The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 28 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 440 507 481
Rank change year-on-year +67 -26  
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 143 113 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 67 93
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £280 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £23.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.26% -36.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - -36.98%  

Technical Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Technical Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analysis in England

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in England

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analysis in England

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in England

Technical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 77 £563 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -1 18 £396 +8.56% 1
East of England +13 16 £450 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +30 13 £663 +201.13% 1
South East +13 8 £510 +13.33% 3
North West +20 5 £363 -3.33%
South West -3 4 £538 +43.33%
West Midlands +25 2 £313 -23.07% 1
Technical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 106 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (35.71%) Finance
3 87 (34.52%) SQL
4 80 (31.75%) Banking
5 76 (30.16%) SDLC
6 67 (26.59%) Java
7 57 (22.62%) Oracle
7 57 (22.62%) Investment Banking
8 49 (19.44%) Spring
9 40 (15.87%) CRM
9 40 (15.87%) Project Management
10 36 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 35 (13.89%) Hibernate
12 34 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (13.10%) JavaScript
14 32 (12.70%) .NET
14 32 (12.70%) Economics
14 32 (12.70%) Virtual Team
15 31 (12.30%) HTML
15 31 (12.30%) ITIL
16 30 (11.90%) HTML5
17 29 (11.51%) Workflow
18 28 (11.11%) Microsoft
18 28 (11.11%) Software Engineering
18 28 (11.11%) Relational Database
19 27 (10.71%) AngularJS
19 27 (10.71%) J2SE
20 26 (10.32%) Migration
20 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (9.92%) Open Source

Technical Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.17%) CMS
4 7 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.98%) SAS
7 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.59%) Confluence
7 4 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.79%) IIS
9 2 (0.79%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (6.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.17%) Oracle iStore
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.79%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.79%) RMDS
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.40%) Staffware
7 1 (0.40%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.40%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.16%) OpenDNS
2 3 (1.19%) IaaS
2 3 (1.19%) PaaS
2 3 (1.19%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.79%) G Suite
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.14%) DNS
2 8 (3.17%) VPN
2 8 (3.17%) WAN
3 7 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (2.78%) LAN
4 6 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.38%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.98%) SAN
6 4 (1.59%) Firewall
7 3 (1.19%) 2G
7 3 (1.19%) 3G
7 3 (1.19%) Intranet
7 3 (1.19%) LTE
7 3 (1.19%) Network Security
8 2 (0.79%) 4G
8 2 (0.79%) GSM
8 2 (0.79%) Internet
8 2 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.54%) Big Data
3 18 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.95%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (5.56%) Redis
7 13 (5.16%) Maltego
8 9 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.38%) DB2
11 6 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.38%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.59%) Informix
12 4 (1.59%) QlikView
13 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.75%) Maven
2 14 (5.56%) Gradle
2 14 (5.56%) Mockito
2 14 (5.56%) NUnit
3 5 (1.98%) Grunt
3 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.98%) webpack
4 4 (1.59%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.59%) JIRA
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.19%) gulp
5 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.19%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.40%) LSMW
7 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 90 (35.71%) Finance
2 80 (31.75%) Banking
3 57 (22.62%) Investment Banking
4 21 (8.33%) Front Office
5 9 (3.57%) Legal
6 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.38%) Music Industry
7 6 (2.38%) Retail
8 5 (1.98%) Marketing
9 4 (1.59%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 95 (37.70%) Developer
2 74 (29.37%) Analyst
3 39 (15.48%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.51%) Business Analyst
5 27 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (9.13%) Technical Analyst
7 17 (6.75%) Angular Developer
7 17 (6.75%) Architect
8 16 (6.35%) Oracle Developer
8 16 (6.35%) Salesforce Developer
9 14 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.16%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.16%) Team Leader
11 12 (4.76%) Agile Developer
11 12 (4.76%) IT Analyst
12 11 (4.37%) Agile Java Developer
12 11 (4.37%) CRM Developer
13 10 (3.97%) .NET Developer
14 9 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
14 9 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.44%) Spring
2 35 (13.89%) Hibernate
3 32 (12.70%) .NET
4 31 (12.30%) HTML
5 30 (11.90%) HTML5
6 27 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 27 (10.71%) J2SE
7 23 (9.13%) XML
8 19 (7.54%) React
9 15 (5.95%) RESTful
9 15 (5.95%) Spring Boot
9 15 (5.95%) WPF
10 14 (5.56%) NancyFx
11 13 (5.16%) CSS
11 13 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (4.37%) Reactive Extensions
14 9 (3.57%) Middleware
14 9 (3.57%) XSLT
15 8 (3.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.70%) Virtual Team
2 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 16 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (5.95%) Derivative
6 14 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.38%) Fintech
7 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.98%) User Experience
9 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.19%) DataPower
9 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.19%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.79%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.94%) Windows
2 13 (5.16%) Unix
3 9 (3.57%) Linux
4 6 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) AIX
7 3 (1.19%) Solaris
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.16%) SDLC
3 40 (15.87%) CRM
3 40 (15.87%) Project Management
4 36 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 34 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (12.70%) Economics
7 31 (12.30%) ITIL
8 29 (11.51%) Workflow
9 28 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 26 (10.32%) Migration
11 25 (9.92%) Open Source
12 23 (9.13%) Scrum
12 23 (9.13%) TDD
12 23 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (8.33%) Data Analysis
14 18 (7.14%) Test Scripting
15 17 (6.75%) Multithreading
15 17 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.52%) SQL
2 67 (26.59%) Java
3 33 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 24 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 23 (9.13%) C#
6 11 (4.37%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.98%) Apex Code
8 5 (1.98%) C
8 5 (1.98%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.19%) ABAP
10 3 (1.19%) ES6
11 2 (0.79%) PHP
11 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) C++
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) RPG
12 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (5.95%) Degree
2 7 (2.78%) CCNP
2 7 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.59%) ISEB
4 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.79%) HNC
5 2 (0.79%) HND
5 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) CCA
6 1 (0.40%) CCVP
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.40%) MCITP
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.40%) VCP4
6 1 (0.40%) VCP5
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) SLA
2 9 (3.57%) QA
3 5 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.79%) Basel II
4 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.79%) SEPA
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) MiFID
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) PMO
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.19%) Docker
5 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) Ansible
1 6 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.98%) Kibana
2 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.79%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 2 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 57 (22.62%) Oracle
2 28 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.75%) Sitecore
4 16 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (5.95%) IBM
5 15 (5.95%) VMware
6 9 (3.57%) Citrix
7 7 (2.78%) Cisco
7 7 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (2.78%) SAP
8 6 (2.38%) F5
8 6 (2.38%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.98%) BEA
10 4 (1.59%) AppSense
10 4 (1.59%) Cognos
10 4 (1.59%) Informatica
10 4 (1.59%) Intel
10 4 (1.59%) Teradata
10 4 (1.59%) TIBCO