The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 578 562 513
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -49
Contract jobs citing CFA 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.064% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9288 9369 7708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.79% 19.35% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5409 5541 4128
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 476 423
Average hourly rate £22.92 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CFA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CFA across the England region.

CFA Daily Rate Trend in England

CFA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CFA across the England region.

CFA Hourly Rate Trend in England

CFA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 3 £575 +53.33% 5
CFA
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CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CFA also 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 that cited CFA.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Derivative
2 4 (36.36%) MBA
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) thinkFolio
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) MCT

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CFA also 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 that cited CFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) thinkFolio
2 1 (9.09%) LatentZero
2 1 (9.09%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
1 5 (45.45%) Derivative
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
4 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Content Management
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
1 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Quantitative Risk Management
1 2 (18.18%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) BPR
2 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MBA
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Sybase
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Murex
2 1 (9.09%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) Sophis
2 1 (9.09%) SimCorp
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MyStudyGroup
Rate: Highly flexible working conditions
Posted: 13 days ago