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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 313 244 299
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 380 578 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 1.00% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.05% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 419 307
Median daily rate £400 £424 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +8.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 - £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.72 - £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £12.00

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -51 355 £400 -5.82% 53
London -67 169 £450 -2.17% 26
South East -11 72 £400 +11.11% 11
East Midlands +16 29 £363 +3.57% 1
Northamptonshire +15 25 £350 -18.12%
City of London -12 22 £445 -0.28% 8
West Midlands -23 21 £275 -35.29% 1
North West +9 20 £343 -23.88% 5
Surrey +14 17 £413 -13.15% 1
Scotland -13 17 £330 +1.53% 4
East of England +16 16 £375 -3.22% 5
South West 0 16 £351 -3.10% 4
Edinburgh -2 16 £330 +1.53% 4
Berkshire -11 15 £345 -13.87% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 13 £413 +6.45%
Milton Keynes +5 12 £419 +4.68%
Birmingham +3 11 £275 -
Hampshire +7 10 £280 -13.84% 1
Essex +4 7 £388 +19.23% 1
Northampton -2 7 £350 -18.12%
Bristol -15 7 £351 -7.86% 1
West Sussex - 7 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +3 6 £375 +7.14%
Manchester -3 6 £318 -15.33%
Basingstoke - 6 £280 -
Cheshire +1 5 £325 -27.77% 1
West Yorkshire 0 4 £375 +7.14%
Bedfordshire -5 4 £290 -33.71%
Ipswich - 4 £360 - 3
Kent - 4 £375 - 1

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 759 (100.00%) Finance
2 219 (28.85%) Banking
3 146 (19.24%) Business Analysis
4 139 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (11.86%) SQL
6 90 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 79 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (10.28%) MS Excel
9 74 (9.75%) Oracle
10 72 (9.49%) SAP
11 71 (9.35%) Microsoft
12 66 (8.70%) Migration
13 64 (8.43%) Retail
13 64 (8.43%) Data Analysis
14 48 (6.32%) Degree
14 48 (6.32%) Project Management
15 47 (6.19%) Change Management
15 47 (6.19%) QA
16 46 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
16 46 (6.06%) ISEB
17 45 (5.93%) Data Migration
18 43 (5.67%) ETL
19 42 (5.53%) ISTQB
20 41 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (5.14%) Data Modelling
22 38 (5.01%) Test Scripting
23 34 (4.48%) User Stories
24 33 (4.35%) SDLC
24 33 (4.35%) MS Office

