The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 52 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.29% 1.17% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.23% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £193 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £102.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -83.86% +581.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 599 650 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.30% 95.03% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 409 460
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
4 3 (27.27%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (27.27%) OCR
4 3 (27.27%) Blockchain
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Data 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Blockchain
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) OCR
3 3 (27.27%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Case Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle