The table below looks at the statistics for the Market Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Data Analyst
Rank 610 595 552
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Analyst 9 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 16
Average daily rate £550 £350 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £256 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £175 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Market Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Data Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
England +2 8 £550 +57.14%
London -4 7 £550 +57.14%
Docklands, London - 2 £388 -
City of London +37 1 - -
South East - 1 £210 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Market Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Front Office
4 9 (31.03%) Investment Banking
5 8 (27.59%) Equities
6 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Bloomberg
6 6 (20.69%) Subversion
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Derivative
7 5 (17.24%) Reuters
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) Fixed Income
8 4 (13.79%) Perl
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 4 (13.79%) Data Mapping
9 3 (10.34%) Trayport
9 3 (10.34%) MarketAxess
9 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.34%) Tradeweb
9 3 (10.34%) Reference Data
9 3 (10.34%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (10.34%) Kanban
9 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment

Market Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) dBASE
2 3 (10.34%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Front Office
3 9 (31.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) International Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Equities
2 5 (17.24%) Derivative
3 4 (13.79%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (13.79%) Fixed Income
4 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (10.34%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.45%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Data Mapping
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Kanban
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.90%) Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) Korn
3 3 (10.34%) VB
3 3 (10.34%) VB6
3 3 (10.34%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Bloomberg
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Reuters
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) MarketAxess
4 3 (10.34%) Tradeweb
4 3 (10.34%) Trayport
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) GoldenSource
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase