Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Pricing Analyst was £750 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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.

Pricing Analyst
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 854 843
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Pricing Analyst 41 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.026% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.027% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 33
UK median daily rate £750 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.93% +12.42% +4.71%
10th Percentile £481 £280 £275
90th Percentile £938 £744 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £300 £432
% change year-on-year +22.92% -30.56% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £13.75 - £16.50
10th Percentile £11.68 - £15.75
90th Percentile £16.03 - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 - £16.50

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 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
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 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Pricing Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Pricing Analyst in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pricing Analyst in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pricing Analyst over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pricing Analyst in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pricing Analyst in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pricing Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +31 41 £750 +49.93% 1
London -4 29 £875 +74.83%
UK excluding London +17 12 £369 +22.92% 1
South East +2 10 £369 +31.70% 1
North of England +50 1 - -
North West +21 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Pricing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 21 (51.22%) Front Office
3 20 (48.78%) Derivative
4 14 (34.15%) C#
5 13 (31.71%) C++
5 13 (31.71%) Benchmarking
5 13 (31.71%) Validation
5 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
5 13 (31.71%) Physics
5 13 (31.71%) QA
5 13 (31.71%) Market Risk
5 13 (31.71%) Stochastic Modelling
5 13 (31.71%) Internal Audit
5 13 (31.71%) Quantitative Finance
5 13 (31.71%) PnL Attribution
6 9 (21.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (21.95%) SAP
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (19.51%) Banking
7 8 (19.51%) Marketing
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (9.76%) Exotic Derivative
10 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.76%) PMP

Pricing 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Sophis RISQUE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 21 (51.22%) Front Office
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Electronics
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Derivative
2 13 (31.71%) Market Risk
3 9 (21.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (9.76%) Exotic Derivative
4 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (4.88%) Pricing Data
7 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Benchmarking
1 13 (31.71%) Internal Audit
1 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
1 13 (31.71%) Physics
1 13 (31.71%) PnL Attribution
1 13 (31.71%) Quantitative Finance
1 13 (31.71%) Stochastic Modelling
1 13 (31.71%) Validation
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (7.32%) Kanban
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.32%) Scrum
5 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) C++
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
1 4 (9.76%) PMP
2 2 (4.88%) CIMA
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) MiFID
3 1 (2.44%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) Sophis
4 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.44%) Murex
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle