The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 446 387 416
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +29
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 143 177 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.47% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 118 98
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.56% +3.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-60.60% +65.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -22 131 £450 - 33
London -19 86 £475 -13.63% 21
City of London +3 15 £436 -19.63% 13
Scotland -36 12 £325 -23.97% 1
Glasgow 0 9 £318 +17.59%
South East -26 9 £278 -26.00% 1
East of England - 9 £275 - 4
North West -1 7 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -6 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Bedford - 6 £275 - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 5 £225 - 2
Yorkshire +8 5 £225 -40.00% 3
Leeds +2 5 £225 - 2
South West -39 5 £500 +35.13%
Berkshire 0 4 £250 -13.04%
Manchester 0 4 £463 +23.33% 1
Swindon -4 3 £500 +35.13%
Wiltshire -7 3 £500 +35.13%
Edinburgh -21 3 £400 -27.27% 1
Merseyside - 3 £305 - 1
Surrey -2 2 £320 -14.66%
Essex - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £383 -
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 £190 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £305 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £305 -
Woking - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 115 (37.58%) SQL
2 89 (29.08%) Finance
3 74 (24.18%) Banking
4 62 (20.26%) Oracle
5 58 (18.95%) Windows
6 54 (17.65%) Java
7 46 (15.03%) Linux
8 45 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (13.40%) Microsoft
11 37 (12.09%) UNIX
11 37 (12.09%) SQL Server
12 36 (11.76%) Scrum
13 31 (10.13%) C#
13 31 (10.13%) .NET
14 26 (8.50%) Project Management
14 26 (8.50%) Investment Banking
15 25 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (8.17%) Degree
15 25 (8.17%) HTML
16 24 (7.84%) JavaScript
16 24 (7.84%) OO
16 24 (7.84%) MS Excel
16 24 (7.84%) CRM
16 24 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (7.84%) Migration
17 23 (7.52%) Data Modelling
17 23 (7.52%) PL/SQL
18 22 (7.19%) CSS
18 22 (7.19%) Web Services

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 16 (5.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.63%) CMS
4 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.98%) IIS
5 3 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.98%) Confluence
6 2 (0.65%) Lync
6 2 (0.65%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 24 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.27%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.61%) MS Office
4 7 (2.29%) MS Project
5 6 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.25%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.96%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.31%) Markit EDM
6 4 (1.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.65%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.65%) Magento
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.94%) LAN
1 9 (2.94%) WAN
1 9 (2.94%) Firewall
2 7 (2.29%) VoIP
2 7 (2.29%) Internet
3 6 (1.96%) SAN
4 5 (1.63%) DNS
5 4 (1.31%) DHCP
6 3 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.98%) NAS
7 2 (0.65%) Network Security
7 2 (0.65%) VLAN
7 2 (0.65%) HTTP
8 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.33%) FTP
8 1 (0.33%) SMTP
8 1 (0.33%) PSTN
8 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.33%) Wireless
8 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (5.23%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.59%) Redis
8 11 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.61%) QlikView
9 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.96%) DB2
11 5 (1.63%) Spotfire
11 5 (1.63%) DataStage
11 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.92%) JDeveloper
2 12 (3.92%) JIRA
2 12 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.61%) Toad
5 7 (2.29%) jMock
6 6 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.63%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.65%) Subversion
8 2 (0.65%) ERwin
8 2 (0.65%) MSI
9 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.33%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.33%) Ant
9 1 (0.33%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Maven
9 1 (0.33%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 89 (29.08%) Finance
2 74 (24.18%) Banking
3 26 (8.50%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.25%) Retail
5 10 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.96%) Publishing
8 5 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.63%) Automotive
8 5 (1.63%) Back Office
9 4 (1.31%) Front Office
9 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.31%) Marketing
9 4 (1.31%) Games
9 4 (1.31%) Legal
10 3 (0.98%) Billing
10 3 (0.98%) French Language
10 3 (0.98%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.98%) Law
11 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 135 (44.12%) Analyst
2 89 (29.08%) Developer
3 68 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 34 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 25 (8.17%) Java Developer
6 20 (6.54%) SQL Developer
7 17 (5.56%) Consultant
8 16 (5.23%) Architect
9 13 (4.25%) Technical Business Analyst
10 11 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.94%) C++ Developer
11 9 (2.94%) Software Developer
11 9 (2.94%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.94%) Technical Architect
11 9 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.61%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.61%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.13%) .NET
2 25 (8.17%) HTML
3 22 (7.19%) CSS
3 22 (7.19%) Web Services
4 20 (6.54%) XML
5 16 (5.23%) Hibernate
6 12 (3.92%) Spring
6 12 (3.92%) Middleware
7 10 (3.27%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.94%) EJB
8 9 (2.94%) JSP
9 8 (2.61%) Servlets
9 8 (2.61%) J2EE
9 8 (2.61%) jQuery
10 7 (2.29%) DHTML
10 7 (2.29%) J2SE
10 7 (2.29%) EDI
10 7 (2.29%) XSLT
11 6 (1.96%) XHTML
11 6 (1.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.94%) AS400
3 9 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 9 (2.94%) Physics
4 7 (2.29%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.29%) FMCG
5 6 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.63%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.63%) iSeries
7 4 (1.31%) Online Games
7 4 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.31%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.31%) Kindle
7 4 (1.31%) CUDA
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.95%) Windows
2 46 (15.03%) Linux
3 37 (12.09%) UNIX
4 10 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.31%) CentOS
8 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.71%) Business Analysis
2 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.76%) Scrum
4 26 (8.50%) Project Management
5 24 (7.84%) CRM
5 24 (7.84%) OO
5 24 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (7.84%) Migration
6 23 (7.52%) Data Modelling
7 22 (7.19%) Change Management
7 22 (7.19%) Data Analysis
7 22 (7.19%) User Stories
8 21 (6.86%) TDD
9 20 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (6.21%) Workflow
11 18 (5.88%) Data Protection
12 17 (5.56%) Kanban
13 15 (4.90%) ITIL
14 14 (4.58%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.58%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (37.58%) SQL
2 54 (17.65%) Java
3 31 (10.13%) C#
4 24 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.52%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.23%) VBA
7 15 (4.90%) C++
8 12 (3.92%) Python
8 12 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.27%) Groovy
10 9 (2.94%) Scala
10 9 (2.94%) C
11 7 (2.29%) ABAP
12 6 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.63%) VB
13 5 (1.63%) RPG
14 4 (1.31%) PHP
14 4 (1.31%) RPG IV
15 3 (0.98%) XQuery
16 2 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (8.17%) Degree
2 11 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.31%) ISEB
4 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.65%) OCP
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.65%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.33%) CCSE
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCSA
6 1 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.54%) QA
2 12 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.61%) SLA
4 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) COREP
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.98%) XenApp
4 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) XenServer
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.65%) Xen
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 12 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.31%) SCOM
4 3 (0.98%) SCCM
5 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.65%) Puppet
5 2 (0.65%) Foglight
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.33%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (20.26%) Oracle
2 41 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.25%) Cisco
3 13 (4.25%) IBM
4 11 (3.59%) SAP
4 11 (3.59%) VMware
5 10 (3.27%) HP
6 9 (2.94%) Sybase
7 8 (2.61%) NetApp
7 8 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.96%) McAfee
9 6 (1.96%) Qualys
9 6 (1.96%) Juniper
10 5 (1.63%) EMC
10 5 (1.63%) Serena
11 4 (1.31%) Citrix
11 4 (1.31%) Tableau
11 4 (1.31%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.98%) JBoss
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