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 23 August 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 624 621 600
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing CFA 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.079% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £513 £625 £452
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +38.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
CFA
UK

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
10438 10081 9455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.58% 19.32% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6552 6151 5414
Median daily rate £410 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 483 409
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CFA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the England region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 1 £513 -18.00% 1
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CFA.

1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Economics
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (28.57%) Greeks
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) thinkFolio
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) R
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) LaTeX

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Market Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Market Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Market Data Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Market Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Economics
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Greeks
2 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg