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 3 months to 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 135 137
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
South West median daily rate £538 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -  
10th Percentile £400 £320 £358
90th Percentile £556 £440 £463
England median daily rate £523 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £23.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +78.26% -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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2237 2378 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.82% 78.98% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5569 5784
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
10th Percentile £270 £275 £275
90th Percentile £569 £613 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 282 301
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
10th Percentile £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.23 £55.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analysis in the South West

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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

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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 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire -3 3 £538 +34.37%
Bristol - 1 £390 -
Technical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
1 3 (50.00%) BPMN
1 3 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) 2G
2 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (16.67%) Unisys
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

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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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 2G
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) HSPA
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Middleware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Architect
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BPMN
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Actix
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Software AG
2 1 (16.67%) Unisys
2 1 (16.67%) VMware