Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 2018 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 617 547 646
Rank change year-on-year -70 +99 -40
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 241 313 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 212 148
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% +11.31%
10th Percentile £397 £355 £265
90th Percentile £700 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
England median hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +78.26% -51.91%
10th Percentile £16.10 £39.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £47.47 £43.00 £24.50
UK median hourly rate £39.00 £29.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +31.09% +29.35% -51.91%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,694 77,269 84,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.80% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,185 51,395 56,658
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,172 1,880 2,155
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.70 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.65 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -13.98% +6.67% +3.45%

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Technical Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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 6 months to 23 September 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
London -36 162 £599 +4.13% 17
South East -16 31 £475 +2.43% 11
North of England -32 20 £450 +9.09% 7
South West -5 17 £388 -11.93% 7
Yorkshire -18 15 £421 -35.23% 5
East of England -17 7 £413 -19.90% 7
North West -15 4 £500 +37.93% 2
Midlands -45 4 £341 -13.06% 4
West Midlands -33 3 £341 +8.76% 2
East Midlands -22 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £390 -
Technical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 98 (40.66%) SQL
1 98 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (37.34%) Finance
3 69 (28.63%) Banking
4 51 (21.16%) Investment Banking
5 48 (19.92%) Java
6 46 (19.09%) C#
7 45 (18.67%) .NET
7 45 (18.67%) MongoDB
8 42 (17.43%) Front Office
8 42 (17.43%) Fixed Income
9 41 (17.01%) NoSQL
10 39 (16.18%) Hadoop
11 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
11 38 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (15.35%) SDLC
12 37 (15.35%) Scrum
13 36 (14.94%) Oracle
14 34 (14.11%) Test Scripting
15 33 (13.69%) Credit Risk
15 33 (13.69%) JIRA
16 32 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (12.86%) Integration Testing
17 31 (12.86%) Subversion
17 31 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
18 30 (12.45%) .NET Framework
18 30 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (12.03%) Apache Spark
20 28 (11.62%) Translating Business Requirements
20 28 (11.62%) Windows

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 29 (12.03%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.98%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.49%) Confluence
6 4 (1.66%) Apache
6 4 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.41%) Documentum
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) Liferay
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.41%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.83%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.83%) Windchill
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Mingle
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Simulink
4 1 (0.41%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) Maximo
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.98%) Office 365
3 10 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.90%) OneDrive
4 7 (2.90%) Yammer
5 5 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.07%) IaaS
5 5 (2.07%) SaaS
6 4 (1.66%) GitHub
7 3 (1.24%) PaaS
8 2 (0.83%) Logentries
8 2 (0.83%) OpenDNS
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.41%) NuGet
9 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.39%) Firewall
1 13 (5.39%) LAN
1 13 (5.39%) RTMP
1 13 (5.39%) WAN
2 11 (4.56%) BGP
2 11 (4.56%) Wireshark
3 10 (4.15%) Network Security
4 9 (3.73%) OSPF
5 7 (2.90%) Skype
6 6 (2.49%) DNS
6 6 (2.49%) MPLS
7 5 (2.07%) NGN
7 5 (2.07%) SAN
8 4 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.66%) Junos
9 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.24%) VPN
9 3 (1.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.67%) MongoDB
2 41 (17.01%) NoSQL
3 39 (16.18%) Hadoop
4 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
5 25 (10.37%) Big Data
5 25 (10.37%) Relational Database
6 22 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.90%) HBase
9 5 (2.07%) Impala
10 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.66%) Redis
11 2 (0.83%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.83%) Maltego
11 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.41%) Presto
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (13.69%) JIRA
2 31 (12.86%) Subversion
3 23 (9.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (4.98%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.73%) GDB
5 9 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.73%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (3.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.07%) Maven
7 5 (2.07%) Mockito
