The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Services 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 Services Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Services Business Analyst
Rank 565 485 449
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 47 89 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 112
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Financial Services Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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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 -53 45 £419 +1.51% 10
London -20 15 £450 -7.69% 3
South East -12 12 £375 +15.38%
South West -29 7 £404 -2.71% 4
City of London +16 6 £450 -18.18%
East Midlands +4 5 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire +1 5 £450 - 1
Swindon -4 4 £400 +8.10%
Wiltshire -9 4 £400 +8.10%
North West -6 3 £375 +3.44%
Yorkshire +3 2 £270 -32.50%
Surrey -5 2 £463 +32.14%
Bristol -17 2 £404 -10.27% 2
Northampton - 2 £450 -
West Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Woking - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Financial Services 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 Services Business Analyst in their job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Finance
2 56 (53.33%) Business Analysis
3 37 (35.24%) Banking
4 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (18.10%) Scrum
6 16 (15.24%) Project Management
7 15 (14.29%) User Stories
8 14 (13.33%) Retail
9 12 (11.43%) Migration
9 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2
10 11 (10.48%) CRM
10 11 (10.48%) ISEB
10 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
10 11 (10.48%) BDD
11 10 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.57%) Retail Banking
12 9 (8.57%) Web Development
12 9 (8.57%) UML
12 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.67%) OO
13 7 (6.67%) SAP
13 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
13 7 (6.67%) Automotive
14 6 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (5.71%) Change Management
14 6 (5.71%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (5.71%) Microsoft

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Financial Services 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 Services Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.90%) SAS
2 1 (0.95%) CMS
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.81%) MS Project
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) SMS
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.86%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.90%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) RequisitePro
General
1 105 (100.00%) Finance
2 37 (35.24%) Banking
3 14 (13.33%) Retail
4 9 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.67%) Automotive
6 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.81%) Marketing
7 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.86%) Advertising
9 2 (1.90%) Back Office
9 2 (1.90%) Legal
10 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.95%) Electronics
10 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.95%) German Language
10 1 (0.95%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.86%) Social Media
2 2 (1.90%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.95%) iPad
3 1 (0.95%) DTV
3 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) Exotic Derivative
3 1 (0.95%) Derivative
3 1 (0.95%) Statistics
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.10%) Scrum
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.24%) Project Management
5 15 (14.29%) User Stories
6 12 (11.43%) Migration
6 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.48%) CRM
7 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.48%) BDD
8 10 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.57%) Web Development
9 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.57%) UML
10 7 (6.67%) OO
11 6 (5.71%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.71%) Change Management
11 6 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) ISEB
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.95%) CBAP
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Basel III
2 1 (0.95%) FATCA
2 1 (0.95%) EMIR
2 1 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) Basel II
2 1 (0.95%) COBIT
2 1 (0.95%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.67%) SAP
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.90%) HP
3 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.95%) Open Text
4 1 (0.95%) Teradata
4 1 (0.95%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe
4 1 (0.95%) Siebel
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