The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 325 272
Rank change year-on-year +17 -53  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 326 378 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.68% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 278 312
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 - £15.00

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 44572 53135 52859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28959 34612 32049
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1536 2107
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 April 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
England +15 316 £400 - 53
London -16 134 £450 - 28
South East +22 75 £435 +16.00% 9
Surrey +17 25 £435 -8.42% 3
West Midlands +38 23 £370 -7.50% 6
South West +2 21 £338 +8.00% 1
City of London -30 20 £475 +5.55% 7
North West +42 19 £356 -1.04% 4
Milton Keynes -5 18 £400 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire -10 18 £400 +6.66%
Yorkshire +22 16 £394 +7.50% 2
East Midlands -15 13 £463 +32.14% 2
Berkshire +27 12 £325 -4.05%
Birmingham +13 11 £350 -6.66% 3
West Yorkshire +17 10 £388 +8.39% 2
Redhill - 9 £435 - 1
Manchester +16 8 £381 +10.14% 3
Gloucestershire +10 8 £350 -12.50%
East Sussex +7 8 £475 +35.71% 1
East of England -8 8 £325 -7.14% 1
Leeds +13 7 £394 +31.46% 2
Northamptonshire -6 7 £475 +18.75%
Warwickshire +15 6 £293 - 1
Hampshire +13 5 £363 +17.88% 3
Nottinghamshire +7 5 £348 +26.36%
Nottingham +7 5 £348 +26.36%
Bristol -4 5 £308 -12.14%
Scotland +18 4 £398 +6.00% 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £363 -17.14% 1
Merseyside +3 4 £375 -16.66% 1

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 587 (100.00%) Finance
2 112 (19.08%) SQL
3 108 (18.40%) Business Analysis
4 103 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (16.18%) Banking
6 89 (15.16%) Oracle
7 85 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
8 74 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
10 60 (10.22%) SAP
11 55 (9.37%) Migration
12 54 (9.20%) Project Management
13 44 (7.50%) Microsoft
14 41 (6.98%) Degree
15 39 (6.64%) Change Management
15 39 (6.64%) Data Analysis
16 38 (6.47%) Retail
17 37 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (6.13%) ERP
19 32 (5.45%) ISEB
19 32 (5.45%) Data Migration
19 32 (5.45%) PMO
20 30 (5.11%) MS Visio
21 29 (4.94%) Investment Banking
22 28 (4.77%) Scrum
22 28 (4.77%) CIMA
22 28 (4.77%) Workflow
23 27 (4.60%) Business Process Analysis
23 27 (4.60%) Waterfall
23 27 (4.60%) ACCA

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 13 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.04%) SAS
3 9 (1.53%) Confluence
4 8 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.68%) IIS
5 4 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.68%) 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
6 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
7 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Luigi
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 22 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.51%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.17%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
2 16 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (2.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.19%) SAP FI
6 6 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.02%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.85%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.51%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.68%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.51%) Internet
1 3 (0.51%) LDAP
1 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.34%) 4G
2 2 (0.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.17%) ATM
3 1 (0.17%) Broadband
3 1 (0.17%) DHCP
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) LAN
3 1 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.17%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) SMS
3 1 (0.17%) TETRA
3 1 (0.17%) VoIP
3 1 (0.17%) Wireless
3 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.70%) DB2
3 10 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.19%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.02%) Essbase
6 5 (0.85%) Blockchain
6 5 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.68%) Big Data
7 4 (0.68%) DataStage
7 4 (0.68%) MS Access
7 4 (0.68%) OLAP
7 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.68%) QlikView
8 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.51%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (3.92%) JIRA
2 5 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.68%) ERwin
3 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (0.68%) Selenium
4 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.51%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.51%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.34%) JUnit
5 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.17%) TestRail
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 587 (100.00%) Finance
2 95 (16.18%) Banking
3 38 (6.47%) Retail
4 29 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.41%) Back Office
7 18 (3.07%) Legal
7 18 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.56%) Front Office
8 15 (2.56%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.36%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.19%) Law
10 7 (1.19%) Marketing
11 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.85%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.70%) FIX Protocol
1 10 (1.70%) XML
2 5 (0.85%) Velocity
3 4 (0.68%) .NET
3 4 (0.68%) XML Messaging
3 4 (0.68%) XML Schema
4 2 (0.34%) CSS
4 2 (0.34%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.34%) HTML
4 2 (0.34%) JSP
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.34%) Spring
4 2 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.17%) React
5 1 (0.17%) REST
5 1 (0.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.07%) SWIFT
3 14 (2.39%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.21%) Derivative
5 8 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.36%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.36%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.02%) OTC Derivatives
7 6 (1.02%) Reinsurance
8 5 (0.85%) Equities
9 4 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.68%) Fintech
9 4 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.68%) FMCG
9 4 (0.68%) User Experience
10 3 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.24%) Windows
2 11 (1.87%) Linux
3 7 (1.19%) Unix
4 4 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.51%) zOS
6 1 (0.17%) Android
6 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.17%) Solaris
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.40%) Business Analysis
2 103 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (9.37%) Migration
5 54 (9.20%) Project Management
6 39 (6.64%) Change Management
6 39 (6.64%) Data Analysis
7 37 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (6.13%) ERP
9 32 (5.45%) Data Migration
10 28 (4.77%) Scrum
10 28 (4.77%) Workflow
11 27 (4.60%) Business Process Analysis
11 27 (4.60%) Waterfall
12 25 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.09%) Data Modelling
14 20 (3.41%) ETL
14 20 (3.41%) Process Improvement
15 19 (3.24%) Test Scripting
16 18 (3.07%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (19.08%) SQL
2 13 (2.21%) PL/SQL
3 12 (2.04%) C#
4 10 (1.70%) VBA
5 9 (1.53%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.19%) Java
7 5 (0.85%) Python
7 5 (0.85%) R
8 3 (0.51%) Go
9 2 (0.34%) ABAP
9 2 (0.34%) F#
9 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) COBOL
10 1 (0.17%) JCL
10 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (6.98%) Degree
2 32 (5.45%) ISEB
3 28 (4.77%) CIMA
4 27 (4.60%) ACCA
5 14 (2.39%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) APMG
8 3 (0.51%) IIBA
9 2 (0.34%) AAT
9 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) CBAP
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MBA
10 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.45%) PMO
2 19 (3.24%) IFRS
3 14 (2.39%) QA
4 12 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.04%) MiFID
5 10 (1.70%) GAAP
6 8 (1.36%) Basel III
6 8 (1.36%) IFRS 9
7 5 (0.85%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.68%) EMIR
8 4 (0.68%) SLA
8 4 (0.68%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.51%) GDPR
10 2 (0.34%) FATCA
10 2 (0.34%) FINREP
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.17%) Basel II
11 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.51%) Firmware
2 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.02%) SCCM
2 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.51%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.51%) SCOM
3 3 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.17%) AppManager
4 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.17%) nmon
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 89 (15.16%) Oracle
2 60 (10.22%) SAP
3 44 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.87%) Cognos
4 11 (1.87%) Hyperion
4 11 (1.87%) JD Edwards
5 10 (1.70%) Workday
6 8 (1.36%) CODA
7 7 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.02%) Remedy
9 5 (0.85%) IBM
9 5 (0.85%) Sage
9 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.85%) Talend
9 5 (0.85%) Teradata
10 4 (0.68%) Informatica
11 3 (0.51%) Adobe
11 3 (0.51%) Epicor
11 3 (0.51%) ILOG
11 3 (0.51%) Infor
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