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 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 528 469
Rank change year-on-year +76 -59  
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 151 115 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 64 110
Median daily rate £515 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £375
% change year-on-year +7.46% +11.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £23.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.26% -36.98%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 23 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
England +64 143 £523 +16.11% 16
London +18 76 £563 +12.50% 6
East Midlands +3 18 £396 +8.56% 1
East of England +9 16 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +38 13 £663 +201.13% 1
South Yorkshire - 13 £663 -
City of London +4 12 £438 +2.94% 2
Sheffield - 12 £663 -
South East -6 9 £510 +13.33% 4
Bedfordshire - 8 £400 -
North West +21 5 £363 -3.33%
Milton Keynes -18 5 £510 -
Buckinghamshire -19 5 £510 -
Essex - 5 £537 -
South West +4 4 £538 +43.33%
Nottingham +1 4 £393 +7.53%
Nottinghamshire -10 4 £393 +7.53%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £537 -
Wiltshire +5 3 £538 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £250 - 1
Peterborough - 3 £250 -
Luton - 3 £388 -
Manchester - 3 £363 -
Bolton - 3 £363 -
Berkshire +17 2 - - 1
West Midlands +15 2 £313 -23.07% 1
Swindon +4 2 £538 -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £359 -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 107 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (34.81%) Finance
3 89 (32.96%) SQL
4 79 (29.26%) Banking
5 76 (28.15%) SDLC
6 65 (24.07%) Java
7 59 (21.85%) Oracle
8 55 (20.37%) Investment Banking
9 47 (17.41%) Spring
10 41 (15.19%) CRM
11 40 (14.81%) Project Management
12 35 (12.96%) ITIL
12 35 (12.96%) Pair Programming
12 35 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (12.22%) JavaScript
13 33 (12.22%) Hibernate
13 33 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
15 31 (11.48%) HTML
15 31 (11.48%) .NET
16 30 (11.11%) Migration
16 30 (11.11%) HTML5
16 30 (11.11%) Economics
16 30 (11.11%) Virtual Team
17 28 (10.37%) Relational Database
18 27 (10.00%) AngularJS
18 27 (10.00%) Software Engineering
18 27 (10.00%) Workflow
19 25 (9.26%) J2SE
20 24 (8.89%) PL/SQL

Technical Analysis
Co-occurring 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 16 (5.93%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.19%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.96%) CMS
3 8 (2.96%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.85%) Confluence
5 5 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.85%) SAS
6 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.11%) JBoss
7 3 (1.11%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.74%) IIS
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.96%) Oracle iStore
4 6 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.11%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.74%) RMDS
8 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.37%) Staffware
8 1 (0.37%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.37%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.81%) OpenDNS
2 3 (1.11%) IaaS
2 3 (1.11%) PaaS
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) CloudSense
3 2 (0.74%) G Suite
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.30%) DNS
2 9 (3.33%) SAN
3 8 (2.96%) WAN
4 7 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (2.59%) LAN
4 7 (2.59%) Network Security
4 7 (2.59%) VPN
5 6 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.22%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.48%) Firewall
7 3 (1.11%) 2G
7 3 (1.11%) 3G
7 3 (1.11%) Internet
7 3 (1.11%) Intranet
7 3 (1.11%) LTE
8 2 (0.74%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.74%) 4G
8 2 (0.74%) GSM
8 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.37%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.04%) Big Data
3 18 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (5.19%) Redis
7 13 (4.81%) Maltego
8 9 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.96%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.22%) DB2
11 6 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.48%) Informix
12 4 (1.48%) QlikView
13 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.30%) Maven
2 14 (5.19%) Gradle
2 14 (5.19%) Mockito
2 14 (5.19%) NUnit
3 5 (1.85%) Grunt
3 5 (1.85%) JIRA
3 5 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.85%) webpack
4 4 (1.48%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.11%) gulp
5 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.11%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.37%) LSMW
7 1 (0.37%) MSI
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (34.81%) Finance
2 79 (29.26%) Banking
3 55 (20.37%) Investment Banking
4 21 (7.78%) Front Office
