The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Analyst role 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 Functional Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 187 192 180
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 9 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 17
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£435 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £411 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £506 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Functional Analyst
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 Functional Analyst across the City of London region.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Functional Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Analyst across the City of London region.

Functional Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Functional Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Data Conversion
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) FMCG
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.67%) Advertising
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Functional Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Conversion
2 2 (13.33%) FMCG
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Bug Management
4 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.67%) Pegasus