The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Financial Services Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst - Financial Services
Rank 594 577 591
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 59 86 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 78 37
Median daily rate £425 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £315 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Financial Services Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Financial Services Business Analyst in the job title.

Financial Services Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Financial Services Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Financial Services Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Financial Services Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -11 56 £438 -2.77% 7
London -17 30 £460 -6.83%
South East +22 11 £425 +6.25% 4
City of London +11 5 £413 -12.00%
North West +8 4 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £425 -
South West +9 3 £294 -26.56% 1
East Midlands -5 3 £413 +25.00%
Cardiff +21 2 £438 +2.94%
South Wales +16 2 £438 +8.69%
Wales +16 2 £438 +9.37%
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £413 +3.12%
Epsom +10 2 - -
Surrey +10 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes +8 2 £413 +3.12%
Northampton 0 2 £350 +6.06%
Bristol -3 2 £294 -26.56% 1
Northamptonshire -8 2 £350 +6.06%
West Midlands -35 2 £369 -19.17% 1
Worthing - 2 - -
Scotland +14 1 £330 -17.08%
Edinburgh +13 1 £330 -30.52%
Swindon +9 1 - -
Cheshire +9 1 £415 -7.77% 1
Hampshire +6 1 £525 +27.27% 1
Wiltshire +3 1 - -
Manchester -2 1 - -
Birmingham -5 1 £275 +10.00%
Oxfordshire -10 1 £500 +14.94%
North East -23 1 £475 +23.37%

Financial Services Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst in the job title.

1 140 (100.00%) Finance
2 57 (40.71%) Business Analysis
3 55 (39.29%) Banking
4 45 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (13.57%) Change Management
7 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (12.14%) Use Case
8 16 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (9.29%) Waterfall
9 13 (9.29%) Project Management
9 13 (9.29%) Marketing
10 12 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
11 11 (7.86%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (7.86%) Programme Management
11 11 (7.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 11 (7.86%) Manufacturing
11 11 (7.86%) Electronics
11 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
11 11 (7.86%) SAP
12 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
12 10 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.14%) Retail
12 10 (7.14%) QA
13 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (6.43%) Test Scripting
13 9 (6.43%) User Stories
13 9 (6.43%) Data Management
13 9 (6.43%) Investment Banking
13 9 (6.43%) CMS

Financial Services Business 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 9 (6.43%) CMS
2 5 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.86%) MS Project
5 2 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (7.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) BASE24
2 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) ATM
1 2 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.43%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.71%) ClearQuest
General
1 140 (100.00%) Finance
2 55 (39.29%) Banking
3 13 (9.29%) Marketing
4 11 (7.86%) Electronics
4 11 (7.86%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.14%) Retail
6 9 (6.43%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.86%) Billing
8 2 (1.43%) Automotive
8 2 (1.43%) Back Office
8 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) EDI
1 1 (0.71%) FIXML
1 1 (0.71%) HTML
1 1 (0.71%) Java EE
1 1 (0.71%) JDBC
1 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) User Experience
3 4 (2.86%) Derivative
3 4 (2.86%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.43%) Equities
5 2 (1.43%) Fintech
5 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.71%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.71%) Tandem
6 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.43%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) Unix
2 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.71%) Business Analysis
2 45 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.57%) Change Management
5 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (12.14%) Use Case
6 16 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (9.29%) Project Management
7 13 (9.29%) Waterfall
8 12 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
9 11 (7.86%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (7.86%) Programme Management
10 10 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.43%) Data Management
11 9 (6.43%) Test Scripting
11 9 (6.43%) User Stories
12 8 (5.71%) SDLC
12 8 (5.71%) UML
13 7 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (4.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) ISEB
2 6 (4.29%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) Solvency II
3 5 (3.57%) FATCA
3 5 (3.57%) MiFID
4 2 (1.43%) SEPA
5 1 (0.71%) Basel II
5 1 (0.71%) COREP
5 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.71%) EMIR
5 1 (0.71%) FINREP
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 11 (7.86%) SAP
2 6 (4.29%) Adobe
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) WorldPay