Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Market Analyst was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Market Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 230 232
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.032% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.034% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
City of London median daily rate £575 £400 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -28.89% -2.17%
10th Percentile £273 £375 £422
90th Percentile £625 £425 £624
Central London median daily rate £575 £400 £525
% change year-on-year +43.75% -23.81% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,586 5,898 6,782
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 95.50% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,233 4,684 5,347
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.32% +3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 98
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.69% +19.40%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.82 £11.35
90th Percentile £30.80 £55.00 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% -12.82% +18.18%

Market Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Market Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Market Analyst in the City of London

Market Analyst
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 Market Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Analyst in the City of London

Market Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Analyst in the City of London

Market Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Analyst in the City of London

Market Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Market 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 across the City of London region featuring Market Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Korn
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) CFA
5 1 (10.00%) Greeks

Market Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Greeks
3 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CFA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft