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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 432 452 375
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -77
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 181 131 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.33% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 89 113
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £382 £400 £319
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +25.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £35.00 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £35.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 £26.32
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +32.96%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 +7 157 £475 +18.75% 40
London -2 86 £525 +29.23% 15
South East +4 26 £350 +6.78% 10
Scotland +6 16 £425 +28.98% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £359 +14.80% 1
East Midlands - 13 £288 -
Milton Keynes +13 12 £359 +14.80% 1
Nottinghamshire - 12 £288 -
Nottingham - 12 £288 -
City of London 0 10 £481 +8.63% 6
North West -22 6 £581 +29.16% 3
East of England +9 5 £291 - 3
Edinburgh +3 5 - - 1
Glasgow -3 5 £393 +23.04%
West Midlands -7 5 £393 +2.61% 2
Manchester -11 4 £613 +36.11% 1
Yorkshire -13 4 £375 - 5
Berkshire - 4 £350 - 3
Hampshire -4 3 £325 -0.83% 1
West Yorkshire -8 3 £375 - 3
Leeds -11 3 £375 - 1
Essex +3 2 £283 -
Swindon +2 2 £450 +5.88%
South West -3 2 £450 - 2
Southampton -4 2 £325 -
Birmingham -7 2 £400 +4.57% 2
Wiltshire -7 2 £450 +5.88%
Midlands - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £195 -
County Antrim - 2 £195 -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
3 112 (32.84%) Oracle
4 88 (25.81%) Finance
5 74 (21.70%) Java
6 70 (20.53%) Investment Banking
7 66 (19.35%) .NET
8 65 (19.06%) Linux
8 65 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (16.72%) JavaScript
10 56 (16.42%) Python
11 50 (14.66%) UNIX
12 49 (14.37%) Pair Programming
12 49 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (13.20%) User Stories
13 45 (13.20%) Oracle Database
13 45 (13.20%) CRM
14 44 (12.90%) SQL Server
15 42 (12.32%) MS Excel
15 42 (12.32%) Microsoft
15 42 (12.32%) Degree
16 41 (12.02%) Business Analysis
16 41 (12.02%) Relational Database
17 39 (11.44%) PL/SQL
17 39 (11.44%) OO
18 38 (11.14%) Windows
19 37 (10.85%) TDD
20 34 (9.97%) Project Management
21 33 (9.68%) Fixed Income
21 33 (9.68%) Web Development

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (7.62%) IIS
2 20 (5.87%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.40%) Apache
4 6 (1.76%) SAS
5 4 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (1.17%) Confluence
5 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.88%) AquaLogic
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.59%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.74%) MS Office
3 18 (5.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
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%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.92%) Firewall
2 14 (4.11%) LDAP
3 10 (2.93%) Intranet
4 8 (2.35%) DNS
4 8 (2.35%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.47%) Network Security
6 5 (1.47%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.17%) DMZ
7 4 (1.17%) DHCP
7 4 (1.17%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.88%) Multicast
8 3 (0.88%) Wireless Security
8 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.88%) HTTP
8 3 (0.88%) Wireless
9 2 (0.59%) Internet
9 2 (0.59%) Extranet
9 2 (0.59%) NGN
10 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.20%) Oracle Database
2 44 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 41 (12.02%) Relational Database
4 32 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 29 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (6.74%) DB2
7 22 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 22 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (4.11%) DB2 UDB
9 13 (3.81%) Star Schema
10 12 (3.52%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.35%) OLTP
12 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.76%) DataStage
13 6 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 5 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (9.38%) jMock
2 16 (4.69%) TeamCity
2 16 (4.69%) JIRA
2 16 (4.69%) Maven
2 16 (4.69%) Subversion
2 16 (4.69%) MSBuild
3 15 (4.40%) Gradle
3 15 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.40%) Mercurial
3 15 (4.40%) Ant
4 10 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.35%) NUnit
6 6 (1.76%) Lombardi
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.17%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.88%) ERwin
10 2 (0.59%) Toad
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 125 (36.66%) Banking
2 88 (25.81%) Finance
3 70 (20.53%) Investment Banking
4 26 (7.62%) Retail
5 21 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.69%) Front Office
7 11 (3.23%) French Language
8 8 (2.35%) Back Office
