The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank - 665 609
Contract jobs citing CFA 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.082% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £550
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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 across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11516 10926 10460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.15% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7176 6533 5916
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 543 458
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +18.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £51.17 £43.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CFA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CFA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CFA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CFA within the UK.

CFA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for CFA.

1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
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%) Credit Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (28.57%) Greeks
4 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) thinkFolio

CFA
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Market Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Market Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Market Data Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Market Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Economics
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Greeks
2 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
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%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
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
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg