The median contractor rate for a Financial Services Business Analyst was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Business Analyst - Financial Services
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 548 535
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 52 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 76
Median daily rate £419 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £326 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £395 £368
% change year-on-year -0.31% +7.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Financial Services Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in England

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in England

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Services Business Analyst in England

Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in England

Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
South East +7 16 £469 +17.18%
Yorkshire +38 15 £388 -0.64% 1
London -25 8 £525 +10.52% 3
South West +8 5 £350 +23.34%
West Midlands +17 4 £428 +15.93%
North West +20 1 £325 -2.18%
East Midlands -8 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Financial Services Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Financial Services Business 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 Services Business Analyst in the job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Finance
2 38 (40.43%) Business Analysis
3 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (24.47%) Banking
5 17 (18.09%) Waterfall
6 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (12.77%) Change Management
9 9 (9.57%) Project Management
10 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
11 7 (7.45%) ISEB
11 7 (7.45%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) BPMN
11 7 (7.45%) MiFID
11 7 (7.45%) SDLC
12 6 (6.38%) EMIR
12 6 (6.38%) IIBA
12 6 (6.38%) Change Control
12 6 (6.38%) Use Case
12 6 (6.38%) Workflow
13 5 (5.32%) Scrum
13 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.32%) Retail
13 5 (5.32%) Retail Banking
13 5 (5.32%) User Stories
14 4 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing

Financial Services Business 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 2 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) JIRA
General
1 94 (100.00%) Finance
2 23 (24.47%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 5 (5.32%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Front Office
5 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.13%) Derivative
4 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Fintech
5 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Swaptions
5 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) Business Analysis
2 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.09%) Waterfall
4 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.77%) Change Management
6 9 (9.57%) Project Management
7 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.45%) BPMN
8 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) SDLC
8 7 (7.45%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (6.38%) Change Control
9 6 (6.38%) Use Case
9 6 (6.38%) Workflow
10 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.32%) Scrum
10 5 (5.32%) User Stories
11 4 (4.26%) Migration
11 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (1.06%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) R
3 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) ISEB
2 6 (6.38%) IIBA
3 3 (3.19%) CBAP
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) MiFID
2 6 (6.38%) EMIR
3 3 (3.19%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (3.19%) GDPR
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 2 (2.13%) FATCA
4 2 (2.13%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.06%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Workday
3 1 (1.06%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.06%) IBM
3 1 (1.06%) Microgen
3 1 (1.06%) Progress
3 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.06%) SAP