The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 25 June 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 255 245
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10  
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 8 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Median daily rate £510 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - -36.98%  

Technical Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Technical Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analysis in the South East

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in the South East

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in the South East

Technical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -18 5 £510 -
Berkshire +15 1 - - 1
Surrey -2 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Technical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 3 (17.65%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (17.65%) Service Design
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V

Technical Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.88%) Staffware
1 1 (5.88%) StreamServe
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) 2G
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) GSM
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Scrum Master
2 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Finance Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) Laravel
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) SAP TM
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) ABAP
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) HNC
2 2 (11.76%) HND
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (11.76%) AppSense
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO