The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 415 428 413
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing CFA 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.027% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £675 £713 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £403 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £713 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
CFA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3521 3817 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.40% 16.92% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2291 2535 2729
Median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 64 67
Median hourly rate £26.99 £22.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% +36.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CFA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CFA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CFA Daily Rate Trend in London

CFA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CFA across the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

CFA Daily Rate Histogram in London

CFA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
City of London -5 2 £675 +107.69%
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 London region with a requirement for CFA.

1 7 (77.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) R
4 4 (44.44%) Spotfire
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (33.33%) LaTeX
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Economics
5 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (22.22%) Use Case
6 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 2 (22.22%) Front Office

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (33.33%) LaTeX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Spotfire
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Report Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) Commercial Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) FpML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Economics
3 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
5 1 (11.11%) Equities
5 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) R
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MBA
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
1 1 (11.11%) Basel III
1 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Informatica
1 1 (11.11%) Murex
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau