Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 200 237
Rank change year-on-year +10 +37 -44
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 12 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 8
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +4.90% -15.88%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £288
90th Percentile £448 £537 £403
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
North West 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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4629 5692 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.32% 83.89% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3672 4228
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £587 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 283
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.93 £53.00 £52.47
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 North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analysis in the North West

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in the North West

Technical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West 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
Manchester +27 9 £381 +17.31% 1
Merseyside +7 3 £300 -
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 North West region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
1 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) PeopleSoft Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Legal Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Coaching
1 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware