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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 313 242 275
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 379 515 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.97% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 380 300
Median daily rate £383 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -48 340 £388 -3.12% 81
London -37 172 £425 -5.55% 44
South East +23 69 £385 +10.00% 14
Scotland -44 32 £350 +2.33% 1
City of London +31 30 £450 - 20
East of England +12 23 £400 +14.28% 5
Edinburgh -31 23 £300 -14.28% 1
North West -23 22 £329 -6.64% 3
Yorkshire +6 20 £350 -3.44% 2
West Yorkshire +19 19 £350 -3.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 18 £375 +5.63% 3
Milton Keynes +23 16 £375 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -26 13 £375 -11.76% 5
East Midlands +12 10 £363 -23.68%
Hampshire +6 9 £304 -24.06%
Surrey +1 9 £488 -11.36% 3
South West -24 9 £294 -16.07% 7
Oxfordshire +18 8 £345 -27.36%
Essex -2 8 £475 +46.15%
West Sussex -13 8 £413 +55.66% 4
Manchester -13 8 £332 -8.97% 1
Birmingham -4 7 £388 -3.12% 1
Berkshire -21 7 £394 +21.15% 4
Wakefield - 7 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +24 6 £108 -66.92% 1
Bristol +3 6 £288 -23.84% 7
Cheshire -15 6 £425 +20.73% 1
Banbury - 6 £345 -
Northamptonshire +3 5 £450 -
Glasgow +1 5 £413 +17.85%

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 753 (100.00%) Finance
2 206 (27.36%) Banking
3 155 (20.58%) Business Analysis
4 134 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 121 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (12.62%) SQL
7 81 (10.76%) MS Excel
8 72 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 71 (9.43%) Microsoft
10 70 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (8.37%) Oracle
11 63 (8.37%) Migration
12 61 (8.10%) SAP
13 55 (7.30%) Retail
14 53 (7.04%) Project Management
15 50 (6.64%) Data Analysis
16 45 (5.98%) SharePoint
17 44 (5.84%) MS Office
18 42 (5.58%) MS PowerPoint
19 41 (5.44%) MS Visio
20 40 (5.31%) Asset Management
21 38 (5.05%) ISEB
22 36 (4.78%) Degree
22 36 (4.78%) Test Scripting
22 36 (4.78%) Data Migration
23 34 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
23 34 (4.52%) QA
24 33 (4.38%) ISTQB
25 31 (4.12%) Windows

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 45 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.86%) SAS
3 12 (1.59%) CMS
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.27%) Confluence
7 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) Jetty
7 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 81 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.84%) MS Office
3 42 (5.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (5.44%) MS Visio
5 23 (3.05%) MS Project
6 7 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.27%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
3 17 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.93%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.80%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
11 3 (0.40%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.27%) Lucidchart
2 2 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.66%) Firewall
2 4 (0.53%) Internet
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
3 3 (0.40%) Skype
4 2 (0.27%) HTTP
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%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) Telnet
5 1 (0.13%) VLAN
5 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.73%) Data Mining
4 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.06%) QlikView
7 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.80%) Essbase
9 5 (0.66%) MS Access
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.40%) Big Data
11 3 (0.40%) DB2
11 3 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.40%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (2.12%) JIRA
2 12 (1.59%) HP UFT
3 10 (1.33%) Selenium
4 7 (0.93%) Toad
5 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.66%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.27%) ERwin
8 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.27%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.13%) AppScan
9 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.13%) JMeter
General
1 753 (100.00%) Finance
2 206 (27.36%) Banking
3 55 (7.30%) Retail
4 29 (3.85%) General Ledger
5 27 (3.59%) Retail Banking
6 25 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.26%) Billing
8 17 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.99%) Law
9 15 (1.99%) Marketing
10 14 (1.86%) Electronics
10 14 (1.86%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.73%) Back Office
12 12 (1.59%) Legal
13 7 (0.93%) Front Office
14 5 (0.66%) Advertising
15 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.73%) XML
2 6 (0.80%) HTML
2 6 (0.80%) SOAP
3 5 (0.66%) EDI
3 5 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (0.66%) FIXML
3 5 (0.66%) Web Services
4 4 (0.53%) .NET
4 4 (0.53%) FpML
5 3 (0.40%) CSS
5 3 (0.40%) Java EE
5 3 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.27%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.27%) HTML5
6 2 (0.27%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.27%) JSON
6 2 (0.27%) JSP
6 2 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) iBATIS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (1.99%) User Experience
3 14 (1.86%) Data Centre
4 10 (1.33%) Credit Risk
4 10 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.06%) Derivative
6 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 7 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 7 (0.93%) Statistics
7 7 (0.93%) SWIFT
8 5 (0.66%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.66%) Fintech
9 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.40%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.40%) Life Science
10 3 (0.40%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.40%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.12%) Windows
2 18 (2.39%) Unix
3 9 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.06%) Linux
5 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (20.58%) Business Analysis
2 134 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 121 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 63 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (8.37%) Migration
6 53 (7.04%) Project Management
7 50 (6.64%) Data Analysis
8 40 (5.31%) Asset Management
9 36 (4.78%) Data Migration
9 36 (4.78%) Test Scripting
10 29 (3.85%) Data Modelling
10 29 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 28 (3.72%) Change Management
11 28 (3.72%) ERP
11 28 (3.72%) Waterfall
12 25 (3.32%) GAP Analysis
12 25 (3.32%) User Stories
13 24 (3.19%) Analytics
13 24 (3.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 95 (12.62%) SQL
2 17 (2.26%) VBA
3 16 (2.12%) Java
4 12 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.06%) C#
6 5 (0.66%) VBScript
7 4 (0.53%) C
7 4 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.53%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.40%) VB
9 2 (0.27%) ABAP
9 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.13%) COBOL
10 1 (0.13%) Groovy
10 1 (0.13%) JCL
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (5.05%) ISEB
2 36 (4.78%) Degree
3 33 (4.38%) ISTQB
4 27 (3.59%) ACCA
5 22 (2.92%) CIMA
6 15 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.73%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.27%) CBAP
10 2 (0.27%) IIBA
11 1 (0.13%) CCA
11 1 (0.13%) CCAB
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CISM
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
11 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.52%) QA
2 15 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.59%) FATCA
4 8 (1.06%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.80%) Basel II
5 6 (0.80%) MiFID
6 4 (0.53%) GAAP
7 3 (0.40%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.40%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.27%) Basel III
8 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.27%) EMIR
8 2 (0.27%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.27%) SEPA
9 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.13%) FINREP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.27%) Xen
3 2 (0.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.40%) Control-M
2 3 (0.40%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) DameWare
3 2 (0.27%) Kibana
3 2 (0.27%) Linux-HA
3 2 (0.27%) logstash
3 2 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Nessus
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.37%) Oracle
3 61 (8.10%) SAP
4 23 (3.05%) HP
5 20 (2.66%) Hyperion
6 14 (1.86%) Cognos
7 11 (1.46%) IBM
7 11 (1.46%) Tableau
8 9 (1.20%) Citrix
9 7 (0.93%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.80%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.66%) Fidessa
12 4 (0.53%) Adobe
12 4 (0.53%) CA
12 4 (0.53%) CODA
12 4 (0.53%) Concur
12 4 (0.53%) Reuters
12 4 (0.53%) Sybase
12 4 (0.53%) VMware
13 3 (0.40%) Avaloq
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