Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Fraud Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Fraud Analyst
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 871 882
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Fraud Analyst 21 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -11.39% -5.95%
10th Percentile £283 £335 £310
90th Percentile £453 £438 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £381
% change year-on-year +5.71% -8.20% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Fraud Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fraud Analyst in the UK

Fraud Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fraud Analyst in the UK

Fraud Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fraud Analyst over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fraud Analyst in the UK

Fraud Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fraud Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
UK excluding London +40 18 £370 +5.71%
England +2 18 £356 -10.94% 2
South West - 7 £338 -
North of England - 5 £383 -
Yorkshire - 4 £365 -
Scotland 0 3 £400 +17.65%
London -9 3 £305 +16.19% 2
Midlands +28 1 £575 +35.29%
South East +4 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 £455 -
East Midlands - 1 £575 -

Fraud Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Fraud 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 featuring Fraud Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Banking
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Retail Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 7 (33.33%) Retail
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (23.81%) MS Access
6 5 (23.81%) SAS
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Fraud Detection
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 2 (9.52%) Internet
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) ISEB
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 1 (4.76%) Relativity

Fraud Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (23.81%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Actimize
1 1 (4.76%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Text Mining
General
1 14 (66.67%) Banking
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Retail Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
2 5 (23.81%) Analytics
2 5 (23.81%) Fraud Detection
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) PSD2
1 1 (4.76%) QA