The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Market Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Analyst
Rank 629 618 608
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 18 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.027% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.028% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 22
Median daily rate £500 £625 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £500 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - £155
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Market Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Market Analyst in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 15 £525 -16.00% 2
London +12 14 £550 -12.00% 2
Scotland - 3 £325 -
City of London +48 1 £700 +12.00%
Surrey - 1 £500 -
South East - 1 £500 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Romford - 1 - -

Market Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Market Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Market Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (40.00%) Finance
1 12 (40.00%) Market Risk
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Data Management
5 5 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Reuters
6 4 (13.33%) VBA
6 4 (13.33%) PMP
6 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) SAS
7 3 (10.00%) ISEB
7 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
7 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
8 2 (6.67%) QA
8 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (6.67%) Back Office
8 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Market Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Eikon
1 1 (3.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Multicast
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
1 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Market Risk
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.67%) Derivative
5 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.33%) Equities
6 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.33%) Fintech
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
6 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.67%) Data Management
2 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Analytics
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Econometrics
6 1 (3.33%) ETL
6 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Haskell
3 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 4 (13.33%) PMP
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) CFA
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 4 (13.33%) Reuters
3 1 (3.33%) FactSet
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau