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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Analyst
Rank 550 491 495
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 61 109 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 69 50
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£338 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £580 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £338
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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 -61 58 £338 -20.58% 10
London -45 28 £425 -19.04% 9
North West -5 15 £338 +12.50%
City of London -11 9 £325 -32.98% 2
South East -23 5 £310 -21.01% 1
Merseyside - 5 £338 -
Liverpool - 5 £338 -
South West +6 4 £200 +11.11%
Manchester -14 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £313 - 1
West Yorkshire -23 2 - -
Yorkshire -24 2 - -
Leeds -26 2 - -
Reading - 2 £225 - 1
Edgware - 2 £165 -
Scotland - 2 - -
West Midlands +3 1 - -
Middlesex 0 1 £310 -25.74%
Wiltshire -4 1 £200 +11.11%
East Midlands -18 1 £300 -11.11%
Tyne and Wear -24 1 £200 -52.94%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 1 £200 -52.94%
North East -27 1 £200 -52.94%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £275 - 1
Slough - 1 £400 -
Telford - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 41 (32.54%) Functional Testing
1 41 (32.54%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Oracle
3 22 (17.46%) SQL
4 20 (15.87%) Test Scripting
5 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 18 (14.29%) CRM
6 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
7 15 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.11%) Banking
8 14 (11.11%) QA
8 14 (11.11%) General Ledger
9 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
9 13 (10.32%) Siebel
10 12 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
10 12 (9.52%) Cash Management
11 11 (8.73%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (8.73%) ACCA
11 11 (8.73%) CIMA
12 10 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (7.94%) ERP
12 10 (7.94%) HP
12 10 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
12 10 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (2.38%) SAS
2 2 (1.59%) Documentum
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.97%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (2.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.79%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) FTP
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.17%) QlikView
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.79%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.79%) Essbase
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) MS Access
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) JIRA
2 4 (3.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.59%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.59%) Selenium
3 2 (1.59%) ProC
3 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.79%) Capybara
4 1 (0.79%) JMeter
4 1 (0.79%) LSMW
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.79%) ERwin
4 1 (0.79%) Toad
4 1 (0.79%) WinRunner
General
1 41 (32.54%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Banking
2 14 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.38%) Back Office
6 3 (2.38%) Legal
6 3 (2.38%) Dutch Language
6 3 (2.38%) French Language
7 2 (1.59%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) WebCenter
2 4 (3.17%) .NET
2 4 (3.17%) XML
3 2 (1.59%) J2EE
3 2 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) XSD
4 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.79%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) FMCG
2 5 (3.97%) Derivative
3 4 (3.17%) SCADA
3 4 (3.17%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.38%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.79%) Eurex
6 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.79%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) UNIX
2 2 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Functional Testing
2 20 (15.87%) Test Scripting
3 18 (14.29%) CRM
4 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.52%) Cash Management
6 10 (7.94%) ERP
7 8 (6.35%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.35%) Procure-to-pay
8 7 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.56%) Migration
9 6 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.76%) Project Management
9 6 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.97%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.97%) Change Management
11 4 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.17%) Java
4 3 (2.38%) C#
5 2 (1.59%) C++
5 2 (1.59%) VB
5 2 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) VB6
6 1 (0.79%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.79%) COBOL
6 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.73%) ACCA
3 11 (8.73%) CIMA
4 8 (6.35%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.56%) ISEB
6 4 (3.17%) Degree
7 3 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) QA
2 9 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.17%) GAMP
3 4 (3.17%) GMP
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) EMIR
4 1 (0.79%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) Oracle
2 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.32%) Siebel
4 12 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (7.94%) HP
6 5 (3.97%) Hyperion
6 5 (3.97%) SAP
6 5 (3.97%) IBM
7 4 (3.17%) Informatica
7 4 (3.17%) Teradata
7 4 (3.17%) Wonderware
8 2 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (0.79%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.79%) ATG
9 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.79%) Sun
9 1 (0.79%) Sybase
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