The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
UK / England
Rank 327 313 263
Rank change year-on-year -14 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 256 345 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.71% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.75% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 242 279
Median daily rate £425 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +14.28% -11.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +42.85%  
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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 38892 46305 45014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.87% 95.20% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25282 30341 27633
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1464 1808
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 March 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
London -42 110 £435 +2.35% 36
South East +5 65 £435 +33.84% 12
West Midlands +26 19 £390 +25.80% 2
South West -9 18 £396 +23.59% 3
North West +39 17 £350 -2.77% 7
East Midlands -6 12 £425 +21.42% 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £340 -8.72% 6
East of England -8 4 £325 -18.75% 1
Midlands +9 3 £350 -12.50%
North East -12 1 - - 1
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 532 (100.00%) Finance
2 103 (19.36%) SQL
3 90 (16.92%) Banking
3 90 (16.92%) Business Analysis
4 88 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (11.84%) Oracle
8 60 (11.28%) SAP
9 57 (10.71%) Project Management
10 54 (10.15%) MS Excel
11 41 (7.71%) Change Management
11 41 (7.71%) Microsoft
12 40 (7.52%) Migration
12 40 (7.52%) Degree
13 37 (6.95%) Retail
14 35 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 34 (6.39%) Data Analysis
16 33 (6.20%) ERP
17 31 (5.83%) ISEB
17 31 (5.83%) PMO
18 29 (5.45%) CIMA
19 28 (5.26%) ACCA
20 24 (4.51%) MS Visio
20 24 (4.51%) MS Office
20 24 (4.51%) Business Process Analysis
20 24 (4.51%) Process Improvement
21 23 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (4.32%) Data Migration
22 22 (4.14%) Investment Banking

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.44%) SAS
3 8 (1.50%) Confluence
4 5 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.75%) IIS
5 4 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.56%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.51%) MS Office
2 24 (4.51%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.20%) MS Project
4 11 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.56%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.19%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.19%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.94%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.94%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.56%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.56%) Internet
1 3 (0.56%) LDAP
1 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.38%) 4G
2 2 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.19%) ATM
3 1 (0.19%) Broadband
3 1 (0.19%) DHCP
3 1 (0.19%) DNS
3 1 (0.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.19%) Multicast
3 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.19%) Skype
3 1 (0.19%) SMS
3 1 (0.19%) TETRA
3 1 (0.19%) VoIP
3 1 (0.19%) Wireless
3 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (1.50%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.13%) DB2
6 5 (0.94%) Big Data
7 4 (0.75%) MS Access
7 4 (0.75%) OLAP
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.56%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.56%) Essbase
8 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.56%) QlikView
8 3 (0.56%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.38%) Impala
9 2 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.57%) JIRA
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.75%) Selenium
4 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.56%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.38%) JMeter
5 2 (0.38%) JUnit
5 2 (0.38%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) MSTest
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
6 1 (0.19%) TestRail
General
1 532 (100.00%) Finance
2 90 (16.92%) Banking
3 37 (6.95%) Retail
4 22 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.20%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.20%) Front Office
6 16 (3.01%) Legal
6 16 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.63%) Back Office
8 9 (1.69%) General Ledger
8 9 (1.69%) Marketing
9 8 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.56%) Billing
12 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.56%) German Language
12 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.56%) Law
12 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (0.94%) Velocity
3 4 (0.75%) XML
4 2 (0.38%) .NET
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.38%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) JMS
5 1 (0.19%) JMX
5 1 (0.19%) Mason
5 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.19%) RESTful
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CAF
5 1 (0.19%) Spring
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.26%) Derivative
4 10 (1.88%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.69%) Equities
5 9 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.50%) Fintech
6 8 (1.50%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.50%) User Experience
7 7 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.13%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (1.13%) Reinsurance
9 5 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.94%) FMCG
10 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.56%) Clustering
11 3 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.01%) Windows
2 9 (1.69%) Linux
3 8 (1.50%) Unix
4 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.56%) zOS
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.92%) Business Analysis
2 88 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (10.71%) Project Management
5 41 (7.71%) Change Management
6 40 (7.52%) Migration
7 35 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (6.39%) Data Analysis
9 33 (6.20%) ERP
10 24 (4.51%) Business Process Analysis
10 24 (4.51%) Process Improvement
11 23 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.32%) Data Migration
12 22 (4.14%) Scrum
12 22 (4.14%) Target Operating Model
12 22 (4.14%) Workflow
13 20 (3.76%) User Stories
14 19 (3.57%) Waterfall
15 18 (3.38%) PRINCE2
15 18 (3.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 103 (19.36%) SQL
2 12 (2.26%) VBA
3 11 (2.07%) PL/SQL
4 10 (1.88%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.69%) C#
6 8 (1.50%) Java
7 7 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.94%) R
9 4 (0.75%) Python
10 3 (0.56%) Go
11 2 (0.38%) ABAP
11 2 (0.38%) F#
11 2 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.19%) C++
12 1 (0.19%) COBOL
12 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.19%) JCL
12 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (7.52%) Degree
2 31 (5.83%) ISEB
3 29 (5.45%) CIMA
4 28 (5.26%) ACCA
5 14 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.94%) AAT
9 3 (0.56%) APMG
9 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.56%) MBA
10 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.19%) CBAP
11 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) IIBA
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) PhD
11 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.83%) PMO
2 19 (3.57%) IFRS
3 15 (2.82%) QA
4 14 (2.63%) MiFID
5 11 (2.07%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.88%) GAAP
7 6 (1.13%) IFRS 9
7 6 (1.13%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.94%) Basel III
9 4 (0.75%) EMIR
10 3 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.38%) FATCA
11 2 (0.38%) GDPR
11 2 (0.38%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.19%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.13%) SCCM
3 4 (0.75%) SCOM
3 4 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.56%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.19%) AppManager
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) nmon
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 63 (11.84%) Oracle
2 60 (11.28%) SAP
3 41 (7.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.07%) Workday
5 8 (1.50%) Cognos
5 8 (1.50%) JD Edwards
5 8 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.32%) CODA
6 7 (1.32%) Sage
7 6 (1.13%) Infor
7 6 (1.13%) Teradata
8 4 (0.75%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe
9 3 (0.56%) Epicor
9 3 (0.56%) HP
9 3 (0.56%) IBM
9 3 (0.56%) ILOG
9 3 (0.56%) Remedy
9 3 (0.56%) Symantec
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £650 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead
Washington Frank
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago