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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 490 544 472
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -72
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 144 120 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 75 110
Median daily rate £483 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.52% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £283
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +34.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00

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
44125 46854 44293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.31% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 30464 27427
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1262 1199
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +49 138 £500 +11.11% 14
London +14 75 £550 +10.00% 7
North West +22 14 £375 -0.66% 3
South East +16 12 £425 +13.33% 1
South West +12 12 £270 -40.00%
Swindon +13 9 £265 -41.11%
Wiltshire +7 9 £265 -41.11%
East of England +26 8 £550 +46.66% 1
Yorkshire +5 8 £550 +37.50%
City of London +24 7 £525 +10.52%
West Yorkshire +6 7 £550 +37.50%
Leeds +1 7 £550 +37.50%
Manchester +1 5 £325 - 2
Docklands, London - 5 - -
Hampshire - 5 £400 -
Hertfordshire +9 4 £175 -53.33%
Lancashire - 4 £375 -
Scotland +5 3 £300 -14.28%
Surrey +3 3 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands -4 3 £388 +10.71%
West Midlands -30 3 £538 +34.37% 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
Blackpool - 3 £375 -
Glasgow +11 2 £300 -14.28%
Merseyside +11 2 - - 1
Berkshire +9 2 £344 - 1
Liverpool +7 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 2 £175 -
Nottinghamshire -8 2 - -
Nottingham -12 2 - -

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 93 (36.19%) SQL
2 85 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (27.24%) Finance
4 67 (26.07%) Oracle
5 46 (17.90%) Linux
5 46 (17.90%) Banking
6 44 (17.12%) Windows
6 44 (17.12%) Java
7 40 (15.56%) SDLC
8 38 (14.79%) Unix
9 36 (14.01%) MS Excel
9 36 (14.01%) Scrum
10 35 (13.62%) ITIL
11 34 (13.23%) Python
11 34 (13.23%) JavaScript
11 34 (13.23%) .NET
12 33 (12.84%) Microsoft
12 33 (12.84%) Security Cleared
13 32 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (12.06%) TDD
14 31 (12.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (11.67%) Degree
16 29 (11.28%) Active Directory
17 28 (10.89%) Migration
17 28 (10.89%) Investment Banking
18 27 (10.51%) Fixed Income
18 27 (10.51%) HTML
19 26 (10.12%) SQL Server
19 26 (10.12%) VMware

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 19 (7.39%) Apache
2 17 (6.61%) IIS
3 13 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.72%) JBoss
6 3 (1.17%) Drupal
6 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.78%) Confluence
7 2 (0.78%) SAS
7 2 (0.78%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.39%) CICS
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (14.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.17%) MS Office
3 19 (7.39%) MS Visio
4 18 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.72%) MS Project
6 4 (1.56%) Mingle
7 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.39%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.45%) VPN
2 12 (4.67%) Firewall
3 10 (3.89%) DNS
3 10 (3.89%) LAN
3 10 (3.89%) WAN
4 8 (3.11%) LDAP
5 6 (2.33%) Internet
5 6 (2.33%) SMTP
6 5 (1.95%) BGP
6 5 (1.95%) MPLS
7 4 (1.56%) IPsec
7 4 (1.56%) SAN
8 3 (1.17%) Converged Networks
8 3 (1.17%) DSL
8 3 (1.17%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.17%) OSPF
8 3 (1.17%) Telepresence
8 3 (1.17%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.17%) VPLS
8 3 (1.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.39%) MySQL
2 19 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.84%) Data Mining
4 14 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (3.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.33%) VoltDB
9 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.17%) Big Data
11 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.78%) DB2
12 2 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Subversion
1 15 (5.84%) TeamCity
2 14 (5.45%) JIRA
3 13 (5.06%) JUnit
3 13 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.67%) Maven
4 12 (4.67%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.11%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.72%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.72%) HP UFT
6 7 (2.72%) Selenium
6 7 (2.72%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.33%) JBehave
7 6 (2.33%) JMeter
8 4 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.78%) Ant
10 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.78%) FitNesse
General
1 70 (27.24%) Finance
2 46 (17.90%) Banking
3 28 (10.89%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.00%) Front Office
5 14 (5.45%) Retail
6 8 (3.11%) Back Office
7 7 (2.72%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.17%) Automotive
9 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.78%) Games
10 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.78%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (27.63%) Developer
2 70 (27.24%) Analyst
3 29 (11.28%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.51%) Architect
5 22 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (8.56%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.00%) Technical Analyst
8 16 (6.23%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.84%) Agile Developer
9 15 (5.84%) Consultant
10 13 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.67%) Project Manager
12 11 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.89%) HTML Developer
13 10 (3.89%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (3.89%) Report Analyst
13 10 (3.89%) Senior Agile Developer
14 9 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (3.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.23%) .NET
2 27 (10.51%) HTML
3 24 (9.34%) XML
4 23 (8.95%) HTML5
5 22 (8.56%) CSS
5 22 (8.56%) jQuery
6 16 (6.23%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.84%) .NET Framework
7 15 (5.84%) LAMP
8 14 (5.45%) Hibernate
8 14 (5.45%) Spring
9 12 (4.67%) SOAP
9 12 (4.67%) Web Services
10 11 (4.28%) Silverlight
11 8 (3.11%) JSON
11 8 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (3.11%) WPF
12 7 (2.72%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.72%) Java EE
12 7 (2.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.51%) Fixed Income
3 12 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.89%) Derivative
5 9 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.11%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.11%) Economics
6 8 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.72%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.33%) Equities
8 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.33%) Replication
8 6 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.95%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.56%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.90%) Linux
2 44 (17.12%) Windows
3 38 (14.79%) Unix
4 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.06%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.33%) zOS
8 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.78%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.39%) Solaris
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.56%) SDLC
3 36 (14.01%) Scrum
4 35 (13.62%) ITIL
5 32 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (12.06%) TDD
7 28 (10.89%) Migration
8 26 (10.12%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.95%) Open Source
10 22 (8.56%) Business Analysis
10 22 (8.56%) E-Commerce
11 21 (8.17%) Project Management
12 20 (7.78%) Regression Testing
12 20 (7.78%) Workflow
13 18 (7.00%) DevOps
13 18 (7.00%) Service Management
14 17 (6.61%) Asset Management
14 17 (6.61%) Unit Testing
15 16 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.19%) SQL
2 44 (17.12%) Java
3 34 (13.23%) JavaScript
3 34 (13.23%) Python
4 23 (8.95%) PowerShell
5 21 (8.17%) PL/SQL
6 18 (7.00%) C#
7 13 (5.06%) C
8 11 (4.28%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.50%) VB
9 9 (3.50%) VBA
10 8 (3.11%) PHP
11 5 (1.95%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.95%) XAML
12 3 (1.17%) C++
12 3 (1.17%) COBOL
12 3 (1.17%) Perl
12 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.67%) Degree
3 23 (8.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.72%) CISSP
5 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.95%) CCNA
6 5 (1.95%) ISEB
6 5 (1.95%) Siebel Certification
7 4 (1.56%) CCDP
7 4 (1.56%) CCNP
7 4 (1.56%) SANS
8 3 (1.17%) CCIE
8 3 (1.17%) CCIP
8 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.78%) CISA
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.78%) MCSA
9 2 (0.78%) MCSE
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.06%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) SLA
3 4 (1.56%) SEPA
4 2 (0.78%) COREP
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) Basel III
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.39%) EMIR
5 1 (0.39%) FISMA
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) MiFID
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Snort
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (4.67%) SCOM
2 8 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.11%) Puppet
3 7 (2.72%) Ansible
3 7 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.17%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.78%) Nessus
5 2 (0.78%) SCCM
5 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.39%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) EnCase
6 1 (0.39%) FTK
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Nmap
Vendors
1 67 (26.07%) Oracle
2 33 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.12%) VMware
4 19 (7.39%) HP
5 16 (6.23%) Splunk
6 12 (4.67%) Citrix
7 9 (3.50%) Cisco
8 8 (3.11%) Siebel
9 6 (2.33%) Charles River
9 6 (2.33%) IBM
10 5 (1.95%) Rally
10 5 (1.95%) SAP
10 5 (1.95%) Sybase
11 4 (1.56%) Fundtech
11 4 (1.56%) Teradata
12 3 (1.17%) Dell
12 3 (1.17%) Pega
12 3 (1.17%) Samsung
12 3 (1.17%) Tandberg
12 3 (1.17%) Verint
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