Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Functional Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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.

Functional Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 746 746
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 81 80 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.089% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.094% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 61
England median daily rate £425 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +29.63% -25.00%
10th Percentile £272 £350 £195
90th Percentile £565 £634 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £338
% change year-on-year - +25.93% -24.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,421 85,327 94,319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.78% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,646 56,201 61,003
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,544 2,910 3,601
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%

Functional Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Functional Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Analyst in England

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Analyst in England

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Analyst in England

Functional Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Analyst in England

Functional Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 51 £450 +12.50% 6
South East -10 14 £400 +23.08% 3
North of England +30 8 £325 -30.85%
South West +5 4 £488 +14.71% 2
North West - 4 - -
Midlands +10 3 £500 +17.65% 2
North East +47 2 £300 -26.83%
Yorkshire +10 2 £375 -46.43%
West Midlands +10 2 £500 +17.65% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £270 - 1
Functional Analyst
UK

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Functional 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 England region featuring Functional Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (19.75%) Banking
4 15 (18.52%) SQL
4 15 (18.52%) SAP
4 15 (18.52%) Functional Testing
5 14 (17.28%) Oracle
6 12 (14.81%) Equities
7 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (13.58%) Validation
8 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.11%) Migration
9 9 (11.11%) ITIL
9 9 (11.11%) Degree
9 9 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 8 (9.88%) Asset Management
10 8 (9.88%) Fixed Income
11 7 (8.64%) Front Office
11 7 (8.64%) CRM
11 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.64%) SDLC
11 7 (8.64%) Data Mapping
12 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
12 6 (7.41%) Data Management
12 6 (7.41%) SimCorp
12 6 (7.41%) SimCorp Dimension
12 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
12 6 (7.41%) Java

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (1.23%) Confluence
1 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.94%) SAP MM
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.70%) SAP APO
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.47%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.47%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.47%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 2 (2.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.23%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) BGP
1 2 (2.47%) OSPF
1 2 (2.47%) RIP
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.70%) Data Lake
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.47%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.23%) DataStage
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) LSMW
2 2 (2.47%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) JMeter
3 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 16 (19.75%) Banking
3 7 (8.64%) Front Office
4 5 (6.17%) Billing
5 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.70%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.47%) Digital Economy
7 2 (2.47%) Games
7 2 (2.47%) Retail
7 2 (2.47%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) Electronics
8 1 (1.23%) French Language
8 1 (1.23%) Law
8 1 (1.23%) Legal
8 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (4.94%) XML
2 3 (3.70%) Kafka
3 2 (2.47%) EDI
3 2 (2.47%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) FIXML
4 1 (1.23%) FpML
4 1 (1.23%) IDoc
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Equities
2 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.70%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.47%) AS400
6 2 (2.47%) Digital TV
6 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) MPEG
6 2 (2.47%) STB
6 2 (2.47%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.47%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.23%) Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) FMCG
7 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (18.52%) Functional Testing
3 11 (13.58%) Validation
4 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 9 (11.11%) ITIL
5 9 (11.11%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.64%) CRM
7 7 (8.64%) Data Mapping
7 7 (8.64%) SDLC
8 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.41%) Data Management
8 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.17%) Fund Management
9 5 (6.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) Perl
3 4 (4.94%) Python
4 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) ABAP
5 1 (1.23%) R
5 1 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.47%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) MiFID
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.70%) GxP
3 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.23%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Packer
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) SAP
2 14 (17.28%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) SimCorp
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.94%) Ariba
5 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) Workday
7 2 (2.47%) Adobe
7 2 (2.47%) Apple
7 2 (2.47%) Tektronix
8 1 (1.23%) Avaya
8 1 (1.23%) Aveksa
8 1 (1.23%) Concur
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Microgen
8 1 (1.23%) Murex
8 1 (1.23%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow