The median contractor rate for a Market Data Analyst was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Data Analyst
England / London
Rank 399 424 400
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Analyst 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.019% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £600 £650 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £175
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Market Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Market Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Market Data Analyst in London

Market Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Data Analyst in London

Market Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Data Analyst in London

Market Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Market Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Bloomberg
6 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Data Lake
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Reuters
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) HP
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Workflow
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Equities
8 2 (10.53%) Data Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.26%) Splunk
9 1 (5.26%) Data Governance

Market Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) BGP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.26%) DMZ
1 1 (5.26%) DWDM
1 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
1 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) HSRP
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) IPv6
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.26%) OSPF
1 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) VRRP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) BPR
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCSA
2 1 (5.26%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Pingdom
2 1 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Bloomberg
2 3 (15.79%) Reuters
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Charles River
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) FactSet
4 1 (5.26%) Fidessa
4 1 (5.26%) Radianz
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk