The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Market Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Data Analyst
Rank 608 627 623
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Analyst 22 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.031% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.032% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 7
Median daily rate £500 £500 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £401 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Market Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Market Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Market Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Market Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Market Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +27 18 £563 +12.50% 1
London +6 18 £563 +12.50% 1
Edinburgh +22 3 £450 +12.50%
Scotland +16 3 £450 +12.50%
Docklands, London +1 2 £550 +144.44%
City of London 0 1 - -

Market Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Market Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (46.15%) Banking
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Bloomberg
4 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
5 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
5 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
5 7 (26.92%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 6 (23.08%) Reuters
7 5 (19.23%) Data Management
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) Fixed Income
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Equities
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) HP
9 3 (11.54%) ISEB
9 3 (11.54%) MS Office
9 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) JIRA
9 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
9 3 (11.54%) Data Lake
10 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
10 2 (7.69%) Market Risk

Market Data 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eikon
1 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Banking
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (19.23%) Fixed Income
2 4 (15.38%) Equities
3 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.69%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Derivative
5 1 (3.85%) Fintech
5 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
1 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Analytics
2 5 (19.23%) Data Management
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) BPR
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Bloomberg
2 6 (23.08%) Reuters
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) BISAM
5 1 (3.85%) Charles River
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.85%) FactSet
5 1 (3.85%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.85%) RIMES