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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analysis
UK
Rank 461 499 477
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 130 119 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 72
Median daily rate £450 £425 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.44 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.54% -

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
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +59 121 £450 +5.88% 25
London +47 65 £580 +5.45% 8
East of England +17 15 £168 -48.46% 2
West Midlands +1 11 £431 +11.29% 1
Scotland +20 9 £425 +3.65% 2
Cambridgeshire - 9 £290 - 2
Peterborough - 9 £290 -
South East +1 8 £425 +25.92% 5
Edinburgh +15 7 £425 +13.33% 1
North East -6 7 £400 +12.67% 2
Tyne and Wear -10 7 £400 +12.67%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 7 £400 +12.67%
North West +25 6 £362 +18.68% 2
Yorkshire +14 6 £261 -38.70%
Birmingham +3 5 £444 +10.93% 1
Warwickshire +2 5 £405 -
City of London -10 5 £578 -3.75% 2
Macclesfield - 5 £425 -
Cheshire - 5 £425 - 1
Leeds - 4 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £250 -
Bedfordshire +7 3 £193 -42.96%
Hertfordshire - 3 £150 -
Atherstone - 3 £450 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £150 -
East Midlands +1 2 - - 3
South Yorkshire -5 2 £343 -19.35%
Dunstable - 2 £193 -
Nottingham +6 1 - - 3
Milton Keynes +6 1 - -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (41.00%) SQL
3 81 (33.89%) Banking
4 72 (30.13%) Finance
5 61 (25.52%) SDLC
6 59 (24.69%) Migration
7 56 (23.43%) Java
8 54 (22.59%) Investment Banking
9 45 (18.83%) Spring
9 45 (18.83%) Pair Programming
10 44 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (15.48%) Oracle
11 37 (15.48%) Linux
12 36 (15.06%) Scrum
12 36 (15.06%) Software Engineering
12 36 (15.06%) Open Source
13 35 (14.64%) Hibernate
14 34 (14.23%) Economics
15 33 (13.81%) Data Transformation
16 32 (13.39%) Workflow
17 31 (12.97%) Data Migration
18 29 (12.13%) Risk Management
18 29 (12.13%) Windows
19 28 (11.72%) JavaScript
19 28 (11.72%) Project Management
19 28 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (11.30%) Degree
20 27 (11.30%) ITIL
21 26 (10.88%) J2SE
21 26 (10.88%) Front Office

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 12 (5.02%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.35%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.93%) IIS
4 6 (2.51%) Apache
4 6 (2.51%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.51%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.67%) SAS
6 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.84%) CMS
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.09%) MS Office
5 3 (1.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.42%) StreamServe
2 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.60%) SAN
2 9 (3.77%) VPN
3 7 (2.93%) Firewall
3 7 (2.93%) Network Security
3 7 (2.93%) WAN
4 6 (2.51%) Internet
4 6 (2.51%) LAN
5 5 (2.09%) DNS
5 5 (2.09%) FTP
6 4 (1.67%) VoIP
7 2 (0.84%) BGP
7 2 (0.84%) IPsec
7 2 (0.84%) LDAP
7 2 (0.84%) MPLS
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.42%) DSL
8 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.42%) VPLS
8 1 (0.42%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.11%) Oracle Database
1 17 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.86%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.44%) Big Data
4 12 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (4.60%) QlikView
6 9 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.93%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.93%) HBase
8 7 (2.93%) Impala
8 7 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.93%) MySQL
8 7 (2.93%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (7.53%) JIRA
2 11 (4.60%) Maven
3 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.93%) NUnit
4 7 (2.93%) Subversion
5 6 (2.51%) JUnit
6 5 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.09%) Gradle
6 5 (2.09%) Mockito
7 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.42%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 81 (33.89%) Banking
2 72 (30.13%) Finance
3 54 (22.59%) Investment Banking
4 26 (10.88%) Front Office
5 13 (5.44%) Retail
6 10 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.77%) Legal
8 6 (2.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.09%) Automotive
10 4 (1.67%) Back Office
10 4 (1.67%) Electronics
11 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.84%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.84%) French Language
12 2 (0.84%) Publishing
13 1 (0.42%) Games
13 1 (0.42%) German Language
13 1 (0.42%) Local Government
13 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (39.75%) Developer
2 58 (24.27%) Analyst
3 43 (17.99%) Agile Developer
4 42 (17.57%) Java Developer
5 40 (16.74%) Senior Developer
