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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst - Financial Services
Rank 528 484 514
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 91 117 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 95 46
Average daily rate £450 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +21.42%
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £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 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
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 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 -25 86 £450 +5.88% 10
London -3 40 £475 +11.76% 5
South East -11 18 £425 +2.40% 4
South West -4 8 £360 -0.68%
City of London +42 7 £575 +35.29% 2
West Midlands -8 7 £425 +13.33%
Surrey -8 6 £525 +23.52%
North West -23 6 £525 +23.52% 1
Hampshire +7 4 £390 -8.23%
Berkshire +4 3 £480 +6.07% 1
Dorset +2 3 £250 -31.03%
Birmingham -2 3 - -
Scotland -10 3 - - 1
Manchester -18 3 £600 +41.17% 1
Windsor - 3 £480 -
Bournemouth - 3 £250 -
South Coast - 3 £450 -
Brighton +14 2 £325 -
East Sussex +10 2 £325 -
Wiltshire -2 2 £400 -13.51%
Bristol -3 2 £350 +3.70%
Wales -4 2 £398 -6.47%
South Wales -7 2 £398 -6.47%
Cardiff -12 2 £398 -6.47%
Edinburgh -15 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £475 -
Swindon - 2 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Glasgow +9 1 - -

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Finance
2 81 (48.21%) Business Analysis
3 47 (27.98%) Banking
4 40 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (10.12%) Derivative
9 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (8.93%) Project Management
10 14 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 14 (8.33%) Investment Banking
11 13 (7.74%) Asset Management
12 12 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 11 (6.55%) ISEB
14 10 (5.95%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.95%) Change Management
14 10 (5.95%) Legal
14 10 (5.95%) Degree
14 10 (5.95%) MiFID
14 10 (5.95%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (5.95%) Retail
15 9 (5.36%) Target Operating Model
15 9 (5.36%) KYC
15 9 (5.36%) EMIR
15 9 (5.36%) Market Risk
15 9 (5.36%) Front Office
15 9 (5.36%) SQL
16 8 (4.76%) Microsoft
16 8 (4.76%) Validation

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) CMS
2 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (1.79%) Sonata
1 3 (1.79%) Tercero
2 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) Skype
2 2 (1.19%) Intranet
2 2 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.60%) DB2
2 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
1 1 (0.60%) VersionOne
General
1 168 (100.00%) Finance
2 47 (27.98%) Banking
3 14 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.95%) Legal
4 10 (5.95%) Retail
5 9 (5.36%) Front Office
6 7 (4.17%) Billing
6 7 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.57%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.79%) Marketing
9 2 (1.19%) Automotive
9 2 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.19%) Electronics
9 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) .NET
1 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.12%) Derivative
2 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.95%) Equity Derivative
4 9 (5.36%) Market Risk
5 8 (4.76%) Equities
6 6 (3.57%) User Experience
7 5 (2.98%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.19%) Unix
2 1 (0.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (48.21%) Business Analysis
2 40 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (8.93%) Project Management
7 14 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 13 (7.74%) Asset Management
9 12 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 10 (5.95%) Change Management
10 10 (5.95%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.36%) KYC
11 9 (5.36%) Target Operating Model
12 8 (4.76%) SDLC
12 8 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (4.76%) Validation
13 7 (4.17%) Cash Management
13 7 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (4.17%) UML
13 7 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.60%) C#
2 1 (0.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (6.55%) ISEB
2 10 (5.95%) Degree
3 2 (1.19%) CBAP
4 1 (0.60%) CCA
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) MiFID
2 9 (5.36%) EMIR
3 8 (4.76%) FATCA
4 7 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (2.38%) QA
6 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.79%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.60%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.98%) Algorithmics
3 3 (1.79%) Avaloq
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle
3 3 (1.79%) Vermilion
4 2 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.60%) Citrix
5 1 (0.60%) Cognos
5 1 (0.60%) GoldenSource
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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