The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Functional Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Analyst
Rank 586 600 583
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 44 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.079% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.084% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 27
Median daily rate £424 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £605 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
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 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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Functional Analyst in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +24 43 £424 +18.87% 2
London +11 22 £400 -33.33% 1
East of England +19 12 £450 +7.14% 1
Essex - 12 £450 -
Basildon - 12 £450 -
City of London -5 4 £411 -31.50% 1
South West +13 3 £425 +30.76%
Swindon - 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £425 -
East Midlands -2 2 - -
South East +26 1 £325 -3.70%
Northamptonshire -15 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Functional Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Functional Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (32.98%) SAP
1 31 (32.98%) Functional Testing
2 27 (28.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (27.66%) Oracle
4 25 (26.60%) Finance
5 16 (17.02%) SQL
6 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
7 14 (14.89%) CRM
8 13 (13.83%) Regression Testing
8 13 (13.83%) Test Scripting
8 13 (13.83%) System Testing
9 12 (12.77%) Data Migration
9 12 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (12.77%) Migration
10 11 (11.70%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
12 9 (9.57%) HP
12 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
12 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
12 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.57%) Post-Production
13 8 (8.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 8 (8.51%) Oracle Receivables
13 8 (8.51%) SAP BW
13 8 (8.51%) Banking
13 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
14 7 (7.45%) General Ledger

Functional Analyst Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) LiveCycle
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) SAP EP
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (7.45%) SAP BPC
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (5.32%) SAP CRM
6 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (4.26%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (3.19%) SAP FI
7 3 (3.19%) SAP MDM
7 3 (3.19%) SAP PS
8 2 (2.13%) SAP CO
8 2 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) SAP BW
3 5 (5.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.06%) Lumira
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) HP UFT
1 5 (5.32%) JIRA
2 4 (4.26%) eggPlant
3 2 (2.13%) Appium
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) General Ledger
4 5 (5.32%) Dutch Language
4 5 (5.32%) French Language
4 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.19%) Retail
7 2 (2.13%) Billing
7 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Data Extraction
2 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.13%) FMCG
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) CMDB
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
4 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.06%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
2 4 (4.26%) Unix
2 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Functional Testing
2 27 (28.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (14.89%) CRM
4 13 (13.83%) Regression Testing
4 13 (13.83%) System Testing
4 13 (13.83%) Test Scripting
5 12 (12.77%) Data Migration
5 12 (12.77%) Migration
6 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.57%) Post-Production
9 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.45%) ERP
11 6 (6.38%) Change Management
11 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.32%) Cash Management
12 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.32%) Manual Testing
12 5 (5.32%) SDLC
12 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) ABAP
2 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.06%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (7.45%) BC Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) ISEB
6 2 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) MCTS
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) XenApp
1 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.26%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) SAP
2 26 (27.66%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) Adobe
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
5 1 (1.06%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow