The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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.

Finance Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 119 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 10 32 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 1.11% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.19% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 47
Median daily rate £368 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +7.26% +3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 - £16.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2088 2683 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.60% 92.68% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1496 1476
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -19.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in Scotland

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh +3 10 £368 +22.66%
Financial Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) arcserve
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Teradata
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (6.25%) Dart

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Robotics
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) BPMN
4 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Dart
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ACCA
1 1 (6.25%) CIMA
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) arcserve
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
1 2 (12.50%) Teradata
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Avaloq
2 1 (6.25%) Calypso
2 1 (6.25%) Murex
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Wallstreet Suite