Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 627 636
Rank change year-on-year +42 +9 -26
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 303 266 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 170 154
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.16% -5.17%
10th Percentile £331 £250 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £381 £395
% change year-on-year +12.79% -3.48% +24.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £34.44 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.06% -18.97% +226.92%
10th Percentile £16.75 £25.97 £24.40
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.76 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £34.44 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.80% -18.97% +226.92%

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 86424 87276 93513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.91% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57570 57725 60596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2323 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analysis over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Technical Analysis in the UK

Technical Analysis
Top 14 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 20 November 2017. 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 +37 279 £550 +10.00% 26
London -3 167 £563 +2.27% 9
UK excluding London +58 129 £430 +12.79% 21
South East +29 40 £488 +21.88% 4
North of England +50 28 £430 -1.71% 7
Midlands +23 20 £350 -22.22% 3
East of England -18 18 £550 +175.00% 3
Yorkshire +17 16 £545 +9.00% 2
Scotland -5 13 £394 +16.67% 4
North West +10 12 £363 -3.33% 4
East Midlands +2 11 £363 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +29 9 £314 -41.63% 2
Wales - 7 £250 -
South West +4 5 £420 +55.56%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 152 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (38.61%) Banking
3 110 (36.30%) Finance
4 104 (34.32%) SQL
5 97 (32.01%) SDLC
6 96 (31.68%) Investment Banking
7 84 (27.72%) Java
8 75 (24.75%) JavaScript
9 61 (20.13%) Pair Programming
10 53 (17.49%) .NET
10 53 (17.49%) AngularJS
11 52 (17.16%) C#
11 52 (17.16%) HTML
12 50 (16.50%) HTML5
13 49 (16.17%) Software Engineering
14 47 (15.51%) Spring
15 43 (14.19%) Economics
15 43 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (13.86%) Migration
17 41 (13.53%) Scrum
17 41 (13.53%) Workflow
17 41 (13.53%) Front Office
17 41 (13.53%) CSS
18 40 (13.20%) Oracle
18 40 (13.20%) Virtual Team
19 39 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
20 38 (12.54%) Fixed Income
20 38 (12.54%) Continuous Improvement
21 37 (12.21%) Hibernate
21 37 (12.21%) Equity Derivative

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 23 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.96%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.63%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.30%) Confluence
5 8 (2.64%) JBoss
6 6 (1.98%) CMS
7 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.99%) Drupal
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.99%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.33%) Apache
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.99%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.28%) SaaS
2 15 (4.95%) IaaS
2 15 (4.95%) OpenDNS
2 15 (4.95%) PaaS
3 14 (4.62%) npm
4 13 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
4 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.97%) Office 365
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.27%) DNS
2 9 (2.97%) Firewall
3 6 (1.98%) LAN
3 6 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.98%) WAN
4 4 (1.32%) Network Security
4 4 (1.32%) SAN
4 4 (1.32%) VPN
4 4 (1.32%) Wireless
5 3 (0.99%) DHCP
6 2 (0.66%) BGP
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.66%) MPLS
6 2 (0.66%) Multicast
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.33%) Skype
7 1 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.55%) NoSQL
2 33 (10.89%) MongoDB
3 31 (10.23%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.95%) Maltego
5 14 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.29%) Big Data
7 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.64%) Redis
9 7 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.32%) HBase
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.99%) Spark SQL
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (10.23%) JIRA
2 24 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.94%) Subversion
4 16 (5.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (4.95%) Grunt
5 15 (4.95%) gulp
5 15 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.62%) Maven
6 14 (4.62%) webpack
7 10 (3.30%) NUnit
8 8 (2.64%) Gradle
8 8 (2.64%) Mockito
9 7 (2.31%) JUnit
10 6 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.65%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.99%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 117 (38.61%) Banking
2 110 (36.30%) Finance
3 96 (31.68%) Investment Banking
4 41 (13.53%) Front Office
5 7 (2.31%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.31%) Law
6 3 (0.99%) Back Office
6 3 (0.99%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) French Language
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 154 (50.83%) Developer
2 76 (25.08%) Analyst
3 60 (19.80%) Java Developer
4 47 (15.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (8.91%) Architect
6 26 (8.58%) HTML Developer
6 26 (8.58%) UI Developer
7 25 (8.25%) Technical Analyst
8 24 (7.92%) Agile Developer
9 20 (6.60%) Business Analyst
9 20 (6.60%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.27%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.94%) Salesforce Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Consultant
12 17 (5.61%) HTML CSS Developer
13 16 (5.28%) Credit Risk Developer
13 16 (5.28%) CSS Developer
14 15 (4.95%) Agile Java Developer
14 15 (4.95%) Angular Developer
15 14 (4.62%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.49%) .NET
1 53 (17.49%) AngularJS
2 52 (17.16%) HTML
3 50 (16.50%) HTML5
4 47 (15.51%) Spring
5 41 (13.53%) CSS
6 37 (12.21%) Hibernate
7 33 (10.89%) J2SE
8 29 (9.57%) React
9 26 (8.58%) LESS
10 23 (7.59%) Reactive Extensions
11 19 (6.27%) WCF
11 19 (6.27%) WPF
12 18 (5.94%) .NET Framework
12 18 (5.94%) RESTful
13 15 (4.95%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (4.95%) Task Parallel Library
14 14 (4.62%) Middleware
14 14 (4.62%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 13 (4.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (13.20%) Virtual Team
3 38 (12.54%) Fixed Income
4 37 (12.21%) Equity Derivative
5 36 (11.88%) Derivative
6 24 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (7.26%) Credit Risk
7 22 (7.26%) Market Risk
8 16 (5.28%) User Experience
9 10 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (2.64%) Management Information System
11 7 (2.31%) Equities
12 6 (1.98%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.98%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.65%) CMDB
13 5 (1.65%) Reference Data
14 4 (1.32%) NHS
14 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.28%) Unix
1 16 (5.28%) Windows
2 11 (3.63%) Linux
3 10 (3.30%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.97%) Solaris
5 7 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (32.01%) SDLC
3 61 (20.13%) Pair Programming
4 49 (16.17%) Software Engineering
5 43 (14.19%) Economics
6 42 (13.86%) Migration
7 41 (13.53%) Scrum
7 41 (13.53%) Workflow
8 39 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (12.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (11.88%) Open Source
11 35 (11.55%) CRM
11 35 (11.55%) Test Scripting
12 29 (9.57%) TDD
13 28 (9.24%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (8.58%) MVVM
15 26 (8.58%) Project Management
16 24 (7.92%) Test Automation
17 23 (7.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.32%) SQL
2 84 (27.72%) Java
3 75 (24.75%) JavaScript
4 52 (17.16%) C#
5 25 (8.25%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.93%) TypeScript
7 14 (4.62%) ES6
8 10 (3.30%) C
8 10 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.30%) Python
9 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.65%) PHP
10 5 (1.65%) Scala
11 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.99%) C++
12 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.66%) ABAP
13 2 (0.66%) COBOL
13 2 (0.66%) JCL
13 2 (0.66%) RPG
Qualifications
1 21 (6.93%) Degree
2 10 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.65%) CCNA
6 5 (1.65%) CISSP
6 5 (1.65%) MCSE
6 5 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.99%) CCNP
7 3 (0.99%) ISEB
8 2 (0.66%) CCIE
8 2 (0.66%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (0.66%) CISM
8 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.33%) CASP
9 1 (0.33%) CRISC
9 1 (0.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.31%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) GDPR
2 5 (1.65%) SEPA
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.99%) SLA
4 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.66%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (4.95%) Docker
2 14 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.32%) HDFS
4 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.32%) vSphere
5 3 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (6.60%) Ansible
2 17 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.65%) SCCM
4 4 (1.32%) Puppet
5 3 (0.99%) Kibana
5 3 (0.99%) Mesos
6 2 (0.66%) Control-M
6 2 (0.66%) WSUS
7 1 (0.33%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.33%) Oozie
7 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (13.20%) Oracle
2 36 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.27%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (5.28%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (3.63%) VMware
6 8 (2.64%) Cisco
6 8 (2.64%) SAP
7 7 (2.31%) IBM
8 6 (1.98%) HP
9 4 (1.32%) Intel
10 3 (0.99%) Adobe
10 3 (0.99%) Citrix
10 3 (0.99%) Informatica
10 3 (0.99%) NetApp
10 3 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.99%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.66%) Calypso
11 2 (0.66%) Sybase
11 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.66%) Veeam