The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Financial Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 70 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 25 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 2.16% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.28% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 5
Median daily rate £300 £338 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £12.50
Financial Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1228 1493 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 763 699
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.77% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Banking
3 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
4 14 (32.56%) Law
4 14 (32.56%) Retail
4 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (30.23%) Retail Banking
6 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
7 11 (25.58%) MS Project
8 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
9 7 (16.28%) MS Office
10 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.63%) Validation
11 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.63%) Change Control
12 4 (9.30%) Programme Governance
12 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
12 4 (9.30%) Change Management
12 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
13 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
13 3 (6.98%) ITIL
13 3 (6.98%) QA
13 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
14 2 (4.65%) Lucidchart
14 2 (4.65%) Business Process Mapping

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Project
2 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
4 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (4.65%) Open Workbench
5 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Primavera
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
1 2 (4.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 43 (100.00%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Banking
3 14 (32.56%) Law
3 14 (32.56%) Retail
4 13 (30.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.33%) Front Office
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Change Control
4 5 (11.63%) Validation
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Governance
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.65%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.65%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Niku
1 2 (4.65%) Planview
1 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.33%) Charles River
2 1 (2.33%) Fidessa
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle