Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 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.

Functional Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 187 215
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 26 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.28% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.29% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 5
South West median daily rate £425 £295 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.07% +47.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £194 £175
90th Percentile £568 £436 £338
England median daily rate £450 £410 £338
% change year-on-year +9.76% +21.48% -20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5393 5449 6174
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.96% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3387 3539 4015
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £209 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 348 392
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.43
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Functional Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Analyst in the South West

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Analyst in the South West

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Analyst in the South West

Functional Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Wiltshire +14 19 £425 -
Bristol -5 6 £538 +58.09%
Functional Analyst
England

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 South West region featuring Functional Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 18 (69.23%) Finance
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (46.15%) Performance Management
6 12 (46.15%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (46.15%) Data Security
7 11 (42.31%) CRM
8 9 (34.62%) People Management
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
8 9 (34.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (30.77%) ISO 9001
10 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
11 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (15.38%) QA
12 4 (15.38%) Workday
13 3 (11.54%) Marketing
13 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (11.54%) Electronics
13 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
13 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
13 3 (11.54%) Service Management
13 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
13 3 (11.54%) Project Management
13 3 (11.54%) SAP
14 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (7.69%) Workday HCM
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Maximo
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.85%) TestRail
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Data Security
1 12 (46.15%) Performance Management
1 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (42.31%) CRM
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) People Management
3 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) ISO 9001
2 4 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Workday
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft