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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 106 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.53% 40.36% 35.63%
As % of the General category 73.61% 81.71% 63.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 42
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
144 82 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.11% 49.40% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 63 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 62 (34.64%) Banking
2 54 (30.17%) Project Management
3 41 (22.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
5 24 (13.41%) MS Office
6 23 (12.85%) SQL
7 20 (11.17%) MS Project
7 20 (11.17%) UML
8 16 (8.94%) AS400
9 15 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (8.38%) Web Services
9 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
10 14 (7.82%) Java
10 14 (7.82%) Change Management
10 14 (7.82%) Business Analysis
10 14 (7.82%) Scrum
11 13 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (7.26%) SOAP
11 13 (7.26%) MS Excel
12 12 (6.70%) ISEB
12 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.70%) Windows
13 11 (6.15%) PRINCE2
13 11 (6.15%) Degree
13 11 (6.15%) Spring
13 11 (6.15%) Maven
14 10 (5.59%) MVC
14 10 (5.59%) Struts
14 10 (5.59%) Ant
14 10 (5.59%) Apache Ivy

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
2 2 (1.12%) SAS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (13.41%) MS Office
2 20 (11.17%) MS Project
3 13 (7.26%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) FastStats
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Agresso
2 3 (1.68%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.68%) SAP FI-FM
3 2 (1.12%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP FS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) WAN
1 2 (1.12%) DNS
1 2 (1.12%) LAN
1 2 (1.12%) SAN
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) Wireless
2 1 (0.56%) BGP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) MPLS
2 1 (0.56%) OSPF
2 1 (0.56%) VoIP
2 1 (0.56%) DHCP
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
2 1 (0.56%) VPN
2 1 (0.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.23%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (1.68%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.68%) DB2
5 3 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Maven
2 10 (5.59%) Ant
2 10 (5.59%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (3.35%) JUnit
3 6 (3.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.68%) TestDirector
4 3 (1.68%) Selenium
4 3 (1.68%) JBehave
4 3 (1.68%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.12%) Calabash
5 2 (1.12%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) Robotium
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (34.64%) Banking
2 9 (5.03%) Retail
3 8 (4.47%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (39.66%) Analyst
2 45 (25.14%) Project Manager
3 44 (24.58%) Business Analyst
4 25 (13.97%) Developer
5 14 (7.82%) Architect
6 11 (6.15%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Lead Architect
9 6 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.35%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (3.35%) Java Team Leader
10 5 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.79%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (2.23%) PMO Analyst
11 4 (2.23%) ETL Developer
12 3 (1.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.38%) Web Services
2 13 (7.26%) SOAP
3 11 (6.15%) Spring
4 10 (5.59%) Struts
5 9 (5.03%) J2EE
5 9 (5.03%) Java EE
5 9 (5.03%) JPA
6 8 (4.47%) Spring Web Flow
6 8 (4.47%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.35%) JMS
8 2 (1.12%) RESTful
8 2 (1.12%) Velocity
8 2 (1.12%) .NET
8 2 (1.12%) XML
9 1 (0.56%) OLE
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.56%) CSS
9 1 (0.56%) HTML
9 1 (0.56%) MDX
9 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) AS400
2 7 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.35%) iSeries
3 6 (3.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.23%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.12%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) Open Source
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.70%) Windows
2 7 (3.91%) UNIX
3 4 (2.23%) AIX
4 3 (1.68%) OS/400
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.17%) Project Management
2 41 (22.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (11.17%) UML
4 14 (7.82%) Change Management
4 14 (7.82%) Business Analysis
4 14 (7.82%) Scrum
5 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.15%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.59%) MVC
8 9 (5.03%) ERP
8 9 (5.03%) SOA
8 9 (5.03%) ETL
9 8 (4.47%) Unit Testing
10 7 (3.91%) Test Scripting
10 7 (3.91%) Test Automation
10 7 (3.91%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.91%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.35%) Workflow
11 6 (3.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.85%) SQL
2 14 (7.82%) Java
3 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.68%) RPG
3 3 (1.68%) C
3 3 (1.68%) COBOL
4 2 (1.12%) ABAP
4 2 (1.12%) VBA
5 1 (0.56%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.56%) Groovy
5 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) ISEB
2 11 (6.15%) Degree
3 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) CCA
4 2 (1.12%) APMP
4 2 (1.12%) CCNP
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.12%) CIPFA
4 2 (1.12%) CIMA
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) SLA
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) XenApp
2 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.03%) SAP
3 5 (2.79%) Cognos
3 5 (2.79%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.23%) HP
5 3 (1.68%) IBM
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle
6 2 (1.12%) VMware
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco
6 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.12%) Informatica
7 1 (0.56%) BT
7 1 (0.56%) Avaya
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) Casewise
7 1 (0.56%) Planview
7 1 (0.56%) Guidewire
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