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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 424 417 421
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing CFA 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.030% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £700 £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £550
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
3682 3569 3782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.93% 15.53% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2555 2296 2524
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 91 118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +23.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (42.86%) Market Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Economics
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (28.57%) Greeks
4 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) thinkFolio
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Market Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Market Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Market Data Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Market Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (42.86%) Market Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Economics
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Greeks
2 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg