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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 108 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.11% 28.08% 32.65%
As % of the General category 77.14% 62.39% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 54 55
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 £268 £229 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
140 117 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.74% 45.00% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 78 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £236 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -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 31 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 31 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.

1 100 (44.64%) Banking
2 79 (35.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (31.70%) Project Management
4 38 (16.96%) Microsoft
5 35 (15.63%) UML
5 35 (15.63%) MS Office
6 29 (12.95%) PRINCE2
6 29 (12.95%) SQL
7 26 (11.61%) MS Project
7 26 (11.61%) Business Analysis
8 25 (11.16%) Web Services
8 25 (11.16%) Java
9 23 (10.27%) J2EE
9 23 (10.27%) Change Management
10 21 (9.38%) SOAP
10 21 (9.38%) Spring
11 20 (8.93%) Maven
11 20 (8.93%) Degree
12 19 (8.48%) ISEB
13 18 (8.04%) AS400
13 18 (8.04%) Ant
13 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
14 17 (7.59%) Scrum
15 16 (7.14%) Hibernate
16 15 (6.70%) Apache Ivy
17 14 (6.25%) MVC
17 14 (6.25%) Validation
17 14 (6.25%) Struts
17 14 (6.25%) JPA
18 13 (5.80%) Java EE

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.79%) Lync
4 3 (1.34%) IIS
4 3 (1.34%) Apache
4 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (15.63%) MS Office
2 26 (11.61%) MS Project
3 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
4 10 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Agresso
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.34%) WAN
2 1 (0.45%) FTP
2 1 (0.45%) DNS
2 1 (0.45%) SAN
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) OSPF
2 1 (0.45%) BGP
2 1 (0.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) Wireless
2 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.45%) Network Security
2 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.45%) LAN
2 1 (0.45%) SMS
2 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.89%) DB2
5 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.45%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 20 (8.93%) Maven
2 18 (8.04%) Ant
3 15 (6.70%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (4.46%) JUnit
5 9 (4.02%) TestDirector
6 4 (1.79%) Selenium
6 4 (1.79%) eggPlant
6 4 (1.79%) Calabash
6 4 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.89%) Robotium
7 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.89%) JBehave
7 2 (0.89%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) TestNG
8 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 100 (44.64%) Banking
2 13 (5.80%) Retail
3 8 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Marketing
5 3 (1.34%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (43.30%) Analyst
2 63 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 56 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.93%) Developer
5 16 (7.14%) Architect
6 14 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 12 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.46%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.02%) Development Team Leader
9 9 (4.02%) Banking Business Analyst
10 8 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
11 7 (3.13%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.68%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Lead Architect
13 5 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (1.79%) Consultant
14 4 (1.79%) Change Manager
14 4 (1.79%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.16%) Web Services
2 23 (10.27%) J2EE
3 21 (9.38%) SOAP
3 21 (9.38%) Spring
4 16 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 14 (6.25%) JPA
5 14 (6.25%) Struts
6 13 (5.80%) Java EE
7 12 (5.36%) Spring Web Flow
8 11 (4.91%) .NET
9 9 (4.02%) JMS
10 8 (3.57%) XML
11 6 (2.68%) CSS
12 4 (1.79%) HTML
13 3 (1.34%) JSP
13 3 (1.34%) J2SE
14 2 (0.89%) Velocity
14 2 (0.89%) Servlets
14 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
15 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) AS400
2 9 (4.02%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.68%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (2.23%) iSeries
5 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.91%) Windows
2 6 (2.68%) UNIX
3 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.89%) AIX
3 2 (0.89%) OS/400
3 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 71 (31.70%) Project Management
3 35 (15.63%) UML
4 29 (12.95%) PRINCE2
5 26 (11.61%) Business Analysis
6 23 (10.27%) Change Management
7 17 (7.59%) Scrum
8 14 (6.25%) MVC
8 14 (6.25%) Validation
9 13 (5.80%) SOA
9 13 (5.80%) OO
10 11 (4.91%) Migration
11 10 (4.46%) ERP
11 10 (4.46%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.02%) Waterfall
12 9 (4.02%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (4.02%) Mobile Commerce
12 9 (4.02%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (3.57%) Test Automation
13 8 (3.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.95%) SQL
2 25 (11.16%) Java
3 5 (2.23%) VBA
4 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.34%) C
5 3 (1.34%) C#
6 2 (0.89%) COBOL
6 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.89%) RPG
7 1 (0.45%) Groovy
7 1 (0.45%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (8.93%) Degree
2 19 (8.48%) ISEB
3 12 (5.36%) CCA
4 5 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.89%) PMP
6 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.89%) IIBA
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) ACCA
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) SLA
2 5 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
2 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.68%) Oracle
3 5 (2.23%) Teradata
4 4 (1.79%) Casewise
4 4 (1.79%) IBM
5 3 (1.34%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.34%) SAP
5 3 (1.34%) Informatica
6 2 (0.89%) Thunderhead
6 2 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.45%) Planview
7 1 (0.45%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.45%) BT
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) Cognos
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco
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