The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 114 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.092% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.098% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Functional Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2221 2042 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 91.40% 93.46% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1124 1267
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 124 129
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Analyst across the Yorkshire region.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Analyst across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Functional Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Analyst across the Yorkshire region.

Functional Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +3 8 £175 -46.96% 7
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Functional Analyst
England

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) NHS
8 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
8 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (7.69%) Kanban
8 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
8 1 (7.69%) Toad
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.69%) Star Schema
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects