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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Analyst
Rank 186 196 181
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 4 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 14
Average daily rate
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£575 £315 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.53% -41.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
Market 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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Market Risk
4 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Front Office
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Derivative
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Castor
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) EMIR
7 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) MS Access
7 1 (12.50%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Axis
1 1 (12.50%) Castor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Market Risk
2 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
1 1 (12.50%) EMIR
1 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Murex
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg