The median contractor rate for a Functional Analyst was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

Functional Analyst
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 595 550
Rank change year-on-year +52 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 40 45 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.089% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 55
Median daily rate £360 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £294 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% -20.58%  
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. 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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Analyst in the UK

Functional Analyst
Top 30 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 27 March 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 +41 35 £375 +11.11% 6
London +33 15 £415 -7.77% 2
South East +18 10 £363 +25.54%
City of London +3 6 £415 -17.00% 2
Scotland +26 5 £275 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire -4 5 - -
Glasgow -1 4 £225 -25.00%
North East -6 4 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £300 -
South West +5 3 £300 -25.00% 2
Milton Keynes +3 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £300 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £700 +47.36%
West Yorkshire +16 2 £700 +47.36%
Leeds +14 2 £700 +47.36%
Surrey +6 2 £525 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £300 -25.00%
Swindon +1 2 £300 -25.00%
Reading - 2 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 £300 -
Bristol +6 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Northampton -2 1 - -
Northamptonshire -5 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £335 -
Jarrow - 1 - -

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (43.62%) Finance
2 35 (37.23%) SAP
3 31 (32.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (28.72%) Oracle
5 24 (25.53%) Migration
6 23 (24.47%) Data Migration
6 23 (24.47%) Functional Testing
7 19 (20.21%) SQL
7 19 (20.21%) System Testing
8 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 14 (14.89%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (13.83%) ERP
11 13 (13.83%) Banking
12 12 (12.77%) Project Management
12 12 (12.77%) BC Cleared
13 11 (11.70%) ETL
13 11 (11.70%) CRM
13 11 (11.70%) Post-Production
14 10 (10.64%) SAP BW
14 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (10.64%) SAP BPC
15 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
15 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
16 8 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
16 8 (8.51%) HP
16 8 (8.51%) ABAP
16 8 (8.51%) Regression 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%) LiveCycle
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) JBoss
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.64%) SAP BPC
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (4.26%) SAP HCM
5 4 (4.26%) SAP PS
6 3 (3.19%) SAP HR
6 3 (3.19%) SAP MDM
6 3 (3.19%) Temenos T24
6 3 (3.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (2.13%) Minerva
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (2.13%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.13%) SAP FI
7 2 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.13%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) PaaS
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Force.com
2 1 (1.06%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) FIX Connectivity
1 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SAP BW
2 8 (8.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.19%) DB2
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.13%) QlikView
8 1 (1.06%) Lumira
8 1 (1.06%) MS Access
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) JIRA
2 4 (4.26%) eggPlant
2 4 (4.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.13%) Appium
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (43.62%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Legal
4 6 (6.38%) Retail
5 5 (5.32%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Billing
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) XML
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.13%) GWT
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) HTML5
3 2 (2.13%) J2EE
3 2 (2.13%) Visualforce
3 2 (2.13%) XML Schema
3 2 (2.13%) XSLT
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.06%) APACS
5 1 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) EFT
5 1 (1.06%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.06%) EMV
5 1 (1.06%) EPoS
5 1 (1.06%) IVR
5 1 (1.06%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
1 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (25.53%) Migration
3 23 (24.47%) Data Migration
3 23 (24.47%) Functional Testing
4 19 (20.21%) System Testing
5 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (14.89%) Unit Testing
6 13 (13.83%) ERP
7 12 (12.77%) Project Management
8 11 (11.70%) CRM
8 11 (11.70%) ETL
8 11 (11.70%) Post-Production
9 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
11 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.45%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Workflow
13 6 (6.38%) Asset Management
13 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) ABAP
3 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) Java
5 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.13%) C++
5 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.77%) BC Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) ISEB
7 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.13%) PMP
8 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) XenApp
1 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) SAP
2 27 (28.72%) Oracle
3 8 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) Adobe
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.13%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.13%) SimCorp
6 2 (2.13%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) Pega
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) Remedy
7 1 (1.06%) Sage
7 1 (1.06%) Siebel
7 1 (1.06%) TSYS
7 1 (1.06%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.06%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.06%) Wincor Nixdorf
City of London
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Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago