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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst - Financial Services
UK
Rank 564 540 492
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 33 82 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 73 89
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £373 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £640 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +12.50%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -16 32 £450 - 9
London -13 14 £488 -2.98% 4
East Midlands - 7 £425 -
Northampton - 5 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £450 -
East Sussex +7 4 £500 -
South East +3 4 £500 +17.30% 5
West Midlands -10 3 £425 -
North West +23 2 £250 -58.33%
City of London -8 2 £638 -1.92% 1
Solihull - 2 £438 -
Lancashire - 2 £250 -
Scotland +24 1 £350 -
Edinburgh +14 1 £350 -
Brighton +6 1 £375 -
Midlands 0 1 £350 -22.22%
North East -18 1 £475 -
Tyne and Wear -20 1 £475 +5.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 1 £475 +5.55%
Warwickshire - 1 £413 -

Financial Services Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 80 (100.00%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Banking
2 29 (36.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.25%) Change Management
6 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.75%) User Stories
7 7 (8.75%) Retail
7 7 (8.75%) Project Management
7 7 (8.75%) ISEB
8 6 (7.50%) UML
9 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) MiFID
10 4 (5.00%) Degree
10 4 (5.00%) Use Case
10 4 (5.00%) BPMN
10 4 (5.00%) CMS
10 4 (5.00%) SWIFT
10 4 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.75%) Process Improvement
11 3 (3.75%) Software Delivery
11 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.75%) Scrum
11 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.75%) MS Visio

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 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
1 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) Big Data
2 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 80 (100.00%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.50%) Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) Equities
3 2 (2.50%) Fintech
3 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.25%) FMCG
4 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.25%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.25%) Change Management
5 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Project Management
6 7 (8.75%) User Stories
6 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.50%) UML
8 5 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.00%) BPMN
9 4 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (5.00%) Use Case
10 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.75%) Content Management
10 3 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.75%) Process Improvement
10 3 (3.75%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) Java
1 1 (1.25%) Perl
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) ISEB
2 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) CBAP
3 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.25%) IIBA
3 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) MiFID
2 3 (3.75%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.25%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.25%) COREP
4 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.25%) EMIR
4 1 (1.25%) FINREP
4 1 (1.25%) ISO20022
4 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe
1 2 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle
2 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com