The table below looks at the statistics for the Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Analyst
Rank 592 554 482
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 15 28 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.058% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 45
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£625 £588 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +15.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Market Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Market Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK.

Market Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Market Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Market Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Market Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK.

Market Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Market Analyst
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -38 15 £625 +6.38% 2
London -21 14 £625 +6.38% 2
City of London -3 3 £625 +8.69% 1
South East - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 - -

Market Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title.

1 47 (85.45%) Market Risk
2 42 (76.36%) Banking
3 40 (72.73%) Investment Banking
4 37 (67.27%) Stress Testing
5 36 (65.45%) SQL
6 35 (63.64%) Risk Management
7 31 (56.36%) Data Modelling
8 29 (52.73%) Degree
8 29 (52.73%) Integration Testing
9 15 (27.27%) Finance
10 7 (12.73%) Front Office
10 7 (12.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
12 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
12 5 (9.09%) Fixed Income
12 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (7.27%) Statistics
13 4 (7.27%) Credit Risk
13 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.27%) Derivative
13 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
13 4 (7.27%) UML
14 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
14 3 (5.45%) Project Management
14 3 (5.45%) Reuters
14 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (5.45%) Validation
14 3 (5.45%) Investment Management
14 3 (5.45%) Big Data
15 2 (3.64%) Data Mapping

Market Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) SPSS
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 42 (76.36%) Banking
2 40 (72.73%) Investment Banking
3 15 (27.27%) Finance
4 7 (12.73%) Front Office
5 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Spring
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Axis
1 1 (1.82%) Castor
Miscellaneous
1 47 (85.45%) Market Risk
2 7 (12.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.27%) Statistics
4 4 (7.27%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Derivative
5 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Economics
6 1 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Equities
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.82%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Stress Testing
2 35 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 31 (56.36%) Data Modelling
4 29 (52.73%) Integration Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.27%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Validation
8 3 (5.45%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.64%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.64%) Time Management
9 2 (3.64%) Fund Management
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) C++
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.82%) Korn
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) EMIR
1 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.82%) MiFID
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
2 3 (5.45%) Reuters
3 2 (3.64%) FactSet
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Sybase
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Murex
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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