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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 645 647 640
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing CFA 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.11% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Median daily rate £513 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
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
11050 11072 10669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 19.25% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6887 6638 6075
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 529 450
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 2 £513 -14.58% 2
London -23 2 £513 -14.58% 2

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) PMP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (25.00%) Economics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (25.00%) Greeks
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
4 1 (12.50%) LaTeX
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Market Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Market Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Market Data Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Market Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (25.00%) Economics
2 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) Greeks
1 2 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) R
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) ACCA
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) MBA
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau