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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
UK
Rank 352 314 275
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 258 369 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.72% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 261 283
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £20.70 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £155.00 £16.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £102.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-77.26% +581.66%

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
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -32 249 £425 +6.25% 74
London -25 119 £445 +4.70% 50
South East -7 54 £435 +33.84% 9
West Midlands +5 20 £400 +11.88% 1
North West +30 16 £363 -19.44% 4
Berkshire +20 15 £450 +31.38% 1
Surrey -1 15 £435 -15.12% 3
South West -14 15 £425 +21.42% 5
East Midlands +13 12 £375 +10.29% 2
City of London -17 12 £500 +50.37% 11
Manchester +16 11 £363 -39.58% 3
Birmingham -3 7 £288 +43.75%
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £350 - 4
Redhill - 7 £435 - 1
Yorkshire +10 6 £375 -11.76% 3
Bristol -3 6 £325 +2.76% 4
Edinburgh +10 5 £350 +27.73% 2
Scotland +4 5 £350 +27.73% 4
Hampshire 0 5 £288 -19.01% 1
Milton Keynes -3 5 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire +10 4 £400 +24.61% 2
East Sussex +7 4 £450 +38.46%
Swindon +2 4 £425 +6.25%
Oxfordshire +1 4 £388 +5.44%
Wiltshire 0 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Northampton 0 4 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire -4 4 £450 - 1
Kent -4 4 £538 +198.61%
East of England -9 4 £325 -23.52%
Lancashire - 4 £356 -

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 574 (100.00%) Finance
2 104 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 103 (17.94%) Business Analysis
4 97 (16.90%) SQL
5 96 (16.72%) Banking
6 89 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (11.85%) Oracle
9 65 (11.32%) MS Excel
10 61 (10.63%) SAP
10 61 (10.63%) Project Management
11 49 (8.54%) Microsoft
12 46 (8.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (7.67%) Change Management
14 43 (7.49%) Degree
15 42 (7.32%) Migration
16 41 (7.14%) Data Analysis
17 39 (6.79%) PMO
18 37 (6.45%) Retail
18 37 (6.45%) ERP
19 34 (5.92%) CIMA
19 34 (5.92%) ACCA
20 33 (5.75%) Process Improvement
21 29 (5.05%) ISEB
22 27 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (4.70%) MS Office
23 26 (4.53%) QA
24 25 (4.36%) Data Migration
24 25 (4.36%) MS Visio
24 25 (4.36%) Business Process Analysis

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 15 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.74%) SAS
3 4 (0.70%) CMS
3 4 (0.70%) Confluence
3 4 (0.70%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Luigi
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.70%) MS Office
3 25 (4.36%) MS Visio
4 24 (4.18%) MS Project
5 21 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.17%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 6 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.87%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.70%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.52%) HFM
9 3 (0.52%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) Internet
2 3 (0.52%) Broadband
2 3 (0.52%) Firewall
2 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.17%) ATM
3 1 (0.17%) DHCP
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) LAN
3 1 (0.17%) Multicast
3 1 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.17%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) SMS
3 1 (0.17%) TETRA
3 1 (0.17%) VoIP
3 1 (0.17%) Wireless
3 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.05%) Big Data
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.87%) Essbase
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.70%) OLAP
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.52%) DB2
9 3 (0.52%) Impala
9 3 (0.52%) MS Access
9 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.52%) QlikView
10 2 (0.35%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (3.66%) JIRA
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.87%) Selenium
3 3 (0.52%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.35%) JMeter
4 2 (0.35%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.17%) LSMW
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) MSTest
5 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.17%) TestRail
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 574 (100.00%) Finance
2 96 (16.72%) Banking
3 37 (6.45%) Retail
4 20 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.14%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.96%) Front Office
7 16 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.61%) General Ledger
8 15 (2.61%) Legal
9 14 (2.44%) Back Office
10 12 (2.09%) Marketing
11 10 (1.74%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.39%) Retail Banking
13 7 (1.22%) Billing
14 4 (0.70%) Law
14 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.52%) Electronics
15 3 (0.52%) German Language
15 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.05%) XML
2 5 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (0.87%) Velocity
3 3 (0.52%) .NET
4 2 (0.35%) HTML
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.17%) JMS
5 1 (0.17%) Kafka
5 1 (0.17%) Mason
5 1 (0.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.17%) RESTful
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CAF
5 1 (0.17%) Spring
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.79%) Fixed Income
4 14 (2.44%) Derivative
5 13 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.09%) Fintech
6 12 (2.09%) User Experience
7 11 (1.92%) Equities
8 8 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.22%) OTC Derivatives
9 7 (1.22%) Reinsurance
9 7 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.87%) FMCG
11 4 (0.70%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.52%) Clustering
12 3 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.44%) Windows
2 5 (0.87%) Linux
2 5 (0.87%) Unix
3 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Solaris
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 103 (17.94%) Business Analysis
3 89 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (10.63%) Project Management
5 46 (8.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 44 (7.67%) Change Management
7 42 (7.32%) Migration
8 41 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 37 (6.45%) ERP
10 33 (5.75%) Process Improvement
11 27 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (4.36%) Business Process Analysis
12 25 (4.36%) Data Migration
13 24 (4.18%) Data Modelling
14 23 (4.01%) Target Operating Model
14 23 (4.01%) User Stories
15 21 (3.66%) Financial Analysis
15 21 (3.66%) Workflow
16 19 (3.31%) Scrum
16 19 (3.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 97 (16.90%) SQL
2 10 (1.74%) PL/SQL
2 10 (1.74%) T-SQL
2 10 (1.74%) VBA
3 9 (1.57%) Java
4 8 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.87%) C#
5 5 (0.87%) Python
5 5 (0.87%) R
6 3 (0.52%) ABAP
6 3 (0.52%) Go
7 2 (0.35%) F#
7 2 (0.35%) VB
8 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.17%) C++
8 1 (0.17%) COBOL
8 1 (0.17%) JCL
8 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (7.49%) Degree
2 34 (5.92%) ACCA
2 34 (5.92%) CIMA
3 29 (5.05%) ISEB
4 13 (2.26%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.87%) AAT
6 5 (0.87%) MBA
7 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.17%) CBAP
10 1 (0.17%) CFA
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) IIBA
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.79%) PMO
2 26 (4.53%) QA
3 20 (3.48%) IFRS
4 12 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.09%) MiFID
5 10 (1.74%) GAAP
6 6 (1.05%) IFRS 9
7 5 (0.87%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.52%) EMIR
9 3 (0.52%) SLA
10 2 (0.35%) Basel III
10 2 (0.35%) FINREP
10 2 (0.35%) GDPR
10 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.17%) FATCA
11 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.35%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.05%) SCCM
3 4 (0.70%) SCOM
3 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.17%) nmon
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 68 (11.85%) Oracle
2 61 (10.63%) SAP
3 49 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.92%) Cognos
4 11 (1.92%) Workday
5 10 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.22%) CODA
6 7 (1.22%) Sage
7 6 (1.05%) Infor
7 6 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.05%) Teradata
8 5 (0.87%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.70%) IBM
9 4 (0.70%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.52%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco
10 3 (0.52%) HP
10 3 (0.52%) Murex
10 3 (0.52%) Symantec
11 2 (0.35%) VMware
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