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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Analyst
Rank 604 569 539
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 40 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 48
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £110.00

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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 30 May 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 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 30 May 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 -4 37 £400 - 2
London +1 20 £450 +12.50% 1
City of London +43 5 £500 +16.27%
Merseyside -3 4 £344 -
South East -14 4 £425 +21.42%
North West -19 4 £344 -14.06%
Tyne and Wear -45 4 £265 -
North East -46 4 £265 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 4 £265 -
Liverpool - 4 £344 -
South West -7 3 £388 -3.12%
Scotland -17 2 £300 +2.56%
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Swindon +2 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 £400 -
Berkshire -15 1 £425 +21.42%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £440 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Newport - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £375 -
Feltham - 1 £440 -
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Poole - 1 £375 -
Huddersfield - 1 - -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Functional Testing
3 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (23.60%) Oracle
4 20 (22.47%) CRM
4 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
5 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
6 15 (16.85%) SAP
7 14 (15.73%) SQL
8 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
8 13 (14.61%) IBM
9 12 (13.48%) WebCenter
10 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.24%) Migration
11 10 (11.24%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (10.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
13 8 (8.99%) ERP
13 8 (8.99%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (8.99%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (8.99%) Workflow
13 8 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis
14 7 (7.87%) Oracle Payables
14 7 (7.87%) Banking
14 7 (7.87%) MS Office
15 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
15 6 (6.74%) Oracle 11i

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%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Documentum
2 1 (1.12%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.87%) MS Office
5 6 (6.74%) MS Project
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (4.49%) SAP CO
7 4 (4.49%) SAP FI
7 4 (4.49%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (2.25%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (1.12%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (4.49%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.37%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.12%) GIS
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Toad
2 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) JMeter
2 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) General Ledger
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Front Office
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Dutch Language
6 2 (2.25%) French Language
6 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Welsh Language
6 2 (2.25%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) WebCenter
2 4 (4.49%) EDI
3 2 (2.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.12%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.12%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) Equities
3 2 (2.25%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.12%) Economics
4 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
4 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.12%) Life Science
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.12%) AIX
2 1 (1.12%) Android
2 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.12%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Functional Testing
2 20 (22.47%) CRM
3 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (11.24%) Migration
5 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.99%) ERP
6 8 (8.99%) Workflow
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.74%) Cash Management
8 5 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (5.62%) Project Management
9 4 (4.49%) Analytics
9 4 (4.49%) Logistics
9 4 (4.49%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.49%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) ABAP
5 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.12%) GAAP
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Oracle
2 15 (16.85%) SAP
3 13 (14.61%) IBM
4 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (5.62%) HP
6 5 (5.62%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.25%) Fundtech
7 2 (2.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe
8 1 (1.12%) Alias
8 1 (1.12%) Apple
8 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.12%) Saba
8 1 (1.12%) Siebel
8 1 (1.12%) SimCorp
8 1 (1.12%) Sybase
8 1 (1.12%) Temenos
8 1 (1.12%) TIBCO