The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 69 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.11% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.12% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£238 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
915 829 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.77% 95.07% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 463 569
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +92.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Functional Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Functional Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Functional Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle