Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Financial Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Analysis over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Financial Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 756 811
Rank change year-on-year -14 +55 -38
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 74 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.075% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.089% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 34
England median daily rate £550 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +16.36% -17.91%
10th Percentile £307 £251 £263
90th Percentile £848 £540 £631
UK median daily rate £550 £410 £350
% change year-on-year +34.15% +17.14% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
England median hourly rate £18.15 £20.00 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.28% -81.82% -
10th Percentile £16.42 £20.00 £105.00
90th Percentile £19.54 £30.00 £115.00
UK median hourly rate £18.15 £20.00 £110.00
% change year-on-year -9.28% -81.82% -

Financial Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,362 75,019 81,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.61% 84.03% 82.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,924 50,072 53,427
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,820 2,045 2,486
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.19 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%

Financial Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Financial Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analysis in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analysis in England

Financial Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analysis in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analysis in England

Financial Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analysis in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
London -17 50 £550 +57.14% 9
South East -21 10 £865 +332.50% 3
South West +10 6 £250 -41.18%
North of England +50 4 £425 -20.93%
West Midlands +10 3 £700 -
Midlands +1 3 £700 -
Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
North West +12 1 £400 -25.58%
East of England -17 1 £325 -35.00% 1
Financial Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Financial Analysis.

1 74 (100.00%) Finance
2 33 (44.59%) Project Management
3 24 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (17.57%) Change Management
7 12 (16.22%) VBA
7 12 (16.22%) QA
8 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (12.16%) Power BI
10 9 (12.16%) SAS EBI
10 9 (12.16%) PMO
10 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.16%) SAS
10 9 (12.16%) Banking
10 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
10 9 (12.16%) Workflow Management
10 9 (12.16%) Operations Research
10 9 (12.16%) Workflow
11 8 (10.81%) Degree
11 8 (10.81%) ERP
11 8 (10.81%) Quality Management
11 8 (10.81%) Robotic Process Automation
11 8 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (9.46%) ITIL
12 7 (9.46%) Python
12 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.46%) Acceptance Criteria
13 6 (8.11%) Programme Management

Financial Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (12.16%) SAS
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Business One
2 2 (2.70%) HFM
2 2 (2.70%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.70%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Power BI
1 9 (12.16%) SAS EBI
2 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 74 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Advertising
3 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Architect
5 3 (4.05%) Category Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Consultant
5 3 (4.05%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.05%) Market Risk Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Risk Business Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (2.70%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.70%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) JSON
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Equities
4 3 (4.05%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.05%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
1 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Project Management
2 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) Change Management
4 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
4 9 (12.16%) Operations Research
4 9 (12.16%) Workflow
4 9 (12.16%) Workflow Management
5 8 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (10.81%) ERP
5 8 (10.81%) Quality Management
5 8 (10.81%) Robotic Process Automation
6 7 (9.46%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (9.46%) ITIL
6 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.11%) DevOps
7 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.76%) Analytics
8 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) VBA
2 7 (9.46%) Python
3 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.41%) Perl
3 4 (5.41%) Ruby
4 3 (4.05%) SQL
5 2 (2.70%) C++
5 2 (2.70%) R
5 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) Scala
6 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Degree
3 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.41%) RHCE
5 2 (2.70%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.35%) ACCA
6 1 (1.35%) CCAB
6 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.35%) PMP
6 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) QA
2 9 (12.16%) PMO
3 3 (4.05%) IFRS
4 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (5.41%) Suricata
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.41%) Qualys
1 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
1 4 (5.41%) SAP
1 4 (5.41%) Splunk
2 3 (4.05%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) Algorithmics
3 2 (2.70%) Infor
4 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.35%) CA
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos
4 1 (1.35%) Intel
4 1 (1.35%) Murex
4 1 (1.35%) Tableau