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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 65 122 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.05% 30.96% 35.14%
As % of the General category 79.27% 72.62% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 45
Average daily rate
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£356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £27.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £27.50 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
82 168 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.08% 42.64% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 118 55
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
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 £11.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 37 (29.37%) Banking
2 32 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (23.81%) Project Management
4 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (12.70%) MS Office
6 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
6 15 (11.90%) AS400
6 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.11%) Windows
8 13 (10.32%) Retail
9 12 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.73%) SQL
10 11 (8.73%) IBM
10 11 (8.73%) SDLC
11 10 (7.94%) UML
11 10 (7.94%) MS Project
12 9 (7.14%) ISEB
12 9 (7.14%) Migration
13 8 (6.35%) Degree
13 8 (6.35%) OO
13 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
14 7 (5.56%) UNIX
14 7 (5.56%) XML
14 7 (5.56%) SLA
14 7 (5.56%) SAS
14 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
14 7 (5.56%) Data Migration
14 7 (5.56%) iSeries
14 7 (5.56%) Test Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 (5.56%) SAS
1 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) CICS
4 1 (0.79%) Mule
4 1 (0.79%) WildFly
4 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Office
2 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.94%) MS Project
4 6 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) SPSS
6 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Agresso
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) VLAN
2 2 (1.59%) Network Security
2 2 (1.59%) DMZ
2 2 (1.59%) Firewall
2 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.17%) DB2
4 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.79%) Toad
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.79%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.79%) Maven
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) Hudson
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.79%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 37 (29.37%) Banking
2 13 (10.32%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Retail Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (46.83%) Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) Business Analyst
3 21 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.35%) Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Business Architect
9 4 (3.17%) PMO Lead
9 4 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Administrator
9 4 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.38%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) Development Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) XML
2 6 (4.76%) HTML
3 5 (3.97%) .NET
3 5 (3.97%) CSS
4 4 (3.17%) WCF
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.38%) jQuery
5 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.38%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.59%) XHTML
7 1 (0.79%) Middleware
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) Web Services
7 1 (0.79%) RESTful
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.79%) Ajax
7 1 (0.79%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.79%) Spring
7 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) AS400
2 7 (5.56%) iSeries
3 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Social Media
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) UNIX
3 5 (3.97%) OS/400
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) AIX
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (23.81%) Project Management
3 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.73%) SDLC
6 10 (7.94%) UML
7 9 (7.14%) Migration
8 8 (6.35%) OO
9 7 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.56%) Test Planning
10 6 (4.76%) CRM
10 6 (4.76%) PRINCE
11 5 (3.97%) MVC
11 5 (3.97%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.97%) Validation
11 5 (3.97%) Scrum
11 5 (3.97%) Analytics
12 4 (3.17%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.73%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.97%) COBOL
3 5 (3.97%) RPG
4 4 (3.17%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) C
5 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) Java
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.79%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) ISEB
2 8 (6.35%) Degree
3 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.59%) CCA
5 1 (0.79%) CISA
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) RHCE
5 1 (0.79%) PMP
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.79%) APMG
5 1 (0.79%) VCP5
5 1 (0.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) COSO
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Nmap
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) IBM
3 5 (3.97%) Casewise
4 3 (2.38%) SAP
4 3 (2.38%) HP
4 3 (2.38%) VMware
5 2 (1.59%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco
5 2 (1.59%) EMC
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) BT
6 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) Dell
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Teradata
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