The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 136 161
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 22 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.90% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.94% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 32
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £512 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +7.26% +3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 - £16.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3125 3181 5524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.73% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2394 2584 4248
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 £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 100
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Banking
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
6 4 (11.76%) Law
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) ERP
6 4 (11.76%) Hyperion
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Legal
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Degree
8 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
8 2 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (5.88%) Marketing
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
8 2 (5.88%) Big Data
8 2 (5.88%) MiFID
8 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (5.88%) HFM

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 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) HFM
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.94%) Actimize
2 1 (2.94%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Law
4 3 (8.82%) Legal
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Front Office
6 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
2 4 (11.76%) ERP
2 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.76%) Validation
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Data Management
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) Practice Management
4 2 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.94%) Case Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Fraud Detection
5 1 (2.94%) Invoice Processing
5 1 (2.94%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.88%) MiFID
2 1 (2.94%) P3O
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) AppManager
1 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Hyperion
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) VMware