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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Analyst
Rank 599 600 587
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 37 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 30
Median daily rate £273 £355 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.23% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +3.84%
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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 22 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 1 October 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 -6 34 £238 -33.09% 2
London -11 12 £225 -50.00% 1
South West +21 9 £213 -34.61% 1
Somerset - 6 £213 -
Bath - 6 £213 -
North East -18 4 £410 +64.00%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £410 -
Bristol - 3 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £410 -
South East +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +22 1 - -
Milton Keynes +9 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Scotland +2 1 £295 - 1
West Midlands -17 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Shields - 1 £410 -
Slough - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £295 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (42.35%) Functional Testing
2 29 (34.12%) Finance
3 16 (18.82%) Oracle
4 14 (16.47%) SQL
5 13 (15.29%) SAP
5 13 (15.29%) CRM
6 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
6 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
7 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
8 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 9 (10.59%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.41%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.41%) Change Management
10 8 (9.41%) Regression Testing
11 7 (8.24%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (8.24%) ERP
11 7 (8.24%) MS Visio
11 7 (8.24%) HP
11 7 (8.24%) Degree
11 7 (8.24%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (7.06%) Manual Testing
12 6 (7.06%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (7.06%) ISTQB
12 6 (7.06%) Banking
12 6 (7.06%) Cisco IPCC

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 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) Documentum
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.06%) MS Office
4 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (7.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (4.71%) SAP CRM
5 4 (4.71%) SAP FI
5 4 (4.71%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (3.53%) SAP CO
6 3 (3.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (1.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (3.53%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.18%) GIS
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
1 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Dutch Language
3 5 (5.88%) French Language
4 4 (4.71%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.53%) Billing
5 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Local Government
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.35%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.18%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) FMCG
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.18%) Economics
5 1 (1.18%) Equities
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.18%) Life Science
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Unix
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Functional Testing
2 13 (15.29%) CRM
3 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
3 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.41%) Change Management
6 8 (9.41%) Regression Testing
6 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.24%) ERP
8 6 (7.06%) Manual Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Data Management
9 5 (5.88%) Migration
9 5 (5.88%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.88%) Project Management
9 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Workflow
10 4 (4.71%) BPMN
10 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) ABAP
2 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) Degree
4 6 (7.06%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.71%) ISEB
5 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.18%) MCTS
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SEPA
3 1 (1.18%) MiFID
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.18%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 13 (15.29%) SAP
3 7 (8.24%) HP
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.35%) Fundtech
6 2 (2.35%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.18%) Alias
7 1 (1.18%) Apple
7 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.18%) Siebel