Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 226 222
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 19 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.24% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 11
Midlands median daily rate £350 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +7.81% +23.08%
10th Percentile £314 £360 £325
90th Percentile £431 £542 £625
England median daily rate £550 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% -35.29% +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 6,529 7,315 6,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.65% 81.97% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,186 4,494 3,857
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £246 £238 £240
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 208 255
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% -3.95%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.50 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.88 £40.09 £42.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 -2 10 £313 -34.21% 3
East Midlands +3 9 £350 -6.67% 3
Technical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) CRM
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) ITSM
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (10.53%) DNS
8 2 (10.53%) SLA
8 2 (10.53%) Active Directory

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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) CRM
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Server Building
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds