The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 124 151
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 13 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 1.03% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.09% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 29
Median daily rate £488 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £535 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +14.28% -11.39%  
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 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 2926 3222 4914
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.18% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2273 2570 3709
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 £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.99 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +11.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.75 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 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 City of London region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 5 (15.63%) ERP
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
7 3 (9.38%) SAP
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
7 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Business Process Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Reinsurance
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
8 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Big Data
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction

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 (3.13%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.13%) HFM
2 1 (3.13%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) Impala
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 32 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
5 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) R
2 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CIMA
2 2 (6.25%) MBA
3 1 (3.13%) AAT
3 1 (3.13%) ACCA
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) MiFID
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AppManager
1 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) CODA
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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