4 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.45%) Nmap
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (25.89%) Oracle
2 32 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.59%) HP
4 16 (7.14%) VMware
5 13 (5.80%) IBM
6 9 (4.02%) Citrix
7 8 (3.57%) Sybase
8 5 (2.23%) hybris
8 5 (2.23%) SmartStream
9 4 (1.79%) Cisco
9 4 (1.79%) EMC
9 4 (1.79%) Fundtech
9 4 (1.79%) SAP
10 3 (1.34%) Apple
10 3 (1.34%) BMC
10 3 (1.34%) Pega
10 3 (1.34%) Rally
10 3 (1.34%) Samsung
10 3 (1.34%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.34%) Verint
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
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Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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