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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 619 609 565
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -44
Contract jobs citing CFA 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.083% 0.057% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
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£625 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average 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
10832 10437 9058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.99% 19.09% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6486 5881 4859
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 467 502
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CFA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

CFA Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
London +4 8 £625 +51.51% 5
England -25 8 £625 +51.51% 5
City of London - 1 - - 3

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CFA also 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 that cited CFA.

1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Fixed Income
3 7 (50.00%) Derivative
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) SimCorp
5 5 (35.71%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (35.71%) thinkFolio
5 5 (35.71%) Sophis
5 5 (35.71%) LatentZero
5 5 (35.71%) Murex
5 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (35.71%) Charles River
5 5 (35.71%) BPR
5 5 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Front Office
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
7 3 (21.43%) MBA
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) People Management
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 2 (14.29%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CFA also 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 that cited CFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) LatentZero
1 5 (35.71%) SimCorp Dimension
1 5 (35.71%) thinkFolio
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI-GL
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Front Office
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Market Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Fixed Income
2 7 (50.00%) Derivative
3 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 2 (14.29%) Economics
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) BPR
2 5 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) People Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MBA
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
4 1 (7.14%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GAAP
1 1 (7.14%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Murex
1 5 (35.71%) Charles River
1 5 (35.71%) Sophis
1 5 (35.71%) SimCorp
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
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