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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 350 285 254
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 292 450 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.82% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.87% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 323 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £13.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +56.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.00 £82.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +110.00%

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
46863 52014 52705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.72% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30655 33167 33349
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2000 2163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 December 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
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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 -63 276 £425 - 39
London -39 151 £475 +4.39% 22
South East -8 49 £413 +17.85% 1
City of London -19 20 £475 -5.00% 6
North West +4 19 £383 -4.37% 4
Berkshire +1 19 £450 +28.57%
South West +4 15 £401 +21.13% 3
East of England -7 14 £363 -14.70% 3
East Midlands +2 12 £388 -13.88% 1
West Midlands -14 10 £365 +8.14% 3
Yorkshire +11 9 £363 -9.37% 2
Oxfordshire -3 9 £400 +344.44%
Bristol +8 8 £375 +5.26% 1
Essex +5 7 £450 +41.73%
Manchester +3 7 £400 +14.28% 3
Northamptonshire -8 7 £425 -15.00%
Scotland -15 7 £363 +26.08%
Edinburgh 0 6 £363 +20.83%
Northampton -11 6 £388 -22.50%
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £425 +36.00%
Cardiff +8 5 £420 +6.32%
Ipswich +4 5 £286 -36.38% 1
Suffolk +2 5 £286 -36.38% 1
South Wales 0 5 £420 +6.32%
South Yorkshire -6 5 £350 -17.64% 2
Wales -8 5 £420 +6.32%
Hampshire +21 4 £250 -23.07% 1
Cheshire +19 4 £393 -12.77% 1
West Yorkshire +14 4 £375 -6.25%
Lancashire - 4 £250 -

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 687 (100.00%) Finance
2 171 (24.89%) Banking
3 130 (18.92%) Business Analysis
4 125 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (13.68%) SQL
6 79 (11.50%) Oracle
7 78 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
8 71 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 69 (10.04%) SAP
10 68 (9.90%) MS Excel
11 59 (8.59%) Data Analysis
12 57 (8.30%) Microsoft
13 56 (8.15%) Project Management
14 52 (7.57%) Retail
15 51 (7.42%) Change Management
16 50 (7.28%) Migration
17 45 (6.55%) QA
18 43 (6.26%) Degree
19 41 (5.97%) Process Improvement
20 37 (5.39%) Data Migration
20 37 (5.39%) ISEB
21 36 (5.24%) ERP
22 35 (5.09%) ETL
23 32 (4.66%) Investment Banking
23 32 (4.66%) CIMA
23 32 (4.66%) ACCA
24 31 (4.51%) Data Modelling
25 30 (4.37%) MS Office
25 30 (4.37%) User Stories

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 21 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.16%) SAS
3 5 (0.73%) CMS
3 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.29%) Confluence
5 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle UPK
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.15%) Apache
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.15%) CICS
6 1 (0.15%) Luigi
6 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.37%) MS Office
3 29 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (4.08%) MS Project
5 17 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.15%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.15%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 28 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
4 15 (2.18%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (1.60%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (1.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (0.87%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.87%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
13 4 (0.58%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (0.44%) Firewall
3 2 (0.29%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) DHCP
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) Multicast
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
4 1 (0.15%) SMS
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.73%) Essbase
4 5 (0.73%) MS Access
4 5 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.58%) Big Data
5 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.44%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.44%) Hyperion Smart View
6 3 (0.44%) Impala
6 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.29%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (4.08%) JIRA
2 10 (1.46%) Selenium
3 6 (0.87%) HP UFT
4 5 (0.73%) JMeter
5 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.29%) JUnit
6 2 (0.29%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) LSMW
7 1 (0.15%) NUnit
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.15%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.15%) TestNG
7 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 687 (100.00%) Finance
2 171 (24.89%) Banking
3 52 (7.57%) Retail
4 32 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.78%) Financial Institution
6 25 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.06%) Front Office
8 20 (2.91%) Back Office
9 18 (2.62%) Manufacturing
10 17 (2.47%) Law
11 16 (2.33%) General Ledger
11 16 (2.33%) Marketing
11 16 (2.33%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.75%) Legal
13 11 (1.60%) Billing
14 8 (1.16%) Electronics
15 6 (0.87%) Automotive
16 5 (0.73%) German Language
17 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.16%) XML
2 5 (0.73%) .NET
3 4 (0.58%) Web Services
4 3 (0.44%) HTML
5 2 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.29%) Kafka
6 1 (0.15%) COM
6 1 (0.15%) CSS
6 1 (0.15%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.15%) Java EE
6 1 (0.15%) JDBC
6 1 (0.15%) JSP
6 1 (0.15%) React
6 1 (0.15%) RESTful
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CAF
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.15%) SOAP
6 1 (0.15%) Spring
6 1 (0.15%) Velocity
6 1 (0.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.06%) Fintech
2 21 (3.06%) Fixed Income
3 16 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.04%) User Experience
5 12 (1.75%) Data Extraction
5 12 (1.75%) Derivative
5 12 (1.75%) Equities
5 12 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.16%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.02%) OTC Derivatives
10 6 (0.87%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.73%) Life Science
12 4 (0.58%) Data Conversion
12 4 (0.58%) FMCG
12 4 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.47%) Windows
2 10 (1.46%) Unix
3 6 (0.87%) Linux
4 5 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Solaris
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (18.92%) Business Analysis
2 125 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 59 (8.59%) Data Analysis
6 56 (8.15%) Project Management
7 51 (7.42%) Change Management
8 50 (7.28%) Migration
9 41 (5.97%) Process Improvement
10 37 (5.39%) Data Migration
11 36 (5.24%) ERP
12 35 (5.09%) ETL
13 31 (4.51%) Data Modelling
14 30 (4.37%) User Stories
15 29 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (4.22%) Target Operating Model
16 28 (4.08%) SDLC
17 27 (3.93%) Financial Analysis
17 27 (3.93%) Test Scripting
18 25 (3.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 94 (13.68%) SQL
2 13 (1.89%) Java
3 9 (1.31%) VBA
4 8 (1.16%) C#
4 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.73%) Python
7 4 (0.58%) R
8 3 (0.44%) C++
8 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.44%) VB
9 2 (0.29%) ABAP
9 2 (0.29%) F#
9 2 (0.29%) Go
9 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (6.26%) Degree
2 37 (5.39%) ISEB
3 32 (4.66%) ACCA
3 32 (4.66%) CIMA
4 27 (3.93%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.18%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) AAT
7 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.58%) MBA
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) CFA
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.15%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.55%) QA
2 16 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.89%) MiFID
4 12 (1.75%) GAAP
5 8 (1.16%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.73%) SLA
7 4 (0.58%) Basel III
8 3 (0.44%) Basel II
8 3 (0.44%) FINREP
9 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.29%) SEPA
10 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.15%) COREP
10 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.15%) EMIR
10 1 (0.15%) FATCA
10 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
System Software
1 6 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Firmware
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.15%) Control-M
3 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.15%) nmon
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.15%) SCOM
3 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 79 (11.50%) Oracle
2 69 (10.04%) SAP
3 57 (8.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.75%) Cognos
5 11 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.31%) Sage
7 7 (1.02%) CODA
7 7 (1.02%) Hyperion
7 7 (1.02%) Teradata
8 5 (0.73%) Infor
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco
9 4 (0.58%) Concur
9 4 (0.58%) HP
9 4 (0.58%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.58%) Planview
9 4 (0.58%) Workday
10 3 (0.44%) Adobe
10 3 (0.44%) Sun
10 3 (0.44%) Tableau
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