The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 56 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +14.28% -11.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 574 652 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.96% 95.32% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 320 351
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.72% +12.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £49.50 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Hertfordshire

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in Hertfordshire

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in Hertfordshire

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 2 £325 -
Watford - 1 - -
Financial Analyst
East of England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Conversion
3 2 (33.33%) FMCG
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SAP BPC
3 2 (33.33%) Record to Report
3 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Record to Report
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) ATDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP