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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst - Financial Services
Rank 566 518 560
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 80 120 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 98 47
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 £325 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £368 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -2.64%
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -23 68 £425 - 19
London -11 33 £475 -7.40% 7
South East +1 18 £400 +6.66% 4
Scotland -30 11 £400 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +16 8 £375 - 2
Milton Keynes +13 8 £375 - 2
Edinburgh -20 7 £375 +7.14%
City of London +39 5 £400 +6.39% 6
West Sussex - 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands +1 4 £450 -5.26%
North West -15 4 £332 -5.61%
Worthing - 4 - - 1
Manchester - 4 £332 -
Yorkshire +1 3 £390 +11.42%
West Yorkshire -6 3 £390 +11.42%
Oxfordshire - 3 £435 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Glasgow +4 2 £413 +37.50%
Halifax +2 2 £358 +8.15%
Bristol 0 2 £284 -29.93% 7
South West -4 2 £284 -30.49% 7
West Midlands -39 2 £369 -13.23% 1
East of England - 2 £425 -
Banbury - 2 £435 -
Wales +13 1 £350 -
South Wales +8 1 £350 -
Leeds -2 1 £450 +28.57%
Birmingham -6 1 £275 -24.65%
Surrey -6 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £363 -

Financial Services Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Finance
2 76 (52.05%) Business Analysis
3 55 (37.67%) Banking
4 50 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.64%) Investment Banking
8 16 (10.96%) Retail
9 13 (8.90%) Cash Management
9 13 (8.90%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.22%) Use Case
10 12 (8.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 11 (7.53%) User Experience
11 11 (7.53%) KYC
11 11 (7.53%) FATCA
11 11 (7.53%) Retail Banking
11 11 (7.53%) Billing
11 11 (7.53%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (6.85%) Electronics
12 10 (6.85%) Telecoms
12 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
12 10 (6.85%) Project Management
12 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
12 10 (6.85%) SAP
12 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.85%) Programme Management
12 10 (6.85%) Marketing
12 10 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (6.16%) Target Operating Model

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 8 (5.48%) CMS
2 3 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.37%) MS Office
4 2 (1.37%) MS Project
4 2 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.37%) BASE24
2 2 (1.37%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.37%) Sonata
2 2 (1.37%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) ATM
2 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
General
1 146 (100.00%) Finance
2 55 (37.67%) Banking
3 17 (11.64%) Investment Banking
4 16 (10.96%) Retail
5 11 (7.53%) Billing
5 11 (7.53%) Retail Banking
6 10 (6.85%) Electronics
6 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
6 10 (6.85%) Marketing
6 10 (6.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.37%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (3.42%) FIXML
1 5 (3.42%) XML
2 4 (2.74%) FpML
3 2 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) EDI
4 1 (0.68%) HTML5
4 1 (0.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) User Experience
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) SWIFT
4 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.05%) Derivative
5 3 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.05%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.37%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Linux
1 1 (0.68%) Unix
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.05%) Business Analysis
2 50 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (8.90%) Cash Management
5 13 (8.90%) Waterfall
6 12 (8.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 12 (8.22%) Use Case
7 11 (7.53%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (7.53%) KYC
8 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (6.85%) Programme Management
8 10 (6.85%) Project Management
9 9 (6.16%) Data Management
9 9 (6.16%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.48%) SDLC
10 8 (5.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.11%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (2.05%) ISEB
2 2 (1.37%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) CBAP
3 1 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) FATCA
2 6 (4.11%) QA
3 5 (3.42%) MiFID
3 5 (3.42%) Solvency II
4 3 (2.05%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.37%) SEPA
6 1 (0.68%) Basel II
6 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.68%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (6.85%) SAP
2 4 (2.74%) Adobe
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.37%) Avaloq
4 2 (1.37%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.37%) Vermilion
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix
5 1 (0.68%) Cognos
5 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.68%) Tableau
5 1 (0.68%) WorldPay
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