The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analysis
UK
Rank 492 533 442
Rank change year-on-year +41 -91  
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 117 108 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 124
Median daily rate £406 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £475 £394
% change year-on-year -21.84% +20.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £56.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +143.47% -  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37182 44106 42440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24552 28910 26291
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1111 1221
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in the UK

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analysis in the UK

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in the UK

Technical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Technical Analysis in the UK

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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
England +43 111 £425 -15.00% 23
London +30 48 £544 +6.09% 11
East Midlands +7 13 £396 +7.09%
North West +29 11 £350 -9.67%
East of England +8 11 £238 - 3
Manchester +18 10 £338 +3.84%
Nottingham +12 10 £368 -0.67%
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £368 -0.67%
City of London +6 10 £525 +2.43% 3
South East +7 9 £525 +10.52% 8
West Midlands +16 8 £431 -25.00%
North East - 7 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £400 -
Warwickshire +1 5 £405 -
Scotland +26 4 £325 -27.77% 1
Bolton - 4 £356 -
Edinburgh +20 3 £325 -27.77%
Birmingham +3 3 £444 -
Milton Keynes -11 3 £525 -
Buckinghamshire -20 3 £525 -
Atherstone - 3 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £438 -
Peterborough - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £238 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Berkshire +22 2 - - 2
Hampshire +6 2 - -
Hertfordshire +3 2 - - 2

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 110 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (38.52%) SQL
3 86 (35.25%) Finance
4 80 (32.79%) Banking
5 72 (29.51%) SDLC
6 50 (20.49%) Java
7 48 (19.67%) Investment Banking
8 46 (18.85%) Oracle
9 41 (16.80%) Migration
10 40 (16.39%) Spring
11 39 (15.98%) Pair Programming
12 37 (15.16%) Scrum
13 34 (13.93%) .NET
13 34 (13.93%) ITIL
14 32 (13.11%) Hibernate
14 32 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (12.30%) Project Management
17 29 (11.89%) JavaScript
17 29 (11.89%) Risk Management
17 29 (11.89%) Software Engineering
17 29 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (11.48%) Economics
19 27 (11.07%) Degree
19 27 (11.07%) Workflow
20 26 (10.66%) C#
21 25 (10.25%) Open Source
21 25 (10.25%) Front Office
22 24 (9.84%) TDD

