The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Financial Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 105 81 117
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 30 59 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 1.85% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.94% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £269 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £449 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £12.50
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
2381 3036 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.19% 95.11% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1534 1367
Median daily rate £350 £352 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh -18 23 £300 -11.11% 1
Glasgow +5 3 £413 +23.13%
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (51.72%) Banking
3 20 (34.48%) Retail
4 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (27.59%) Retail Banking
6 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
7 14 (24.14%) Law
8 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
8 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.97%) MS Project
10 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
11 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
11 8 (13.79%) MS Office
12 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.34%) Change Control
13 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (8.62%) Validation
13 5 (8.62%) Change Management
14 4 (6.90%) SQL
14 4 (6.90%) QA
14 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
14 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
14 4 (6.90%) Programme Governance
15 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
15 3 (5.17%) User Experience
15 3 (5.17%) Defect Management
15 3 (5.17%) System Integration Testing
15 3 (5.17%) Wealth Management

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Project
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
4 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (3.45%) Open Workbench
5 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Primavera
2 1 (1.72%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.72%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.72%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
1 2 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 58 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (51.72%) Banking
3 20 (34.48%) Retail
4 16 (27.59%) Retail Banking
5 14 (24.14%) Law
6 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.72%) Front Office
7 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.34%) Change Control
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 5 (8.62%) Validation
5 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
5 4 (6.90%) Programme Governance
5 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Defect Management
6 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Requirements Management
6 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.17%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Use Case
6 3 (5.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISEB
1 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) Niku
2 2 (3.45%) Planview
2 2 (3.45%) SAP
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.72%) Charles River
3 1 (1.72%) Cognos
3 1 (1.72%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Infor
3 1 (1.72%) Sage