Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £436 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 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 > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 348 344
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 274 299 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 205 208
London median daily rate £436 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £214
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.00% +270.37%
10th Percentile £17.00 £19.22 £34.00
90th Percentile £28.00 £26.00 £155.00
England median hourly rate £17.32 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.74% -8.82% -30.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,743 42,706 42,620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.94% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,599 30,786 30,444
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 519 543
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.72% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £52.20
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Central London -41 52 £450 -5.26% 17
West London -22 13 £400 -17.95% 7
South London -19 11 £375 -25.00% 2
East London -19 3 £488 +2.63%
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 London region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 86 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.10%) Finance
3 58 (21.17%) SQL
4 43 (15.69%) Scrum
5 42 (15.33%) User Stories
6 41 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (14.60%) Banking
8 38 (13.87%) Project Management
9 35 (12.77%) Windows
9 35 (12.77%) Business Analysis
10 33 (12.04%) Microsoft
11 32 (11.68%) Microsoft Excel
12 31 (11.31%) Microservices
13 30 (10.95%) Google
14 26 (9.49%) Microsoft Office
15 24 (8.76%) Acceptance Criteria
15 24 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (8.39%) Unix
16 23 (8.39%) E-Commerce
16 23 (8.39%) Asset Management
16 23 (8.39%) Analytics
17 21 (7.66%) Retail
17 21 (7.66%) User Experience
18 20 (7.30%) BDD
18 20 (7.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 20 (7.30%) MS Visio
19 19 (6.93%) Oracle
19 19 (6.93%) Data Analysis
19 19 (6.93%) Back Office
19 19 (6.93%) Analytical Skills

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (4.38%) Confluence
2 11 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.82%) CMS
5 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.09%) SAS
7 2 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.73%) JBoss
7 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.36%) WildFly
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (11.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (9.49%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (7.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (7.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (4.74%) HiPortfolio
2 5 (1.82%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.73%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.73%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.36%) Eikon
4 1 (0.36%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.36%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.57%) Office 365
2 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.38%) Google Analytics
5 10 (3.65%) Google Tag Manager
6 6 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.19%) SaaS
7 5 (1.82%) G Suite
8 2 (0.73%) Apple Pay
8 2 (0.73%) Dialogflow
8 2 (0.73%) GitHub
8 2 (0.73%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.73%) Trello
8 2 (0.73%) Yammer
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Datadog
9 1 (0.36%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.46%) WAN
2 3 (1.09%) Firewall
2 3 (1.09%) LAN
2 3 (1.09%) VPN
3 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 2 (0.73%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.73%) SAN
3 2 (0.73%) Skype
3 2 (0.73%) WebEx
4 1 (0.36%) 4G
4 1 (0.36%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.36%) MVNO
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.19%) Big Data
3 6 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.82%) Power BI
5 4 (1.46%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.46%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.73%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (5.84%) JIRA
2 5 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.82%) Selenium
3 3 (1.09%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.09%) JMeter
4 2 (0.73%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.73%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (28.10%) Finance
2 40 (14.60%) Banking
3 21 (7.66%) Retail
4 19 (6.93%) Back Office
5 14 (5.11%) Marketing
6 10 (3.65%) Front Office
7 6 (2.19%) Games
7 6 (2.19%) Publishing
8 5 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.09%) Legal
10 3 (1.09%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.73%) Law
11 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.38%) REST
2 9 (3.28%) SOAP
3 7 (2.55%) GraphQL
3 7 (2.55%) XML
4 6 (2.19%) jQuery
4 6 (2.19%) Web Services
5 5 (1.82%) .NET
5 5 (1.82%) RESTful
6 3 (1.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.09%) JSON
6 3 (1.09%) Middleware
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Avro
7 2 (0.73%) Kafka
7 2 (0.73%) React
7 2 (0.73%) XMPP
7 2 (0.73%) XSLT
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.66%) User Experience
2 19 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.74%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.82%) iPad
6 4 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.46%) Derivative
6 4 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.09%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) CMDB
7 3 (1.09%) Equities
7 3 (1.09%) Fintech
7 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.73%) NHS
8 2 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.77%) Windows
2 23 (8.39%) Unix
3 13 (4.74%) Solaris
4 12 (4.38%) Linux
4 12 (4.38%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.01%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.65%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.69%) Scrum
3 42 (15.33%) User Stories
4 41 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (13.87%) Project Management
6 35 (12.77%) Business Analysis
7 31 (11.31%) Microservices
8 24 (8.76%) Acceptance Criteria
8 24 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (8.39%) Analytics
9 23 (8.39%) Asset Management
9 23 (8.39%) E-Commerce
10 20 (7.30%) BDD
11 19 (6.93%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.93%) DevOps
12 17 (6.20%) ITIL
12 17 (6.20%) Migration
12 17 (6.20%) SDLC
12 17 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (5.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.17%) SQL
2 17 (6.20%) Java
3 13 (4.74%) Korn
3 13 (4.74%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.01%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.28%) Python
6 7 (2.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.46%) Scala
7 4 (1.46%) VBA
7 4 (1.46%) VBScript
8 3 (1.09%) C
8 3 (1.09%) C#
9 2 (0.73%) Perl
9 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.73%) R
9 2 (0.73%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.36%) Groovy
10 1 (0.36%) SOQL
10 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) CBAP
3 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) IIBA
4 1 (0.36%) ISEB
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) QA
2 8 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.09%) MiFID
3 3 (1.09%) PMO
3 3 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.46%) XenApp
4 4 (1.46%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.73%) Docker
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.73%) vSphere
5 2 (0.73%) Xen
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (4.74%) Oracle ZFS
2 11 (4.01%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.82%) Control-M
3 5 (1.82%) SCCM
4 4 (1.46%) Ansible
5 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.73%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.36%) logstash
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 33 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.95%) Google
3 19 (6.93%) Oracle
4 13 (4.74%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.92%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.92%) VMware
6 7 (2.55%) Apple
6 7 (2.55%) Citrix
7 6 (2.19%) Tableau
8 5 (1.82%) Adobe
8 5 (1.82%) BMC
8 5 (1.82%) Workday
9 4 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.46%) Calypso
9 4 (1.46%) Cisco
9 4 (1.46%) Ivanti
9 4 (1.46%) Tealium
10 3 (1.09%) Charles River
11 2 (0.73%) Bloomberg