The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 512 483 510
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 76 73 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 35
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £279 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-19.85% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £110.00 £35.44 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.38% +18.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 - £30.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 66 £445 +3.48% 9
London -30 49 £450 +4.34% 4
City of London -8 13 £445 +1.13% 2
Yorkshire -8 8 £320 -28.88% 3
West Yorkshire -22 8 £320 -28.88% 3
South East -20 3 £488 +18.61%
Scotland -20 2 £140 -67.05% 1
Edinburgh -26 2 £140 -67.05% 1
Hampshire -3 1 £463 +12.53%
Berkshire -12 1 £513 -
East Midlands - 1 £125 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Alfreton - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Crawley - - - -
Croydon - - - -

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (36.21%) SAP
2 24 (20.69%) Migration
2 24 (20.69%) Finance
3 23 (19.83%) Data Migration
3 23 (19.83%) Data Cleansing
3 23 (19.83%) Data Quality
4 20 (17.24%) Oracle
5 17 (14.66%) SQL
5 17 (14.66%) Data Mapping
6 15 (12.93%) FMCG
6 15 (12.93%) Validation
7 14 (12.07%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (12.07%) SAP CO
7 14 (12.07%) SAP FI
8 13 (11.21%) CRM
8 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.48%) Test Scripting
9 11 (9.48%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (9.48%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (8.62%) Siebel
10 10 (8.62%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (8.62%) ERP
10 10 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (8.62%) Degree
11 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
12 7 (6.03%) Data Validation
12 7 (6.03%) Marketing
12 7 (6.03%) Procure-to-pay

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.86%) Drupal
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.86%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.07%) SAP FI
1 14 (12.07%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (12.07%) SAP CO
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (5.17%) SAP SD
4 5 (4.31%) SAP MM
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (2.59%) SAP EHS
7 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.72%) Capstone
7 2 (1.72%) Tesseract
7 2 (1.72%) Minerva
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) CTI
2 1 (0.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.86%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.45%) LSMW
2 4 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Marketing
3 6 (5.17%) Dutch Language
4 4 (3.45%) French Language
5 3 (2.59%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.59%) Legal
5 3 (2.59%) Front Office
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Billing
6 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Publishing
7 1 (0.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) XML
2 3 (2.59%) Middleware
3 2 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.86%) J2EE
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) XSD
4 1 (0.86%) XSLT
4 1 (0.86%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) FMCG
2 4 (3.45%) SWIFT
2 4 (3.45%) Derivative
3 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.72%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.72%) NHS
4 2 (1.72%) Statistics
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.86%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) UNIX
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Migration
2 23 (19.83%) Data Migration
2 23 (19.83%) Data Cleansing
3 17 (14.66%) Data Mapping
4 15 (12.93%) Validation
5 13 (11.21%) CRM
5 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (9.48%) Test Scripting
6 11 (9.48%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (8.62%) ERP
8 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.03%) Data Validation
8 7 (6.03%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.17%) Change Management
10 5 (4.31%) Functional Testing
11 4 (3.45%) BDD
11 4 (3.45%) Regression Testing
11 4 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) Java
3 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (0.86%) COBOL
5 1 (0.86%) ABAP
5 1 (0.86%) VBA
5 1 (0.86%) Ruby
5 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) ISEB
3 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) SAP
2 20 (17.24%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) Siebel
3 10 (8.62%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.31%) HP
5 3 (2.59%) Mercator
6 2 (1.72%) Manugistics
6 2 (1.72%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.86%) Cognos
7 1 (0.86%) Murex
7 1 (0.86%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.86%) Sophis
7 1 (0.86%) Brady
7 1 (0.86%) Actimize
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago