The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst - Financial
Rank 507 477 487
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Business Analyst 119 135 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 111 65
Average daily rate £439 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Financial Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Business Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Business Analyst within the UK.

Financial Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Financial Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Business Analyst within the UK.

Financial Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 113 £440 +3.52% 9
London +17 56 £475 +5.55% 5
South East +4 19 £390 -6.02% 3
South West -2 9 £385 +6.20%
City of London +40 8 £575 +35.29% 2
West Midlands -6 7 £425 +13.33%
Surrey -11 7 £525 +23.52%
North West -23 6 £525 +23.52% 1
Yorkshire -26 6 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire +7 5 £390 -5.45%
West Yorkshire -15 5 £400 +6.66%
Leeds -8 4 £356 -5.20%
Brighton +18 3 £325 -
East Sussex +12 3 £325 -
Birmingham 0 3 - -
Bristol -1 3 £350 -0.35%
Wiltshire -4 3 £400 -13.51%
Scotland -9 3 - -
Manchester -17 3 £600 +41.17% 1
North East - 3 £475 -
South Coast - 3 £450 -
Halifax +5 2 £413 -8.33%
East of England +3 2 £525 +23.52%
Dorset -1 2 £344 -5.17%
Cardiff -8 2 £398 +6.00% 1
Wales -9 2 £398 +6.00% 1
South Wales -11 2 £398 +6.00% 1
Edinburgh -18 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £450 -

Financial Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Financial Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Financial Business Analyst in their job title.

1 250 (100.00%) Finance
2 114 (45.60%) Business Analysis
3 71 (28.40%) Banking
4 55 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (8.00%) Investment Banking
10 18 (7.20%) Asset Management
10 18 (7.20%) Project Management
10 18 (7.20%) Data Analysis
11 17 (6.80%) Derivative
11 17 (6.80%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 16 (6.40%) Legal
13 15 (6.00%) Microsoft
13 15 (6.00%) Use Case
14 14 (5.60%) ISEB
15 13 (5.20%) MiFID
15 13 (5.20%) KYC
16 12 (4.80%) Degree
16 12 (4.80%) Retail
16 12 (4.80%) SQL
17 11 (4.40%) PRINCE2
17 11 (4.40%) Change Management
17 11 (4.40%) Front Office
17 11 (4.40%) Market Risk
17 11 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (4.40%) User Stories
17 11 (4.40%) Target Operating Model

Financial Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Financial Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Financial Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.60%) Confluence
2 3 (1.20%) SAS
3 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.20%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.20%) Sonata
2 3 (1.20%) Tercero
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.40%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) Skype
2 2 (0.80%) Intranet
2 2 (0.80%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.80%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.40%) DB2
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) VersionOne
General
1 250 (100.00%) Finance
2 71 (28.40%) Banking
3 20 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 16 (6.40%) Legal
5 12 (4.80%) Retail
6 11 (4.40%) Front Office
7 8 (3.20%) Billing
7 8 (3.20%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.80%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.60%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.60%) Law
11 3 (1.20%) Back Office
11 3 (1.20%) Marketing
12 2 (0.80%) Automotive
12 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.80%) Electronics
12 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.40%) Publishing
13 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) .NET
1 1 (0.40%) Dojo
1 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
1 1 (0.40%) HTML
1 1 (0.40%) Web Services
1 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.80%) Derivative
3 11 (4.40%) Market Risk
3 11 (4.40%) User Experience
4 10 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
5 9 (3.60%) Equities
6 5 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.00%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.80%) Unix
2 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.40%) Linux
2 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.60%) Business Analysis
2 55 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (7.20%) Asset Management
6 18 (7.20%) Data Analysis
6 18 (7.20%) Project Management
7 17 (6.80%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 15 (6.00%) Use Case
9 13 (5.20%) KYC
10 11 (4.40%) Change Management
10 11 (4.40%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (4.40%) Target Operating Model
10 11 (4.40%) User Stories
11 10 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (4.00%) Scrum
11 10 (4.00%) UML
11 10 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.80%) SQL
2 1 (0.40%) C#
2 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (5.60%) ISEB
2 12 (4.80%) Degree
3 5 (2.00%) ACCA
4 3 (1.20%) CBAP
4 3 (1.20%) CIMA
5 1 (0.40%) AAT
5 1 (0.40%) APMG
5 1 (0.40%) CCA
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.20%) MiFID
2 10 (4.00%) FATCA
3 9 (3.60%) EMIR
4 7 (2.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (2.80%) QA
5 4 (1.60%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.20%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.40%) Basel III
7 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.40%) FINREP
7 1 (0.40%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.00%) Oracle
3 5 (2.00%) Algorithmics
3 5 (2.00%) SAP
4 3 (1.20%) Avaloq
4 3 (1.20%) Hyperion
4 3 (1.20%) Vermilion
5 2 (0.80%) Cognos
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) Casewise
6 1 (0.40%) Citrix
6 1 (0.40%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.40%) IBM
6 1 (0.40%) Sage
6 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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