The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Financial Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Analysis
London / City of London
Rank 154 152 187
Rank change year-on-year -2 +35  
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £325 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +40.38% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Financial Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2579 2920 4265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2333 3294
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Financial Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Financial Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analysis in the City of London

Financial Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analysis in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analysis in the City of London

Financial Analysis
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Financial Analysis.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cost Transparency
3 1 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Cost Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cost Transparency
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management