The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Analyst
Rank 530 526 481
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 64 74 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 40
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £192 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £35.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +210.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Functional Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Functional Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England -9 56 £400 -10.11% 8
London -12 30 £430 -4.44% 4
North West - 11 £400 -
City of London +16 10 £500 +18.34% 2
South East 0 10 £350 -28.20% 2
Manchester - 6 £400 -
Berkshire -1 5 £330 -35.60%
Reading - 4 £315 -
Feltham - 4 £324 -
Cheshire - 4 £440 -
Scotland +6 3 £293 +108.92%
East Midlands +6 2 £325 +160.00% 1
Edinburgh +2 2 £268 +91.07%
Middlesex - 2 £388 -
Surrey - 2 £463 -
East of England +22 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 1 - -
Tyne and Wear +4 1 - -
North East -5 1 - -
Hampshire -10 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £440 -
Bracknell - 1 £425 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £293 -
West Lothian - 1 £293 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (30.87%) Functional Testing
2 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (16.78%) SAP
3 25 (16.78%) CRM
4 24 (16.11%) ERP
4 24 (16.11%) GAP Analysis
4 24 (16.11%) Test Scripting
5 23 (15.44%) Data Migration
5 23 (15.44%) Migration
5 23 (15.44%) Siebel
6 21 (14.09%) SQL
6 21 (14.09%) Finance
7 19 (12.75%) Oracle
8 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (10.74%) FMCG
10 16 (10.74%) Banking
10 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (9.40%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
11 14 (9.40%) PeopleSoft
12 13 (8.72%) HP
12 13 (8.72%) Validation
12 13 (8.72%) Degree
13 11 (7.38%) Integration Testing
13 11 (7.38%) System Testing
13 11 (7.38%) ISTQB
13 11 (7.38%) Data Modelling
13 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (6.71%) ETL

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (1.34%) Documentum
2 1 (0.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.67%) LiveCycle
2 1 (0.67%) SAS
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) JBoss
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.70%) SAP MM
3 6 (4.03%) SAP SD
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (2.01%) SAP PP
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.34%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.34%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.34%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) FTP
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
6 1 (0.67%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) LSMW
1 6 (4.03%) JIRA
2 3 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.34%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Retail
4 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.68%) Dutch Language
5 4 (2.68%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.01%) French Language
6 3 (2.01%) Back Office
7 2 (1.34%) Legal
7 2 (1.34%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) SOAP
1 3 (2.01%) XML
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.67%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.67%) Middleware
3 1 (0.67%) J2EE
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.74%) FMCG
3 8 (5.37%) Data Conversion
4 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.68%) SCADA
5 2 (1.34%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.67%) DTCC
6 1 (0.67%) Derivative
6 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Eurex
6 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.36%) UNIX
2 3 (2.01%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) Functional Testing
2 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (16.78%) CRM
4 24 (16.11%) ERP
4 24 (16.11%) GAP Analysis
4 24 (16.11%) Test Scripting
5 23 (15.44%) Data Migration
5 23 (15.44%) Migration
6 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.72%) Validation
9 11 (7.38%) Integration Testing
9 11 (7.38%) System Testing
9 11 (7.38%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.71%) ETL
10 10 (6.71%) Data Validation
10 10 (6.71%) Data Mapping
11 9 (6.04%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (6.04%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.09%) SQL
2 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.34%) C#
3 2 (1.34%) C++
3 2 (1.34%) Java
4 1 (0.67%) Korn
4 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.67%) COBOL
4 1 (0.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.72%) Degree
3 11 (7.38%) ISTQB
4 9 (6.04%) ISEB
5 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.01%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.01%) ACCA
6 3 (2.01%) CIMA
7 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.37%) QA
3 4 (2.68%) GAMP
3 4 (2.68%) GMP
4 1 (0.67%) FATCA
4 1 (0.67%) EMIR
4 1 (0.67%) COREP
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) SAP
2 23 (15.44%) Siebel
3 19 (12.75%) Oracle
4 14 (9.40%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (8.72%) HP
6 8 (5.37%) Informatica
7 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.68%) Wonderware
9 3 (2.01%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.34%) EMC
11 1 (0.67%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.67%) Adobe
11 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.67%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.67%) Remedy
11 1 (0.67%) ATG
11 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
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