5 11 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.33%) Legal
6 9 (3.33%) Retail
7 6 (2.22%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.85%) Marketing
9 4 (1.48%) Back Office
9 4 (1.48%) Electronics
10 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.74%) Law
12 1 (0.37%) Automotive
12 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) German Language
12 1 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (35.19%) Developer
2 81 (30.00%) Analyst
3 37 (13.70%) Java Developer
4 33 (12.22%) Business Analyst
5 27 (10.00%) Architect
5 27 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
7 17 (6.30%) Angular Developer
8 16 (5.93%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (5.56%) Salesforce Developer
10 14 (5.19%) C# Developer
11 13 (4.81%) CRM Developer
11 13 (4.81%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.81%) Team Leader
12 12 (4.44%) IT Analyst
12 12 (4.44%) Technical Architect
13 11 (4.07%) Agile Developer
14 10 (3.70%) .NET Developer
14 10 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
15 9 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.41%) Spring
2 33 (12.22%) Hibernate
3 31 (11.48%) .NET
3 31 (11.48%) HTML
4 30 (11.11%) HTML5
5 27 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 25 (9.26%) J2SE
7 23 (8.52%) XML
8 19 (7.04%) React
9 15 (5.56%) RESTful
9 15 (5.56%) Spring Boot
9 15 (5.56%) WPF
10 14 (5.19%) NancyFx
11 13 (4.81%) CSS
11 13 (4.81%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (4.07%) Reactive Extensions
14 9 (3.33%) Middleware
14 9 (3.33%) XSLT
15 8 (2.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 17 (6.30%) Fixed Income
4 16 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (5.56%) Derivative
6 13 (4.81%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.96%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.22%) Fintech
8 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.85%) User Experience
10 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.11%) DataPower
11 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.11%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.11%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.52%) Windows
2 16 (5.93%) Unix
3 12 (4.44%) Linux
4 6 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.48%) AIX
6 4 (1.48%) Solaris
6 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.15%) SDLC
3 41 (15.19%) CRM
4 40 (14.81%) Project Management
5 35 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 35 (12.96%) ITIL
5 35 (12.96%) Pair Programming
6 30 (11.11%) Economics
6 30 (11.11%) Migration
7 27 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 27 (10.00%) Workflow
8 23 (8.52%) Open Source
8 23 (8.52%) Scrum
8 23 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (8.15%) TDD
10 21 (7.78%) Business Analysis
10 21 (7.78%) Data Analysis
11 20 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.96%) SQL
2 65 (24.07%) Java
3 33 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.89%) PL/SQL
5 23 (8.52%) C#
6 11 (4.07%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.96%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.22%) C
9 5 (1.85%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.85%) Python
10 3 (1.11%) ABAP
10 3 (1.11%) ES6
10 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.74%) PHP
11 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.37%) C++
12 1 (0.37%) Perl
12 1 (0.37%) RPG
12 1 (0.37%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.41%) Degree
2 7 (2.59%) CCNP
2 7 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.85%) ISEB
5 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.74%) HNC
6 2 (0.74%) HND
6 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) CCA
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.37%) VCP4
7 1 (0.37%) VCP5
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.44%) SLA
2 10 (3.70%) QA
3 6 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.74%) Basel II
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) MiFID
4 2 (0.74%) SEPA
5 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.37%) EMIR
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.11%) Docker
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.85%) Ansible
2 5 (1.85%) Kibana
3 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.74%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.74%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.37%) Control-M
5 1 (0.37%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (21.85%) Oracle
2 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.04%) IBM
4 18 (6.67%) VMware
5 17 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (6.30%) Sitecore
6 11 (4.07%) Citrix
7 7 (2.59%) Cisco
7 7 (2.59%) HP
7 7 (2.59%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (2.59%) SAP
8 6 (2.22%) Dell
8 6 (2.22%) F5
8 6 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.85%) BEA
10 4 (1.48%) EMC
10 4 (1.48%) Informatica
10 4 (1.48%) Intel
10 4 (1.48%) TIBCO