6 34 (14.23%) Agile Java Developer
7 31 (12.97%) Architect
7 31 (12.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (12.55%) Senior Agile Developer
9 29 (12.13%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 23 (9.62%) Business Analyst
11 21 (8.79%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (5.44%) Lead Developer
13 12 (5.02%) Java Team Leader
13 12 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (5.02%) Lead Java Developer
13 12 (5.02%) Team Leader
13 12 (5.02%) Technical Architect
14 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.83%) Spring
2 35 (14.64%) Hibernate
3 26 (10.88%) J2SE
4 25 (10.46%) .NET
5 20 (8.37%) HTML
6 18 (7.53%) HTML5
6 18 (7.53%) WPF
7 15 (6.28%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.44%) XML
9 12 (5.02%) CSS
9 12 (5.02%) REST
10 9 (3.77%) WCF
11 8 (3.35%) jQuery
12 7 (2.93%) Apache Avro
12 7 (2.93%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.93%) Reactive Extensions
12 7 (2.93%) Web Services
13 6 (2.51%) LAMP
13 6 (2.51%) RESTful
14 5 (2.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (14.23%) Economics
3 21 (8.79%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (5.02%) Derivative
6 9 (3.77%) Credit Risk
6 9 (3.77%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (3.77%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.93%) Grid Computing
7 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.93%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.93%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.51%) EFT
9 5 (2.09%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.67%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.67%) Replication
11 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.26%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.48%) Linux
2 29 (12.13%) Windows
3 25 (10.46%) Unix
4 11 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.35%) AIX
7 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) HPUX
8 1 (0.42%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.52%) SDLC
3 59 (24.69%) Migration
4 45 (18.83%) Pair Programming
5 36 (15.06%) Open Source
5 36 (15.06%) Scrum
5 36 (15.06%) Software Engineering
6 33 (13.81%) Data Transformation
7 32 (13.39%) Workflow
8 31 (12.97%) Data Migration
9 29 (12.13%) Risk Management
10 28 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (11.72%) Project Management
11 27 (11.30%) ITIL
12 24 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (9.21%) TDD
14 18 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (7.11%) Change Management
16 15 (6.28%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (41.00%) SQL
2 56 (23.43%) Java
3 28 (11.72%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.04%) C#
5 15 (6.28%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.86%) Python
7 9 (3.77%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.93%) Scala
8 7 (2.93%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.51%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.51%) VBA
10 5 (2.09%) XAML
11 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.26%) C
12 3 (1.26%) C++
13 2 (0.84%) ABAP
13 2 (0.84%) COBOL
13 2 (0.84%) PHP
14 1 (0.42%) RPG
14 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.30%) Degree
2 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.51%) CCNA
5 6 (2.51%) CISSP
6 5 (2.09%) ISEB
6 5 (2.09%) MCSE
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.67%) SANS
8 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.84%) CCDP
9 2 (0.84%) CCNP
9 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.84%) MCSA
10 1 (0.42%) CCIE
10 1 (0.42%) CCIP
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.42%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.69%) QA
2 5 (2.09%) SLA
3 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.26%) MiFID
5 2 (0.84%) Basel II
5 2 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.84%) EMIR
5 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.93%) HDFS
6 6 (2.51%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Snort
9 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) SCOM
2 7 (2.93%) Oozie
3 5 (2.09%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.09%) SCCM
4 2 (0.84%) Ansible
4 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.84%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (15.48%) Oracle
2 20 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.53%) VMware
4 11 (4.60%) Dell
5 10 (4.18%) HP
6 9 (3.77%) Cisco
6 9 (3.77%) IBM
7 7 (2.93%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (2.93%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.93%) Saba
7 7 (2.93%) SAP
7 7 (2.93%) Splunk
8 6 (2.51%) Citrix
8 6 (2.51%) QAD
9 5 (2.09%) Charles River
9 5 (2.09%) Cognos
9 5 (2.09%) Informatica
9 5 (2.09%) Intel Security
9 5 (2.09%) Symantec
9 5 (2.09%) Teradata
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