Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 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
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 592 553 662
Rank change year-on-year -39 +109 -39
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 300 327 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 227 150
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £387 £331 £265
90th Percentile £700 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 -
% change year-on-year +10.24% - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,860 85,218 90,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.73% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,647 56,432 59,904
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,410 2,058 2,457
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% +4.55%

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Technical Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Technical Analysis in the UK

Technical Analysis
Top 17 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 6 months to 18 October 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
England -45 265 £575 +4.55% 46
London +2 189 £625 +8.70% 13
UK excluding London -59 108 £425 -3.41% 35
South East -21 29 £450 -8.86% 6
North of England -42 19 £450 +4.65% 7
South West -5 17 £425 -3.41% 7
Scotland -12 14 £250 -23.08% 2
Yorkshire -24 14 £421 -6.44% 5
Wales -9 12 £488 +133.81%
East of England -19 8 £413 -23.11% 11
North West -26 4 £500 +44.40% 2
Midlands -42 4 £341 -13.06% 2
West Midlands -24 3 £341 +8.76% 1
Channel Islands - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 £400 -
East Midlands -15 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £390 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 140 (46.67%) SQL
2 118 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (37.67%) Finance
4 94 (31.33%) Banking
5 65 (21.67%) Investment Banking
6 60 (20.00%) Fixed Income
7 58 (19.33%) .NET
7 58 (19.33%) C#
8 56 (18.67%) Front Office
9 54 (18.00%) NoSQL
10 53 (17.67%) Scrum
11 52 (17.33%) SQL Server
11 52 (17.33%) Test Scripting
11 52 (17.33%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (17.00%) MongoDB
12 51 (17.00%) Integration Testing
13 50 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (16.00%) Subversion
15 48 (16.00%) SDLC
16 43 (14.33%) Java
16 43 (14.33%) Oracle
16 43 (14.33%) Data Modelling
17 42 (14.00%) .NET Framework
17 42 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (13.67%) Hadoop
19 40 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
20 39 (13.00%) JIRA
21 38 (12.67%) JSON
21 38 (12.67%) Credit Risk

