Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £364 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 97 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -32 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 14 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 1.53% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.60% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 48
Edinburgh median daily rate £364 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.93% +8.38% -11.85%
10th Percentile £260 £266 £258
90th Percentile £424 £488 £440
Scotland median daily rate £378 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +0.73% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £16.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2169 2692 2941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.68% 95.80% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1490 1583
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £265 £255
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 36
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £15.82 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.98% -8.32% -11.54%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.96 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.39 £48.45 £40.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Teradata
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) SAS
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) arcserve
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.14%) MiFID
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Loan IQ
5 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
1 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Dart
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ACCA
1 1 (7.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Teradata
2 2 (14.29%) arcserve
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Avaloq
3 1 (7.14%) Calypso
3 1 (7.14%) Murex
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Wallstreet Suite
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