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.51%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.87%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.05%) SAS
4 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.23%) CMS
5 3 (1.23%) IIS
5 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.64%) MS Office
4 4 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) MFGPRO
2 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle iStore
4 1 (0.41%) RMDS
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.41%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) G Suite
2 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) VPN
1 9 (3.69%) WAN
2 8 (3.28%) LAN
2 8 (3.28%) SAN
3 7 (2.87%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (2.87%) Network Security
3 7 (2.87%) Unified Communications
4 6 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.46%) Internet
5 4 (1.64%) VoIP
6 3 (1.23%) DNS
6 3 (1.23%) FTP
7 2 (0.82%) 2G
7 2 (0.82%) 3G
7 2 (0.82%) BGP
7 2 (0.82%) Intranet
7 2 (0.82%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.82%) IPsec
7 2 (0.82%) MPLS
7 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.61%) Big Data
2 20 (8.20%) Oracle Database
2 20 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.33%) QlikView
5 12 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (4.92%) Hadoop
5 12 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.69%) Redis
9 8 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (2.87%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.87%) HBase
10 7 (2.87%) Impala
10 7 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.51%) JIRA
2 10 (4.10%) Maven
2 10 (4.10%) NUnit
3 8 (3.28%) Gradle
3 8 (3.28%) Mockito
4 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.23%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.82%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 86 (35.25%) Finance
2 80 (32.79%) Banking
3 48 (19.67%) Investment Banking
4 25 (10.25%) Front Office
5 12 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.10%) Retail
7 8 (3.28%) Legal
8 4 (1.64%) Back Office
8 4 (1.64%) Electronics
8 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.82%) Automotive
10 2 (0.82%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.82%) French Language
10 2 (0.82%) Games
10 2 (0.82%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (38.93%) Developer
2 78 (31.97%) Analyst
3 36 (14.75%) Agile Developer
3 36 (14.75%) Java Developer
4 32 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 27 (11.07%) Technical Analyst
6 26 (10.66%) Agile Java Developer
7 24 (9.84%) Senior Developer
8 22 (9.02%) Architect
9 20 (8.20%) Senior Agile Developer
10 19 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (7.38%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 16 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (6.15%) .NET Developer
14 13 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
15 12 (4.92%) Angular Developer
15 12 (4.92%) C# Developer
16 11 (4.51%) Systems Analyst
17 10 (4.10%) Agile C# Developer
17 10 (4.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.39%) Spring
2 34 (13.93%) .NET
3 32 (13.11%) Hibernate
4 22 (9.02%) HTML
5 21 (8.61%) HTML5
6 20 (8.20%) J2SE
7 19 (7.79%) WPF
8 18 (7.38%) AngularJS
9 14 (5.74%) REST
9 14 (5.74%) XML
10 10 (4.10%) CSS
10 10 (4.10%) Reactive Extensions
10 10 (4.10%) RESTful
11 9 (3.69%) Spring Boot
12 8 (3.28%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.28%) NancyFx
12 8 (3.28%) React
12 8 (3.28%) XSLT
13 7 (2.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.74%) Fixed Income
4 13 (5.33%) Derivative
5 12 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (4.10%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (3.69%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.87%) Grid Computing
9 6 (2.46%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.64%) EFT
10 4 (1.64%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.23%) Fintech
11 3 (1.23%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.23%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.23%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.84%) Windows
2 22 (9.02%) Linux
2 22 (9.02%) Unix
3 8 (3.28%) AIX
4 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) HPUX
7 1 (0.41%) MVS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.51%) SDLC
3 41 (16.80%) Migration
4 39 (15.98%) Pair Programming
5 37 (15.16%) Scrum
6 34 (13.93%) ITIL
7 31 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (12.30%) Project Management
9 29 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (11.89%) Risk Management
9 29 (11.89%) Software Engineering
10 28 (11.48%) Economics
11 27 (11.07%) Workflow
12 25 (10.25%) Open Source
13 24 (9.84%) TDD
14 22 (9.02%) Data Transformation
15 20 (8.20%) Change Management
15 20 (8.20%) Data Migration
16 18 (7.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.52%) SQL
2 50 (20.49%) Java
3 29 (11.89%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.66%) C#
5 18 (7.38%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.51%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.10%) Python
8 9 (3.69%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.28%) Scala
10 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.05%) VBA
12 4 (1.64%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.23%) C++
13 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) XAML
14 2 (0.82%) C
14 2 (0.82%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) ABAP
15 1 (0.41%) COBOL
15 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) Degree
2 9 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (3.69%) ISEB
3 8 (3.28%) CCNP
4 5 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) CCDP
6 2 (0.82%) CCNA
6 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) CCIE
7 1 (0.41%) CCIP
7 1 (0.41%) CCVP
7 1 (0.41%) HNC
7 1 (0.41%) HND
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.15%) QA
2 11 (4.51%) SLA
3 5 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.64%) MiFID
5 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.23%) PMO
5 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.82%) Basel II
6 2 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.82%) EMIR
6 2 (0.82%) SEPA
7 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.87%) HDFS
2 7 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.87%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.87%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (2.87%) Oozie
2 2 (0.82%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) Control-M
3 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (18.85%) Oracle
2 19 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.56%) VMware
4 10 (4.10%) IBM
5 9 (3.69%) Cisco
5 9 (3.69%) Citrix
5 9 (3.69%) HP
6 8 (3.28%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (2.87%) BEA
7 7 (2.87%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.87%) Dell
7 7 (2.87%) Saba
8 6 (2.46%) F5
8 6 (2.46%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.46%) QAD
8 6 (2.46%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.05%) Cognos
9 5 (2.05%) SAP
9 5 (2.05%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
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