The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finance Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 104 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 6 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 1.01% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.06% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £448 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
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 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 1635 2443 2677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.84% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1340 1473
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.39 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £45.00 £46.00
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
Edinburgh +3 4 £350 -6.66%
Glasgow +1 2 £405 +15.71%
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance
4 1 (8.33%) IFRS
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) ABAP

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (8.33%) HFM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) FINREP
2 1 (8.33%) IFRS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) IBM