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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 521 505 468
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -37
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 130 140 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 93
Median daily rate £425 £413 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +180.76%

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -9 124 £425 +1.19% 29
London 0 66 £500 - 10
South East +9 15 £425 +16.43% 5
South West +6 13 £275 -31.25% 2
North West +7 10 £375 +4.16% 3
Swindon +8 9 £265 -41.11%
Wiltshire +4 9 £265 -41.11% 1
City of London +40 8 £525 +13.51% 1
Yorkshire -3 8 £550 +46.66% 1
East Midlands +3 7 £350 -10.25%
West Yorkshire +4 6 £563 +50.00%
Leeds -1 6 £563 +50.00%
Nottingham -2 6 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 6 - -
East of England +17 5 £550 +83.33% 3
Berkshire +3 5 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey 0 5 £450 +12.50%
Leatherhead - 5 £450 -
Docklands, London - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +17 3 £550 +29.41%
Hampshire +6 3 £400 - 2
Scotland -11 3 £300 -14.28%
Manchester - 3 £325 - 3
Lancashire - 3 £375 -
Bracknell - 3 £350 -
Blackpool - 3 £375 -
Hertfordshire +15 2 £150 -60.00%
Milton Keynes +5 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - -
Glasgow +2 2 £300 -14.28%

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 91 (36.40%) SQL
2 81 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (31.60%) Finance
4 64 (25.60%) Oracle
5 45 (18.00%) Banking
6 43 (17.20%) Windows
7 40 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 38 (15.20%) Unix
8 38 (15.20%) Linux
9 37 (14.80%) JavaScript
10 36 (14.40%) Java
10 36 (14.40%) .NET
11 35 (14.00%) Microsoft
12 34 (13.60%) SDLC
13 33 (13.20%) Project Management
14 31 (12.40%) HTML
14 31 (12.40%) XML
15 30 (12.00%) Scrum
15 30 (12.00%) Degree
15 30 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (11.20%) Business Analysis
16 28 (11.20%) ITIL
16 28 (11.20%) Python
16 28 (11.20%) SQL Server
16 28 (11.20%) Active Directory
17 27 (10.80%) Fixed Income
17 27 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (10.40%) Security Cleared
18 26 (10.40%) PowerShell
18 26 (10.40%) HTML5

