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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Services Business Analyst
Rank 453 491 482
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 119 68 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 51 27
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£425 £351 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -22.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -8.19%
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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +36 113 £425 +14.09% 17
London +32 35 £450 -2.70% 1
South East -1 35 £400 +23.07% 5
South West -5 15 £363 -3.01% 6
Surrey +12 13 £400 - 1
North West +9 12 £425 +17.24% 3
Buckinghamshire -18 9 £375 +15.38%
West Yorkshire 0 8 £360 +2.71%
Yorkshire -6 8 £360 +2.71%
East Midlands +18 6 £450 -14.28%
Cheshire +6 6 £450 +24.13% 2
Dorset - 6 £363 -
Scotland -8 5 £363 +6.61% 1
Manchester - 5 £388 - 1
Berkshire +4 3 £415 -30.83% 2
Wiltshire -3 3 £463 +23.74% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £450 -
Bristol - 3 £338 - 3
City of London +11 2 £425 -19.04%
Cheltenham - 2 £453 - 2
Reading - 2 £453 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £453 - 2
East of England 0 1 £425 -5.55%
Glasgow -5 1 £375 -
Cardiff -9 1 £425 +46.55%
South Wales -16 1 £425 +30.76%
Wales -21 1 £425 +30.76%
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Slough - 1 £400 -
Stirling - 1 £350 -

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Finance
2 66 (34.92%) Business Analysis
3 49 (25.93%) Banking
4 48 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (12.17%) Retail
7 21 (11.11%) Project Management
8 17 (8.99%) Scrum
8 17 (8.99%) Microsoft
8 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (8.47%) Data Analysis
10 15 (7.94%) MS Visio
10 15 (7.94%) PRINCE2
10 15 (7.94%) UML
11 14 (7.41%) ISEB
11 14 (7.41%) Marketing
11 14 (7.41%) Workflow
12 12 (6.35%) Migration
12 12 (6.35%) Retail Banking
13 11 (5.82%) Telecoms
14 10 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.29%) Web Development
14 10 (5.29%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (5.29%) Data Modelling
15 9 (4.76%) SAP
15 9 (4.76%) Document Management
15 9 (4.76%) Waterfall
16 8 (4.23%) Use Case
16 8 (4.23%) User Stories
16 8 (4.23%) Automotive

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.59%) CMS
2 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (7.94%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.23%) MS Office
2 8 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.53%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CS
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.06%) MS Access
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 189 (100.00%) Finance
2 49 (25.93%) Banking
3 23 (12.17%) Retail
4 14 (7.41%) Marketing
5 12 (6.35%) Retail Banking
6 11 (5.82%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.23%) Automotive
8 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.12%) Front Office
8 4 (2.12%) Back Office
8 4 (2.12%) Electronics
9 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.06%) Advertising
10 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.65%) Derivative
3 4 (2.12%) DTV
3 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.59%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.53%) Equities
6 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.53%) iPad
6 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) Business Analysis
2 48 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.11%) Project Management
5 17 (8.99%) Scrum
6 16 (8.47%) Data Analysis
7 15 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.94%) UML
8 14 (7.41%) Workflow
9 12 (6.35%) Migration
10 10 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.29%) Web Development
10 10 (5.29%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (5.29%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.76%) Document Management
11 9 (4.76%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.23%) Use Case
12 8 (4.23%) User Stories
12 8 (4.23%) CRM
12 8 (4.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.23%) SQL
2 3 (1.59%) VBA
3 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.41%) ISEB
2 4 (2.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.53%) CIMA
3 1 (0.53%) ACCA
3 1 (0.53%) PMP
3 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.53%) IIBA
3 1 (0.53%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.06%) Guidewire
4 2 (1.06%) Avaloq
4 2 (1.06%) Tableau
4 2 (1.06%) Calypso
4 2 (1.06%) HP
4 2 (1.06%) EMC
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos
5 1 (0.53%) Siebel
5 1 (0.53%) SunGard
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe
5 1 (0.53%) Informatica
5 1 (0.53%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.53%) Teradata
5 1 (0.53%) Fiserv
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