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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 58 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 16 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 1.89% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.98% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 5
Median daily rate £353 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £274 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £12.00
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
973 1619 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.72% 95.57% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 866 664
Median daily rate £400 £380 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £34.81 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 36 (100.00%) Finance
2 20 (55.56%) Banking
3 16 (44.44%) Retail
4 13 (36.11%) Retail Banking
4 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
5 12 (33.33%) Law
5 12 (33.33%) MS Project
6 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 7 (19.44%) MS Office
10 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
11 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.11%) ITIL
11 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
12 3 (8.33%) Change Control
12 3 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
12 3 (8.33%) Planview
12 3 (8.33%) Open Workbench
12 3 (8.33%) Programme Governance
12 3 (8.33%) Migration
12 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (8.33%) Niku
12 3 (8.33%) Primavera
13 2 (5.56%) Legal
13 2 (5.56%) Validation

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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Project
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Open Workbench
6 2 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.78%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 36 (100.00%) Finance
2 20 (55.56%) Banking
3 16 (44.44%) Retail
4 13 (36.11%) Retail Banking
5 12 (33.33%) Law
6 2 (5.56%) Legal
7 1 (2.78%) Billing
7 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Governance
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (5.56%) Use Case
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) FINREP
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Niku
1 3 (8.33%) Planview
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) Charles River
3 1 (2.78%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle