The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 121 76 100
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 28 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 1.87% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.96% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 15
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £15.00
Financial Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2788 2856 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.49% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1534 1311
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 73
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -27 20 £400 +14.28% 4
Glasgow +2 7 £350 - 1
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Financial Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Financial Analyst in their job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Banking
3 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 11 (19.64%) Retail
6 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
6 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Change Control
7 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
9 6 (10.71%) Quality Management
9 6 (10.71%) Validation
10 5 (8.93%) Migration
10 5 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
10 5 (8.93%) VBA
10 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
11 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.14%) MS Office
11 4 (7.14%) ISEB
11 4 (7.14%) Change Management
12 3 (5.36%) Law
12 3 (5.36%) CMS
12 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
12 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.36%) Oracle

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Financial Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Financial Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
1 2 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
General
1 56 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Banking
3 11 (19.64%) Retail
4 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Law
6 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Change Control
5 6 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 6 (10.71%) Validation
6 5 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.36%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.36%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Cognos
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Trillium
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