Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CFA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 239 270
Rank change year-on-year -5 +31 +31
Contract jobs citing CFA 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% 0.030% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
City of London median daily rate £575 £675 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +107.69% -42.22%
Central London median daily rate £575 £675 £325
% change year-on-year -14.81% +107.69% -42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

CFA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 995 1042 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.94% 15.56% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 732 1007
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £442
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.81% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +1.60% +20.65%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.35
% change year-on-year - +3.54% +7.94%

CFA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CFA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CFA in the City of London

CFA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CFA in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CFA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CFA.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Fund Accounting
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Serena
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) SimCorp
3 2 (50.00%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) ACCA

CFA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Build Forge
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SimCorp Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) COM
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Fund Accounting
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
1 1 (25.00%) CIMA
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Serena
1 2 (50.00%) SimCorp
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle