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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 506 510 523
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 95 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 37
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£438 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £264 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +17 93 £438 +2.33% 6
London +45 66 £550 +23.59% 1
City of London +38 18 £538 +70.63% 1
South East +5 7 £403 +34.16%
Yorkshire +3 5 £175 -33.33% 5
West Yorkshire - 5 £175 - 4
Leeds - 4 £175 - 2
Surrey - 3 £375 -
Hertfordshire -12 2 £369 +60.32%
East of England -18 2 £369 +17.06%
South West -30 2 £180 -40.00%
Berkshire +5 1 £425 +41.66%
Wiltshire -13 1 £180 -40.00%
Scotland -22 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 £425 -
Slough - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (25.29%) Finance
2 38 (22.35%) SAP
3 37 (21.76%) Oracle
4 35 (20.59%) PeopleSoft
5 32 (18.82%) CRM
6 29 (17.06%) GAP Analysis
7 28 (16.47%) Siebel
7 28 (16.47%) Test Scripting
8 26 (15.29%) SQL
9 20 (11.76%) Change Management
10 19 (11.18%) Banking
10 19 (11.18%) ERP
10 19 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (10.59%) Oracle EBS R12
11 18 (10.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 18 (10.59%) Investment Banking
12 17 (10.00%) General Ledger
13 16 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
13 16 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (8.82%) Billing
15 14 (8.24%) Business Analysis
15 14 (8.24%) Migration
16 13 (7.65%) HP
16 13 (7.65%) Data Quality
16 13 (7.65%) Data Migration
16 13 (7.65%) FMCG
17 12 (7.06%) Data Mapping
17 12 (7.06%) Data Cleansing
17 12 (7.06%) Oracle Payables

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.35%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.76%) SAS
2 3 (1.76%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Documentum
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.76%) MS Office
4 2 (1.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (7.06%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (6.47%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (6.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (5.29%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (5.29%) Oracle iProcurement
5 9 (5.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (4.12%) SAP HR
8 5 (2.94%) SAP HCM
8 5 (2.94%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (2.35%) Workday HCM
9 4 (2.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (2.35%) SAP FI
9 4 (2.35%) SAP SD
9 4 (2.35%) SAP CO
9 4 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (2.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.59%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.76%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.18%) MS Access
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.59%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.59%) Essbase
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.59%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.76%) LSMW
2 3 (1.76%) JIRA
3 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.18%) Toad
4 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (25.29%) Finance
2 19 (11.18%) Banking
3 18 (10.59%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.00%) General Ledger
5 15 (8.82%) Billing
6 10 (5.88%) Retail
7 7 (4.12%) Front Office
8 6 (3.53%) Dutch Language
8 6 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.94%) Advertising
10 4 (2.35%) Publishing
11 3 (1.76%) Legal
11 3 (1.76%) French Language
12 2 (1.18%) Games
13 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) XML
2 3 (1.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) FMCG
2 8 (4.71%) Derivative
3 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.76%) NHS
5 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.76%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.71%) Linux
2 7 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.82%) CRM
2 29 (17.06%) GAP Analysis
3 28 (16.47%) Test Scripting
4 20 (11.76%) Change Management
5 19 (11.18%) ERP
6 16 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (8.24%) Business Analysis
7 14 (8.24%) Migration
8 13 (7.65%) Data Migration
9 12 (7.06%) Data Mapping
9 12 (7.06%) Data Cleansing
9 12 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.88%) Validation
11 8 (4.71%) Integration Testing
12 7 (4.12%) Workflow
12 7 (4.12%) Release Management
12 7 (4.12%) Bug Management
12 7 (4.12%) Functional Testing
13 6 (3.53%) Analytics
13 6 (3.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.29%) SQL
2 6 (3.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.76%) Java
3 3 (1.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.18%) Korn
4 2 (1.18%) VBA
5 1 (0.59%) ABAP
5 1 (0.59%) C#
5 1 (0.59%) C++
5 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.53%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.53%) ISEB
3 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 19 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 38 (22.35%) SAP
2 37 (21.76%) Oracle
3 35 (20.59%) PeopleSoft
4 28 (16.47%) Siebel
5 13 (7.65%) HP
6 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.88%) Hyperion
8 9 (5.29%) Pegasus
9 7 (4.12%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.35%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.76%) IBM
11 3 (1.76%) Adobe
11 3 (1.76%) SimCorp
12 2 (1.18%) Cognos
12 2 (1.18%) Manugistics
13 1 (0.59%) Sophis
13 1 (0.59%) Brady
13 1 (0.59%) Mercator
13 1 (0.59%) Murex
13 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
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