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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 70 77 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.08% 30.56% 23.67%
As % of the General category 70.00% 68.75% 64.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 44
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £319 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
100 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.12% 44.44% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 67
Average daily rate £315 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £15.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.87 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.87 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 39 (26.35%) Banking
2 37 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
4 30 (20.27%) Project Management
5 28 (18.92%) SQL
6 22 (14.86%) AS400
7 20 (13.51%) ISEB
8 19 (12.84%) MS Office
9 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2
9 18 (12.16%) Analytics
10 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
10 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (10.81%) Windows
12 14 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (9.46%) Test Planning
13 13 (8.78%) Retail
14 12 (8.11%) MS Project
15 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
15 11 (7.43%) SAS
15 11 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (7.43%) UML
15 11 (7.43%) Change Management
15 11 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (6.76%) Workflow
16 10 (6.76%) CCA
16 10 (6.76%) CRM
16 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.76%) Incident Management
17 9 (6.08%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (7.43%) SAS
2 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.03%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) Apache
4 2 (1.35%) Lync
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (12.84%) MS Office
2 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.11%) MS Project
4 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Agresso
2 5 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.35%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) VoIP
2 1 (0.68%) DHCP
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) DMZ
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.68%) SSH
2 1 (0.68%) VLAN
2 1 (0.68%) Network Security
2 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
1 11 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.38%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.03%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
3 1 (0.68%) TestNG
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (26.35%) Banking
2 13 (8.78%) Retail
3 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.73%) Marketing
5 6 (4.05%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.38%) Electronics
6 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.70%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (56.08%) Analyst
2 44 (29.73%) Business Analyst
3 14 (9.46%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.78%) Developer
5 12 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 10 (6.76%) Lead Business Analyst
7 9 (6.08%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) MI Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Tester
10 4 (2.70%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.70%) Architect
10 4 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
11 3 (2.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) .NET
2 6 (4.05%) CSS
3 5 (3.38%) J2EE
4 4 (2.70%) HTML
5 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.03%) XML
5 3 (2.03%) WCF
5 3 (2.03%) jQuery
5 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.03%) HTML5
5 3 (2.03%) Ajax
5 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.68%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) JSON
6 1 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) CSS3
6 1 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.68%) XSLT
6 1 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.86%) AS400
2 11 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.38%) DTV
3 5 (3.38%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.81%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Linux
3 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.03%) UNIX
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) OS/400
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (20.27%) Project Management
3 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2
3 18 (12.16%) Analytics
4 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (9.46%) Test Planning
6 11 (7.43%) UML
6 11 (7.43%) Change Management
7 10 (6.76%) CRM
7 10 (6.76%) Workflow
7 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.76%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.08%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.08%) Service Management
9 8 (5.41%) ITIL
10 7 (4.73%) OO
10 7 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.05%) Change Control
11 6 (4.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.92%) SQL
2 7 (4.73%) VBA
3 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.03%) Java
6 2 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) Korn
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.68%) Scala
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (13.51%) ISEB
2 10 (6.76%) CCA
3 6 (4.05%) MCP
4 5 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.70%) PMP
5 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.03%) Degree
6 3 (2.03%) RHCE
6 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.03%) VCP5
7 2 (1.35%) IIBA
7 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) RHCT
8 1 (0.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) SLA
1 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Nagios
3 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.08%) HP
2 9 (6.08%) SAP
2 9 (6.08%) IBM
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle
4 5 (3.38%) Cognos
5 4 (2.70%) VMware
6 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.03%) Casewise
6 3 (2.03%) Google
7 2 (1.35%) Teradata
7 2 (1.35%) Progress
7 2 (1.35%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) Dell
8 1 (0.68%) Informatica
8 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.68%) Zend
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £9.15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £4601 per day
Posted: 21 days ago