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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 394 439 376
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -63
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 207 161 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.39% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 108 126
Average daily rate
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£478 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.24% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £472 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £319
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £26.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +31.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £19.65
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +78.16%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 +35 189 £488 +25.00% 25
London +32 124 £525 +31.25% 6
City of London +20 25 £475 +18.75% 4
South East -3 21 £388 +19.23% 4
East Midlands +19 15 £325 -
Nottingham - 14 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 14 £325 -
Scotland +10 13 £425 +28.98% 2
North West -22 8 £525 +50.00% 2
Berkshire +1 7 £475 +5.55% 2
Surrey - 6 - -
East of England +24 5 - - 5
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £388 +6.16%
Manchester -15 5 £613 +63.33% 1
Guildford - 5 - -
Edinburgh +5 4 £350 -6.66% 1
South West -7 4 £375 -6.25% 3
Yorkshire -16 4 £300 - 4
Hertfordshire +7 3 - - 4
Milton Keynes -4 3 - -
Glasgow -5 3 £393 +23.04% 1
Hampshire -13 3 £325 -
West Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire +1 2 - -
Sheffield -7 2 - -
South Yorkshire -9 2 - -
Liverpool -10 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire -10 2 £300 - 3
Southampton -11 2 £325 -
Gloucestershire -13 2 £350 - 1

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 127 (39.32%) SQL
2 120 (37.15%) Banking
3 114 (35.29%) Oracle
4 84 (26.01%) Java
5 79 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (23.22%) Investment Banking
6 75 (23.22%) Linux
7 74 (22.91%) Finance
8 63 (19.50%) Python
9 62 (19.20%) JavaScript
10 59 (18.27%) Pair Programming
11 54 (16.72%) User Stories
12 49 (15.17%) .NET
12 49 (15.17%) UNIX
13 48 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (14.24%) OO
14 46 (14.24%) CRM
15 45 (13.93%) Relational Database
16 44 (13.62%) Business Analysis
17 43 (13.31%) TDD
18 42 (13.00%) Oracle Database
19 41 (12.69%) Degree
20 39 (12.07%) Microsoft
20 39 (12.07%) Fixed Income
21 38 (11.76%) PL/SQL
21 38 (11.76%) Web Development
22 37 (11.46%) jMock
22 37 (11.46%) OOD
22 37 (11.46%) Hibernate
23 36 (11.15%) RDBMS

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (6.50%) IIS
2 17 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.02%) Apache
4 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.55%) SAS
5 4 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (1.24%) Confluence
5 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.62%) CMS
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.62%) ArchestrA
7 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.62%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.57%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.64%) MS Office
4 3 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.31%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.74%) Firewall
2 8 (2.48%) Intranet
2 8 (2.48%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (2.17%) DNS
4 5 (1.55%) Network Security
5 4 (1.24%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.24%) DMZ
5 4 (1.24%) LDAP
5 4 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.24%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.93%) Wireless Security
6 3 (0.93%) DHCP
6 3 (0.93%) HTTP
6 3 (0.93%) Wireless
6 3 (0.93%) Multicast
7 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.62%) NGN
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.31%) FWSM
8 1 (0.31%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.93%) Relational Database
2 42 (13.00%) Oracle Database
3 36 (11.15%) RDBMS
4 35 (10.84%) SQL Server
5 32 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (6.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (6.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (4.02%) Star Schema
8 12 (3.72%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.48%) DataStage
10 7 (2.17%) QlikView
10 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.17%) DB2
10 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (1.24%) OLTP
12 4 (1.24%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 37 (11.46%) jMock
2 15 (4.64%) JIRA
3 14 (4.33%) Maven
3 14 (4.33%) Subversion
4 13 (4.02%) MSBuild
4 13 (4.02%) Gradle
4 13 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.02%) TeamCity
4 13 (4.02%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.02%) Mercurial
4 13 (4.02%) Ant
5 9 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.17%) NUnit
7 6 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.55%) Lombardi
9 4 (1.24%) Toad
9 4 (1.24%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.93%) ERwin
