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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 115 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.28% 30.26% 34.19%
As % of the General category 76.56% 74.19% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 70 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.25 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.72% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £27.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £27.50 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.03%
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
64 155 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.88% 40.79% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 104 50
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.25 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.72% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 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 5 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 31 (25.41%) Banking
2 29 (23.77%) Project Management
3 28 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
5 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.75%) Windows
7 17 (13.93%) AS400
8 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
9 15 (12.30%) MS Office
10 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
11 13 (10.66%) IBM
12 11 (9.02%) UML
12 11 (9.02%) SQL
13 10 (8.20%) ISEB
13 10 (8.20%) MS Project
13 10 (8.20%) Retail
14 9 (7.38%) CRM
15 8 (6.56%) SLA
15 8 (6.56%) OO
15 8 (6.56%) Migration
15 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.56%) Degree
16 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
16 7 (5.74%) Scrum
16 7 (5.74%) UNIX
16 7 (5.74%) XML
16 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
16 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
16 7 (5.74%) SAS
16 7 (5.74%) PRINCE

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (5.74%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.74%) SAS
2 6 (4.92%) IIS
2 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.82%) CICS
4 1 (0.82%) Mule
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.82%) WildFly
4 1 (0.82%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.30%) MS Office
3 10 (8.20%) MS Project
4 5 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.82%) SPSS
5 1 (0.82%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.64%) Agresso
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.82%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.64%) VLAN
2 2 (1.64%) Network Security
2 2 (1.64%) DMZ
3 1 (0.82%) LDAP
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) DHCP
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.28%) DB2
3 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) JUnit
3 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.82%) Toad
3 1 (0.82%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) Maven
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Hudson
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (0.82%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (25.41%) Banking
2 10 (8.20%) Retail
3 6 (4.92%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (47.54%) Analyst
2 25 (20.49%) Business Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.48%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.10%) Architect
8 4 (3.28%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.28%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.28%) Administrator
8 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) XML
2 5 (4.10%) HTML
2 5 (4.10%) .NET
2 5 (4.10%) CSS
3 4 (3.28%) WCF
3 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.64%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.64%) jQuery
4 2 (1.64%) Ajax
4 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.64%) XHTML
5 1 (0.82%) Middleware
5 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.82%) Spring
5 1 (0.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.82%) J2EE
5 1 (0.82%) JSON
5 1 (0.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) AS400
2 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) iSeries
4 4 (3.28%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.64%) DTV
6 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) UNIX
3 5 (4.10%) OS/400
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) AIX
5 1 (0.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Project Management
2 28 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.02%) UML
6 9 (7.38%) CRM
7 8 (6.56%) OO
7 8 (6.56%) Migration
7 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.74%) Scrum
8 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.74%) PRINCE
8 7 (5.74%) Analytics
8 7 (5.74%) Test Planning
9 6 (4.92%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.92%) ITIL
9 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.10%) Validation
10 5 (4.10%) MVC
10 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) SQL
2 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.10%) COBOL
3 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.28%) C#
4 4 (3.28%) RPG
5 3 (2.46%) C
6 2 (1.64%) Perl
6 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.82%) Scala
7 1 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) ISEB
2 8 (6.56%) Degree
3 4 (3.28%) MCP
3 4 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.46%) PMP
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.64%) CCA
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.82%) RHCE
6 1 (0.82%) MCSE
6 1 (0.82%) CCNA
6 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CISA
6 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Nmap
1 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.66%) IBM
3 5 (4.10%) Casewise
3 5 (4.10%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) HP
4 3 (2.46%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.64%) BT
5 2 (1.64%) EMC
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) Cognos
6 1 (0.82%) Progress
6 1 (0.82%) Citrix
6 1 (0.82%) Informatica
6 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.82%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe
6 1 (0.82%) Teradata
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250-£280pd
Posted: 9 hours ago
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £205pd
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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