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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 579 565 544
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing CFA 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.006% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.033% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£625 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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
9835 9196 8310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.04% 18.63% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5949 5235 4514
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 400 455
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CFA across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

CFA Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 8 £625 +92.30% 4
CFA
UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Fixed Income
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Derivative
4 5 (41.67%) Sophis
4 5 (41.67%) SimCorp
4 5 (41.67%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (41.67%) thinkFolio
4 5 (41.67%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (41.67%) Murex
4 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (41.67%) Charles River
4 5 (41.67%) BPR
4 5 (41.67%) LatentZero
4 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) MBA
6 3 (25.00%) Front Office
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Analytics

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) LatentZero
1 5 (41.67%) SimCorp Dimension
1 5 (41.67%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Market Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Fixed Income
2 6 (50.00%) Derivative
3 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
5 1 (8.33%) Economics
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) BPR
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MBA
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Murex
1 5 (41.67%) Charles River
1 5 (41.67%) Sophis
1 5 (41.67%) SimCorp
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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