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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 128 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 8 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.75% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
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
2662 2412 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.80% 94.59% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1474 1127
Median daily rate £390 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 146 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 4 £406 +1.56% 1
Warwickshire -4 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Financial Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Banking
5 4 (14.29%) ISEB
5 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Online Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (10.71%) ACCA
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) SAP
6 3 (10.71%) MS Project
6 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Automotive
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) HFM
7 2 (7.14%) MS Office
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.14%) MS Office
5 1 (3.57%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) HFM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 2 (7.14%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Flash
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Use Case
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ACCA
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) CIMA
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Niku
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle