The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Analyst
Rank 263 247 235
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.044% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.047% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£218 £410 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £326
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Functional Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Functional Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Functional Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Berkshire -2 3 £125 -70.58%
Middlesex +3 1 £310 -22.98%
Hampshire -8 1 £313 -3.84%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Functional Analyst
England

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) QlikView
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Business Development
4 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) FMCG
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Capybara
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) Capybara
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata