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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 497 523 507
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 125 122 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 74 90
Median daily rate £550 £425 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £302 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.44 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +23 120 £550 +29.41% 22
London +45 75 £600 +28.34% 12
East of England +8 14 £168 -48.46% 1
North West +12 10 £488 +51.16% 1
East Midlands +4 8 £373 - 1
Cheshire +24 7 £494 +45.22%
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £320 -
Macclesfield - 7 £494 -
Yorkshire +20 6 £261 -32.77%
Nottingham +5 6 £375 -
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £375 -
Peterborough +4 6 £290 -
City of London -7 6 £525 +18.77% 2
Edinburgh +10 5 £450 +20.00%
Scotland -2 5 £450 +1.12%
West Yorkshire +25 4 £250 -40.29%
Leeds +22 4 £250 -35.48%
South East +13 4 £425 +21.42% 6
Hertfordshire - 4 £138 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £138 -
Bedfordshire +6 3 £193 -42.96% 1
Lancashire - 3 £263 -
South Yorkshire -9 2 £343 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £325 -
Dunstable - 2 £193 -
Hampshire +15 1 - - 1
Sheffield -10 1 £425 -
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Worthing - 1 £388 -
Northampton - 1 £325 -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 116 (43.77%) SQL
2 112 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (31.32%) Banking
4 75 (28.30%) Finance
5 64 (24.15%) SDLC
6 57 (21.51%) Java
7 55 (20.75%) Investment Banking
8 51 (19.25%) Migration
9 48 (18.11%) Oracle
10 47 (17.74%) Linux
10 47 (17.74%) Open Source
11 46 (17.36%) Pair Programming
12 45 (16.98%) Spring
13 44 (16.60%) ITIL
14 42 (15.85%) Software Engineering
14 42 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (14.34%) Scrum
16 37 (13.96%) .NET
17 36 (13.58%) JavaScript
18 35 (13.21%) Hibernate
18 35 (13.21%) Economics
19 33 (12.45%) Workflow
19 33 (12.45%) Windows
20 32 (12.08%) Data Migration
20 32 (12.08%) TDD
21 31 (11.70%) Risk Management
22 29 (10.94%) Data Transformation
23 28 (10.57%) Front Office
23 28 (10.57%) HTML

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 15 (5.66%) Apache
2 11 (4.15%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.64%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.64%) IIS
4 6 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.51%) SAS
7 3 (1.13%) Drupal
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.15%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.64%) MS Office
5 4 (1.51%) MS Project
6 2 (0.75%) Mingle
7 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.13%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) G Suite
3 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.66%) VPN
2 9 (3.40%) DNS
3 8 (3.02%) LAN
3 8 (3.02%) WAN
4 7 (2.64%) Firewall
5 6 (2.26%) Internet
6 5 (1.89%) FTP
6 5 (1.89%) SAN
7 4 (1.51%) BGP
7 4 (1.51%) MPLS
8 3 (1.13%) IPsec
8 3 (1.13%) VoIP
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.75%) DSL
9 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.75%) LDAP
9 2 (0.75%) OSPF
9 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.75%) VPLS
9 2 (0.75%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.42%) Oracle Database
3 16 (6.04%) MySQL
4 14 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.91%) Big Data
5 13 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.53%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (4.15%) QlikView
8 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.64%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.64%) HBase
10 7 (2.64%) Impala
10 7 (2.64%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (7.17%) JIRA
2 14 (5.28%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.15%) Maven
4 10 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.02%) Subversion
6 7 (2.64%) JUnit
6 7 (2.64%) NUnit
7 6 (2.26%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.89%) Mockito
8 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.51%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.51%) Gradle
10 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.75%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.75%) Toad
11 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 83 (31.32%) Banking
2 75 (28.30%) Finance
3 55 (20.75%) Investment Banking
4 28 (10.57%) Front Office
5 11 (4.15%) Retail
6 5 (1.89%) Back Office
6 5 (1.89%) Legal
6 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.51%) Automotive
8 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.75%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (38.49%) Developer
2 67 (25.28%) Analyst
3 46 (17.36%) Agile Developer
4 44 (16.60%) Senior Developer
5 43 (16.23%) Java Developer
6 34 (12.83%) Senior Agile Developer
7 33 (12.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 31 (11.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 29 (10.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 26 (9.81%) Business Analyst
11 22 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
13 19 (7.17%) Architect
14 15 (5.66%) .NET Developer
14 15 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (4.91%) Lead Developer
16 12 (4.53%) Java Team Leader
16 12 (4.53%) Lead Java Developer
16 12 (4.53%) Team Leader
17 11 (4.15%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.98%) Spring
2 37 (13.96%) .NET
3 35 (13.21%) Hibernate
4 28 (10.57%) HTML
5 27 (10.19%) J2SE
6 26 (9.81%) HTML5
7 20 (7.55%) WPF
8 17 (6.42%) jQuery
8 17 (6.42%) XML
9 16 (6.04%) CSS
10 15 (5.66%) LAMP
11 13 (4.91%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.91%) REST
12 11 (4.15%) Silverlight
13 10 (3.77%) WCF
14 8 (3.02%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.02%) Web Services
15 7 (2.64%) Apache Avro
15 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET
15 7 (2.64%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.21%) Economics
3 15 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.66%) Fixed Income
4 14 (5.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (4.53%) Derivative
6 9 (3.40%) Credit Risk
6 9 (3.40%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.02%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (2.64%) Grid Computing
8 7 (2.64%) Replication
8 7 (2.64%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.64%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.26%) EFT
9 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.26%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.51%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.51%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.74%) Linux
2 33 (12.45%) Windows
3 27 (10.19%) Unix
4 10 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.89%) AIX
8 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) MVS
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (24.15%) SDLC
3 51 (19.25%) Migration
4 47 (17.74%) Open Source
5 46 (17.36%) Pair Programming
6 44 (16.60%) ITIL
7 42 (15.85%) Software Engineering
8 38 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (14.34%) Scrum
9 33 (12.45%) Workflow
10 32 (12.08%) Data Migration
10 32 (12.08%) TDD
11 31 (11.70%) Risk Management
12 29 (10.94%) Data Transformation
13 25 (9.43%) Project Management
13 25 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (7.17%) Service Management
16 17 (6.42%) Business Analysis
16 17 (6.42%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 116 (43.77%) SQL
2 57 (21.51%) Java
3 36 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.19%) C#
4 27 (10.19%) PL/SQL
5 24 (9.06%) Python
6 11 (4.15%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.02%) C
7 8 (3.02%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.02%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.02%) XAML
8 7 (2.64%) Scala
8 7 (2.64%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.26%) VBA
10 4 (1.51%) C++
11 2 (0.75%) COBOL
11 2 (0.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) RPG
12 1 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.19%) Degree
2 19 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.64%) CCNA
6 6 (2.26%) CISSP
6 6 (2.26%) ISEB
7 5 (1.89%) MCSE
7 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.89%) Siebel Certification
7 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.51%) SANS
9 3 (1.13%) CCDP
9 3 (1.13%) CCNP
9 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.75%) CCIE
10 2 (0.75%) CCIP
10 2 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) QA
2 10 (3.77%) SLA
3 4 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.75%) MiFID
5 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.38%) EMIR
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.64%) HDFS
3 7 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.13%) vSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Snort
7 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.40%) SCOM
2 8 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.02%) Puppet
3 7 (2.64%) Ansible
3 7 (2.64%) Oozie
4 5 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.89%) SCCM
5 3 (1.13%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (18.11%) Oracle
2 26 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.17%) VMware
4 16 (6.04%) Splunk
5 11 (4.15%) Cisco
6 8 (3.02%) Siebel
7 7 (2.64%) Citrix
7 7 (2.64%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.64%) HP
7 7 (2.64%) Saba
7 7 (2.64%) Sybase
8 6 (2.26%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.89%) Canon
9 5 (1.89%) Charles River
9 5 (1.89%) Dell
9 5 (1.89%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.89%) SAP
9 5 (1.89%) Symantec
10 4 (1.51%) BEA
10 4 (1.51%) Teradata
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