The table below looks at the statistics for the Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pricing Analyst
Rank 618 624 595
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Pricing Analyst 22 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.020% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.021% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 21
Average daily rate £550 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £680 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £306
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Pricing Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 April 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pricing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -11 21 £563 +2.27% 4
London +3 20 £575 +4.54% 1
City of London +45 5 £225 -65.38%
Surrey -14 1 £375 - 1
South East -17 1 £375 - 1
Staines - 1 £375 -
Southwark - 1 £225 -

Pricing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (40.00%) Front Office
2 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (31.43%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) Investment Banking
4 11 (31.43%) Electronic Trading
5 10 (28.57%) Line Management
5 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 10 (28.57%) Back Office
6 7 (20.00%) Pricing Data
6 7 (20.00%) Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.43%) SQL
10 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
10 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.57%) Demand Management
10 3 (8.57%) Yield Management
11 2 (5.71%) Data Management
11 2 (5.71%) Marketing
11 2 (5.71%) Use Case
11 2 (5.71%) MS Office

Pricing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Datazen
1 1 (2.86%) QlikView
1 1 (2.86%) Spotfire
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JMeter
1 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (40.00%) Front Office
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 11 (31.43%) Investment Banking
4 10 (28.57%) Back Office
5 6 (17.14%) Finance
6 2 (5.71%) Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Billing
7 1 (2.86%) Legal
7 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (31.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (20.00%) Pricing Data
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) Informatics
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (31.43%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (28.57%) Line Management
4 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 7 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) Demand Management
8 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
8 3 (8.57%) Yield Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Management
9 2 (5.71%) Use Case
10 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Product Management
10 1 (2.86%) Scrum
10 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) EMIR
1 1 (2.86%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.86%) Murex
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau
2 1 (2.86%) Teradata