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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analysis
UK / England
Rank 466 507 427
Rank change year-on-year +41 -80  
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 112 105 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 114
Median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £373 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £463 £394
% change year-on-year -19.72% +17.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £56.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +143.47% -  

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 34339 40363 38097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.94% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22721 26823 23995
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 995 1110
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in England

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 March 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 +19 48 £544 +3.57% 8
East Midlands +4 13 £396 +7.09%
North West +21 11 £350 -9.67%
East of England - 11 £238 - 3
West Midlands +19 10 £431 -25.00%
South East -2 8 £525 +10.52% 5
North East - 7 £400 -
South West +1 2 £313 -30.55%
Technical Analysis
UK

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 110 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (39.39%) SQL
3 85 (36.80%) Finance
4 81 (35.06%) Banking
5 72 (31.17%) SDLC
6 50 (21.65%) Java
7 49 (21.21%) Investment Banking
8 44 (19.05%) Oracle
9 42 (18.18%) Migration
10 40 (17.32%) Spring
10 40 (17.32%) Pair Programming
11 37 (16.02%) Scrum
12 34 (14.72%) ITIL
13 32 (13.85%) Hibernate
14 31 (13.42%) .NET
14 31 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (12.99%) Project Management
15 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
16 29 (12.55%) Economics
16 29 (12.55%) Risk Management
16 29 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (12.12%) Workflow
18 27 (11.69%) Degree
19 26 (11.26%) Open Source
19 26 (11.26%) JavaScript
20 25 (10.82%) Front Office
21 24 (10.39%) TDD
22 23 (9.96%) C#

Technical Analysis
Top Related 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 (6.49%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 7 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.16%) SAS
4 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.30%) CMS
5 3 (1.30%) IIS
5 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.73%) MS Office
5 3 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) MFGPRO
2 4 (1.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle iStore
4 1 (0.43%) RMDS
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.43%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) G Suite
2 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.90%) VPN
1 9 (3.90%) WAN
2 8 (3.46%) LAN
2 8 (3.46%) SAN
3 7 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (3.03%) Network Security
3 7 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 6 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.73%) Internet
6 3 (1.30%) DNS
6 3 (1.30%) FTP
7 2 (0.87%) BGP
7 2 (0.87%) Intranet
7 2 (0.87%) IPsec
7 2 (0.87%) MPLS
7 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.87%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) LTE
8 1 (0.43%) VPLS
8 1 (0.43%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.66%) Big Data
2 20 (8.66%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.63%) QlikView
5 12 (5.19%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.90%) Redis
9 8 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (3.03%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.03%) HBase
10 7 (3.03%) Impala
10 7 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (4.33%) JIRA
1 10 (4.33%) NUnit
2 9 (3.90%) Maven
3 8 (3.46%) Gradle
3 8 (3.46%) Mockito
4 4 (1.73%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.30%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (36.80%) Finance
2 81 (35.06%) Banking
3 49 (21.21%) Investment Banking
4 25 (10.82%) Front Office
5 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.33%) Retail
7 8 (3.46%) Legal
8 4 (1.73%) Back Office
8 4 (1.73%) Electronics
8 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.87%) Automotive
10 2 (0.87%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.87%) French Language
10 2 (0.87%) Games
10 2 (0.87%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.43%) German Language
11 1 (0.43%) Marketing
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (40.26%) Developer
2 73 (31.60%) Analyst
3 36 (15.58%) Agile Developer
3 36 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 29 (12.55%) Business Analyst
5 27 (11.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 27 (11.69%) Technical Analyst
6 24 (10.39%) Senior Developer
7 21 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
8 20 (8.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (8.23%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 18 (7.79%) Architect
11 16 (6.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (5.63%) .NET Developer
12 13 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (5.19%) Angular Developer
14 11 (4.76%) C# Developer
14 11 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
15 9 (3.90%) Consultant
15 9 (3.90%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.32%) Spring
2 32 (13.85%) Hibernate
3 31 (13.42%) .NET
4 22 (9.52%) HTML
5 21 (9.09%) HTML5
5 21 (9.09%) J2SE
6 18 (7.79%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.93%) WPF
8 14 (6.06%) REST
8 14 (6.06%) XML
9 10 (4.33%) CSS
9 10 (4.33%) Reactive Extensions
9 10 (4.33%) RESTful
10 9 (3.90%) Spring Boot
11 8 (3.46%) .NET Framework
11 8 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.46%) NancyFx
11 8 (3.46%) React
11 8 (3.46%) XSLT
12 7 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.06%) Fixed Income
4 13 (5.63%) Derivative
5 12 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (4.33%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (3.90%) Virtual Team
8 7 (3.03%) Grid Computing
9 6 (2.60%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.73%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.73%) EFT
10 4 (1.73%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.30%) Fintech
11 3 (1.30%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.30%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.30%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.87%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.09%) Linux
1 21 (9.09%) Windows
2 20 (8.66%) Unix
3 8 (3.46%) AIX
4 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) HPUX
7 1 (0.43%) MVS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.17%) SDLC
3 42 (18.18%) Migration
4 40 (17.32%) Pair Programming
5 37 (16.02%) Scrum
6 34 (14.72%) ITIL
7 30 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (12.99%) Project Management
7 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
8 29 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.55%) Economics
8 29 (12.55%) Risk Management
9 28 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (12.12%) Workflow
10 26 (11.26%) Open Source
11 24 (10.39%) TDD
12 23 (9.96%) Data Transformation
13 21 (9.09%) Data Migration
14 19 (8.23%) Change Management
15 17 (7.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.39%) SQL
2 50 (21.65%) Java
3 26 (11.26%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.96%) C#
5 18 (7.79%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.33%) Python
8 9 (3.90%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.46%) Scala
10 5 (2.16%) VBA
11 4 (1.73%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.30%) C++
12 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.30%) XAML
13 2 (0.87%) C
13 2 (0.87%) PHP
14 1 (0.43%) ABAP
14 1 (0.43%) COBOL
14 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (11.69%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (3.90%) ISEB
3 8 (3.46%) CCNP
4 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.87%) CCDP
5 2 (0.87%) CCNA
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) CCIE
6 1 (0.43%) CCIP
6 1 (0.43%) CCVP
6 1 (0.43%) HNC
6 1 (0.43%) HND
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.63%) QA
2 11 (4.76%) SLA
3 4 (1.73%) MiFID
4 3 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) PMO
4 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.87%) Basel II
5 2 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.87%) EMIR
5 2 (0.87%) SEPA
6 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.03%) HDFS
2 7 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (3.03%) Oozie
2 2 (0.87%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) Control-M
3 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (19.05%) Oracle
2 16 (6.93%) VMware
3 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.33%) IBM
5 9 (3.90%) Cisco
5 9 (3.90%) Citrix
5 9 (3.90%) HP
6 8 (3.46%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (3.03%) BEA
7 7 (3.03%) Cloudera
7 7 (3.03%) Dell
7 7 (3.03%) Saba
8 6 (2.60%) F5
8 6 (2.60%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.60%) QAD
8 6 (2.60%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.16%) Cognos
9 5 (2.16%) SAP
9 5 (2.16%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
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