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 120 (37.15%) Banking
2 75 (23.22%) Investment Banking
3 74 (22.91%) Finance
4 26 (8.05%) Retail
5 23 (7.12%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.64%) Front Office
7 8 (2.48%) Back Office
7 8 (2.48%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.86%) Law
8 6 (1.86%) Billing
9 5 (1.55%) French Language
10 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.62%) Local Government
12 2 (0.62%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.62%) Marketing
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
13 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (36.84%) Developer
2 117 (36.22%) Analyst
3 73 (22.60%) Business Analyst
4 54 (16.72%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.81%) Oracle Developer
5 22 (6.81%) Technical Analyst
6 17 (5.26%) Architect
7 13 (4.02%) CRM Analyst
7 13 (4.02%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (3.72%) Lead Developer
8 12 (3.72%) Consultant
8 12 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (3.72%) C# Developer
8 12 (3.72%) CRM Business Analyst
8 12 (3.72%) Lead Java Developer
9 11 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 10 (3.10%) PL/SQL Developer
10 10 (3.10%) Technical Business Analyst
11 9 (2.79%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.79%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.17%) .NET
2 37 (11.46%) Hibernate
3 34 (10.53%) J2SE
4 22 (6.81%) XML
5 18 (5.57%) HTML
6 13 (4.02%) Django
6 13 (4.02%) Rendezvous
7 12 (3.72%) Web Services
7 12 (3.72%) WPF
8 9 (2.79%) HTML5
9 8 (2.48%) SOAP
9 8 (2.48%) Silverlight
10 7 (2.17%) Reactive Extensions
10 7 (2.17%) J2EE
10 7 (2.17%) CSS
11 5 (1.55%) JSON
12 4 (1.24%) WinForms
12 4 (1.24%) Middleware
12 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.24%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (12.07%) Fixed Income
3 13 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.41%) Reference Data
5 9 (2.79%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.79%) Equities
6 5 (1.55%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.24%) Open Source
8 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.93%) Kindle
8 3 (0.93%) Social Media
8 3 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.62%) Clustering
9 2 (0.62%) W3C
9 2 (0.62%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.62%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.22%) Linux
2 49 (15.17%) UNIX
3 35 (10.84%) Windows
4 17 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.10%) Solaris
6 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.24%) AIX
6 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.27%) Pair Programming
3 54 (16.72%) User Stories
4 46 (14.24%) OO
4 46 (14.24%) CRM
5 44 (13.62%) Business Analysis
6 43 (13.31%) TDD
7 38 (11.76%) Web Development
8 37 (11.46%) OOD
9 35 (10.84%) Data Modelling
10 27 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (6.81%) ITIL
12 22 (6.81%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (6.19%) ETL
13 20 (6.19%) Migration
13 20 (6.19%) Data Analysis
14 19 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.32%) SQL
2 84 (26.01%) Java
3 63 (19.50%) Python
4 62 (19.20%) JavaScript
5 38 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 30 (9.29%) Shell Script
7 22 (6.81%) C#
8 16 (4.95%) C++
9 15 (4.64%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.41%) VBA
11 8 (2.48%) XAML
12 7 (2.17%) VB
13 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.93%) Perl
15 2 (0.62%) C
15 2 (0.62%) COBOL
15 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.31%) X++
16 1 (0.31%) Ruby
16 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (12.69%) Degree
2 11 (3.41%) ISEB
3 10 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.86%) CISSP
5 6 (1.86%) CCIE
5 6 (1.86%) HND
6 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) PMP
7 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCSE
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.10%) COREP
2 9 (2.79%) QA
3 6 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.55%) CRD IV
5 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.24%) SLA
6 3 (0.93%) Basel III
6 3 (0.93%) FINREP
7 1 (0.31%) GxP
7 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.24%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (4.95%) BladeLogic
2 13 (4.02%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.93%) Nessus
3 3 (0.93%) Control-M
4 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.31%) yum
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 114 (35.29%) Oracle
2 39 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.95%) IBM
5 14 (4.33%) TIBCO
6 13 (4.02%) Splunk
7 11 (3.41%) SAP
8 10 (3.10%) HP
9 7 (2.17%) F5
9 7 (2.17%) Cognos
9 7 (2.17%) Informatica
9 7 (2.17%) Cisco
10 5 (1.55%) Pega
10 5 (1.55%) Sybase
10 5 (1.55%) Remedy
11 4 (1.24%) VMware
11 4 (1.24%) Sun
11 4 (1.24%) Dell
11 4 (1.24%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.24%) Blue Coat
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