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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 553 525 546
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 60 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 27
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£398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £272 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £539 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -19 57 £400 -5.32% 10
London -6 30 £550 +27.16% 3
East Midlands +12 7 £338 -28.94%
Yorkshire +9 7 £175 -40.92% 6
West Yorkshire +4 7 £175 -46.96% 5
City of London +18 6 £538 +20.78% 1
Leeds +3 6 £175 -46.96% 4
South East -2 4 £410 +36.66%
East of England -28 2 £369 +3.50% 1
South West -33 2 £180 -40.00%
Hampshire - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £369 - 1
Berkshire +4 1 £425 +41.66%
Wiltshire -12 1 £180 -40.00%
Scotland -24 1 - -
Reading - 1 £425 -
Slough - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 41 (24.40%) Finance
2 38 (22.62%) Oracle
3 35 (20.83%) PeopleSoft
4 33 (19.64%) SAP
4 33 (19.64%) Functional Testing
5 32 (19.05%) CRM
6 29 (17.26%) Siebel
6 29 (17.26%) Test Scripting
7 28 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
8 27 (16.07%) SQL
9 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (11.90%) Change Management
10 20 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (11.31%) Oracle EBS R12
11 19 (11.31%) Banking
11 19 (11.31%) ERP
12 18 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 17 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (10.12%) Investment Banking
13 17 (10.12%) General Ledger
14 16 (9.52%) Business Analysis
15 15 (8.93%) Billing
15 15 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
16 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
17 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (7.14%) HP
17 12 (7.14%) Migration
17 12 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
18 11 (6.55%) Degree

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.79%) SAS
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.79%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.38%) MS Office
4 2 (1.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (11.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (6.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle iProcurement
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (4.17%) SAP HR
8 5 (2.98%) SAP HCM
8 5 (2.98%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (2.38%) SAP PP
9 4 (2.38%) SAP CRM
9 4 (2.38%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (1.79%) SAP SD
10 3 (1.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (1.79%) Markit EDM
10 3 (1.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) PBX
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
1 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (5.95%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.79%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.19%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.60%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.60%) Essbase
6 1 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.19%) Toad
2 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.60%) LSMW
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 41 (24.40%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Banking
3 17 (10.12%) Investment Banking
3 17 (10.12%) General Ledger
4 15 (8.93%) Billing
5 10 (5.95%) Retail
6 8 (4.76%) Dutch Language
7 7 (4.17%) Front Office
8 6 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (3.57%) Advertising
9 5 (2.98%) French Language
10 4 (2.38%) Publishing
11 3 (1.79%) Legal
12 2 (1.19%) Games
13 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) XML
2 3 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) SOAP
3 1 (0.60%) XSD
3 1 (0.60%) SAML
3 1 (0.60%) Mason
3 1 (0.60%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.55%) FMCG
3 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.57%) Derivative
5 4 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.79%) NHS
7 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.19%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Economics
8 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.60%) Statistics
8 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.76%) Linux
2 7 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) Functional Testing
2 32 (19.05%) CRM
3 29 (17.26%) Test Scripting
4 28 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 20 (11.90%) Change Management
6 19 (11.31%) ERP
7 17 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.14%) Migration
10 8 (4.76%) Validation
10 8 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 8 (4.76%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (4.17%) Bug Management
11 7 (4.17%) Use Case
11 7 (4.17%) Release Management
11 7 (4.17%) Data Mapping
12 6 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.07%) SQL
2 5 (2.98%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.38%) Java
4 3 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.19%) Korn
5 2 (1.19%) VBA
6 1 (0.60%) Python
6 1 (0.60%) ABAP
6 1 (0.60%) C#
6 1 (0.60%) C++
6 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 11 (6.55%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) ISEB
2 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.98%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.98%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 38 (22.62%) Oracle
2 35 (20.83%) PeopleSoft
3 33 (19.64%) SAP
4 29 (17.26%) Siebel
5 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.14%) HP
7 10 (5.95%) Hyperion
8 8 (4.76%) Pegasus
9 7 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.38%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.79%) Adobe
11 3 (1.79%) IBM
11 3 (1.79%) SimCorp
12 2 (1.19%) Manugistics
12 2 (1.19%) Cognos
13 1 (0.60%) Fidessa
13 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.60%) Mercator
13 1 (0.60%) Sophis
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