7 5 (2.07%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.66%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.66%) GitLab
8 4 (1.66%) Gradle
8 4 (1.66%) JUnit
8 4 (1.66%) Robot Framework
8 4 (1.66%) Selenium
9 3 (1.24%) gulp
9 3 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.24%) webpack
General
1 90 (37.34%) Finance
2 69 (28.63%) Banking
3 51 (21.16%) Investment Banking
4 42 (17.43%) Front Office
5 10 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.49%) Games
7 5 (2.07%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Law
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (37.76%) Developer
2 38 (15.77%) Analyst
3 34 (14.11%) C# Developer
4 23 (9.54%) Credit Risk Developer
5 21 (8.71%) Market Risk Developer
6 20 (8.30%) C# WCF Developer
6 20 (8.30%) WCF Developer
7 18 (7.47%) Data Modeller
8 15 (6.22%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.22%) Architect
9 13 (5.39%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.98%) Network Analyst
10 12 (4.98%) Test Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.15%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.73%) Network Engineer
12 9 (3.73%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.67%) .NET
2 30 (12.45%) .NET Framework
3 26 (10.79%) AngularJS
3 26 (10.79%) WPF
4 23 (9.54%) JSON
4 23 (9.54%) Reactive Extensions
5 22 (9.13%) WCF
6 21 (8.71%) Task Parallel Library
7 20 (8.30%) HTML
7 20 (8.30%) XSD
8 18 (7.47%) JSON Schema
8 18 (7.47%) XML
9 14 (5.81%) REST
9 14 (5.81%) Spring
10 13 (5.39%) CSS
10 13 (5.39%) Web Services
11 12 (4.98%) HTML5
12 11 (4.56%) Django
12 11 (4.56%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (4.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.43%) Fixed Income
2 33 (13.69%) Credit Risk
3 31 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (9.96%) Market Risk
5 19 (7.88%) User Experience
6 17 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.39%) Derivative
7 13 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (4.98%) Data Centre
8 12 (4.98%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.32%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (3.32%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.49%) Equities
10 6 (2.49%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.24%) Clustering
13 2 (0.83%) Life Science
13 2 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.62%) Linux
1 28 (11.62%) Windows
2 19 (7.88%) Unix
3 6 (2.49%) Solaris
4 4 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.83%) HPUX
6 2 (0.83%) SUSE
7 1 (0.41%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (15.35%) Scrum
3 37 (15.35%) SDLC
4 34 (14.11%) Test Scripting
5 32 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.86%) Integration Testing
7 30 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (11.62%) Translating Business Requirements
9 27 (11.20%) Data Modelling
10 26 (10.79%) TDD
11 25 (10.37%) MVVM
12 23 (9.54%) Stress Testing
13 21 (8.71%) Test Automation
14 20 (8.30%) Visualisation
15 19 (7.88%) SOLID
16 18 (7.47%) DevOps
16 18 (7.47%) Dimensional Modelling
16 18 (7.47%) Logical Data Model
16 18 (7.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (40.66%) SQL
2 48 (19.92%) Java
3 46 (19.09%) C#
4 27 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.79%) Python
6 23 (9.54%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.05%) C++
8 15 (6.22%) C
8 15 (6.22%) Java 8
9 11 (4.56%) Ruby
9 11 (4.56%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.15%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.73%) Ada
11 9 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.32%) Perl
13 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.24%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.83%) Tcl
15 2 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (6.64%) Degree
2 15 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.49%) CCNP
4 6 (2.49%) Check Point Certification
4 6 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.49%) CISSP
4 6 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.24%) CCNA
5 3 (1.24%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) CCSA
6 2 (0.83%) CCSE
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.90%) QA
2 6 (2.49%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.15%) HDFS
2 7 (2.90%) Docker
3 6 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.66%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.83%) Firmware
6 2 (0.83%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Ansible
2 3 (1.24%) Grafana
2 3 (1.24%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.83%) Salt
4 1 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.41%) Consul
4 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Graphite
4 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) Opsview
4 1 (0.41%) Packer
4 1 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (14.94%) Oracle
2 24 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.22%) Cisco
4 14 (5.81%) CheckPoint
5 12 (4.98%) F5
5 12 (4.98%) VMware
6 10 (4.15%) IBM
7 9 (3.73%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.90%) MapR
9 6 (2.49%) Informatica
9 6 (2.49%) Talend
10 5 (2.07%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.07%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.07%) FireEye
10 5 (2.07%) Google
10 5 (2.07%) McAfee
10 5 (2.07%) NetApp
10 5 (2.07%) SAP
10 5 (2.07%) Tableau
11 4 (1.66%) Syclo