The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Technical Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analysis
London / City of London
Rank 145 151 172
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21  
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 10 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.27% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 21
Median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -21.84% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +143.47% -  

Technical Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2590 2921 4181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.82% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2334 3226
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Technical Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analysis in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analysis in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in the City of London

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Front Office
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
4 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Hazelcast
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Front Office
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) Akka
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) FpML
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Economics
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SEPA
2 1 (5.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) F5
2 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
2 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) Concur
4 1 (5.88%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase