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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Analyst
Rank 591 590 544
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 54 72 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 54
Median daily rate £340 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £503 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -
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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 29 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 31 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 -10 50 £340 -1.09% 1
London -37 20 £325 -27.77%
South West +30 13 £213 +6.25%
North East -10 6 £410 +105.00%
Tyne and Wear -19 6 £410 +105.00%
Bath - 6 £213 -
Bristol - 6 £340 -
Somerset - 6 £213 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 5 £380 +90.00%
West Midlands -23 3 £465 -
Scotland +13 2 £295 -
South East +7 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £295 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
City of London +15 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 - -
Milton Keynes +10 1 - -
Berkshire +6 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £465 -
Warwickshire - 1 £650 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £250 -
Slough - 1 - -
South Shields - 1 £410 -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 39 (41.05%) Functional Testing
2 36 (37.89%) Finance
3 19 (20.00%) Oracle
3 19 (20.00%) CRM
4 18 (18.95%) SQL
5 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 14 (14.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
7 13 (13.68%) SAP
7 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
8 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (11.58%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (10.53%) MS Visio
9 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (9.47%) Migration
10 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
10 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.47%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (8.42%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (8.42%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.42%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (8.42%) Change Management
11 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Workflow
12 7 (7.37%) Banking
12 7 (7.37%) HP

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 3 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.32%) MS Office
4 6 (6.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (4.21%) SAP CRM
6 4 (4.21%) SAP FI
6 4 (4.21%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (3.16%) SAP CO
7 3 (3.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.16%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.05%) GIS
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 36 (37.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) General Ledger
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Dutch Language
4 5 (5.26%) French Language
5 3 (3.16%) Billing
6 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.11%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.05%) Front Office
7 1 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Local Government
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) WebCenter
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) EDI
3 2 (2.11%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.05%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.05%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) FMCG
4 2 (2.11%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
5 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.05%) Economics
5 1 (1.05%) Equities
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.05%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (1.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) Functional Testing
2 19 (20.00%) CRM
3 14 (14.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (11.58%) Test Scripting
5 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
6 9 (9.47%) Migration
7 8 (8.42%) Change Management
7 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
7 8 (8.42%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.37%) ERP
8 7 (7.37%) Workflow
9 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.32%) Manual Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Cash Management
10 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (5.26%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.26%) Project Management
10 5 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) Degree
4 6 (6.32%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.21%) ISEB
5 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.05%) MCTS
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SEPA
3 1 (1.05%) MiFID
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.32%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (13.68%) SAP
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.42%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (7.37%) HP
6 4 (4.21%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.11%) Fundtech
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
8 1 (1.05%) Alias
8 1 (1.05%) Apple
8 1 (1.05%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.05%) Saba
8 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.05%) Siebel
8 1 (1.05%) Temenos