Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 594 622
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 +22
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 259 272 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 200 157
England median daily rate £638 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.91% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £406 £349 £240
90th Percentile £700 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
England median hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +63.64% -35.29%
10th Percentile £26.65 £45.00 £24.60
90th Percentile £48.68 £45.00 £39.51
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% -35.29%

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 83,196 81,764 81,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.86% 86.07% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,759 55,105 54,160
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,091 1,892 2,244
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.98 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.10% +3.80%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 184 £650 +13.04% 15
North of England -20 31 £417 +1.09% 8
Yorkshire +1 27 £417 -3.02% 2
South East -36 21 £513 +7.89% 6
South West -15 16 £425 +6.25% 4
East of England -9 7 £413 -34.00% 6
North West -21 3 £500 +37.93% 4
West Midlands -17 1 - - 4
Midlands -34 1 - - 7
North East - 1 £390 - 2
Technical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 132 (50.97%) SQL
2 97 (37.45%) Finance
3 96 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (32.82%) Banking
5 70 (27.03%) C#
6 68 (26.25%) Integration Testing
6 68 (26.25%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (25.87%) Test Scripting
7 67 (25.87%) SQL Server
8 64 (24.71%) .NET
8 64 (24.71%) Investment Banking
9 62 (23.94%) Front Office
10 58 (22.39%) Fixed Income
11 53 (20.46%) Subversion
12 51 (19.69%) .NET Framework
12 51 (19.69%) MVVM
13 48 (18.53%) NoSQL
14 45 (17.37%) MongoDB
15 41 (15.83%) Scrum
15 41 (15.83%) Data Modelling
15 41 (15.83%) Translating Business Requirements
16 39 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (15.06%) JSON
16 39 (15.06%) JIRA
17 38 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (14.67%) T-SQL
18 37 (14.29%) Java
19 36 (13.90%) Credit Risk
20 35 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 35 (13.51%) Reactive Extensions

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 26 (10.04%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.93%) IIS
6 4 (1.54%) Confluence
6 4 (1.54%) SAS
6 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.16%) Apache
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.39%) GemFire
Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Mingle
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Simulink
4 1 (0.39%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.39%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.39%) Summit
3 1 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.70%) Office 365
4 7 (2.70%) OneDrive
4 7 (2.70%) Yammer
5 6 (2.32%) IaaS
6 4 (1.54%) GitHub
7 3 (1.16%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.77%) Apigee
8 2 (0.77%) Logentries
8 2 (0.77%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.39%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.39%) NuGet
9 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.95%) BGP
2 17 (6.56%) OSPF
3 16 (6.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (5.02%) Firewall
4 13 (5.02%) Network Security
5 10 (3.86%) LAN
5 10 (3.86%) WAN
6 9 (3.47%) Wireshark
7 8 (3.09%) DNS
8 7 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (2.70%) HTTP
8 7 (2.70%) MPLS
8 7 (2.70%) Skype
9 6 (2.32%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (2.32%) Internet
9 6 (2.32%) TACACS
9 6 (2.32%) tcpdump
10 5 (1.93%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.54%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 48 (18.53%) NoSQL
3 45 (17.37%) MongoDB
4 35 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (11.20%) Hadoop
6 22 (8.49%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.41%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.09%) Impala
10 7 (2.70%) Big Data
11 5 (1.93%) DB2
11 5 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.54%) Data Lake
13 3 (1.16%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.77%) HBase
14 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.39%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 53 (20.46%) Subversion
2 39 (15.06%) JIRA
3 33 (12.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (7.34%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.86%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.70%) Mockito
7 5 (1.93%) gulp
7 5 (1.93%) JUnit
7 5 (1.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.93%) Maven
7 5 (1.93%) Mocha
7 5 (1.93%) Selenium
7 5 (1.93%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.93%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.93%) webpack
8 4 (1.54%) GitLab
8 4 (1.54%) Grunt
8 4 (1.54%) Protractor
8 4 (1.54%) Robot Framework
8 4 (1.54%) Sinon.JS
General
1 97 (37.45%) Finance
2 85 (32.82%) Banking
3 64 (24.71%) Investment Banking
4 62 (23.94%) Front Office
5 8 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.93%) Games
7 4 (1.54%) Billing
7 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.54%) Retail
8 3 (1.16%) Publishing
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (42.47%) Developer
2 57 (22.01%) C# Developer
3 29 (11.20%) Analyst
4 28 (10.81%) Credit Risk Developer
5 27 (10.42%) Market Risk Developer
6 26 (10.04%) C# WCF Developer
6 26 (10.04%) Data Modeller
6 26 (10.04%) WCF Developer
7 19 (7.34%) Network Engineer
8 17 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.79%) Azure Developer
10 14 (5.41%) C# Developer - Commodities
11 10 (3.86%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.47%) Consultant
12 9 (3.47%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.47%) Network Analyst
12 9 (3.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 8 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (2.70%) Architect
14 7 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (24.71%) .NET
2 51 (19.69%) .NET Framework
3 39 (15.06%) JSON
4 35 (13.51%) Reactive Extensions
5 33 (12.74%) Task Parallel Library
6 32 (12.36%) WPF
7 29 (11.20%) WCF
8 28 (10.81%) XSD
9 27 (10.42%) JSON Schema
10 26 (10.04%) XML
11 20 (7.72%) FIX Protocol
12 18 (6.95%) FpML
13 17 (6.56%) Node.js
13 17 (6.56%) Spring
14 15 (5.79%) AngularJS
14 15 (5.79%) HTML
14 15 (5.79%) REST
14 15 (5.79%) RESTful
15 13 (5.02%) HTML5
16 12 (4.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (26.25%) Enterprise Software
2 58 (22.39%) Fixed Income
3 36 (13.90%) Credit Risk
4 28 (10.81%) Market Risk
5 21 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.18%) Private Cloud
7 15 (5.79%) Hedge funds
8 14 (5.41%) User Experience
9 13 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (4.63%) Data Centre
11 9 (3.47%) Fintech
12 8 (3.09%) Algorithms
12 8 (3.09%) Data Structures
12 8 (3.09%) Derivative
12 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
13 6 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.93%) Equities
15 4 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.42%) Windows
2 25 (9.65%) Linux
3 15 (5.79%) Unix
4 11 (4.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.54%) Solaris
7 2 (0.77%) HPUX
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) OS/400
8 1 (0.39%) SUSE
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.25%) Integration Testing
3 67 (25.87%) Test Scripting
4 51 (19.69%) MVVM
5 41 (15.83%) Data Modelling
5 41 (15.83%) Scrum
5 41 (15.83%) Translating Business Requirements
6 39 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (13.13%) SDLC
10 28 (10.81%) Stress Testing
10 28 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (10.42%) Logical Data Model
11 27 (10.42%) Visualisation
12 26 (10.04%) Dimensional Modelling
13 25 (9.65%) Physical Data Model
14 24 (9.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (9.27%) SOLID
15 22 (8.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 132 (50.97%) SQL
2 70 (27.03%) C#
3 38 (14.67%) T-SQL
4 37 (14.29%) Java
5 24 (9.27%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.34%) Python
7 15 (5.79%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.41%) Java 8
9 12 (4.63%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.25%) Perl
11 8 (3.09%) C
11 8 (3.09%) C++
12 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.32%) Ruby
13 5 (1.93%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.54%) Tcl
14 4 (1.54%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.54%) VBA
15 3 (1.16%) PHP
15 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.72%) Degree
2 18 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.09%) CCNP
4 8 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.93%) CCNA
5 5 (1.93%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (1.93%) CISSP
5 5 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.16%) CCSA
6 3 (1.16%) CCSE
6 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.39%) MCP
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) PMO
2 3 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.70%) Docker
2 5 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.54%) HDFS
3 4 (1.54%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.16%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.39%) Firmware
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.32%) Ansible
1 6 (2.32%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (1.16%) Grafana
2 3 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) Salt
4 1 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.39%) Consul
4 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.39%) Graphite
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) Opsview
4 1 (0.39%) Packer
4 1 (0.39%) Terraform
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (9.65%) F5
2 23 (8.88%) Cisco
3 22 (8.49%) Oracle
4 20 (7.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.41%) VMware
6 13 (5.02%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.09%) ArcSight
7 8 (3.09%) Cloudera
7 8 (3.09%) Google
8 7 (2.70%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.70%) Sybase
8 7 (2.70%) Tableau
9 6 (2.32%) Blue Coat
9 6 (2.32%) Juniper
10 5 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.93%) SAP
10 5 (1.93%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.93%) Talend
11 4 (1.54%) Adobe
11 4 (1.54%) Syclo