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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
England / London
Rank 399 395 393
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing CFA 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.015% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.081% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Median daily rate £540 £325 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.15% -43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £325 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £700 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3198 3689 3660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.51% 17.97% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2442 2542
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 67 61
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £12.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 2017.

CFA Daily Rate Histogram in London

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (70.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) R
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) Spotfire
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Economics
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Attribution
4 3 (30.00%) LaTeX
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (20.00%) Derivative
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL

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 (30.00%) LaTeX
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Spotfire
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Report Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Commercial Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) FpML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Economics
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (10.00%) Equities
5 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Attribution
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) R
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MBA
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Basel II
1 1 (10.00%) Basel III
1 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) FactSet
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Murex
1 1 (10.00%) StatPro
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau