Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 205 248
Rank change year-on-year -46 +43 -24
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 4 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.051% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.48% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 12
Midlands median daily rate £341 £393 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.06% -0.32% -0.32%
10th Percentile £312 £314 £328
90th Percentile £374 £500 £543
England median daily rate £581 £550 £490
% change year-on-year +5.68% +12.24% +15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.33% - -

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 6,625 6,654 8,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.75% 84.51% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,093 4,217 5,021
Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £246 £250
90th Percentile £563 £550 £575
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 239 204
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +24.30% -15.32%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.46
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.50 £39.85
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 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 21 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
West Midlands -25 3 £341 +8.76% 1
East Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Technical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Gatling
2 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Documentum
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Documentum
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Gatling
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Pega
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) VMware