The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 April 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 119 113
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 9 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.23% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.24% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Median daily rate £325 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +14.28% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +30.76% +30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2021 2539 2635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.70% 96.69% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1488 1459
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 154 258
Median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.78% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the East of England

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in the East of England

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the East of England

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in the East of England

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 5 £325 -31.57%
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £210 -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 East of England region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Conversion
5 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) FMCG
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) SAP BPC
5 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Record to Report
5 2 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) IFRS
5 2 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) ABAP
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) GAAP

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSF
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Struts
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSL
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 2 (12.50%) BDD
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (12.50%) Data Conversion
1 2 (12.50%) Data Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Record to Report
1 2 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
1 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
2 1 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (6.25%) Post-Production
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) ABAP
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ACCA
2 1 (6.25%) CIMA
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GAAP
1 2 (12.50%) IFRS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk