Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Pricing Analyst was £750 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Pricing Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 796 799
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Pricing Analyst 31 23 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.027% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 39
England median daily rate £750 £501 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.85% +6.49% +1.62%
10th Percentile £481 £304 £310
90th Percentile £938 £748 £591
UK median daily rate £750 £501 £470
% change year-on-year +49.85% +6.49% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 86,123 84,539 94,129
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,769 55,671 60,919
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 2,512 2,900 3,587
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Pricing Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Pricing Analyst in England

Pricing Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pricing Analyst in England

Pricing Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pricing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pricing Analyst in England

Pricing Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pricing Analyst in England

Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 -35 21 £813 +62.34% 7
South East -15 5 £488 +62.50% 1
Midlands +15 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
North of England +41 1 - -
North West +9 1 - -
Pricing Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Front Office
2 13 (41.94%) Derivative
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Validation
4 9 (29.03%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
4 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
4 9 (29.03%) Physics
4 9 (29.03%) QA
4 9 (29.03%) Market Risk
4 9 (29.03%) Stochastic Modelling
4 9 (29.03%) Internal Audit
4 9 (29.03%) Quantitative Finance
4 9 (29.03%) PnL Attribution
5 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Banking
6 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (12.90%) SAP
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Marketing
9 3 (9.68%) Revenue Management
9 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.68%) Unix
9 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence

Pricing 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 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Front Office
3 6 (19.35%) Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Retail
5 4 (12.90%) Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) Electronics
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.23%) Billing
7 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Derivative
2 9 (29.03%) Market Risk
3 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) PMI
5 1 (3.23%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
1 9 (29.03%) Internal Audit
1 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
1 9 (29.03%) Physics
1 9 (29.03%) PnL Attribution
1 9 (29.03%) Quantitative Finance
1 9 (29.03%) Stochastic Modelling
1 9 (29.03%) Validation
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Revenue Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.68%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) MiFID
3 1 (3.23%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Murex