8 8 (2.35%) Dutch Language
8 8 (2.35%) General Ledger
9 7 (2.05%) Billing
10 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.17%) Law
11 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Publishing
12 2 (0.59%) Local Government
13 1 (0.29%) Marketing
13 1 (0.29%) Legal
13 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (38.71%) Analyst
2 116 (34.02%) Developer
3 68 (19.94%) Business Analyst
4 44 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.16%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (6.16%) Technical Analyst
6 18 (5.28%) Security Analyst
6 18 (5.28%) Architect
7 15 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 13 (3.81%) Consultant
10 12 (3.52%) Lead Developer
10 12 (3.52%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (3.52%) SQL Developer
11 11 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
12 10 (2.93%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (2.93%) CRM Analyst
12 10 (2.93%) CRM Business Analyst
12 10 (2.93%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.35%) .NET
2 32 (9.38%) XML
3 31 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 28 (8.21%) J2SE
5 26 (7.62%) HTML
6 17 (4.99%) SOAP
7 15 (4.40%) Django
7 15 (4.40%) Rendezvous
8 14 (4.11%) WPF
9 12 (3.52%) Web Services
10 9 (2.64%) HTML5
11 8 (2.35%) J2EE
11 8 (2.35%) CSS
11 8 (2.35%) Silverlight
12 7 (2.05%) Reactive Extensions
13 6 (1.76%) JSON
14 4 (1.17%) WinForms
14 4 (1.17%) Middleware
14 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.68%) Fixed Income
3 19 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.93%) Equities
5 9 (2.64%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.35%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.76%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.17%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.17%) Statistics
9 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.88%) Social Media
9 3 (0.88%) Kindle
9 3 (0.88%) NHS
10 2 (0.59%) Clustering
10 2 (0.59%) W3C
10 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.06%) Linux
2 50 (14.66%) UNIX
3 38 (11.14%) Windows
4 19 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.23%) Solaris
6 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.76%) AIX
6 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.37%) Pair Programming
3 45 (13.20%) User Stories
3 45 (13.20%) CRM
4 41 (12.02%) Business Analysis
5 39 (11.44%) OO
6 37 (10.85%) TDD
7 34 (9.97%) Project Management
8 33 (9.68%) Web Development
9 32 (9.38%) Data Modelling
10 31 (9.09%) OOD
11 28 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (7.62%) Migration
13 24 (7.04%) Unit Testing
13 24 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.74%) Data Analysis
14 23 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (6.45%) ITIL
16 20 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (5.87%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (38.42%) SQL
2 74 (21.70%) Java
3 57 (16.72%) JavaScript
4 56 (16.42%) Python
5 39 (11.44%) PL/SQL
6 32 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 23 (6.74%) C#
8 17 (4.99%) C++
8 17 (4.99%) VB
9 16 (4.69%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.93%) VBA
12 8 (2.35%) XAML
12 8 (2.35%) COBOL
13 7 (2.05%) Perl
14 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.88%) VBScript
15 2 (0.59%) C
16 1 (0.29%) X++
16 1 (0.29%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 42 (12.32%) Degree
2 15 (4.40%) CISSP
3 11 (3.23%) ISEB
4 9 (2.64%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.76%) HND
6 6 (1.76%) CCIE
7 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) CEH
7 2 (0.59%) GCIH
8 1 (0.29%) CCSE
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.52%) SLA
2 10 (2.93%) COREP
3 9 (2.64%) QA
4 6 (1.76%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.47%) CRD IV
5 5 (1.47%) Solvency II
6 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.88%) FINREP
7 3 (0.88%) Basel III
8 2 (0.59%) COBIT
9 1 (0.29%) GxP
9 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Postfix
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (5.28%) BladeLogic
2 15 (4.40%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.17%) Control-M
4 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) SCCM
5 2 (0.59%) Nessus
6 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.29%) yum
6 1 (0.29%) SCOM
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 112 (32.84%) Oracle
2 42 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.16%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.28%) IBM
5 17 (4.99%) Splunk
6 16 (4.69%) TIBCO
7 13 (3.81%) SAP
7 13 (3.81%) HP
8 10 (2.93%) Sybase
9 8 (2.35%) Informatica
10 7 (2.05%) F5
10 7 (2.05%) Cisco
11 6 (1.76%) Cognos
11 6 (1.76%) Pega
11 6 (1.76%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (1.47%) Dell
12 5 (1.47%) Remedy
12 5 (1.47%) VMware
13 4 (1.17%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.17%) Sun
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