Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 April 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 146 144
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 42 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.94% 0.96% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.01% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 31
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £425 £149 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +40.00% +27.23%
10th Percentile £14.75 £26.35 £22.50
90th Percentile £16.25 £40.60 £27.50
England median hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +20.97% -21.52% -1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,229 4,165 4,844
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.24% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,386 2,478 2,859
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £193 £200 £213
90th Percentile £584 £561 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 334 405
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £21.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.19% +13.51%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.57 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £50.64
England median hourly rate £18.69 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.62% - +11.76%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the East of England

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in the East of England

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in the East of England

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in the East of England

Technical Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
Essex +1 19 £550 +22.22% 2
Bedfordshire +1 10 £450 - 3
Cambridgeshire -6 8 £400 +180.70% 2
Hertfordshire -18 3 - - 6
Suffolk +3 1 £551 +42.99% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 East of England region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (42.86%) Scrum
2 16 (38.10%) Business Analysis
3 15 (35.71%) Microservices
4 12 (28.57%) XML
5 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 10 (23.81%) SOA
7 9 (21.43%) SOAP
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 9 (21.43%) JSON
7 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 9 (21.43%) REST
7 9 (21.43%) User Stories
7 9 (21.43%) API Design
7 9 (21.43%) JSON Schema
7 9 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
8 8 (19.05%) Ansible
8 8 (19.05%) Docker
8 8 (19.05%) DevOps
8 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
8 8 (19.05%) Spring
8 8 (19.05%) Migration
8 8 (19.05%) UML
8 8 (19.05%) Java
9 7 (16.67%) SAP
9 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.14%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) assyst
2 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DHCP
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) SMS
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) Ingres
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.67%) Electronics
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
1 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 7 (16.67%) Marketing
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) JSON
2 9 (21.43%) JSON Schema
2 9 (21.43%) REST
2 9 (21.43%) SOAP
3 8 (19.05%) Spring
4 5 (11.90%) WSDL
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware
5 2 (4.76%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Infotainment
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Scrum
2 16 (38.10%) Business Analysis
3 15 (35.71%) Microservices
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 10 (23.81%) SOA
6 9 (21.43%) API Design
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) User Stories
6 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 8 (19.05%) DevOps
7 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
7 8 (19.05%) Migration
7 8 (19.05%) UML
7 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.67%) Change Management
8 7 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 7 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
1 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 7 (16.67%) Consul
3 5 (11.90%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) VMware