The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Pricing Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pricing Analyst
Rank 630 624 596
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Pricing Analyst 16 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.027% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
Median daily rate £450 £295 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -39.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £580 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £358
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.75 -

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
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 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
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%

Pricing Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Pricing Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Pricing Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pricing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Pricing Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Pricing Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
London 0 13 £450 +50.00%
England -3 13 £450 +52.54%
City of London +39 4 £225 -65.38%
Scotland - 2 £250 -
Southwark - 1 £225 -
Edinburgh - 1 £250 -

Pricing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (38.89%) Front Office
2 14 (38.89%) Banking
2 14 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 13 (36.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (33.33%) Java
4 12 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 11 (30.56%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (30.56%) C#
6 10 (27.78%) Line Management
6 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
6 10 (27.78%) Back Office
7 7 (19.44%) Pricing Data
8 5 (13.89%) Demand Management
8 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.89%) Yield Management
9 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
10 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (5.56%) Fund Accounting
11 2 (5.56%) Derivative
11 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
11 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
12 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
12 1 (2.78%) SQL

Pricing 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 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JMeter
1 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (38.89%) Banking
1 14 (38.89%) Front Office
2 12 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Back Office
4 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (19.44%) Pricing Data
4 2 (5.56%) Derivative
4 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Business Analysis
2 13 (36.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (30.56%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (27.78%) Line Management
4 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Demand Management
5 5 (13.89%) Yield Management
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) Fund Accounting
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Greeks
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Product Management
9 1 (2.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) EMIR
1 1 (2.78%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) HP
1 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Murex
1 1 (2.78%) Teradata
1 1 (2.78%) TIBCO