The 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 75 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.23% 25.68% 28.86%
As % of the General category 68.81% 72.12% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 48
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£375 £375 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £220 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £9.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Finance
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
109 104 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.95% 35.62% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 72 73
Average daily rate £405 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 88 (42.51%) Banking
2 72 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (30.43%) Project Management
4 42 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 37 (17.87%) MS Office
6 36 (17.39%) SQL
7 30 (14.49%) Test Planning
8 28 (13.53%) PRINCE2
9 25 (12.08%) Business Analysis
10 24 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (11.59%) UML
10 24 (11.59%) ISEB
11 23 (11.11%) AS400
11 23 (11.11%) MS Project
12 19 (9.18%) Change Management
12 19 (9.18%) Retail
13 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
14 16 (7.73%) J2EE
15 15 (7.25%) OO
15 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
15 15 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (7.25%) CCA
15 15 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (6.76%) Analytics
17 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (6.28%) Java
18 12 (5.80%) Web Services
18 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (5.80%) Retail Banking

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (4.35%) SAS
2 8 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.90%) Lync
3 6 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) nginx
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (17.87%) MS Office
2 23 (11.11%) MS Project
3 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
4 10 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Agresso
2 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.42%) Office 365
3 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) VoIP
2 2 (0.97%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) SSH
3 1 (0.48%) LDAP
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.86%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.97%) DB2
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.97%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.48%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.48%) CorVu
8 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.48%) QlikView
8 1 (0.48%) Xcelsius
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) TestDirector
1 9 (4.35%) Maven
2 8 (3.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (3.86%) Ant
3 5 (2.42%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (1.93%) JUnit
5 2 (0.97%) Selenium
5 2 (0.97%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.97%) Calabash
6 1 (0.48%) Robotium
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) TestNG
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 88 (42.51%) Banking
2 19 (9.18%) Retail
3 12 (5.80%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.42%) Marketing
6 4 (1.93%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (48.31%) Analyst
2 55 (26.57%) Business Analyst
3 50 (24.15%) Project Manager
4 20 (9.66%) Developer
5 15 (7.25%) Data Analyst
6 11 (5.31%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
8 8 (3.86%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.38%) Architect
9 7 (3.38%) MI Analyst
10 6 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.42%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (2.42%) Team Leader
12 4 (1.93%) Tester
12 4 (1.93%) Programme Manager
12 4 (1.93%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (1.93%) Support Analyst
12 4 (1.93%) Applications Support
13 3 (1.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.73%) J2EE
2 12 (5.80%) Web Services
3 11 (5.31%) .NET
4 10 (4.83%) Spring
5 8 (3.86%) SOAP
5 8 (3.86%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.38%) CSS
6 7 (3.38%) XML
7 5 (2.42%) HTML
7 5 (2.42%) JPA
8 4 (1.93%) Struts
8 4 (1.93%) Java EE
8 4 (1.93%) Spring Web Flow
9 3 (1.45%) J2SE
9 3 (1.45%) JMS
9 3 (1.45%) JSP
10 2 (0.97%) Servlets
10 2 (0.97%) jQuery
10 2 (0.97%) Ajax
10 2 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) AS400
2 15 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.90%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.93%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.45%) iSeries
6 3 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.97%) DTV
7 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.86%) Windows
2 5 (2.42%) Linux
2 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (2.42%) UNIX
3 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.97%) AIX
3 2 (0.97%) Android
3 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) CentOS
4 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.48%) OS/400
4 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (30.43%) Project Management
3 30 (14.49%) Test Planning
4 28 (13.53%) PRINCE2
5 25 (12.08%) Business Analysis
6 24 (11.59%) UML
6 24 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.18%) Change Management
8 15 (7.25%) OO
9 14 (6.76%) Analytics
10 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.31%) Validation
12 10 (4.83%) Migration
12 10 (4.83%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (4.83%) Workflow
12 10 (4.83%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (4.35%) Network Architecture
14 8 (3.86%) Waterfall
15 7 (3.38%) Data Mapping
15 7 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.39%) SQL
2 13 (6.28%) Java
3 7 (3.38%) VBA
4 6 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.45%) PHP
6 2 (0.97%) C#
6 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
7 1 (0.48%) Korn
7 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) COBOL
7 1 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) RPG
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (11.59%) ISEB
2 15 (7.25%) CCA
3 11 (5.31%) Degree
4 5 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.45%) RHCE
6 2 (0.97%) PMP
6 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.97%) IIBA
6 2 (0.97%) VCP5
6 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ACCA
7 1 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Nagios
3 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.86%) HP
3 7 (3.38%) Oracle
3 7 (3.38%) SAP
4 6 (2.90%) Cognos
5 5 (2.42%) Teradata
5 5 (2.42%) Casewise
6 3 (1.45%) Google
6 3 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.45%) IBM
6 3 (1.45%) VMware
7 2 (0.97%) Thunderhead
7 2 (0.97%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.97%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.48%) Progress
8 1 (0.48%) Dell
8 1 (0.48%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) Zend
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
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