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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
UK
Rank 334 270 260
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 278 410 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.81% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.85% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 299 298
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £66.25 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +293.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £185.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-83.78% +998.90%

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -29 264 £425 +6.25% 53
London -21 134 £475 +18.75% 25
South East -3 49 £450 +26.76% 6
Berkshire +20 25 £450 +13.20% 3
South West +12 18 £416 +12.43% 6
West Midlands -8 16 £413 +11.48%
City of London -24 15 £450 +30.90% 6
East Midlands +8 14 £400 +4.57% 1
North West +21 13 £363 -19.44% 3
Bristol +7 10 £375 +26.36% 2
Yorkshire +4 10 £350 -12.50% 7
East of England -4 8 £388 -3.12% 4
Scotland +5 7 £350 +30.11% 1
Oxfordshire 0 7 £438 +40.00%
Manchester +14 6 £375 -28.57% 2
Edinburgh +5 6 £350 +30.11% 1
South Yorkshire 0 6 £328 -22.94% 2
Northampton -6 6 £438 -12.50%
Northamptonshire -13 6 £438 -12.50%
East Sussex +9 5 £450 -
Birmingham 0 5 £150 -62.50%
Essex -3 5 £350 +7.69%
Swindon +9 4 £425 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +2 4 £375 -3.84% 3
Wiltshire +1 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Maidenhead -7 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 £200 -
Lancashire - 4 £275 -
Leeds +7 3 £375 -3.84% 2
Brighton +5 3 £388 -

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 600 (100.00%) Finance
2 130 (21.67%) Banking
3 112 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (18.00%) Business Analysis
5 90 (15.00%) SQL
6 88 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (11.17%) Oracle
9 65 (10.83%) SAP
10 62 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 57 (9.50%) Project Management
11 57 (9.50%) MS Excel
12 44 (7.33%) Change Management
12 44 (7.33%) Data Analysis
13 42 (7.00%) Microsoft
14 40 (6.67%) Retail
14 40 (6.67%) Degree
15 37 (6.17%) Process Improvement
16 36 (6.00%) CIMA
16 36 (6.00%) ISEB
17 35 (5.83%) ERP
17 35 (5.83%) Migration
18 34 (5.67%) ACCA
19 32 (5.33%) QA
20 28 (4.67%) Financial Analysis
21 27 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (4.50%) MS Office
21 27 (4.50%) Target Operating Model
22 26 (4.33%) Test Scripting
22 26 (4.33%) Investment Banking

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 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.00%) SAS
3 4 (0.67%) CMS
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.33%) Confluence
4 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.17%) Apache
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.17%) CICS
5 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.17%) JBoss
5 1 (0.17%) Luigi
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.50%) MS Office
3 26 (4.33%) MS Project
4 23 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.50%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.17%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (1.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 6 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.83%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.50%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.17%) Internet
2 3 (0.50%) Firewall
3 2 (0.33%) Broadband
4 1 (0.17%) ATM
4 1 (0.17%) DHCP
4 1 (0.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.17%) Multicast
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (0.83%) Essbase
3 5 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.67%) OLAP
4 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.50%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.50%) Big Data
5 3 (0.50%) Hyperion Smart View
5 3 (0.50%) Impala
5 3 (0.50%) MS Access
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.33%) DB2
6 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.17%) JIRA
2 9 (1.50%) Selenium
3 5 (0.83%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.67%) JMeter
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.33%) JUnit
6 2 (0.33%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) LSMW
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) MSTest
7 1 (0.17%) NUnit
7 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.17%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 600 (100.00%) Finance
2 130 (21.67%) Banking
3 40 (6.67%) Retail
4 26 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 19 (3.17%) Front Office
6 19 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.67%) Back Office
8 15 (2.50%) Legal
9 14 (2.33%) General Ledger
10 12 (2.00%) Marketing
11 11 (1.83%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.83%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.50%) Billing
13 8 (1.33%) Law
14 4 (0.67%) Automotive
14 4 (0.67%) Electronics
14 4 (0.67%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.50%) German Language
15 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.17%) XML
2 5 (0.83%) .NET
3 3 (0.50%) Velocity
3 3 (0.50%) Web Services
4 2 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.33%) HTML
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.17%) JMS
5 1 (0.17%) JMX
5 1 (0.17%) Kafka
5 1 (0.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.17%) React
5 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.17%) RESTful
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.50%) Fixed Income
3 19 (3.17%) Fintech
3 19 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (2.17%) User Experience
5 12 (2.00%) Derivative
5 12 (2.00%) Equities
6 9 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.17%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
7 7 (1.17%) Reinsurance
7 7 (1.17%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.00%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.00%) Economics
9 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.83%) Statistics
10 4 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.00%) Windows
2 8 (1.33%) Unix
3 4 (0.67%) Linux
4 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.17%) Solaris
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 108 (18.00%) Business Analysis
3 88 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 57 (9.50%) Project Management
6 44 (7.33%) Change Management
6 44 (7.33%) Data Analysis
7 37 (6.17%) Process Improvement
8 35 (5.83%) ERP
8 35 (5.83%) Migration
9 28 (4.67%) Financial Analysis
10 27 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (4.50%) Target Operating Model
11 26 (4.33%) Test Scripting
12 24 (4.00%) Data Modelling
12 24 (4.00%) User Stories
13 22 (3.67%) Data Migration
14 19 (3.17%) CRM
15 18 (3.00%) UML
16 17 (2.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 90 (15.00%) SQL
2 13 (2.17%) Java
3 11 (1.83%) PL/SQL
4 10 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.50%) C#
6 8 (1.33%) VBA
7 5 (0.83%) Python
7 5 (0.83%) R
8 4 (0.67%) ABAP
8 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.50%) C++
10 2 (0.33%) F#
10 2 (0.33%) Go
10 2 (0.33%) Perl
10 2 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.17%) COBOL
11 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.17%) JCL
11 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (6.67%) Degree
2 36 (6.00%) CIMA
2 36 (6.00%) ISEB
3 34 (5.67%) ACCA
4 19 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.83%) AAT
7 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.83%) MBA
8 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.33%) CISSP
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CFA
10 1 (0.17%) CISM
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.33%) QA
2 13 (2.17%) MiFID
3 11 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.67%) GAAP
5 5 (0.83%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.50%) Basel III
6 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.50%) FINREP
6 3 (0.50%) SLA
7 2 (0.33%) EMIR
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.33%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.17%) Basel II
8 1 (0.17%) COREP
8 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
System Software
1 6 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
4 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.17%) nmon
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 67 (11.17%) Oracle
2 65 (10.83%) SAP
3 42 (7.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.00%) Cognos
5 10 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.50%) Sage
7 7 (1.17%) CODA
7 7 (1.17%) Teradata
8 6 (1.00%) Infor
8 6 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.00%) Workday
9 5 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.83%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.83%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco
10 4 (0.67%) HP
11 3 (0.50%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.50%) IBM
11 3 (0.50%) Niku
11 3 (0.50%) Planview
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