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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Analyst
Rank 580 522 528
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 32 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 46
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£588 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-55.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 15 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 28 August 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 -35 32 £588 +17.50% 10
London -9 30 £594 +18.75% 7
City of London +11 6 £563 +4.65% 5
Surrey -5 1 £200 -50.00%
South East -7 1 £200 -50.00%
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Bromley - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Newport - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Market Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (63.79%) Banking
2 35 (60.34%) Market Risk
3 33 (56.90%) Investment Banking
4 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 19 (32.76%) Stress Testing
5 17 (29.31%) Data Modelling
6 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
6 16 (27.59%) Finance
7 15 (25.86%) Front Office
8 13 (22.41%) Degree
9 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
10 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
11 9 (15.52%) Reuters
11 9 (15.52%) Bloomberg
12 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.34%) Windows
12 6 (10.34%) Linux
12 6 (10.34%) Fixed Income
12 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.34%) RMDS
13 5 (8.62%) Equities
13 5 (8.62%) Credit Risk
14 4 (6.90%) Hedge funds
14 4 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (6.90%) FTP
14 4 (6.90%) UNIX
14 4 (6.90%) Back Office
14 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (5.17%) Data Management
15 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis

Market Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (63.79%) Banking
2 33 (56.90%) Investment Banking
3 16 (27.59%) Finance
4 15 (25.86%) Front Office
5 4 (6.90%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 35 (60.34%) Market Risk
2 6 (10.34%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.62%) Equities
3 5 (8.62%) Credit Risk
4 4 (6.90%) Hedge funds
4 4 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.17%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.17%) Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Physics
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Stress Testing
2 17 (29.31%) Data Modelling
3 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
4 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) Data Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Project Management
8 3 (5.17%) UML
8 3 (5.17%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.45%) User Stories
9 2 (3.45%) Market Research
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Use Case
10 1 (1.72%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Reuters
1 9 (15.52%) Bloomberg
2 2 (3.45%) VMware
2 2 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) Siebel
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.72%) Confirmit
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