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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 126 101 113
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 17 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.98% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.04% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 6
Median daily rate £275 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £12.00
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
3023 2408 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.88% 94.28% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1380 1236
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 146 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.11 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 10 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 £135 -
Warwickshire - 1 £275 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Financial Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) ISEB
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) MS Project
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) General Ledger
7 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.45%) ERP
7 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.45%) Data Flow Diagram

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 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (9.68%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.23%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
2 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Product Management
6 1 (3.23%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (3.23%) KYC
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Governance
6 1 (3.23%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com