Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Market Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 579 563
Rank change year-on-year -22 -16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 33 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.062% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.066% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 26
London median daily rate £525 £513 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -4.65% -10.42%
10th Percentile £275 £359 £379
90th Percentile £635 £758 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.98% -9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £21.50
England median hourly rate - - £21.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Market Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Market Analyst in London

Market Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Analyst in London

Market Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Analyst in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Analyst in London

Market Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Analyst in London

Market Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Central London +4 12 £575 +43.75%
East London -9 1 - -
Market Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 London region featuring Market Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Banking
2 17 (51.52%) Investment Banking
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Market Risk
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Legal
6 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Equities
8 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
8 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) Front Office
8 5 (15.15%) FIX Connectivity
9 4 (12.12%) Stress Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Unix
9 4 (12.12%) Spring
10 3 (9.09%) Maven
10 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Python
10 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) Korn
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL
10 3 (9.09%) VBA
10 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (9.09%) Bloomberg

Market Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) HBase
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 18 (54.55%) Banking
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Investment Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Legal
4 5 (15.15%) Front Office
5 2 (6.06%) Billing
6 1 (3.03%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (12.12%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Market Risk
2 6 (18.18%) Equities
3 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
4 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
3 4 (12.12%) Monte Carlo Method
3 4 (12.12%) Stress Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Data Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (6.06%) Expense Management
5 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.06%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (3.03%) High-Frequency Trading
6 1 (3.03%) PnL Attribution
6 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Korn
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) VBA
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 3 (9.09%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) Reuters
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle