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 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Analyst
Rank 587 551 512
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 29 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.065% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 56
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£575 £450 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £181 £300
% change year-on-year
- -39.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
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
51713 48167 48748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.71% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32673 29142 27386
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2096 2586
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 2014.

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 12 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 24 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +8 28 £575 +27.77% 3
England -30 28 £575 +27.77% 5
City of London +19 11 £550 +22.22% 2
Scotland - 1 - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newport - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Market Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 42 (71.19%) Market Risk
2 39 (66.10%) Banking
3 36 (61.02%) Investment Banking
4 31 (52.54%) Stress Testing
5 30 (50.85%) SQL
5 30 (50.85%) Data Modelling
6 26 (44.07%) Risk Management
7 21 (35.59%) Degree
8 20 (33.90%) Integration Testing
9 13 (22.03%) Front Office
10 12 (20.34%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) Data Analysis
11 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.86%) Credit Risk
13 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.17%) Reuters
13 6 (10.17%) Bloomberg
14 5 (8.47%) Marketing
15 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
15 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
15 4 (6.78%) Analytics
15 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
15 4 (6.78%) Project Management
15 4 (6.78%) FTP
15 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (6.78%) UNIX
15 4 (6.78%) Windows
15 4 (6.78%) Linux

Market Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) RMDS
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
General
1 39 (66.10%) Banking
2 36 (61.02%) Investment Banking
3 13 (22.03%) Front Office
4 12 (20.34%) Finance
5 5 (8.47%) Marketing
6 4 (6.78%) Back Office
7 1 (1.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 42 (71.19%) Market Risk
2 7 (11.86%) Credit Risk
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
4 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.69%) Statistics
7 1 (1.69%) Physics
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) UNIX
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Stress Testing
2 30 (50.85%) Data Modelling
3 26 (44.07%) Risk Management
4 20 (33.90%) Integration Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
6 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) UML
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Analytics
8 3 (5.08%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (5.08%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (5.08%) CRM
9 2 (3.39%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.39%) Market Research
10 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.69%) ITIL
10 1 (1.69%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (1.69%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Basel II
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Reuters
1 6 (10.17%) Bloomberg
2 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) Confirmit
3 1 (1.69%) FactSet
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago