The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Financial Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 128 153 140
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 38 48 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 0.86% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.90% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 53
Median daily rate £450 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £240 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Financial Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3316 5355 5998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.63% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 4075 4380
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 82 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Analyst across the City of London region.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst across the City of London region.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Financial 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 across the City of London region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Finance
2 25 (33.33%) Banking
3 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.33%) Asset Management
5 11 (14.67%) User Stories
6 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 9 (12.00%) Investment Banking
7 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.67%) MiFID
8 8 (10.67%) Legal
9 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (9.33%) SQL
10 6 (8.00%) VBA
10 6 (8.00%) MS Office
10 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.00%) Fidessa
10 6 (8.00%) Migration
10 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 5 (6.67%) Billing
11 5 (6.67%) Front Office
11 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg
11 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (6.67%) CRM
12 4 (5.33%) Oracle
12 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (1.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.33%) assyst
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) FTP
1 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) MS Access
5 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.67%) Essbase
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) ERwin
2 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 75 (100.00%) Finance
2 25 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.67%) Legal
5 5 (6.67%) Billing
5 5 (6.67%) Front Office
6 4 (5.33%) Advertising
7 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.33%) Back Office
8 1 (1.33%) Law
8 1 (1.33%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (17.33%) Asset Management
3 11 (14.67%) User Stories
4 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.00%) Migration
6 5 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (6.67%) CRM
6 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Cash Management
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.33%) Data Validation
7 4 (5.33%) KYC
7 4 (5.33%) Validation
8 3 (4.00%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Project Management
8 3 (4.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) ACCA
1 2 (2.67%) CIMA
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.33%) PMP
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) MiFID
2 4 (5.33%) FATCA
3 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Fidessa
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.67%) Reuters
6 1 (1.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau