The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 104 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 21 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Average daily rate £370 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £404 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £102.25 £15.92 -
% change year-on-year
+542.37% -
Financial Analyst
England

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
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry +4 8 £325 +4.00%
Birmingham -2 5 £400 +3.22%
Warwickshire +5 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £168 -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Financial 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Banking
4 8 (19.05%) ISEB
4 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) XML
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) XML Messaging
7 5 (11.90%) Retail
7 5 (11.90%) SAP
7 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.90%) V-Model
7 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (9.52%) Financial Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.52%) ACCA
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.14%) Billing
9 3 (7.14%) General Ledger

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Financial 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.38%) HFM
2 1 (2.38%) Infor LN
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.38%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Billing
4 3 (7.14%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
4 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.90%) V-Model
7 4 (9.52%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
9 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) System Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
1 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) ACCA
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Cognos
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Baan
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.38%) Infor
4 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.38%) Talend