Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 187 199
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 59 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.80% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 42
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £332 £282 £321
90th Percentile £625 £713 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £162.50 -
Central London median hourly rate £24.35 £162.50 -
% change year-on-year -85.02% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6809 6258 8013
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.34% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5396 4953 6317
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 73 111
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £11.17
90th Percentile £30.75 £54.03 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% -4.64% +9.09%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Technical Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the City of London

Technical Analyst
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 Analyst in the City of London.

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

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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

Technical Analyst
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 Analyst in the City of London.

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

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, Technical Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Banking
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) Front Office
5 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.03%) Investment Banking
7 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (18.64%) MiFID
9 10 (16.95%) Unix
10 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
11 8 (13.56%) Windows
11 8 (13.56%) Linux
12 7 (11.86%) Java
12 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (10.17%) Service Management
13 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.17%) MQSeries
13 6 (10.17%) Bloomberg
13 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
13 6 (10.17%) Middleware
14 5 (8.47%) .NET
14 5 (8.47%) ITSM
14 5 (8.47%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
14 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
14 5 (8.47%) Investment Management
14 5 (8.47%) Client Onboarding
15 4 (6.78%) OTC Derivatives
15 4 (6.78%) SDLC
15 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing

Technical Analyst Skill Set
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 6 (10.17%) MQSeries
2 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (3.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Kondor
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) 4G
1 2 (3.39%) Broadband
1 2 (3.39%) Skype
1 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.39%) Wireless
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) HBase
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) QlikView
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.69%) JBehave
2 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Banking
3 16 (27.12%) Front Office
4 13 (22.03%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.78%) Back Office
6 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 2 (3.39%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (1.69%) Law
7 1 (1.69%) Marketing
7 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Middleware
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.08%) FpML
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) REST
4 3 (5.08%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) ADO
5 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.69%) J2EE
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) Kafka
5 1 (1.69%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Derivative
2 4 (6.78%) Equities
2 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.78%) OTC Derivatives
3 3 (5.08%) Swaptions
4 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Unix
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
3 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.47%) Client Onboarding
5 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) Investment Management
5 5 (8.47%) ITSM
6 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) SDLC
6 4 (6.78%) User Stories
7 3 (5.08%) Change Control
7 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) C++
3 4 (6.78%) Perl
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) PHP
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.39%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCDST
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) MiFID
2 4 (6.78%) QA
3 3 (5.08%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.69%) HDFS
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Bloomberg
1 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.78%) IBM
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.39%) Sybase
4 1 (1.69%) CA
4 1 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.69%) Charles River
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) FactSet
4 1 (1.69%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Reuters
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Wyse