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 31 (10.33%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.00%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.00%) Confluence
5 6 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.67%) CMS
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.33%) SAS
8 3 (1.00%) Apache
9 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.33%) Documentum
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.33%) GemFire
10 1 (0.33%) JBoss
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Mingle
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Simulink
4 1 (0.33%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Summit
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle iSupplier
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.67%) Office 365
3 10 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.00%) OneDrive
4 9 (3.00%) Yammer
5 7 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.33%) IaaS
6 4 (1.33%) GitHub
7 3 (1.00%) PaaS
7 3 (1.00%) SaaS
8 2 (0.67%) Apigee
8 2 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.67%) Logentries
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) NuGet
9 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.00%) Firewall
2 13 (4.33%) LAN
2 13 (4.33%) RTMP
2 13 (4.33%) WAN
3 12 (4.00%) BGP
3 12 (4.00%) Network Security
3 12 (4.00%) Wireshark
4 10 (3.33%) OSPF
5 9 (3.00%) Skype
6 6 (2.00%) DNS
6 6 (2.00%) MPLS
6 6 (2.00%) NGN
7 5 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.67%) SAN
7 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.33%) Cisco ICM
8 4 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.33%) Junos
8 4 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.00%) NoSQL
2 52 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 51 (17.00%) MongoDB
4 41 (13.67%) Hadoop
5 35 (11.67%) Relational Database
6 32 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (6.67%) Big Data
8 19 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.67%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.00%) Impala
11 7 (2.33%) HBase
12 6 (2.00%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.67%) DB2
13 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.33%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.33%) Redis
15 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 48 (16.00%) Subversion
2 39 (13.00%) JIRA
3 31 (10.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (5.67%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.00%) CA Gen
5 12 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (3.00%) GDB
8 8 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.00%) Selenium
10 5 (1.67%) gulp
10 5 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (1.67%) Mocha
10 5 (1.67%) Mockito
10 5 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.67%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.67%) webpack
11 4 (1.33%) GitLab
11 4 (1.33%) Protractor
11 4 (1.33%) Robot Framework
General
1 113 (37.67%) Finance
2 94 (31.33%) Banking
3 65 (21.67%) Investment Banking
4 56 (18.67%) Front Office
5 12 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.67%) Games
7 6 (2.00%) Legal
8 5 (1.67%) Retail
9 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.33%) Marketing
10 3 (1.00%) Electronics
11 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.67%) Automotive
11 2 (0.67%) French Language
11 2 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (43.67%) Developer
2 44 (14.67%) Analyst
3 43 (14.33%) C# Developer
4 29 (9.67%) Credit Risk Developer
5 27 (9.00%) Data Modeller
5 27 (9.00%) Market Risk Developer
6 26 (8.67%) C# WCF Developer
6 26 (8.67%) WCF Developer
7 14 (4.67%) Architect
7 14 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.67%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.33%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.00%) Network Analyst
9 12 (4.00%) Test Engineer
10 11 (3.67%) Consultant
10 11 (3.67%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.33%) .NET
2 42 (14.00%) .NET Framework
3 38 (12.67%) JSON
4 33 (11.00%) WPF
5 32 (10.67%) Reactive Extensions
6 30 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
6 30 (10.00%) XSD
7 29 (9.67%) WCF
8 28 (9.33%) JSON Schema
9 26 (8.67%) AngularJS
9 26 (8.67%) XML
10 22 (7.33%) HTML
11 19 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (5.33%) FpML
12 16 (5.33%) Node.js
13 15 (5.00%) CSS
13 15 (5.00%) REST
14 14 (4.67%) HTML5
15 12 (4.00%) Web Services
16 11 (3.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 52 (17.33%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (12.67%) Credit Risk
4 28 (9.33%) Market Risk
5 23 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (7.67%) User Experience
6 15 (5.00%) Data Centre
7 14 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (4.33%) Derivative
9 12 (4.00%) Management Information System
10 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
11 8 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (2.33%) Equities
12 7 (2.33%) Private Cloud
12 7 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
14 4 (1.33%) Clustering
14 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.67%) Windows
2 30 (10.00%) Unix
3 28 (9.33%) Linux
4 7 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.00%) Solaris
6 3 (1.00%) AIX
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.67%) HPUX
7 2 (0.67%) SUSE
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.67%) Scrum
3 52 (17.33%) Test Scripting
4 51 (17.00%) Integration Testing
5 50 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (16.00%) SDLC
8 43 (14.33%) Data Modelling
9 42 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
11 37 (12.33%) MVVM
12 29 (9.67%) Visualisation
13 28 (9.33%) Dimensional Modelling
13 28 (9.33%) Logical Data Model
13 28 (9.33%) Stress Testing
14 27 (9.00%) Unit Testing
15 26 (8.67%) Physical Data Model
15 26 (8.67%) TDD
16 24 (8.00%) SOLID
17 23 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (46.67%) SQL
2 58 (19.33%) C#
3 43 (14.33%) Java
4 35 (11.67%) T-SQL
5 30 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.00%) Python
7 19 (6.33%) PL/SQL
8 18 (6.00%) C
8 18 (6.00%) Java 8
9 17 (5.67%) C++
10 15 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 14 (4.67%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.67%) Ruby
13 10 (3.33%) TypeScript
14 9 (3.00%) Ada
15 8 (2.67%) Perl
16 5 (1.67%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.67%) Korn
17 4 (1.33%) RPG
18 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.67%) Degree
3 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.67%) CCNP
4 8 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (2.33%) CISSP
5 7 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.67%) CCNA
7 3 (1.00%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.00%) CCSA
7 3 (1.00%) CCSE
7 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.67%) PMP
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.00%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) PMO
3 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.00%) HDFS
2 7 (2.33%) Docker
3 6 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.33%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.00%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.00%) Ansible
2 3 (1.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (1.00%) Grafana
2 3 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.00%) Puppet
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.67%) Salt
4 1 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.33%) Consul
4 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Graphite
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.33%) Opsview
4 1 (0.33%) Packer
4 1 (0.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.33%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (14.33%) Oracle
2 31 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.67%) Cisco
4 16 (5.33%) CheckPoint
5 13 (4.33%) CA
5 13 (4.33%) F5
5 13 (4.33%) VMware
6 10 (3.33%) Palo Alto
7 9 (3.00%) Cloudera
7 9 (3.00%) IBM
8 8 (2.67%) Tableau
9 7 (2.33%) Google
9 7 (2.33%) MapR
9 7 (2.33%) SAP
9 7 (2.33%) Talend
10 6 (2.00%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.67%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.67%) FireEye
11 5 (1.67%) McAfee
11 5 (1.67%) NetApp