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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 507 450 418
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -32
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 123 159 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 108 121
Average daily rate
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£425 £439 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+226.92% -

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
46277 43014 40015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.09% 76.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30167 26709 24575
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1257 1173 1116
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -32 110 £450 - 34
London -26 74 £500 -6.97% 13
City of London +9 15 £488 -2.50% 3
Scotland -16 10 £350 -9.67% 4
South East -22 9 £375 -16.66% 7
South West 0 6 £450 +53.19% 5
Edinburgh -8 6 £338 -15.62% 4
North West -26 6 £380 +24.59% 2
Yorkshire -33 6 £400 +77.77% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £350 +18.64% 2
Leeds -33 5 £400 +77.77%
West Yorkshire -35 5 £400 +77.77% 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £350 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £350 - 1
Swindon -2 4 £450 +53.19% 2
Wiltshire -5 4 £450 +53.19% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £350 -
East of England 0 3 - - 2
Glasgow -6 3 £350 -6.66%
Cheshire -12 3 £375 -
Warrington - 3 £375 -
Feltham - 3 - -
West Midlands +6 2 £400 +23.07% 2
Berkshire -4 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
Birmingham - 2 £400 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +8 1 - - 1

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 113 (37.79%) SQL
2 109 (36.45%) Finance
3 90 (30.10%) Banking
4 88 (29.43%) Oracle
5 63 (21.07%) .NET
6 61 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 46 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 45 (15.05%) Project Management
8 45 (15.05%) Investment Banking
9 43 (14.38%) Oracle Database
10 42 (14.05%) SQL Server
11 41 (13.71%) Java
11 41 (13.71%) Degree
11 41 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 38 (12.71%) Windows
14 37 (12.37%) PL/SQL
15 36 (12.04%) Linux
15 36 (12.04%) UNIX
16 34 (11.37%) CRM
16 34 (11.37%) XML
16 34 (11.37%) Business Analysis
17 33 (11.04%) OO
18 31 (10.37%) C#
19 30 (10.03%) Oracle Database 11g
20 29 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (9.36%) Python
21 28 (9.36%) Shell Script
22 26 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (6.35%) IIS
2 10 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.01%) Apache
4 6 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.67%) WordPress
6 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.67%) AquaLogic
6 2 (0.67%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.67%) SAS
6 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.33%) CICS
7 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.36%) MS Office
3 18 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.00%) MS Project
6 2 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.34%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.34%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.67%) Endur
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.33%) Agresso
7 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.33%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.68%) LDAP
2 12 (4.01%) Firewall
3 4 (1.34%) FTP
3 4 (1.34%) DVB
4 3 (1.00%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) DHCP
4 3 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.67%) NGN
5 2 (0.67%) Extranet
5 2 (0.67%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) 3G
6 1 (0.33%) DWDM
6 1 (0.33%) MPLS
6 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.33%) LTE
6 1 (0.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.33%) 4G
6 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.38%) Oracle Database
2 42 (14.05%) SQL Server
3 30 (10.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (8.36%) DB2
5 25 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 18 (6.02%) RDBMS
8 17 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (4.68%) DB2 UDB
10 12 (4.01%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (4.01%) OLTP
11 10 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (2.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.34%) BusinessObjects XI
13 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.01%) SQLPlus
14 6 (2.01%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (5.69%) jMock
1 17 (5.69%) TeamCity
2 16 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.34%) Subversion
3 10 (3.34%) NUnit
3 10 (3.34%) MSBuild
4 9 (3.01%) Mercurial
4 9 (3.01%) Gradle
4 9 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.01%) Ant
4 9 (3.01%) Maven
4 9 (3.01%) JIRA
5 8 (2.68%) CruiseControl
6 7 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.67%) JDeveloper
9 4 (1.34%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.67%) ERwin
