Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 64 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.23% 0.18% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Kent median daily rate £600 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +52.00% -
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.50 - £18.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 423 509 585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 93.74% 98.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 371 414
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £165 £180
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.38 £25.69 £20.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.38% +22.83% +30.72%
10th Percentile £11.24 £12.80 £10.70
90th Percentile £187.50 £103.70 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +14.29%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Kent

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in Kent

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Financial Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft