Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Technical Analysis
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 238 235
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +36
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 15 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 23
City of London median daily rate £538 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +13.89% +3.21%
10th Percentile £334 £367 £350
90th Percentile £700 £590 £618
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £41.00 - £25.00
Central London median hourly rate £41.00 - £25.00

Technical Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Technical Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Front Office
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Derivative
4 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
4 4 (26.67%) Market Risk
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (26.67%) SEPA
5 3 (20.00%) Spark SQL
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) PnL Attribution
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (20.00%) HDFS
5 3 (20.00%) Mesos
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Avro
5 3 (20.00%) Akka
5 3 (20.00%) SWIFT
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber

Technical Analysis
Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Misys Midas
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) HBase
2 3 (20.00%) Spark SQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Front Office
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Akka
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Avro
1 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (20.00%) Kafka
1 3 (20.00%) OpenCL
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) LESS
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
1 4 (26.67%) Derivative
1 4 (26.67%) Market Risk
2 3 (20.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 3 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (20.00%) PnL Attribution
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP
5 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SEPA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (20.00%) HDFS
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Mesos
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Dynatrace
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) XebiaLabs