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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Services Business Analyst
Rank 569 495 441
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 48 95 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 66 120
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £311 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.26%
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -60 46 £408 +1.87% 10
London -21 18 £450 -10.00% 5
South East -18 13 £350 +3.70%
South West -28 6 £404 +0.93% 3
City of London +19 3 £450 -18.18%
Yorkshire 0 3 £285 -28.75% 1
North West -13 3 £278 -24.74%
Cheshire +5 2 £375 -
East Midlands +4 2 £450 +9.09%
Northamptonshire +1 2 £450 +9.09%
Edinburgh -3 2 £373 - 1
West Yorkshire -5 2 £300 - 1
Scotland -8 2 £373 +6.42% 1
Bristol -15 2 £404 -5.00% 1
Manchester -15 1 £180 -47.44%
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Epsom - - - -

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Finance
2 50 (49.02%) Business Analysis
3 33 (32.35%) Banking
4 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (19.61%) Scrum
7 13 (12.75%) Project Management
8 12 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 12 (11.76%) Retail
8 12 (11.76%) Web Development
8 12 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (11.76%) BDD
9 11 (10.78%) User Stories
10 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
10 10 (9.80%) Migration
11 9 (8.82%) SAP
11 9 (8.82%) OO
11 9 (8.82%) CRM
12 8 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (7.84%) Automotive
12 8 (7.84%) ISEB
13 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.86%) Retail Banking
14 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
14 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.88%) UML
14 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
15 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.96%) SAS
1 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.98%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) SMS
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.94%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.96%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.98%) MS Access
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 102 (100.00%) Finance
2 33 (32.35%) Banking
3 12 (11.76%) Retail
4 8 (7.84%) Automotive
5 7 (6.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.96%) Marketing
8 2 (1.96%) Back Office
8 2 (1.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.98%) Advertising
9 1 (0.98%) Electronics
9 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.98%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
2 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.98%) Social Media
3 1 (0.98%) iPad
3 1 (0.98%) DTV
3 1 (0.98%) Exotic Derivative
3 1 (0.98%) Derivative
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) Business Analysis
2 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (19.61%) Scrum
5 13 (12.75%) Project Management
6 12 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.76%) Web Development
6 12 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (11.76%) BDD
7 11 (10.78%) User Stories
8 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.80%) Migration
9 9 (8.82%) OO
9 9 (8.82%) CRM
10 8 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.88%) UML
11 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) C
3 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) ISEB
2 3 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) CBAP
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) EMIR
1 1 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.98%) Basel III
1 1 (0.98%) FATCA
1 1 (0.98%) Basel II
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
1 1 (0.98%) QA
1 1 (0.98%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) SAP
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.94%) HP
4 2 (1.96%) Siebel
5 1 (0.98%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.98%) Open Text
5 1 (0.98%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) Teradata