The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 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.

Finance Analyst
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 127 102
Rank change year-on-year +32 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 21 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.44% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.46% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 17
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +7.26% +3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 - £16.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1898 2824 2261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.57% 94.67% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1680 1377
Median daily rate £388 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 91 138
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham +19 10 £350 -9.67% 1
Warwickshire +15 8 £388 +72.22%
Coventry - 2 £450 -
West Bromwich - 1 £450 -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
3 9 (22.50%) Migration
4 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (20.00%) SWIFT
5 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
7 5 (12.50%) OCR
7 5 (12.50%) Blockchain
8 4 (10.00%) Validation
8 4 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) SAP
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (10.00%) ACCA
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) CIMA
9 3 (7.50%) Banking
9 3 (7.50%) Data Management
9 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.50%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.50%) Open Workbench
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.50%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Blockchain
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
2 9 (22.50%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) OCR
5 5 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (7.50%) Business Process Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Case Management
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Revenue Recognition
7 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ACCA
1 4 (10.00%) CIMA
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Niku
4 1 (2.50%) CODA
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) FNZ
4 1 (2.50%) Infor
4 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.50%) Netezza
4 1 (2.50%) QAD
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