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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Analyst
UK
Rank 552 589 528
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 49 47 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.097% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 61
Median daily rate £408 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.74% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +8 41 £425 +25.92% 2
London +23 16 £415 -17.00% 1
Scotland +26 8 £325 +44.44%
South East +17 7 £300 +39.53%
Yorkshire +22 6 £700 +60.00%
West Yorkshire +15 6 £700 +60.00%
Leeds +6 6 £700 +70.73%
Glasgow +5 5 £225 -
East of England -4 5 £450 - 1
Essex - 5 £450 -
Basildon - 5 £450 -
North East -14 4 £300 -14.28%
Tyne and Wear -15 4 £300 -14.28%
South West +1 3 £300 +26.31%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 3 £300 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
City of London -4 2 £508 -8.76% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £343 -
Berkshire - 2 £300 -
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Reading - 2 £300 -
Wiltshire - 2 £300 -
Surrey +7 1 - -
East Midlands 0 1 - -
Northampton -4 1 - -
Northamptonshire -5 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Jarrow - 1 - -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 33 (37.08%) Finance
1 33 (37.08%) SAP
2 32 (35.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (30.34%) Functional Testing
4 24 (26.97%) Oracle
5 23 (25.84%) Migration
6 22 (24.72%) Data Migration
7 19 (21.35%) System Testing
7 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
8 16 (17.98%) SQL
9 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
9 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.61%) Banking
11 12 (13.48%) Project Management
11 12 (13.48%) BC Cleared
12 11 (12.36%) HP
12 11 (12.36%) CRM
12 11 (12.36%) ERP
12 11 (12.36%) ETL
12 11 (12.36%) Post-Production
13 10 (11.24%) ISTQB
14 9 (10.11%) Test Scripting
14 9 (10.11%) SAP BPC
14 9 (10.11%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
14 9 (10.11%) SAP BW
15 8 (8.99%) ABAP
15 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
15 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database

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 (4.49%) LiveCycle
2 2 (2.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) JBoss
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) SAP BPC
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (6.74%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (4.49%) SAP PS
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (3.37%) SAP MDM
6 3 (3.37%) Temenos T24
6 3 (3.37%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (2.25%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.25%) SAP CRM
7 2 (2.25%) SAP FI
7 2 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.25%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Force.com
1 1 (1.12%) Sage Pay
1 1 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SAP BW
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.25%) QlikView
7 1 (1.12%) Lumira
7 1 (1.12%) MS Access
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 4 (4.49%) eggPlant
2 4 (4.49%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.25%) Appium
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (37.08%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Legal
4 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.25%) GWT
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
1 2 (2.25%) HTML5
1 2 (2.25%) J2EE
1 2 (2.25%) Visualforce
1 2 (2.25%) XML
1 2 (2.25%) XML Schema
1 2 (2.25%) XSLT
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.12%) APACS
5 1 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) EFT
5 1 (1.12%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.12%) EMV
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) IVR
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Mac OS
2 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (30.34%) Functional Testing
3 23 (25.84%) Migration
4 22 (24.72%) Data Migration
5 19 (21.35%) System Testing
6 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.48%) Project Management
8 11 (12.36%) CRM
8 11 (12.36%) ERP
8 11 (12.36%) ETL
8 11 (12.36%) Post-Production
9 9 (10.11%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
11 7 (7.87%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.62%) Test Management
13 5 (5.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 8 (8.99%) ABAP
3 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Java
5 2 (2.25%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.25%) C++
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) BC Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) ISEB
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PMP
7 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) XenApp
1 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) SAP
2 24 (26.97%) Oracle
3 11 (12.36%) HP
4 4 (4.49%) Adobe
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 2 (2.25%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.25%) Tableau
7 1 (1.12%) Cubic Transportation
7 1 (1.12%) Elavon
7 1 (1.12%) FIS
7 1 (1.12%) Hypercom
7 1 (1.12%) Ingenico
7 1 (1.12%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Sage
7 1 (1.12%) Siebel
7 1 (1.12%) Thales
7 1 (1.12%) WorldPay