The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank - 213 226
Contract jobs citing CFA 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.056% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.38% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £533 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
889 1054 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.18% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 728 719
Average daily rate £438 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 40
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.43 £48.00 £34.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CFA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CFA across the City of London region.

CFA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CFA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CFA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CFA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CFA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft