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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 179 206 218
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 18 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.18% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
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£538 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.63% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £306 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £472 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
5359 6714 7231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.13% 92.63% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3875 4903 5242
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 11 (33.33%) Oracle
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) CRM
3 9 (27.27%) Siebel
4 8 (24.24%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (24.24%) Banking
5 7 (21.21%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (15.15%) SAP
7 5 (15.15%) Hyperion
7 5 (15.15%) Advertising
8 4 (12.12%) General Ledger
8 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.12%) ERP
9 3 (9.09%) Linux
9 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
9 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
9 3 (9.09%) E-business
9 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.09%) Pegasus
9 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.09%) Front Office
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (9.09%) Bug Management
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (6.06%) SAP HR
3 2 (6.06%) SAP CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (3.03%) Capstone
4 1 (3.03%) Tesseract
4 1 (3.03%) Minerva
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Toad
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Advertising
5 4 (12.12%) General Ledger
6 3 (9.09%) Front Office
7 2 (6.06%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Derivative
1 2 (6.06%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) CRM
2 7 (21.21%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) E-business
5 3 (9.09%) Bug Management
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.03%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Siebel
3 8 (24.24%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (15.15%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) Hyperion
5 3 (9.09%) Pegasus
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Fidessa
7 1 (3.03%) Sophis