Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 May 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 > South West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 194 196
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
South West median daily rate £390 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £350 £298 £375
90th Percentile £442 £556 £450
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £36.00 £47.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -23.40% +104.35% -22.69%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,146 4,355 4,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.69% 83.49% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,510 2,836 3,230
South West median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £253
90th Percentile £563 £550 £530
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 225 263
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.24 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.15 £52.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analysis in the South West

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in the South West

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in the South West

Technical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Bristol -2 2 £390 +4.00% 1
Dorset - 1 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Technical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 South West region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Enablement
2 1 (25.00%) Value Proposition
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories

Technical Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) HSPA
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Environment And Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Actix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase