The table below looks at the statistics for the Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Analyst
Rank 179 188 184
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Average daily rate
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£563 £315 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -46.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £563
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £315 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Market Analyst
London

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
4701 5391 5260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 93.38% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3589 3786 3909
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 85 117
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Market Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Market Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Market 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 Market Analyst across the City of London region.

Market Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Market Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Market Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Market 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 Market Analyst across the City of London region.

Market Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Banking
1 10 (62.50%) Market Risk
2 9 (56.25%) Investment Banking
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Stress Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 4 (25.00%) Front Office
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
6 4 (25.00%) Big Data
7 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Derivative
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
8 2 (12.50%) Marketing
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
8 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (12.50%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) Investment Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Front Office
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Castor
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Market Risk
2 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (12.50%) Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Stress Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) EMIR
1 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Murex
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase