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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Analyst
Rank 497 515 484
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 86 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.085% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 31
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£450 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £518 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +72.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +27 82 £450 +9.42% 13
London +24 57 £450 +12.50% 5
South East +5 12 £463 +23.33% 4
Surrey - 8 £463 - 2
City of London +14 6 £435 +2.35% 1
South West -13 4 - -
Berkshire +3 2 £368 -13.52% 1
West Yorkshire -5 2 £463 - 2
Yorkshire -6 2 £463 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £263 -
West Midlands - 2 £145 -
East of England 0 1 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Reading - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Alfreton - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (24.62%) Functional Testing
2 30 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (21.54%) SAP
4 25 (19.23%) Migration
5 24 (18.46%) SQL
6 22 (16.92%) Data Migration
7 20 (15.38%) ERP
7 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (14.62%) Finance
9 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
9 18 (13.85%) Test Scripting
10 16 (12.31%) CRM
11 15 (11.54%) Oracle
11 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (11.54%) Banking
11 15 (11.54%) FMCG
12 14 (10.77%) Validation
12 14 (10.77%) Siebel
13 13 (10.00%) Business Analysis
14 12 (9.23%) Degree
14 12 (9.23%) ETL
15 11 (8.46%) Data Modelling
15 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (7.69%) Data Mapping
16 10 (7.69%) Data Quality
16 10 (7.69%) Data Validation
16 10 (7.69%) System Testing
16 10 (7.69%) PeopleSoft

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.77%) JBoss
1 1 (0.77%) IIS
1 1 (0.77%) SAS
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (0.77%) LiveCycle
1 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) SAP MM
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.62%) SAP SD
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.31%) SAP PP
4 3 (2.31%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.54%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.54%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.54%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.77%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.77%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.77%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.77%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.77%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Force.com
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Internet
1 1 (0.77%) HTTP
1 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.77%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.31%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.77%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.77%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) LSMW
2 3 (2.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) Toad
4 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 19 (14.62%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
4 4 (3.08%) Dutch Language
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Front Office
5 3 (2.31%) Back Office
5 3 (2.31%) French Language
5 3 (2.31%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.31%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.54%) Local Government
6 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Publishing
7 1 (0.77%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) XML
2 3 (2.31%) SOAP
2 3 (2.31%) .NET
3 2 (1.54%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.77%) XSD
4 1 (0.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.77%) SAML
4 1 (0.77%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.77%) Middleware
4 1 (0.77%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.54%) FMCG
3 9 (6.92%) Data Conversion
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.85%) Derivative
5 3 (2.31%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.54%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.77%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.31%) UNIX
2 2 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.62%) Functional Testing
2 30 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (19.23%) Migration
4 22 (16.92%) Data Migration
5 20 (15.38%) ERP
6 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
6 18 (13.85%) Test Scripting
7 16 (12.31%) CRM
8 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.77%) Validation
10 13 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 12 (9.23%) ETL
12 11 (8.46%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.69%) Data Mapping
13 10 (7.69%) Data Validation
13 10 (7.69%) System Testing
14 9 (6.92%) Data Cleansing
15 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (5.38%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) Apex Code
2 2 (1.54%) C#
2 2 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.77%) C++
3 1 (0.77%) C
3 1 (0.77%) ABAP
3 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.62%) ISEB
4 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) ACCA
5 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.77%) CIMA
5 1 (0.77%) MOS
5 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) COREP
3 1 (0.77%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 28 (21.54%) SAP
2 15 (11.54%) Oracle
3 14 (10.77%) Siebel
4 10 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (6.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.92%) HP
6 6 (4.62%) Informatica
7 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.31%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.54%) Remedy
9 2 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.77%) Cognos
10 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.77%) Adobe
10 1 (0.77%) LogRhythm
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