Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Finance Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 7 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.93% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.97% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Birmingham median daily rate £338 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -2.08% -8.40%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £260
90th Percentile £435 £388 £364
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £280 £425
% change year-on-year +30.36% -34.12% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1486 1446 1314
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.27% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 926 821
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.83% -11.76% +5.07%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Financial Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Birmingham

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in Birmingham

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in Birmingham

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Birmingham region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Reuters
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Reuters