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 32 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.45%) CMS
3 7 (0.92%) SAS
4 5 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.26%) Confluence
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.26%) Jetty
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (4.35%) MS Office
4 31 (4.08%) MS Project
4 31 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.53%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (3.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 26 (3.43%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (1.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.66%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.66%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
11 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.26%) Lucidchart
1 2 (0.26%) Office 365
1 2 (0.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.58%) Internet
2 4 (0.53%) Firewall
3 2 (0.26%) ATM
3 2 (0.26%) Broadband
3 2 (0.26%) FTP
3 2 (0.26%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.26%) LAN
3 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.26%) WAN
3 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.92%) MS Access
4 7 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.53%) Big Data
7 4 (0.53%) Essbase
7 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.40%) Hyperion Smart View
8 3 (0.40%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.40%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.26%) DB2
9 2 (0.26%) QlikView
9 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (4.22%) JIRA
2 13 (1.71%) HP UFT
2 13 (1.71%) Selenium
3 4 (0.53%) JMeter
3 4 (0.53%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.26%) JUnit
5 2 (0.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.26%) Toad
5 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.13%) JBehave
6 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.13%) TestNG
6 1 (0.13%) WinRunner
General
1 759 (100.00%) Finance
2 219 (28.85%) Banking
3 64 (8.43%) Retail
4 33 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.69%) General Ledger
7 25 (3.29%) Law
8 24 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 24 (3.16%) Retail Banking
9 23 (3.03%) Marketing
10 22 (2.90%) Financial Institution
11 18 (2.37%) Back Office
12 16 (2.11%) Billing
12 16 (2.11%) Electronics
13 15 (1.98%) Front Office
14 10 (1.32%) Legal
15 5 (0.66%) Automotive
16 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.26%) French Language
17 2 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.45%) XML
2 6 (0.79%) HTML
3 5 (0.66%) .NET
3 5 (0.66%) Web Services
4 4 (0.53%) SOAP
5 3 (0.40%) Java EE
5 3 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.26%) CSS
6 2 (0.26%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.26%) FIXML
6 2 (0.26%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.26%) JSON
6 2 (0.26%) JSP
6 2 (0.26%) Kafka
6 2 (0.26%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) JDBC
7 1 (0.13%) React
7 1 (0.13%) Servlets
7 1 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.64%) Data Centre
3 18 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (1.98%) Fixed Income
5 14 (1.84%) Fintech
6 13 (1.71%) User Experience
7 11 (1.45%) Derivative
8 9 (1.19%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.19%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.05%) Equities
9 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.79%) Life Science
10 6 (0.79%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.66%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.66%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.53%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.53%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.40%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.40%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.56%) Windows
2 16 (2.11%) Unix
3 8 (1.05%) Linux
3 8 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (19.24%) Business Analysis
2 139 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 115 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 66 (8.70%) Migration
6 64 (8.43%) Data Analysis
7 48 (6.32%) Project Management
8 47 (6.19%) Change Management
9 45 (5.93%) Data Migration
10 43 (5.67%) ETL
11 41 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (5.14%) Data Modelling
13 38 (5.01%) Test Scripting
14 34 (4.48%) User Stories
15 33 (4.35%) SDLC
16 32 (4.22%) Use Case
17 31 (4.08%) Waterfall
18 30 (3.95%) ERP
19 29 (3.82%) Process Improvement
20 25 (3.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (11.86%) SQL
2 17 (2.24%) Java
3 12 (1.58%) VBA
4 7 (0.92%) C#
5 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.40%) C
7 3 (0.40%) VBScript
8 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.26%) C++
8 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.26%) Perl
8 2 (0.26%) Python
8 2 (0.26%) VB
9 1 (0.13%) ABAP
9 1 (0.13%) COBOL
9 1 (0.13%) Groovy
9 1 (0.13%) JCL
9 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (6.32%) Degree
2 46 (6.06%) ISEB
3 42 (5.53%) ISTQB
4 27 (3.56%) ACCA
5 25 (3.29%) CIMA
6 16 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) CISSP
9 3 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.26%) CISM
10 2 (0.26%) MBA
10 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CBAP
11 1 (0.13%) CISA
11 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.19%) QA
2 19 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.32%) GAAP
4 9 (1.19%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.79%) FATCA
5 6 (0.79%) MiFID
6 5 (0.66%) Basel II
6 5 (0.66%) Basel III
6 5 (0.66%) SLA
7 4 (0.53%) SEPA
8 2 (0.26%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.26%) EMIR
8 2 (0.26%) FINREP
8 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.13%) COREP
9 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
System Software
1 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.13%) XenApp
3 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) Control-M
2 2 (0.26%) DameWare
2 2 (0.26%) Kibana
2 2 (0.26%) Linux-HA
2 2 (0.26%) logstash
2 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.13%) Nagios
3 1 (0.13%) Nessus
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (9.75%) Oracle
2 72 (9.49%) SAP
3 71 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (1.84%) Hyperion
5 11 (1.45%) Cognos
6 8 (1.05%) HP
6 8 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.92%) IBM
8 6 (0.79%) Adobe
8 6 (0.79%) Concur
8 6 (0.79%) Sage
8 6 (0.79%) Tableau
9 5 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.66%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.53%) Cisco
10 4 (0.53%) CODA
11 3 (0.40%) Murex
11 3 (0.40%) Niku
11 3 (0.40%) Sun
11 3 (0.40%) VMware
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Rate: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 23 days ago