The median contractor rate for a Functional Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 607 582
Rank change year-on-year +57 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 57 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 30
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +32.35% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Functional Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Functional Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Analyst over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Top 25 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 55 £425 +13.33% 8
London -3 26 £415 -5.68% 3
North West +32 11 £425 +21.42% 1
City of London -1 7 £420 -13.84% 1
East of England 0 6 £450 -2.70%
Manchester - 6 £425 -
South West +6 5 £525 +54.41% 2
Essex - 5 £488 -
South East +31 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Bristol -2 4 £525 +54.41%
Basildon - 4 £525 -
Berkshire +22 3 £525 +23.52% 1
Scotland +35 2 - -
West Midlands +24 2 - -
Glasgow +10 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £425 - 1
Slough - 2 £525 -
East Midlands -8 1 £425 +25.92%
Wiltshire - 1 £500 - 2
Windsor - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £398 -
Portsmouth - 1 £398 -
Norwich - 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 £500 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £350 -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Functional Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (48.94%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Oracle
3 23 (24.47%) Functional Testing
4 22 (23.40%) SQL
5 18 (19.15%) SAP
6 17 (18.09%) Banking
6 17 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (17.02%) Migration
8 15 (15.96%) ERP
8 15 (15.96%) Data Migration
9 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.83%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
11 11 (11.70%) System Testing
11 11 (11.70%) ETL
12 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
13 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
13 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (9.57%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
14 8 (8.51%) CRM
14 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
15 7 (7.45%) Oracle HRMS
15 7 (7.45%) Retail
15 7 (7.45%) Process Improvement
16 6 (6.38%) Business Process Analysis
16 6 (6.38%) ISTQB
16 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing

Functional 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 4 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) JBoss
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (4.26%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (4.26%) Temenos T24
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (3.19%) SAP HCM
6 3 (3.19%) SAP HR
6 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.19%) Workday HCM
7 2 (2.13%) Minerva
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.13%) PaaS
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Force.com
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) FIX Connectivity
1 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.19%) DB2
2 3 (3.19%) Power BI
2 3 (3.19%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.13%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.13%) QlikView
3 2 (2.13%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) JIRA
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.13%) TestRail
3 1 (1.06%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (48.94%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Legal
4 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.19%) Billing
6 3 (3.19%) Electronics
7 2 (2.13%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Front Office
8 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) XML
2 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.13%) GWT
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) HTML5
2 2 (2.13%) J2EE
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.13%) Visualforce
2 2 (2.13%) XML Schema
2 2 (2.13%) XSLT
3 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.19%) Replication
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.06%) APACS
4 1 (1.06%) AS400
4 1 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.06%) EMV
4 1 (1.06%) EPoS
4 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) IVR
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Functional Testing
2 17 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (17.02%) Migration
4 15 (15.96%) Data Migration
4 15 (15.96%) ERP
5 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.70%) ETL
7 11 (11.70%) System Testing
8 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.57%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.51%) CRM
11 7 (7.45%) Process Improvement
12 6 (6.38%) Business Process Analysis
12 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing
13 5 (5.32%) Analytics
13 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) ABAP
2 3 (3.19%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
3 2 (2.13%) C++
3 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VBA
4 1 (1.06%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB
5 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.13%) PMP
5 2 (2.13%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) MiFID
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Oracle
2 18 (19.15%) SAP
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.19%) Ariba
5 3 (3.19%) Sage
5 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.19%) Workday
6 2 (2.13%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.13%) Pegasus
6 2 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.13%) Siebel
6 2 (2.13%) SimCorp
6 2 (2.13%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) Pega
7 1 (1.06%) TSYS
7 1 (1.06%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.06%) VocaLink
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago