The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Analysis
Rank 611 586 562
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 30 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.082% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 33
Median daily rate £400 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £500 £255
% change year-on-year
-33.25% +96.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £88.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £88.18

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45312 44104 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.52% 78.83% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27498 26558
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1290 1223
Median hourly rate £33.99 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Financial Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Financial Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Financial Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK.

Financial Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Financial Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK.

Financial Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
England -38 27 £400 - 5
London -29 12 £450 +20.00% 3
West Midlands -8 5 £375 -40.00% 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £263 -41.66%
West Yorkshire 0 3 £263 -41.66%
Scotland -9 3 £330 -
Coventry - 3 - -
City of London +36 2 £450 +18.42% 1
East of England +9 2 £400 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £330 -
Erskine - 2 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Hampshire +8 1 £338 -21.51% 1
Hertfordshire +5 1 £400 -
Birmingham -3 1 £375 -40.00% 1
Winchester -4 1 £338 -21.51%
Leeds -10 1 - -
South East -18 1 £338 -32.50% 1
South West - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
North West - 1 £320 -
Bradford - 1 £225 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £400 -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Financial Analysis.

1 53 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
5 8 (15.09%) Change Management
5 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
5 8 (15.09%) Banking
5 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
6 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (13.21%) SAP
7 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
7 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.43%) MS Office
8 5 (9.43%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) ACCA
8 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
8 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.43%) Legal
9 4 (7.55%) Information Security
9 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
9 4 (7.55%) Degree
9 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
9 4 (7.55%) MS Project
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle
9 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.55%) SDLC
10 3 (5.66%) Product Management

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
1 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 4 (7.55%) MS Project
4 3 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) HFM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LTE
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) MS Access
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Financial Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Accountant
6 3 (5.66%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) PMO Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Commercial Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Developer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Market Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Procurement Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.77%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.77%) Equities
3 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.77%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.09%) Change Management
3 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
4 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
4 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Product Management
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Scrum
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.77%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ACCA
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CIMA
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) APMP
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) CBAP
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) GAAP
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) SAP
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.89%) Avaya
6 1 (1.89%) Cadence
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
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