Period
to 28 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 81 184
Rank change year-on-year -55 +103 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 33 36 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 2.02% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.19% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 39
10th Percentile £423 £410 £348
25th Percentile £463 £435 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.32% - -
75th Percentile £569 £488 £538
90th Percentile £640 £538 £588
Central London median daily rate £509 £475 £495
% change year-on-year +7.11% -4.04% +4.21%

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 3,446 1,643 5,784
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.83% 92.41% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,578 1,221 4,575
10th Percentile £358 £313 £316
25th Percentile £456 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £501
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.20% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 70
10th Percentile £13.68 £16.00 £11.25
25th Percentile £15.71 £20.00 £12.57
Median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £17.83
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +101.91% -4.65%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.88 £23.35
90th Percentile £62.55 £54.10 £45.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.75 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -21.83% +82.05% +4.28%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Technical Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Technical Analyst in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in the City of London

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Technical Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in the City of London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Technical Analyst in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in the City of London

Technical Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the City of London region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £220 -
Technical Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, Technical Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) User Stories
5 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
6 6 (18.18%) Backlog Management
6 6 (18.18%) Release Management
6 6 (18.18%) Data Mapping
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 5 (15.15%) Banking
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (15.15%) JIRA
7 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Insurtech
7 5 (15.15%) Backlog Prioritisation
8 4 (12.12%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.09%) Citrix
9 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (9.09%) ETL
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 3 (9.09%) Murex
9 3 (9.09%) ITIL
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (9.09%) GAAP
9 3 (9.09%) Workflow
9 3 (9.09%) Management Information System

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 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle FAH
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (6.06%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Force.com
3 1 (3.03%) GCP
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PowerApps
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) Power BI
2 1 (3.03%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) General Ledger
5 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Derivative
1 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Equities
2 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (3.03%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.03%) Synthetic Equity
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) User Stories
3 6 (18.18%) Backlog Management
3 6 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Release Management
4 5 (15.15%) Backlog Prioritisation
4 5 (15.15%) Insurtech
4 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Workshops
6 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ACCA
1 2 (6.06%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) GAAP
1 3 (9.09%) IFRS
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) Murex
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Calypso
4 1 (3.03%) Meraki