The median contractor rate for a Financial Business Analyst was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Analyst - Financial
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 551 495
Rank change year-on-year +15 -56  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Business Analyst 69 97 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 100
Median daily rate £440 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.61% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Financial Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Business Analyst over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Business 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 Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +28 67 £450 +2.27% 9
London +7 22 £450 -
South East +18 19 £500 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +22 9 £388 +14.22% 1
Northamptonshire +5 7 £463 -9.75%
East Midlands +1 7 £463 -9.75%
West Yorkshire +18 6 £375 +10.53% 1
Surrey +3 6 £550 +4.76%
Leeds +9 5 £388 +56.25% 1
City of London -5 5 £500 +11.11%
Northampton - 5 £450 -
East Sussex +4 4 £500 +53.84%
South West -10 4 £350 -17.64%
Kent - 4 £538 -
Milton Keynes -4 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £425 -
Scotland +19 2 £381 +8.92%
West Midlands +13 2 £358 -13.33% 1
Hampshire +12 2 £463 +18.58% 2
Midlands +9 2 £350 -22.22%
Birmingham +1 2 £358 - 1
Canary Wharf -2 2 £450 -
York - 2 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
North West +30 1 £313 -30.55% 2
Leatherhead +22 1 £400 +14.28%
Edinburgh +13 1 £350 -14.89%

Financial Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Financial Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) Finance
2 39 (29.32%) Banking
3 38 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (12.78%) Project Management
8 14 (10.53%) Oracle
9 12 (9.02%) Change Management
9 12 (9.02%) Retail
10 10 (7.52%) ISEB
10 10 (7.52%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.77%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.77%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (6.77%) MiFID
12 8 (6.02%) Migration
12 8 (6.02%) Data Analysis
12 8 (6.02%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (6.02%) Use Case
13 7 (5.26%) User Stories
13 7 (5.26%) SQL
13 7 (5.26%) Retail Banking
14 6 (4.51%) Scrum
14 6 (4.51%) JIRA
14 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
14 6 (4.51%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
14 6 (4.51%) ERP

Financial Business 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 4 (3.01%) Confluence
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.50%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.75%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.75%) Maximo
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.50%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.75%) MS Access
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 133 (100.00%) Finance
2 39 (29.32%) Banking
3 12 (9.02%) Retail
4 7 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.51%) Back Office
5 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.01%) Front Office
6 4 (3.01%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) Web Services
1 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.01%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.26%) Derivative
4 3 (2.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.50%) Equities
6 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.78%) Project Management
5 12 (9.02%) Change Management
6 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (7.52%) Waterfall
7 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.77%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (6.77%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.02%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.02%) Migration
8 8 (6.02%) Use Case
9 7 (5.26%) User Stories
10 6 (4.51%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 6 (4.51%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.51%) Scrum
10 6 (4.51%) SDLC
10 6 (4.51%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (4.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) C#
2 1 (0.75%) Python
2 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) ISEB
2 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) CBAP
3 3 (2.26%) IIBA
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) MiFID
2 4 (3.01%) EMIR
3 3 (2.26%) QA
4 2 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.50%) FATCA
4 2 (1.50%) GDPR
4 2 (1.50%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.75%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.75%) Basel III
5 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.75%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.75%) PMO
5 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Oracle
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.50%) CODA
3 2 (1.50%) Workday
4 1 (0.75%) Actimize
4 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.75%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.75%) Infor
4 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.75%) SAP