Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 346 285
Rank change year-on-year -34 -61 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 565 681 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.73% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 472 684
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% -2.97% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £263
90th Percentile £564 £575 £585
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 1
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +40.00%
10th Percentile £14.88 £13.75 £20.50
90th Percentile £32.33 £20.56 £21.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +23.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Financial Analyst in England

Financial Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -44 300 £475 +5.56% 21
South East +2 122 £405 +1.25% 3
North of England +59 61 £375 +7.14% 2
South West +22 41 £368 -8.13% 2
Yorkshire +37 34 £375 +7.14%
Midlands -15 28 £438 +25.00% 1
North West +2 19 £385 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +21 16 £365 +30.36%
East Midlands -19 11 £463 +27.59% 1
East of England -48 11 £379 -5.31%
North East +71 8 £325 -21.21%
Financial Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 565 (100.00%) Finance
2 118 (20.88%) Business Analysis
3 117 (20.71%) Banking
4 92 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (12.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 70 (12.39%) SQL
7 64 (11.33%) SAP
8 56 (9.91%) Change Management
8 56 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (9.73%) ERP
10 54 (9.56%) Oracle
11 49 (8.67%) Degree
12 47 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (7.79%) Migration
14 40 (7.08%) PMO
15 39 (6.90%) Project Management
16 38 (6.73%) Marketing
16 38 (6.73%) Investment Banking
17 36 (6.37%) Microsoft
18 34 (6.02%) CRM
19 33 (5.84%) Use Case
19 33 (5.84%) Target Operating Model
20 32 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (5.49%) QA
22 29 (5.13%) Test Scripting
22 29 (5.13%) Test Automation
22 29 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 27 (4.78%) Telecoms
23 27 (4.78%) Data Migration

Financial Analyst Skill Set
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 12 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.24%) Confluence
3 3 (0.53%) SAS
3 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.35%) CMS
4 2 (0.35%) DataSynapse
4 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (12.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (3.89%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.19%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (1.59%) SAP FI
6 8 (1.42%) Lawson
6 8 (1.42%) SAP CO
6 8 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (1.24%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (1.06%) CA PPM
8 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (1.06%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.71%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.53%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.12%) FinancialForce
2 6 (1.06%) SaaS
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.53%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.71%) LAN
2 3 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (0.53%) Wireless
3 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.35%) Firewall
3 2 (0.35%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) NAS
3 2 (0.35%) SAN
3 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.35%) WAN
3 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
4 1 (0.18%) SMS
4 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.06%) Blockchain
5 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.53%) Big Data
7 3 (0.53%) Essbase
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Smart View
7 3 (0.53%) QlikView
8 2 (0.35%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.35%) Kalido
8 2 (0.35%) MS Access
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (2.83%) JIRA
2 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.53%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.53%) Selenium
4 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) JBehave
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) MSTest
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.18%) YouTrack
General
1 565 (100.00%) Finance
2 117 (20.71%) Banking
3 38 (6.73%) Investment Banking
3 38 (6.73%) Marketing
4 27 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 25 (4.42%) Legal
6 20 (3.54%) Front Office
6 20 (3.54%) Retail
7 16 (2.83%) Billing
7 16 (2.83%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.65%) General Ledger
8 15 (2.65%) Retail Banking
9 12 (2.12%) Electronics
9 12 (2.12%) Law
10 11 (1.95%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.77%) Back Office
12 6 (1.06%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.77%) .NET
2 5 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (0.88%) XML
3 3 (0.53%) Middleware
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.53%) REST
4 2 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.35%) HTML
4 2 (0.35%) Kafka
5 1 (0.18%) Ajax
5 1 (0.18%) CSS
5 1 (0.18%) Flash
5 1 (0.18%) jQuery
5 1 (0.18%) JSON
5 1 (0.18%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.18%) OAuth
5 1 (0.18%) RESTful
5 1 (0.18%) SOAP
5 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.54%) Derivative
3 12 (2.12%) Fintech
4 11 (1.95%) Data Structures
4 11 (1.95%) Fixed Income
4 11 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.77%) Equities
6 7 (1.24%) User Experience
7 6 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.53%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.83%) Windows
2 10 (1.77%) Linux
3 9 (1.59%) Unix
4 6 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.35%) Android
6 2 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.18%) HPUX
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.88%) Business Analysis
2 92 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (9.91%) Change Management
5 55 (9.73%) ERP
6 47 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (7.79%) Migration
8 39 (6.90%) Project Management
9 34 (6.02%) CRM
10 33 (5.84%) Target Operating Model
10 33 (5.84%) Use Case
11 32 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (5.13%) Test Automation
12 29 (5.13%) Test Scripting
13 27 (4.78%) Data Migration
14 24 (4.25%) Scrum
14 24 (4.25%) User Stories
15 23 (4.07%) Waterfall
16 22 (3.89%) Data Analysis
16 22 (3.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (12.39%) SQL
2 11 (1.95%) C#
3 7 (1.24%) PL/SQL
4 5 (0.88%) Java
4 5 (0.88%) Python
4 5 (0.88%) VBA
5 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.35%) C++
6 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.35%) VB
6 2 (0.35%) VB6
7 1 (0.18%) ABAP
7 1 (0.18%) C
7 1 (0.18%) PHP
7 1 (0.18%) RPG
7 1 (0.18%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 49 (8.67%) Degree
2 24 (4.25%) CIMA
3 23 (4.07%) ACCA
4 15 (2.65%) ISEB
5 12 (2.12%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.06%) PMP
8 5 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.53%) IIBA
9 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.53%) MCDST
9 3 (0.53%) MCSA
9 3 (0.53%) MCSE
9 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.35%) AAT
10 2 (0.35%) ACTC
10 2 (0.35%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.08%) PMO
2 31 (5.49%) QA
3 24 (4.25%) MiFID
4 21 (3.72%) GDPR
5 8 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.24%) EMIR
7 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.71%) Basel III
8 4 (0.71%) P3O
8 4 (0.71%) SLA
9 3 (0.53%) GAAP
9 3 (0.53%) IFRS
10 2 (0.35%) COSO
10 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.35%) FATCA
10 2 (0.35%) FINREP
10 2 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) Firmware
2 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 64 (11.33%) SAP
2 54 (9.56%) Oracle
3 36 (6.37%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.12%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 11 (1.95%) Hyperion
6 11 (1.95%) Workday
7 10 (1.77%) HP
8 8 (1.42%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.88%) Citrix
9 5 (0.88%) CODA
9 5 (0.88%) Sage
9 5 (0.88%) Tableau
9 5 (0.88%) Temenos
10 4 (0.71%) Infor
10 4 (0.71%) Murex
10 4 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.71%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.53%) Apple
11 3 (0.53%) Planview