Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 244 221
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23 +1
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 20 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.25% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Midlands median daily rate £350 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +26.98%
10th Percentile £307 £355 £325
90th Percentile £481 £547 £623
England median daily rate £550 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £34.44 £42.50
% change year-on-year +30.67% -18.97% +226.92%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6782 7980 6686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.18% 82.57% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 4877 3952
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 204 263
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -11.84% +4.11%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.85 £42.54
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analysis in the Midlands

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in the Midlands

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analysis in the Midlands

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in the Midlands

Technical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
East Midlands +2 11 £363 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +29 9 £314 -41.63% 2
Technical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) CRM
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) ITSM
5 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) Office 365
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) Windows

Technical Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) CRM
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) VMware