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 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 163 158 200
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +42
Contract jobs citing CFA 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.029% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £675 £325 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.69% -42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £325 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
CFA
London

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
475 524 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.01% 15.23% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 391 656
Median daily rate £450 £438 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.10 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing CFA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CFA.

1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID
2 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Basel III
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Economics
2 1 (50.00%) FpML
2 1 (50.00%) Basel II
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Murex
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Pricing Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FpML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Economics
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel II
1 1 (50.00%) Basel III
1 1 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Murex