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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 454 464 372
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -92
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 159 128 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 121
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£414 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £14.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.71% -62.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+160.71% -57.57%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -20 133 £425 -5.55% 39
London -20 71 £500 +11.11% 17
South East +3 25 £350 +11.11% 7
Buckinghamshire +15 16 £350 +14.75% 3
Scotland +15 15 £365 -2.66% 4
Milton Keynes +12 13 £359 +17.62%
City of London -10 13 £475 +7.22% 3
East Midlands - 8 £358 -
Nottingham - 8 £358 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 £358 -
Glasgow +6 7 £350 +2.94% 1
East of England +1 6 £300 +9.09% 5
Edinburgh +4 5 £338 -12.90% 3
Yorkshire -17 5 £375 -9.09% 1
South West -16 4 £400 -11.11% 6
West Yorkshire -17 4 £375 -9.09% 1
Leeds -23 4 £375 -9.09%
Berkshire +14 3 £350 +40.00% 1
West Midlands -3 3 £375 -1.96% 2
North West -18 3 £340 -26.48% 1
Cheshire - 3 £340 - 1
Bedfordshire +8 2 £285 +3.63% 1
Swindon -7 2 £450 - 4
Wiltshire -10 2 £450 - 5
Essex -12 2 £283 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £375 -
County Antrim - 2 £195 -
Belfast - 2 £195 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £195 -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 128 (36.36%) SQL
2 125 (35.51%) Banking
3 112 (31.82%) Oracle
4 109 (30.97%) Finance
5 73 (20.74%) .NET
6 72 (20.45%) Investment Banking
7 71 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (18.75%) Java
9 59 (16.76%) JavaScript
10 56 (15.91%) Linux
11 52 (14.77%) Python
12 51 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (13.92%) Degree
14 47 (13.35%) Pair Programming
15 46 (13.07%) Oracle Database
16 45 (12.78%) SQL Server
16 45 (12.78%) Microsoft
17 44 (12.50%) MS Excel
17 44 (12.50%) CRM
17 44 (12.50%) User Stories
18 43 (12.22%) Business Analysis
19 42 (11.93%) UNIX
20 41 (11.65%) Windows
21 40 (11.36%) Project Management
21 40 (11.36%) Relational Database
22 38 (10.80%) TDD
23 37 (10.51%) PL/SQL
24 35 (9.94%) OO
24 35 (9.94%) Fixed Income
25 34 (9.66%) Web Development

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (6.53%) IIS
2 20 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.26%) Apache
4 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.14%) Confluence
6 4 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.14%) SAS
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.85%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.57%) ArchestrA
8 2 (0.57%) WordPress
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.57%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 44 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.10%) MS Office
3 20 (5.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.14%) MS Project
4 4 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.57%) Endur
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.97%) Firewall
2 14 (3.98%) LDAP
3 8 (2.27%) Intranet
4 7 (1.99%) DNS
5 6 (1.70%) DHCP
6 5 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.85%) Multicast
7 3 (0.85%) FTP
7 3 (0.85%) HTTP
7 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.85%) Wireless
7 3 (0.85%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.85%) Network Security
7 3 (0.85%) Wireless Security
8 2 (0.57%) Internet
8 2 (0.57%) Extranet
8 2 (0.57%) NGN
9 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.07%) Oracle Database
2 45 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 40 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 29 (8.24%) RDBMS
5 28 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (7.10%) DB2
7 23 (6.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (6.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (3.98%) DB2 UDB
9 12 (3.41%) Data Mining
10 11 (3.13%) Star Schema
11 9 (2.56%) OLTP
12 8 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.70%) DataStage
15 5 (1.42%) MS Access
15 5 (1.42%) QlikView
16 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (8.81%) jMock
2 16 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 16 (4.55%) Subversion
2 16 (4.55%) JIRA
2 16 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 15 (4.26%) Mercurial
3 15 (4.26%) Gradle
3 15 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.26%) Maven
3 15 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.26%) Ant
4 12 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.27%) NUnit
7 7 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.70%) Lombardi
9 4 (1.14%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.85%) ERwin
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 125 (35.51%) Banking
2 109 (30.97%) Finance
3 72 (20.45%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.25%) Retail
5 18 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.83%) Front Office
7 13 (3.69%) Back Office
8 12 (3.41%) General Ledger
9 10 (2.84%) French Language
10 9 (2.56%) Billing
11 7 (1.99%) Dutch Language
12 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.85%) Publishing
13 3 (0.85%) Legal
13 3 (0.85%) Local Government
14 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.57%) Marketing
15 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 143 (40.63%) Analyst
2 114 (32.39%) Developer
3 70 (19.89%) Business Analyst
4 42 (11.93%) Java Developer
5 27 (7.67%) Technical Analyst
6 22 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 19 (5.40%) Consultant
8 18 (5.11%) Architect
8 18 (5.11%) Security Analyst
9 16 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.41%) Lead Developer
11 12 (3.41%) Lead Java Developer
12 11 (3.13%) CRM Business Analyst
12 11 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
12 11 (3.13%) CRM Analyst
12 11 (3.13%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.13%) PL/SQL Developer
12 11 (3.13%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.84%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.74%) .NET
2 31 (8.81%) XML
3 28 (7.95%) Hibernate
4 27 (7.67%) J2SE
4 27 (7.67%) HTML
5 17 (4.83%) SOAP
6 15 (4.26%) Rendezvous
6 15 (4.26%) Django
6 15 (4.26%) WPF
7 11 (3.13%) HTML5
8 9 (2.56%) Web Services
9 8 (2.27%) J2EE
9 8 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.27%) CSS
9 8 (2.27%) Silverlight
10 7 (1.99%) Reactive Extensions
11 6 (1.70%) JSON
12 5 (1.42%) Middleware
13 4 (1.14%) jQuery
13 4 (1.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.94%) Fixed Income
3 21 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.98%) Equities
5 12 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 8 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.99%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.70%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.42%) Contract for Difference
9 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.42%) Derivative
9 5 (1.42%) Statistics
10 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.85%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.85%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.91%) Linux
2 42 (11.93%) UNIX
3 41 (11.65%) Windows
4 20 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.99%) Solaris
6 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.70%) AIX
8 2 (0.57%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.35%) Pair Programming
3 44 (12.50%) CRM
3 44 (12.50%) User Stories
4 43 (12.22%) Business Analysis
5 40 (11.36%) Project Management
6 38 (10.80%) TDD
7 35 (9.94%) OO
8 34 (9.66%) Web Development
9 30 (8.52%) OOD
10 29 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (7.67%) Data Modelling
11 27 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (7.39%) Unit Testing
13 24 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (6.82%) Problem Management
14 23 (6.53%) Release Management
14 23 (6.53%) Migration
14 23 (6.53%) SDLC
15 22 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 128 (36.36%) SQL
2 66 (18.75%) Java
3 59 (16.76%) JavaScript
4 52 (14.77%) Python
5 37 (10.51%) PL/SQL
6 31 (8.81%) Shell Script
7 30 (8.52%) C#
8 18 (5.11%) VB
9 17 (4.83%) C++
10 15 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 15 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.56%) COBOL
12 8 (2.27%) Perl
12 8 (2.27%) XAML
13 5 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.42%) VBScript
14 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.57%) VBA
14 2 (0.57%) PHP
14 2 (0.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 49 (13.92%) Degree
2 14 (3.98%) CISSP
2 14 (3.98%) ISEB
3 10 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.70%) CCIE
6 5 (1.42%) HND
6 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.14%) PMP
8 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.57%) GCIH
8 2 (0.57%) CEH
8 2 (0.57%) IIBA
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.28%) CCSE
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.28%) MCSE
9 1 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.41%) SLA
1 12 (3.41%) QA
2 11 (3.13%) COREP
3 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.70%) CRD IV
4 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.85%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.57%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) Basel III
7 1 (0.28%) GxP
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.14%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (5.11%) BladeLogic
2 15 (4.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.42%) Control-M
4 4 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (31.82%) Oracle
2 45 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.25%) IBM
4 19 (5.40%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.83%) TIBCO
5 17 (4.83%) Splunk
6 16 (4.55%) HP
7 14 (3.98%) SAP
8 10 (2.84%) Sybase
9 9 (2.56%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.56%) Cisco
9 9 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (1.99%) Informatica
11 6 (1.70%) Cognos
11 6 (1.70%) Pega
12 5 (1.42%) Dell
12 5 (1.42%) VMware
13 4 (1.14%) Remedy
13 4 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.14%) Sun
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £625 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago