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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Analyst
Rank 558 537 506
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 25 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.033% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.036% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 21
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£550 £506 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +44.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £300
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 9 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 30 January 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
London +5 25 £550 +7.31% 5
England -9 25 £550 +8.64% 8
City of London +9 5 £550 +10.00% 2
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 2
Coventry - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1

Market Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (80.65%) Market Risk
2 48 (77.42%) Banking
3 43 (69.35%) Investment Banking
4 40 (64.52%) Stress Testing
5 38 (61.29%) Risk Management
5 38 (61.29%) Data Modelling
6 37 (59.68%) SQL
7 29 (46.77%) Integration Testing
8 28 (45.16%) Degree
9 10 (16.13%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) Front Office
10 8 (12.90%) Data Analysis
10 8 (12.90%) Credit Risk
11 7 (11.29%) UML
12 6 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
13 5 (8.06%) Marketing
13 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.06%) Big Data
13 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
14 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
14 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
14 4 (6.45%) Project Management
14 4 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
15 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
15 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
15 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence

Market Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Summit
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Big Data
1 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
General
1 48 (77.42%) Banking
2 43 (69.35%) Investment Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 10 (16.13%) Front Office
4 5 (8.06%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Castor
Miscellaneous
1 50 (80.65%) Market Risk
2 8 (12.90%) Credit Risk
3 6 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.23%) Derivative
6 1 (1.61%) Statistics
6 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.61%) Equities
6 1 (1.61%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Physics
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Stress Testing
2 38 (61.29%) Risk Management
2 38 (61.29%) Data Modelling
3 29 (46.77%) Integration Testing
4 8 (12.90%) Data Analysis
5 7 (11.29%) UML
6 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.84%) CRM
9 3 (4.84%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (4.84%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (4.84%) Analytics
10 2 (3.23%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) MiFID
1 1 (1.61%) EMIR
1 1 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
1 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.23%) Reuters
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Murex
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) FactSet
London
Cititec
Rate: Market related
Posted: 1 hour ago
Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £575 - £630 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day + doe
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago