Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 341 274
Rank change year-on-year -33 -67 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 594 783 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.75% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 551 728
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £272 £238 £263
90th Percentile £575 £531 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £361
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.55% +4.76% -1.56%
10th Percentile £15.45 £12.27 £14.13
90th Percentile £25.75 £19.05 £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +41.67% +20.00% +3.45%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90163 104539 107877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58468 68039 66795
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2893 3098 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +2.26%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the UK

Financial Analyst
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 568 £400 +6.67% 61
UK excluding London +12 335 £400 +14.29% 32
London -55 252 £468 +10.00% 33
South East +2 110 £435 +20.83% 12
North of England +67 75 £375 +7.14% 9
Midlands +7 60 £400 +14.29% 2
South West +23 55 £350 +12.18% 4
West Midlands +40 37 £395 +12.86%
Yorkshire +34 35 £388 +10.71% 3
North West +22 31 £375 +12.87% 6
East Midlands -38 19 £450 +28.57% 2
Scotland -7 16 £378 +0.73% 3
East of England -21 14 £400 -4.19% 1
North East +59 9 £325 -7.14%
Wales -1 4 £348 -0.71%
Northern Ireland -44 1 £104 - 1

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 594 (100.00%) Finance
2 119 (20.03%) Banking
3 111 (18.69%) Business Analysis
4 103 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (14.65%) SQL
6 80 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (13.13%) Oracle
8 74 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (10.77%) Migration
9 64 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
10 57 (9.60%) SAP
11 50 (8.42%) Project Management
12 47 (7.91%) Retail
13 43 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (7.24%) Change Management
14 40 (6.73%) PMO
15 38 (6.40%) Microsoft
15 38 (6.40%) Degree
15 38 (6.40%) Data Migration
16 36 (6.06%) Investment Banking
17 34 (5.72%) Waterfall
18 32 (5.39%) MS Visio
18 32 (5.39%) Data Modelling
19 31 (5.22%) Data Analysis
19 31 (5.22%) Test Scripting
20 30 (5.05%) ERP
20 30 (5.05%) ISEB
21 26 (4.38%) Scrum
22 24 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
22 24 (4.04%) ETL

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.52%) Confluence
2 9 (1.52%) SAS
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.84%) IIS
4 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.51%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
7 2 (0.34%) CMS
7 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 64 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (5.39%) MS Visio
3 20 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 24 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (2.19%) SAP FI
5 12 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (2.02%) SAP CO
5 12 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.67%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.67%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.67%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.67%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.51%) Maximo
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.51%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.84%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.84%) Internet
1 5 (0.84%) LAN
2 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.51%) LDAP
3 3 (0.51%) Wireless
4 2 (0.34%) 4G
4 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.34%) FTP
4 2 (0.34%) Skype
4 2 (0.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) Broadband
5 1 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) TETRA
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.35%) DB2
4 5 (0.84%) Blockchain
4 5 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (0.84%) MS Access
4 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.67%) Big Data
5 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.67%) DataStage
5 4 (0.67%) Essbase
5 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle Smart View
6 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.51%) QlikView
6 3 (0.51%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (3.54%) JIRA
2 7 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.84%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.67%) ERwin
4 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.67%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.51%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 594 (100.00%) Finance
2 119 (20.03%) Banking
3 47 (7.91%) Retail
4 36 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.37%) Legal
7 19 (3.20%) Front Office
8 16 (2.69%) Marketing
8 16 (2.69%) Retail Banking
9 12 (2.02%) Back Office
10 11 (1.85%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.85%) Law
10 11 (1.85%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.52%) Billing
12 6 (1.01%) Electronics
13 5 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
1 14 (2.36%) XML
2 6 (1.01%) .NET
3 5 (0.84%) HTML
3 5 (0.84%) XML Schema
4 4 (0.67%) XML Messaging
5 3 (0.51%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.34%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.34%) jQuery
6 2 (0.34%) JSP
6 2 (0.34%) Kafka
6 2 (0.34%) Middleware
6 2 (0.34%) OAuth
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.34%) React
6 2 (0.34%) REST
6 2 (0.34%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.86%) SWIFT
3 12 (2.02%) Derivative
4 10 (1.68%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.01%) Fintech
9 5 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.67%) Equities
10 4 (0.67%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.67%) User Experience
11 3 (0.51%) Clustering
11 3 (0.51%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.51%) FMCG
12 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.04%) Windows
2 13 (2.19%) Linux
3 9 (1.52%) Unix
4 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.51%) zOS
6 2 (0.34%) Android
6 2 (0.34%) Solaris
6 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (18.69%) Business Analysis
2 103 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (10.77%) Migration
5 50 (8.42%) Project Management
6 43 (7.24%) Change Management
6 43 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 38 (6.40%) Data Migration
8 34 (5.72%) Waterfall
9 32 (5.39%) Data Modelling
10 31 (5.22%) Data Analysis
10 31 (5.22%) Test Scripting
11 30 (5.05%) ERP
12 26 (4.38%) Scrum
13 24 (4.04%) ETL
14 22 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (3.54%) Workflow
16 20 (3.37%) Validation
17 19 (3.20%) SDLC
17 19 (3.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 87 (14.65%) SQL
2 13 (2.19%) VBA
3 12 (2.02%) C#
4 8 (1.35%) Java
5 6 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.84%) Python
7 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.34%) C
9 1 (0.17%) ABAP
9 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.17%) C++
9 1 (0.17%) Dart
9 1 (0.17%) Perl
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) R
9 1 (0.17%) RPG
9 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (6.40%) Degree
2 30 (5.05%) ISEB
3 22 (3.70%) ACCA
3 22 (3.70%) CIMA
4 19 (3.20%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.67%) IIBA
5 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.51%) APMG
6 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.34%) ACDT
7 2 (0.34%) ACHDS
7 2 (0.34%) ACTC
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.34%) MCDST
7 2 (0.34%) MCSM
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.73%) PMO
2 22 (3.70%) QA
3 19 (3.20%) MiFID
4 13 (2.19%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.68%) IFRS
6 8 (1.35%) Basel III
7 7 (1.18%) EMIR
8 4 (0.67%) IFRS 9
8 4 (0.67%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.51%) FINREP
9 3 (0.51%) GAAP
9 3 (0.51%) GDPR
9 3 (0.51%) SLA
9 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.34%) FATCA
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.17%) COREP
11 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.67%) Firmware
3 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.84%) SCCM
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.51%) SCOM
3 3 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.17%) AppManager
5 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.17%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (13.13%) Oracle
2 57 (9.60%) SAP
3 38 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.36%) Hyperion
4 14 (2.36%) JD Edwards
5 6 (1.01%) HP
5 6 (1.01%) Remedy
5 6 (1.01%) Workday
6 5 (0.84%) Informatica
6 5 (0.84%) Teradata
7 4 (0.67%) Citrix
7 4 (0.67%) Cognos
7 4 (0.67%) Murex
7 4 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.67%) Talend
8 3 (0.51%) Adobe
8 3 (0.51%) Cisco
8 3 (0.51%) IBM
8 3 (0.51%) ILOG
8 3 (0.51%) Microgen
South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Washington Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + travel expenses nego
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Washington Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Martin & Conley
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Rate: From £260 to £260 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago