The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Financial Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 307 233 285
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 404 580 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.05% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 432 288
Median daily rate £380 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -59 371 £378 -8.48% 72
London -71 168 £425 -5.55% 45
South East +11 82 £400 +11.88% 10
East Midlands +18 24 £375 +7.14% 1
North West +5 23 £320 -24.70% 3
West Midlands -29 23 £275 -29.03% 3
Scotland -17 22 £330 +1.53% 1
Northamptonshire +16 21 £375 -12.28%
East of England +8 20 £425 +21.42% 2
Surrey +11 17 £450 -
Edinburgh -13 17 £300 -11.11% 1
City of London -4 16 £438 +2.04% 16
Buckinghamshire +13 15 £400 +6.66% 1
Birmingham 0 14 £275 -8.33% 1
West Sussex +14 13 £425 +60.37%
Milton Keynes +9 13 £413 +10.00% 1
South West -18 13 £288 -16.90% 6
Hampshire +6 12 £288 -15.44%
Yorkshire 0 10 £375 +7.14% 1
Basingstoke - 8 £280 -
East Sussex +14 7 £500 +47.05% 1
West Yorkshire +9 7 £306 -12.50% 1
Manchester -11 7 £300 -17.80% 1
Bristol -22 6 £288 -17.85% 5
Berkshire -24 6 £300 -22.70% 8
Worthing - 6 - -
Brighton +10 5 £425 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +2 5 £438 -2.77%
Luton 0 5 £438 -2.77%
Cheshire -4 5 £310 -31.22% 1

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 781 (100.00%) Finance
2 231 (29.58%) Banking
3 154 (19.72%) Business Analysis
4 137 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (13.19%) SQL
7 81 (10.37%) Oracle
8 79 (10.12%) Migration
8 79 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 79 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
9 78 (9.99%) MS Excel
10 76 (9.73%) Microsoft
11 69 (8.83%) SAP
12 63 (8.07%) Retail
13 58 (7.43%) Data Analysis
14 54 (6.91%) Data Migration
15 49 (6.27%) Project Management
16 48 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (6.02%) Degree
18 46 (5.89%) QA
18 46 (5.89%) Change Management
19 45 (5.76%) ETL
20 44 (5.63%) ISEB
21 43 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
22 41 (5.25%) ISTQB
22 41 (5.25%) MS Office
23 39 (4.99%) MS Visio
24 37 (4.74%) SharePoint
24 37 (4.74%) SQL Server
25 34 (4.35%) SDLC

Financial Analyst Skill Set
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 37 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.66%) CMS
3 8 (1.02%) SAS
4 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Confluence
6 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.26%) IIS
6 2 (0.26%) Jetty
6 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 78 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (5.25%) MS Office
4 39 (4.99%) MS Visio
5 29 (3.71%) MS Project
6 8 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.64%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (3.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (3.20%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
5 16 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.64%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.64%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.51%) CODA-Financials
11 4 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.38%) Primavera
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.26%) Lucidchart
1 2 (0.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.15%) Internet
2 5 (0.64%) Firewall
3 3 (0.38%) ATM
3 3 (0.38%) FTP
3 3 (0.38%) LAN
3 3 (0.38%) WAN
4 2 (0.26%) HTTP
4 2 (0.26%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.26%) SAN
4 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) Telnet
5 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.90%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.77%) QlikView
7 5 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.64%) MS Access
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.51%) Big Data
8 4 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.38%) DB2
9 3 (0.38%) Essbase
9 3 (0.38%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.38%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.26%) MySQL
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 26 (3.33%) JIRA
2 15 (1.92%) Selenium
3 12 (1.54%) HP UFT
4 6 (0.77%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.64%) Toad
6 4 (0.51%) JMeter
6 4 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.26%) JUnit
8 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.13%) JBehave
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
9 1 (0.13%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.13%) TestNG
General
1 781 (100.00%) Finance
2 231 (29.58%) Banking
3 63 (8.07%) Retail
4 29 (3.71%) General Ledger
4 29 (3.71%) Retail Banking
5 27 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.33%) Law
7 24 (3.07%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.43%) Marketing
10 16 (2.05%) Back Office
10 16 (2.05%) Electronics
11 15 (1.92%) Billing
12 10 (1.28%) Front Office
13 9 (1.15%) Legal
14 5 (0.64%) Automotive
15 4 (0.51%) Advertising
16 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.79%) XML
2 8 (1.02%) Web Services
3 7 (0.90%) SOAP
4 6 (0.77%) .NET
4 6 (0.77%) HTML
5 5 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (0.64%) FIXML
6 4 (0.51%) FpML
7 3 (0.38%) CSS
7 3 (0.38%) EDI
7 3 (0.38%) Java EE
7 3 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.26%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.26%) HTML5
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.26%) JSON
8 2 (0.26%) JSP
8 2 (0.26%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) Kafka
9 1 (0.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 13 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (1.66%) User Experience
4 12 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.41%) Data Extraction
6 10 (1.28%) Fintech
7 9 (1.15%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.15%) Derivative
7 9 (1.15%) SWIFT
7 9 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.90%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.77%) Equities
11 5 (0.64%) Life Science
11 5 (0.64%) Statistics
12 4 (0.51%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.51%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.38%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.10%) Windows
2 20 (2.56%) Unix
3 9 (1.15%) Linux
3 9 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (19.72%) Business Analysis
2 137 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 123 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (10.12%) Migration
4 79 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 58 (7.43%) Data Analysis
6 54 (6.91%) Data Migration
7 49 (6.27%) Project Management
8 48 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (5.89%) Change Management
10 45 (5.76%) ETL
11 34 (4.35%) SDLC
12 33 (4.23%) Test Scripting
12 33 (4.23%) User Stories
12 33 (4.23%) Waterfall
13 32 (4.10%) Data Modelling
14 30 (3.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 29 (3.71%) Asset Management
15 29 (3.71%) Validation
16 27 (3.46%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (13.19%) SQL
2 18 (2.30%) VBA
3 17 (2.18%) Java
4 9 (1.15%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.02%) C#
6 5 (0.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.51%) C
7 4 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.51%) VB
7 4 (0.51%) VBScript
8 3 (0.38%) ABAP
9 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.26%) C++
9 2 (0.26%) Perl
9 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.13%) COBOL
10 1 (0.13%) Groovy
10 1 (0.13%) JCL
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (6.02%) Degree
2 44 (5.63%) ISEB
3 41 (5.25%) ISTQB
4 24 (3.07%) ACCA
5 23 (2.94%) CIMA
6 20 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) CISSP
10 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.26%) CISM
11 2 (0.26%) IIBA
11 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CBAP
12 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.89%) QA
2 19 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.28%) GAAP
4 9 (1.15%) Solvency II
5 8 (1.02%) MiFID
6 7 (0.90%) FATCA
7 4 (0.51%) Basel II
7 4 (0.51%) Basel III
8 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.38%) SEPA
8 3 (0.38%) SLA
9 2 (0.26%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.26%) EMIR
9 2 (0.26%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.13%) COREP
10 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.13%) FINREP
10 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) XenApp
4 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.38%) Control-M
3 2 (0.26%) DameWare
3 2 (0.26%) Kibana
3 2 (0.26%) Linux-HA
3 2 (0.26%) logstash
3 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Nessus
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (10.37%) Oracle
2 76 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 69 (8.83%) SAP
4 15 (1.92%) HP
5 14 (1.79%) Cognos
6 13 (1.66%) Hyperion
6 13 (1.66%) Tableau
7 9 (1.15%) IBM
8 6 (0.77%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.64%) Adobe
9 5 (0.64%) CODA
9 5 (0.64%) Concur
9 5 (0.64%) Sage
9 5 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.51%) Niku
10 4 (0.51%) Planview
10 4 (0.51%) Sybase
11 3 (0.38%) CA
11 3 (0.38%) Sun
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