The median contractor rate for a Pricing Analyst was £550 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.

Pricing Analyst
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 635 627
Rank change year-on-year +46 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Pricing Analyst 18 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.030% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.032% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 8
Median daily rate £550 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +52.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £518 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -46.42% +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.75

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%  

Pricing Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 11 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 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 +39 18 £550 +22.22% 4
London -5 14 £550 +22.22% 2
City of London -5 3 £650 +188.88% 1
South East - 3 £188 - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Guildford - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £188 -
Luton - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £188 -
East of England - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Pricing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Banking
4 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Unix
6 8 (25.00%) Automated Trading
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.88%) Derivative
7 7 (21.88%) Sybase
7 7 (21.88%) Front Office
8 5 (15.63%) MiFID
8 5 (15.63%) Retail
8 5 (15.63%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Exotic Derivative
9 4 (12.50%) Sophis
9 4 (12.50%) Sophis RISQUE
9 4 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
10 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
10 3 (9.38%) SAP
11 2 (6.25%) C#
11 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.25%) Validation

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Sophis RISQUE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Front Office
4 5 (15.63%) Retail
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (21.88%) Derivative
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (12.50%) Exotic Derivative
3 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 8 (25.00%) Automated Trading
3 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Pricing Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) User Stories
7 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Internal Audit
8 1 (3.13%) Revenue Management
8 1 (3.13%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) MiFID
2 2 (6.25%) Basel II
2 2 (6.25%) Basel III
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Sybase
2 4 (12.50%) Sophis
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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