The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 117 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.77% 28.97% 34.65%
As % of the General category 76.47% 63.48% 69.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 54 59
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £229 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
153 115 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.93% 45.63% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 76 82
Average daily rate £388 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
South Wales

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Cardiff region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cardiff region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 104 (44.64%) Banking
2 81 (34.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (33.05%) Project Management
4 40 (17.17%) Microsoft
5 37 (15.88%) MS Office
6 36 (15.45%) UML
7 32 (13.73%) SQL
8 30 (12.88%) PRINCE2
9 27 (11.59%) MS Project
10 26 (11.16%) Business Analysis
11 25 (10.73%) Web Services
11 25 (10.73%) Java
12 24 (10.30%) Change Management
13 23 (9.87%) J2EE
14 21 (9.01%) SOAP
14 21 (9.01%) Degree
14 21 (9.01%) Spring
15 20 (8.58%) Maven
16 19 (8.15%) ISEB
17 18 (7.73%) AS400
17 18 (7.73%) Ant
17 18 (7.73%) MS Excel
18 17 (7.30%) Scrum
19 16 (6.87%) Hibernate
19 16 (6.87%) Windows
20 15 (6.44%) Validation
20 15 (6.44%) Apache Ivy
21 14 (6.01%) JPA
21 14 (6.01%) Retail
21 14 (6.01%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.72%) IIS
3 4 (1.72%) Lync
4 3 (1.29%) Apache
4 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Drupal
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (15.88%) MS Office
2 27 (11.59%) MS Project
3 18 (7.73%) MS Excel
4 10 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.43%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Agresso
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.29%) WAN
2 1 (0.43%) FTP
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) SAN
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) OSPF
2 1 (0.43%) BGP
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) Wireless
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
2 1 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.15%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.29%) DB2
6 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.43%) CorVu
8 1 (0.43%) Xcelsius
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.58%) Maven
2 18 (7.73%) Ant
3 15 (6.44%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (4.29%) JUnit
4 10 (4.29%) TestDirector
5 4 (1.72%) Selenium
5 4 (1.72%) eggPlant
5 4 (1.72%) Calabash
5 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.86%) Robotium
6 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.86%) JBehave
6 2 (0.86%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) TestNG
7 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
General
1 104 (44.64%) Banking
2 14 (6.01%) Retail
3 9 (3.86%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.15%) Marketing
5 3 (1.29%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.86%) Billing
6 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (43.35%) Analyst
2 63 (27.04%) Business Analyst
3 60 (25.75%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.58%) Developer
5 16 (6.87%) Architect
6 14 (6.01%) Data Analyst
7 12 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.72%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.29%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.86%) Development Team Leader
10 9 (3.86%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) Banking Business Analyst
11 8 (3.43%) Java Team Leader
12 6 (2.58%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.58%) Lead Architect
13 5 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (1.72%) Consultant
14 4 (1.72%) Change Manager
14 4 (1.72%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.73%) Web Services
2 23 (9.87%) J2EE
3 21 (9.01%) SOAP
3 21 (9.01%) Spring
4 16 (6.87%) Hibernate
5 14 (6.01%) JPA
5 14 (6.01%) Struts
6 13 (5.58%) Java EE
7 12 (5.15%) Spring Web Flow
8 11 (4.72%) .NET
9 9 (3.86%) JMS
10 8 (3.43%) XML
11 6 (2.58%) CSS
12 4 (1.72%) HTML
13 3 (1.29%) JSP
13 3 (1.29%) J2SE
14 2 (0.86%) Velocity
14 2 (0.86%) Servlets
14 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET
15 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.73%) AS400
2 9 (3.86%) Mathematics
2 9 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.00%) iSeries
4 6 (2.58%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) Open Source
8 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.87%) Windows
2 8 (3.43%) UNIX
3 4 (1.72%) AIX
4 3 (1.29%) OS/400
4 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 77 (33.05%) Project Management
3 36 (15.45%) UML
4 30 (12.88%) PRINCE2
5 26 (11.16%) Business Analysis
6 24 (10.30%) Change Management
7 17 (7.30%) Scrum
8 15 (6.44%) Validation
9 14 (6.01%) MVC
9 14 (6.01%) OO
10 13 (5.58%) SOA
11 12 (5.15%) Migration
12 10 (4.29%) ERP
12 10 (4.29%) Unit Testing
13 9 (3.86%) Mobile Commerce
13 9 (3.86%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (3.86%) Waterfall
13 9 (3.86%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (3.43%) Test Automation
14 8 (3.43%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.73%) SQL
2 25 (10.73%) Java
3 5 (2.15%) VBA
4 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.29%) C
5 3 (1.29%) C#
5 3 (1.29%) COBOL
5 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.29%) RPG
6 1 (0.43%) Groovy
6 1 (0.43%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.01%) Degree
2 19 (8.15%) ISEB
3 12 (5.15%) CCA
4 5 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.29%) PMP
5 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.86%) IIBA
7 1 (0.43%) APMP
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) CCNP
7 1 (0.43%) ACCA
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.00%) SLA
2 6 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) XenApp
2 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle
3 5 (2.15%) Teradata
3 5 (2.15%) IBM
4 4 (1.72%) Casewise
5 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.29%) SAP
5 3 (1.29%) Informatica
6 2 (0.86%) Thunderhead
6 2 (0.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Planview
7 1 (0.43%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.43%) BT
7 1 (0.43%) Citrix
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco
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