The median contractor rate for a Financial Services Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst - Financial Services
UK
Rank 552 577 514
Rank change year-on-year +25 -63  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 44 65 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 85
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
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 1510 1582 1977
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 £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Financial Services Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services 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 Services Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +19 42 £450 +3.44% 9
London +18 14 £466 +7.80%
South East +22 12 £500 +17.64% 5
East Midlands +2 6 £450 -12.19%
Yorkshire +16 5 £375 +4.89% 2
Northamptonshire +3 5 £450 -12.19%
Northampton - 5 £450 -
Surrey +13 4 £475 -9.52% 1
West Yorkshire +13 3 £375 +4.89% 2
City of London +6 3 £500 +25.00%
East Sussex +5 3 £500 +53.84%
Milton Keynes -5 3 £425 -2.85%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £425 -2.85%
Kent - 3 £550 -
Scotland +12 2 £381 +5.17%
Midlands +9 2 £350 -22.22%
Canary Wharf -3 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
North West +29 1 £313 -30.55%
Edinburgh +13 1 £350 -21.78%
Hampshire +9 1 £300 -23.07% 2
West Midlands +5 1 £400 -3.03% 1
Liverpool +3 1 £313 -30.55%
Merseyside +1 1 £313 -30.55%
Glasgow +1 1 £413 +17.85%
Birmingham -3 1 £400 - 1
South West -7 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

Financial Services Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Financial Services 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 Services Business Analyst in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.47%) Business Analysis
4 22 (28.57%) Banking
5 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.58%) Project Management
8 11 (14.29%) Change Management
9 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.69%) ISEB
10 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
11 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 7 (9.09%) User Stories
12 6 (7.79%) MiFID
12 6 (7.79%) Retail
12 6 (7.79%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.49%) Scrum
13 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
13 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (5.19%) EMIR
14 4 (5.19%) Investment Management
14 4 (5.19%) Retail Banking
14 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
15 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
15 3 (3.90%) Legal
15 3 (3.90%) Migration
15 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Financial Services Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (2.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.30%) Adaptiv
2 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
2 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 77 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (28.57%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Legal
7 2 (2.60%) Back Office
8 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.30%) Front Office
8 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.30%) Derivative
3 1 (1.30%) Equities
3 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.30%) FMCG
3 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.30%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) Business Analysis
3 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.58%) Project Management
5 11 (14.29%) Change Management
6 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.09%) User Stories
9 6 (7.79%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.49%) Scrum
10 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.19%) Investment Management
12 3 (3.90%) Data Protection
12 3 (3.90%) Migration
12 3 (3.90%) Process Improvement
12 3 (3.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) C#
2 1 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISEB
2 3 (3.90%) CBAP
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) IIBA
4 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) MiFID
2 4 (5.19%) EMIR
3 2 (2.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.60%) FATCA
3 2 (2.60%) GDPR
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.30%) ISO20022
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (2.60%) Workday
2 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
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