The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Financial Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 107 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 20 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.77% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.81% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £102.25 £15.92
% change year-on-year
-70.66% +542.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2225 2468 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.76% 95.18% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1386 1172
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 75 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £24.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Birmingham -1 7 £288 +43.75% 1
Warwickshire +5 3 £313 -
Coventry -7 2 £338 +3.84%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Walsall - 1 £425 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £390 -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Financial 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) MS Visio
5 8 (27.59%) Case Management
6 7 (24.14%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
10 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (10.34%) Change Management
10 3 (10.34%) MS Office
10 3 (10.34%) SAP
11 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
11 2 (6.90%) Open Workbench
11 2 (6.90%) Banking
11 2 (6.90%) Retail

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Visio
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (10.34%) MS Office
4 2 (6.90%) Open Workbench
5 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (3.45%) HFM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Blockchain
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Essbase
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Case Management
3 7 (24.14%) Business Process Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) CODA
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Netezza
3 1 (3.45%) Niku
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com