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 (8.00%) IIS
2 17 (6.80%) Apache
3 12 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.20%) JBoss
5 4 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.20%) Confluence
6 3 (1.20%) Drupal
6 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.80%) SAS
7 2 (0.80%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.20%) MS Office
3 17 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.80%) MS Project
6 4 (1.60%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.80%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.80%) LDAP
1 12 (4.80%) VPN
2 11 (4.40%) DNS
2 11 (4.40%) Firewall
3 10 (4.00%) SMTP
4 9 (3.60%) LAN
4 9 (3.60%) WAN
5 6 (2.40%) Internet
6 5 (2.00%) BGP
6 5 (2.00%) MPLS
7 4 (1.60%) IPsec
7 4 (1.60%) SAN
7 4 (1.60%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.20%) Converged Networks
8 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.20%) OSPF
8 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.20%) Telepresence
8 3 (1.20%) VoIP
8 3 (1.20%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.40%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.80%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.80%) MySQL
4 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (4.00%) Data Mining
7 6 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.40%) VoltDB
8 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.20%) Big Data
10 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.00%) TeamCity
2 13 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.80%) Subversion
4 11 (4.40%) JIRA
4 11 (4.40%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.60%) JUnit
5 9 (3.60%) Maven
6 8 (3.20%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.20%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.80%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.80%) HP UFT
7 7 (2.80%) Selenium
7 7 (2.80%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.40%) JBehave
8 6 (2.40%) JMeter
9 3 (1.20%) Ant
9 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 79 (31.60%) Finance
2 45 (18.00%) Banking
3 22 (8.80%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.80%) Front Office
5 14 (5.60%) Back Office
6 12 (4.80%) Retail
7 9 (3.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.40%) Legal
9 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.80%) Games
10 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.80%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (30.00%) Analyst
2 63 (25.20%) Developer
3 34 (13.60%) Business Analyst
4 26 (10.40%) Architect
5 22 (8.80%) Technical Analyst
6 18 (7.20%) Consultant
7 15 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.60%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Oracle Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.40%) Report Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) Agile Developer
12 10 (4.00%) HTML Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
13 9 (3.60%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.40%) .NET
2 31 (12.40%) HTML
2 31 (12.40%) XML
3 26 (10.40%) CSS
3 26 (10.40%) HTML5
4 24 (9.60%) jQuery
5 20 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (6.80%) .NET Framework
6 17 (6.80%) SOAP
7 12 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (4.80%) Web Services
8 11 (4.40%) JSON
9 10 (4.00%) Laravel
10 9 (3.60%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.60%) LAMP
10 9 (3.60%) Silverlight
11 8 (3.20%) Java EE
12 7 (2.80%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.80%) NHibernate
13 6 (2.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.80%) Fixed Income
2 26 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.40%) Derivative
5 10 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.60%) Equities
7 7 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.00%) Replication
10 4 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.60%) IVR
10 4 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.20%) Economics
11 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.80%) CMDB
12 2 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
12 2 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.20%) Windows
2 38 (15.20%) Linux
2 38 (15.20%) Unix
3 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.40%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.00%) zOS
7 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.80%) AIX
9 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.60%) SDLC
3 33 (13.20%) Project Management
4 30 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (12.00%) Scrum
5 28 (11.20%) Business Analysis
5 28 (11.20%) ITIL
6 27 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (10.40%) TDD
8 23 (9.20%) E-Commerce
9 22 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.40%) DevOps
10 21 (8.40%) Migration
10 21 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.00%) Regression Testing
12 19 (7.60%) Workflow
13 16 (6.40%) Functional Testing
13 16 (6.40%) Load Balancing
14 15 (6.00%) Data Analysis
14 15 (6.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.40%) SQL
2 37 (14.80%) JavaScript
3 36 (14.40%) Java
4 28 (11.20%) Python
5 26 (10.40%) PowerShell
6 22 (8.80%) PL/SQL
7 17 (6.80%) C#
8 14 (5.60%) C
9 13 (5.20%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.80%) PHP
10 12 (4.80%) VB
11 8 (3.20%) VBA
12 5 (2.00%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.20%) C++
13 3 (1.20%) Perl
13 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.20%) XAML
14 2 (0.80%) COBOL
15 1 (0.40%) RPG
15 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.00%) Degree
2 26 (10.40%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.40%) ISEB
5 5 (2.00%) CCNP
5 5 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.00%) Siebel Certification
6 4 (1.60%) CCDP
7 3 (1.20%) CCIE
7 3 (1.20%) CCIP
7 3 (1.20%) CCNA
8 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) GCFA
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.20%) QA
2 7 (2.80%) SLA
3 4 (1.60%) SEPA
4 3 (1.20%) COREP
5 2 (0.80%) Basel III
5 2 (0.80%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.40%) EMIR
6 1 (0.40%) FISMA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) MiFID
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.80%) Snort
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (4.00%) SCOM
2 7 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.80%) Puppet
3 6 (2.40%) Ansible
4 4 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.40%) Control-M
7 1 (0.40%) EnCase
7 1 (0.40%) FTK
7 1 (0.40%) Nessus
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.40%) Nmap
7 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (25.60%) Oracle
2 35 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.40%) VMware
4 17 (6.80%) HP
5 11 (4.40%) Citrix
5 11 (4.40%) IBM
6 10 (4.00%) Splunk
7 8 (3.20%) Siebel
8 6 (2.40%) Cisco
9 5 (2.00%) Rally
9 5 (2.00%) SAP
9 5 (2.00%) SmartStream
9 5 (2.00%) Sybase
10 4 (1.60%) EMC
10 4 (1.60%) Fundtech
10 4 (1.60%) Pega
11 3 (1.20%) Apple
11 3 (1.20%) Tandberg
11 3 (1.20%) Teradata
11 3 (1.20%) TIBCO
West Midlands
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Rate: £525 - £550 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
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