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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 106 67 104
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 40 68 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 2.33% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.44% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 14
Median daily rate £350 £335 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £269 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
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
2697 2785 2375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.78% 95.57% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1455 1316
Median daily rate £375 £352 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 91 82
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -22 30 £375 +13.63% 1
Glasgow -1 7 £350 -3.44% 1
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Finance
2 24 (40.00%) Banking
3 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (23.33%) Retail
5 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
6 12 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (13.33%) Change Control
8 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 7 (11.67%) SQL
9 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
9 7 (11.67%) Law
9 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.00%) Quality Management
10 6 (10.00%) Change Management
11 5 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Validation
11 5 (8.33%) ISEB
11 5 (8.33%) MS Project
11 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
12 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 4 (6.67%) QA
12 4 (6.67%) Migration
12 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
13 3 (5.00%) Data Quality

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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.33%) MS Project
3 3 (5.00%) MS Office
4 2 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.67%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.67%) WinRunner
General
1 60 (100.00%) Finance
2 24 (40.00%) Banking
3 14 (23.33%) Retail
4 12 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 7 (11.67%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
3 8 (13.33%) Change Control
3 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Change Management
5 6 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Validation
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.67%) Charles River
3 1 (1.67%) Cognos
3 1 (1.67%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.67%) IBM
3 1 (1.67%) Infor
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Trillium