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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 78 71 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.10% 26.89% 30.73%
As % of the General category 69.64% 73.20% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 46
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£400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £232 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £404 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
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 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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
112 97 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.87% 36.74% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 78 69
Average daily rate £420 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -31.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 90 (42.45%) Banking
2 78 (36.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (30.19%) Project Management
4 37 (17.45%) Microsoft
5 35 (16.51%) SQL
6 33 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (15.09%) MS Office
8 31 (14.62%) PRINCE2
9 30 (14.15%) Test Planning
10 29 (13.68%) UML
11 25 (11.79%) Business Analysis
12 24 (11.32%) MS Project
13 20 (9.43%) Change Management
14 19 (8.96%) Web Services
14 19 (8.96%) Retail
15 18 (8.49%) Java
15 18 (8.49%) J2EE
15 18 (8.49%) ISEB
16 17 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (7.55%) CCA
17 16 (7.55%) AS400
17 16 (7.55%) SQL Server
18 15 (7.08%) SOAP
18 15 (7.08%) OO
18 15 (7.08%) MS Excel
18 15 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (6.60%) Spring
19 14 (6.60%) Maven
20 13 (6.13%) Degree
21 12 (5.66%) Validation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.83%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.83%) SAS
3 5 (2.36%) Apache
3 5 (2.36%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.36%) Lync
4 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) Drupal
5 1 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (15.09%) MS Office
2 24 (11.32%) MS Project
3 15 (7.08%) MS Excel
4 10 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Agresso
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) VoIP
2 2 (0.94%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.77%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.94%) DB2
9 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.47%) MySQL
9 1 (0.47%) CorVu
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Maven
2 12 (5.66%) Ant
3 9 (4.25%) TestDirector
3 9 (4.25%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (2.83%) JUnit
5 4 (1.89%) Calabash
5 4 (1.89%) eggPlant
6 3 (1.42%) Selenium
6 3 (1.42%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.94%) Robotium
7 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.94%) JIRA
8 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.47%) Appium
8 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.47%) JBehave
8 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 90 (42.45%) Banking
2 19 (8.96%) Retail
3 11 (5.19%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.83%) Marketing
4 6 (2.83%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.89%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Electronics
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (43.40%) Analyst
2 55 (25.94%) Project Manager
2 55 (25.94%) Business Analyst
3 22 (10.38%) Developer
4 14 (6.60%) Data Analyst
5 11 (5.19%) Architect
6 10 (4.72%) Java Developer
7 8 (3.77%) MI Analyst
8 7 (3.30%) Team Leader
8 7 (3.30%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (2.83%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (2.36%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.36%) Development Team Leader
11 4 (1.89%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (1.89%) Java Team Leader
11 4 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (1.89%) Programme Manager
11 4 (1.89%) Consultant
11 4 (1.89%) Support Analyst
11 4 (1.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.96%) Web Services
2 18 (8.49%) J2EE
3 15 (7.08%) SOAP
4 14 (6.60%) Spring
5 12 (5.66%) Hibernate
5 12 (5.66%) .NET
6 9 (4.25%) JPA
7 8 (3.77%) Spring Web Flow
7 8 (3.77%) CSS
7 8 (3.77%) Struts
7 8 (3.77%) XML
8 6 (2.83%) Java EE
8 6 (2.83%) HTML
9 5 (2.36%) JMS
10 3 (1.42%) J2SE
10 3 (1.42%) JSP
11 2 (0.94%) HTML5
11 2 (0.94%) Ajax
11 2 (0.94%) jQuery
11 2 (0.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.55%) AS400
3 6 (2.83%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.36%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.36%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.42%) iSeries
6 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.94%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.47%) Informatics
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.77%) Windows
2 6 (2.83%) UNIX
3 5 (2.36%) Linux
3 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.94%) Android
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.94%) AIX
5 1 (0.47%) OS/400
5 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (36.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (30.19%) Project Management
3 33 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.62%) PRINCE2
5 30 (14.15%) Test Planning
6 29 (13.68%) UML
7 25 (11.79%) Business Analysis
8 20 (9.43%) Change Management
9 15 (7.08%) OO
10 12 (5.66%) Validation
10 12 (5.66%) SOA
11 10 (4.72%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.72%) MVC
11 10 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (4.25%) Migration
12 9 (4.25%) Network Architecture
13 8 (3.77%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.77%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.51%) SQL
2 18 (8.49%) Java
3 7 (3.30%) VBA
4 6 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.42%) C#
5 3 (1.42%) PHP
6 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) RPG
7 1 (0.47%) COBOL
7 1 (0.47%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby
7 1 (0.47%) Groovy
7 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.47%) Korn
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (8.49%) ISEB
2 16 (7.55%) CCA
3 13 (6.13%) Degree
4 3 (1.42%) RHCE
4 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.94%) IIBA
5 2 (0.94%) VCP5
5 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.94%) PMP
5 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ACCA
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) RHCT
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Puppet
1 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.47%) Nagios
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.25%) Oracle
3 6 (2.83%) SAP
4 5 (2.36%) Teradata
4 5 (2.36%) Casewise
5 4 (1.89%) Cognos
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.42%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Informatica
6 3 (1.42%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.42%) VMware
7 2 (0.94%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.94%) Google
7 2 (0.94%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) Dell
8 1 (0.47%) Zend
8 1 (0.47%) Guidewire
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