The median contractor rate for a Financial Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Analyst - Financial
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 521 485
Rank change year-on-year -5 -36  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Business Analyst 88 128 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 97 127
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £285 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
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 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Financial Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 June 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 9 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 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
England -6 79 £400 -8.04% 5
UK excluding London +60 62 £400 - 4
London -32 23 £550 +22.22% 1
South East +17 21 £450 +12.50% 1
North of England +58 19 £388 -0.64% 1
Midlands +15 9 £425 -5.55%
South West +6 7 £375 +32.15% 2
Scotland +27 3 £368 -9.41%
Wales -2 3 £375 +7.14%

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Finance
2 52 (33.12%) Business Analysis
3 49 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (26.75%) Banking
5 24 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (11.46%) Waterfall
8 16 (10.19%) Project Management
9 14 (8.92%) Change Management
9 14 (8.92%) Use Case
10 13 (8.28%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (7.64%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (7.01%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 11 (7.01%) Scrum
13 10 (6.37%) Investment Banking
13 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.37%) ISEB
13 10 (6.37%) MiFID
14 9 (5.73%) Degree
14 9 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
14 9 (5.73%) UML
14 9 (5.73%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (5.10%) Workflow
15 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (5.10%) Data Analysis
15 8 (5.10%) BPMN
16 7 (4.46%) SWIFT
16 7 (4.46%) SDLC
16 7 (4.46%) EMIR

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 (2.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.91%) Actimize
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.27%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.64%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.64%) Maximo
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.64%) Sonata
4 1 (0.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.27%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) JIRA
General
1 157 (100.00%) Finance
2 42 (26.75%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.46%) Retail
5 6 (3.82%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.55%) Back Office
7 3 (1.91%) Front Office
7 3 (1.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) XML
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
2 1 (0.64%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) SWIFT
3 6 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.55%) Derivative
5 3 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.91%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.27%) Fintech
7 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.64%) Equities
7 1 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.64%) Android
1 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.12%) Business Analysis
2 49 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (11.46%) Waterfall
5 16 (10.19%) Project Management
6 14 (8.92%) Change Management
6 14 (8.92%) Use Case
7 13 (8.28%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (7.64%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (7.01%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 11 (7.01%) Scrum
10 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.73%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (5.73%) UML
11 9 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.10%) BPMN
12 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.10%) Data Analysis
12 8 (5.10%) Workflow
13 7 (4.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.18%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (0.64%) C#
3 1 (0.64%) R
3 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) ISEB
2 9 (5.73%) Degree
3 6 (3.82%) IIBA
4 3 (1.91%) CBAP
5 1 (0.64%) ACCA
5 1 (0.64%) CIMA
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) MiFID
2 7 (4.46%) EMIR
3 6 (3.82%) QA
4 3 (1.91%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.91%) GDPR
5 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.27%) FATCA
5 2 (1.27%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.64%) FINREP
6 1 (0.64%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.82%) Oracle
3 5 (3.18%) SAP
4 3 (1.91%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.27%) Anaplan
5 2 (1.27%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.27%) Infor
5 2 (1.27%) Workday
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.64%) CODA
6 1 (0.64%) FNZ
6 1 (0.64%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.64%) IBM
6 1 (0.64%) Microgen
6 1 (0.64%) Murex
6 1 (0.64%) Progress
6 1 (0.64%) QAD
6 1 (0.64%) Remedy
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.64%) Tableau