10 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 109 (36.45%) Finance
2 90 (30.10%) Banking
3 45 (15.05%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.02%) Retail
5 12 (4.01%) Back Office
6 11 (3.68%) Front Office
6 11 (3.68%) General Ledger
7 8 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.34%) Publishing
8 7 (2.34%) Billing
8 7 (2.34%) French Language
9 6 (2.01%) Dutch Language
9 6 (2.01%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.67%) Games
10 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) International Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (44.82%) Analyst
2 96 (32.11%) Developer
3 57 (19.06%) Business Analyst
4 31 (10.37%) Technical Analyst
5 23 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 21 (7.02%) Security Analyst
7 18 (6.02%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (4.68%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.35%) Architect
9 13 (4.35%) Consultant
9 13 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.68%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.34%) PL/SQL Developer
11 10 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.34%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.34%) Technical Business Analyst
11 10 (3.34%) IT Security Analyst
12 9 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Programmer
13 8 (2.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.07%) .NET
2 34 (11.37%) XML
3 21 (7.02%) SOAP
3 21 (7.02%) HTML
4 18 (6.02%) ASP.NET
5 17 (5.69%) Hibernate
6 15 (5.02%) J2SE
7 13 (4.35%) Web Services
8 9 (3.01%) Rendezvous
8 9 (3.01%) WPF
8 9 (3.01%) Django
9 8 (2.68%) XSLT
9 8 (2.68%) CSS
10 7 (2.34%) Middleware
10 7 (2.34%) WCF
10 7 (2.34%) HTML5
11 5 (1.67%) CSS3
11 5 (1.67%) JSON
11 5 (1.67%) J2EE
12 4 (1.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.02%) Fixed Income
4 13 (4.35%) Equities
5 9 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.34%) Derivative
7 7 (2.34%) Contract for Difference
8 6 (2.01%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.01%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.67%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.67%) Statistics
9 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.34%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.34%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.34%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.71%) Windows
2 36 (12.04%) Linux
2 36 (12.04%) UNIX
3 11 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.67%) AIX
6 2 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.05%) Project Management
3 34 (11.37%) CRM
3 34 (11.37%) Business Analysis
4 33 (11.04%) OO
5 29 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (8.03%) Unit Testing
6 24 (8.03%) User Stories
7 23 (7.69%) TDD
7 23 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 23 (7.69%) Web Development
8 22 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.02%) Migration
10 20 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.02%) OOD
11 18 (6.02%) SOA
12 17 (5.69%) ETL
12 17 (5.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 113 (37.79%) SQL
2 41 (13.71%) Java
3 39 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 37 (12.37%) PL/SQL
5 31 (10.37%) C#
6 28 (9.36%) Python
6 28 (9.36%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.35%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.35%) VB
8 11 (3.68%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.68%) C++
9 9 (3.01%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.68%) COBOL
11 6 (2.01%) Perl
12 5 (1.67%) VBScript
12 5 (1.67%) XQuery
13 4 (1.34%) C
14 3 (1.00%) VBA
14 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (13.71%) Degree
2 14 (4.68%) CISSP
3 7 (2.34%) ISEB
3 7 (2.34%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.01%) PMP
5 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.67%) IIBA
6 2 (0.67%) GCIH
6 2 (0.67%) CEH
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.01%) SLA
2 11 (3.68%) QA
2 11 (3.68%) COREP
3 8 (2.68%) CRD IV
4 3 (1.00%) Basel III
5 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.34%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (3.01%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.00%) SCCM
3 3 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.67%) Control-M
4 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) OPNET
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (29.43%) Oracle
2 46 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.02%) IBM
4 12 (4.01%) SAP
4 12 (4.01%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.68%) Splunk
6 10 (3.34%) TIBCO
7 9 (3.01%) HP
7 9 (3.01%) Cyber-Ark
8 8 (2.68%) Informatica
8 8 (2.68%) Sybase
8 8 (2.68%) Siebel
9 6 (2.01%) Perforce
10 4 (1.34%) VMware
10 4 (1.34%) Pega
10 4 (1.34%) Dell
10 4 (1.34%) Google
11 3 (1.00%) Varonis
11 3 (1.00%) PayPal
11 3 (1.00%) Cognos
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
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Rate: £350.00 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: competitive
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