Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 207 177
Rank change year-on-year 0 -30 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 45 42 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.63% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.66% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 70
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £284 £316 £299
90th Percentile £564 £505 £601
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6761 6355 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.52% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5338 5046 6770
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +5.88%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the City of London

Financial Analyst
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 Analyst in the City of London.

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

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the City of London

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 2 - -
Financial Analyst
Central London

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Business Analysis
4 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) Change Management
5 8 (17.78%) Banking
5 8 (17.78%) Asset Management
5 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.56%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) PMO
7 6 (13.33%) SDLC
7 6 (13.33%) Release Management
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) QA
8 5 (11.11%) Law
8 5 (11.11%) .NET
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (8.89%) Legal
9 4 (8.89%) Windows
9 4 (8.89%) ISEB
9 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
9 4 (8.89%) Use Case
9 4 (8.89%) Investment Management

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) CA PPM
1 2 (4.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) HFM
2 1 (2.22%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (2.22%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Smart View
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) JBehave
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (8.89%) Legal
5 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.44%) International Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Front Office
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Publishing
6 1 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Equities
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.22%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.00%) Change Management
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Asset Management
4 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.33%) BDD
5 6 (13.33%) Release Management
5 6 (13.33%) SDLC
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
7 4 (8.89%) Use Case
8 3 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (6.67%) Data Management
8 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Invoice Processing
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) VB6
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PMO
2 5 (11.11%) QA
3 3 (6.67%) P3O
4 2 (4.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.22%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.22%) Murex
5 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.22%) Planview
5 1 (2.22%) Serena