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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 403 400 402
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing CFA 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.026% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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£625 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -13.63%
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 - - -
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
3500 3655 3482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 15.95% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2254 2387 2114
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 108 131
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
City of London -2 1 £575 - 3
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Fixed Income
3 7 (58.33%) Derivative
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) thinkFolio
5 5 (41.67%) SimCorp
5 5 (41.67%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (41.67%) Sophis
5 5 (41.67%) LatentZero
5 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Murex
5 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (41.67%) Charles River
5 5 (41.67%) BPR
5 5 (41.67%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Front Office
7 3 (25.00%) MBA
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) People Management
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) thinkFolio
2 5 (41.67%) LatentZero
2 5 (41.67%) SimCorp Dimension
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
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# 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 8 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 7 (58.33%) 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%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
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
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MBA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
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%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
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