Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 182 185
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 58 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.82% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 31
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £413 £248 £313
90th Percentile £588 £713 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £162.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £162.50 -

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 6,665 5,842 6,743
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 95.52% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,297 4,638 5,316
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +2.97%
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% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 65 100
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.52% -12.78% +17.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.81 £11.95
90th Percentile £31.00 £53.05 £41.30
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% -12.82% +18.18%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018, 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 (44.83%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) Banking
4 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (24.14%) Windows
6 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (20.69%) Front Office
8 11 (18.97%) Service Management
9 8 (13.79%) Linux
9 8 (13.79%) Unix
10 7 (12.07%) Asset Management
10 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
10 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
10 7 (12.07%) MiFID
11 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
11 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.34%) Middleware
11 6 (10.34%) ITIL
11 6 (10.34%) Java
11 6 (10.34%) User Stories
12 5 (8.62%) Client Onboarding
12 5 (8.62%) TOGAF
12 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.62%) .NET
12 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
12 5 (8.62%) Bloomberg
12 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.62%) Scrum
12 5 (8.62%) ITSM

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 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (3.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Kondor
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) 4G
1 1 (1.72%) Broadband
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) Skype
1 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) HBase
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) QlikView
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.72%) JBehave
3 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Banking
3 12 (20.69%) Front Office
4 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.62%) Back Office
6 2 (3.45%) Law
6 2 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (3.45%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.17%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.45%) FpML
5 2 (3.45%) REST
5 2 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) ADO
6 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) Kafka
6 1 (1.72%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Derivative
2 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.17%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (3.45%) Equities
3 2 (3.45%) Swaptions
3 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Fintech
4 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Unix
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) Service Management
3 7 (12.07%) Asset Management
3 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) User Stories
5 5 (8.62%) Client Onboarding
5 5 (8.62%) ITSM
5 5 (8.62%) Scrum
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 4 (6.90%) IT Strategy
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) SDLC
7 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Kanban
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) C++
3 4 (6.90%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCDST
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) RHCE
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) MiFID
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (3.45%) EMIR
4 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.72%) HDFS
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
1 1 (1.72%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.62%) Bloomberg
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Cadence
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) CA
5 1 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) FactSet
5 1 (1.72%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Reuters
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) Wyse