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 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 323 246 274
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 377 477 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.88% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.93% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 344 291
Median daily rate £385 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 May 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 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 -36 337 £388 -7.18% 71
London -44 172 £425 -5.55% 45
South East +2 58 £375 -3.22% 6
City of London +35 41 £450 - 16
Scotland -32 39 £350 +3.70% 4
Edinburgh -24 29 £375 +11.94% 2
Yorkshire +6 25 £354 -7.51% 2
West Yorkshire +2 24 £350 -6.66% 1
East Midlands +35 23 £350 -17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 20 £375 +7.14%
Milton Keynes +14 19 £375 +10.29%
South West -11 19 £310 -14.48% 4
North West -22 17 £360 +2.27% 8
Northamptonshire +14 15 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England +1 12 £405 +1.25% 1
Bristol -3 12 £388 +6.89% 3
Leeds -6 11 £325 -16.66%
Oxfordshire +14 10 £345 -23.33%
Surrey -4 10 £500 -9.09% 1
Northampton +7 9 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -15 8 £400 - 2
Glasgow +5 7 £350 -3.44% 2
Essex +2 7 £443 +28.72%
Manchester -11 7 £346 +2.55% 7
Berkshire -12 7 £388 +40.90% 2
Wakefield - 7 £350 -
Cheshire -14 6 £425 -2.85%
Hampshire +1 5 £308 -25.45% 2
Halifax +4 4 £373 +12.53%
Birmingham -3 4 £406 +1.56% 1

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 754 (100.00%) Finance
2 201 (26.66%) Banking
3 167 (22.15%) Business Analysis
4 124 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 108 (14.32%) SQL
7 78 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 75 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
9 71 (9.42%) Microsoft
9 71 (9.42%) Migration
9 71 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 69 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (8.49%) Oracle
12 55 (7.29%) SAP
13 49 (6.50%) Retail
14 48 (6.37%) Data Analysis
14 48 (6.37%) Project Management
15 47 (6.23%) ISEB
16 46 (6.10%) Asset Management
17 44 (5.84%) MS Office
17 44 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
18 41 (5.44%) Data Migration
19 40 (5.31%) SharePoint
19 40 (5.31%) MS Visio
20 37 (4.91%) QA
20 37 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
21 35 (4.64%) Degree
21 35 (4.64%) Test Scripting
22 34 (4.51%) Data Modelling
23 31 (4.11%) ERP

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 40 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.39%) SAS
3 11 (1.46%) CMS
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.27%) Apache
6 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 2 (0.27%) JBoss
6 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.13%) Jetty
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 78 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.84%) MS Office
3 40 (5.31%) MS Visio
4 37 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.39%) MS Project
6 6 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.27%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.52%) Oracle Financials
2 17 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.80%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.66%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.40%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.27%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.66%) Firewall
1 5 (0.66%) Skype
2 4 (0.53%) LAN
2 4 (0.53%) SAN
2 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.53%) WAN
3 3 (0.40%) ATM
3 3 (0.40%) FTP
4 2 (0.27%) CTI
4 2 (0.27%) HTTP
4 2 (0.27%) Internet
4 2 (0.27%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.27%) WebEx
4 2 (0.27%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) VLAN
5 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.12%) Data Mining
4 10 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.06%) QlikView
7 7 (0.93%) Big Data
7 7 (0.93%) Essbase
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.53%) DB2
9 4 (0.53%) MS Access
9 4 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (1.72%) JIRA
2 11 (1.46%) HP UFT
2 11 (1.46%) Selenium
3 7 (0.93%) Toad
4 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.66%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.27%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.27%) ERwin
7 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.27%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.27%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.13%) JMeter
8 1 (0.13%) JUnit
8 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
General
1 754 (100.00%) Finance
2 201 (26.66%) Banking
3 49 (6.50%) Retail
4 29 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 25 (3.32%) General Ledger
7 19 (2.52%) Billing
8 18 (2.39%) Legal
8 18 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.72%) Marketing
10 11 (1.46%) Law
11 10 (1.33%) Back Office
11 10 (1.33%) Electronics
11 10 (1.33%) Front Office
11 10 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.66%) Advertising
13 4 (0.53%) Automotive
13 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.59%) XML
2 7 (0.93%) SOAP
2 7 (0.93%) Web Services
3 6 (0.80%) .NET
4 5 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.66%) FIXML
4 5 (0.66%) HTML
5 4 (0.53%) EDI
5 4 (0.53%) FpML
6 2 (0.27%) Dojo
6 2 (0.27%) HTML5
6 2 (0.27%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.13%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.13%) iBATIS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (1.86%) User Experience
3 13 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 13 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 11 (1.46%) Derivative
5 10 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.06%) Data Extraction
6 8 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 7 (0.93%) Statistics
7 7 (0.93%) SWIFT
8 6 (0.80%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.53%) Equities
10 4 (0.53%) Fintech
11 3 (0.40%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.40%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (3.71%) Windows
2 17 (2.25%) Unix
3 8 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.80%) Linux
4 6 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (22.15%) Business Analysis
2 124 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (9.42%) Migration
4 71 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 69 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (6.37%) Data Analysis
6 48 (6.37%) Project Management
7 46 (6.10%) Asset Management
8 41 (5.44%) Data Migration
9 35 (4.64%) Test Scripting
10 34 (4.51%) Data Modelling
11 31 (4.11%) ERP
12 30 (3.98%) Change Management
12 30 (3.98%) GAP Analysis
12 30 (3.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 28 (3.71%) Waterfall
14 27 (3.58%) Analytics
14 27 (3.58%) Investment Management
15 25 (3.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 108 (14.32%) SQL
2 19 (2.52%) VBA
3 15 (1.99%) Java
4 10 (1.33%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.06%) C#
6 4 (0.53%) C
6 4 (0.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.53%) VBScript
7 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.27%) ABAP
8 2 (0.27%) C++
8 2 (0.27%) VB
9 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.13%) COBOL
9 1 (0.13%) Groovy
9 1 (0.13%) JCL
9 1 (0.13%) RPG
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (6.23%) ISEB
2 35 (4.64%) Degree
3 31 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 30 (3.98%) ACCA
5 25 (3.32%) CIMA
6 14 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.46%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.27%) CBAP
10 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.27%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CCA
11 1 (0.13%) CCNA
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.13%) IIBA
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.91%) QA
2 22 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.39%) FATCA
4 9 (1.19%) MiFID
5 4 (0.53%) Basel II
5 4 (0.53%) EMIR
5 4 (0.53%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.40%) GAAP
6 3 (0.40%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.27%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.27%) SEPA
8 1 (0.13%) Basel III
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.13%) FINREP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.27%) Xen
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.40%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) Control-M
3 2 (0.27%) DameWare
3 2 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.13%) Kibana
4 1 (0.13%) logstash
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.49%) Oracle
3 55 (7.29%) SAP
4 23 (3.05%) HP
5 18 (2.39%) Hyperion
6 15 (1.99%) Cognos
7 11 (1.46%) Tableau
8 8 (1.06%) Citrix
8 8 (1.06%) IBM
8 8 (1.06%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.93%) Bloomberg
9 7 (0.93%) Fidessa
10 4 (0.53%) CA
10 4 (0.53%) Reuters
10 4 (0.53%) Sybase
10 4 (0.53%) VMware
11 3 (0.40%) Avaloq
11 3 (0.40%) CODA
11 3 (0.40%) Murex
11 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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