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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 530 520 496
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 62 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 43
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£435 £423 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -19 59 £435 +2.95% 17
London +22 44 £450 +6.19% 4
City of London +5 9 £435 -5.94%
South East -30 5 £450 +33.33% 2
Surrey - 2 £488 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £253 -
West Midlands - 2 £145 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £250 -
North East - 2 £253 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £253 -
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 £375 +25.00%
North West -10 1 £300 +20.00% 3
South West -28 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £225 -
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Reading - - - -
Salford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Alfreton - - - -
Bedford - - - -

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (26.09%) Functional Testing
2 28 (24.35%) Finance
3 25 (21.74%) Oracle
4 23 (20.00%) SQL
4 23 (20.00%) SAP
5 21 (18.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (17.39%) Migration
7 17 (14.78%) Data Migration
8 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.04%) Banking
9 15 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 15 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (12.17%) Validation
11 13 (11.30%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (11.30%) Oracle EBS R12
11 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
12 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (10.43%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (10.43%) ERP
13 11 (9.57%) HP
13 11 (9.57%) Data Mapping
14 10 (8.70%) FMCG
14 10 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
14 10 (8.70%) Data Validation
14 10 (8.70%) Data Modelling
15 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
15 9 (7.83%) Oracle Financials
15 9 (7.83%) Data Conversion
16 8 (6.96%) CRM
16 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.87%) IIS
1 1 (0.87%) JBoss
1 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.87%) SAS
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (0.87%) LiveCycle
1 1 (0.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Office
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (10.43%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (6.96%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (6.09%) SAP MM
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle iProcurement
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (3.48%) SAP PP
8 3 (2.61%) Markit EDM
9 2 (1.74%) SAP BPC
9 2 (1.74%) SAP FI
9 2 (1.74%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (1.74%) SAP SD
9 2 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (1.74%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) HTTP
1 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.87%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.61%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.87%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.87%) Essbase
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) JIRA
1 3 (2.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.74%) LSMW
3 1 (0.87%) Toad
3 1 (0.87%) Selenium
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (24.35%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Banking
3 7 (6.09%) Retail
3 7 (6.09%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.35%) General Ledger
5 4 (3.48%) Front Office
6 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Marketing
6 3 (2.61%) Dutch Language
6 3 (2.61%) French Language
7 2 (1.74%) Local Government
7 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 2 (1.74%) Billing
7 2 (1.74%) Legal
7 2 (1.74%) Advertising
7 2 (1.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) XML
1 4 (3.48%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) SOAP
3 2 (1.74%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.87%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) XSD
4 1 (0.87%) SAML
4 1 (0.87%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.87%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) FMCG
3 9 (7.83%) Data Conversion
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.48%) Derivative
5 3 (2.61%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.74%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) Economics
7 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.61%) UNIX
2 2 (1.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.87%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) Functional Testing
2 21 (18.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (17.39%) Migration
4 17 (14.78%) Data Migration
5 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 14 (12.17%) Validation
8 13 (11.30%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.43%) ERP
10 11 (9.57%) Data Mapping
11 10 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (8.70%) Data Validation
11 10 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.96%) CRM
12 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.09%) Data Transformation
14 6 (5.22%) Scrum
14 6 (5.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) Java
3 2 (1.74%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.87%) ABAP
4 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.87%) C
4 1 (0.87%) C#
4 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) ISTQB
1 6 (5.22%) Degree
1 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.35%) ISEB
3 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ACCA
4 1 (0.87%) CIMA
4 1 (0.87%) MOS
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) FATCA
3 1 (0.87%) COREP
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 25 (21.74%) Oracle
2 23 (20.00%) SAP
3 11 (9.57%) HP
4 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.96%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (6.09%) Siebel
6 7 (6.09%) Pegasus
7 3 (2.61%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.61%) SimCorp
8 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.74%) Remedy
9 1 (0.87%) Cognos
9 1 (0.87%) Adobe
9 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.87%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
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