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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 56 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.29% 16.34% 21.07%
As % of the General category 72.73% 74.00% 72.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 61
Median daily rate £375 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -11.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.78 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +21.21%
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
77 100 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.90% 22.08% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 91 89
Median daily rate £375 £356 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £185 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.39 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.74% -92.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Finance.

1 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) SQL
3 25 (22.94%) Selenium
4 21 (19.27%) ISEB
5 18 (16.51%) Project Management
6 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
6 15 (13.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (12.84%) SDLC
7 14 (12.84%) Business Analysis
8 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.93%) Java
9 12 (11.01%) Scrum
9 12 (11.01%) QA
9 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
9 12 (11.01%) Cucumber
10 11 (10.09%) Oracle
10 11 (10.09%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.17%) JMeter
11 10 (9.17%) ISTQB
12 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
12 9 (8.26%) Windows
12 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
13 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
13 8 (7.34%) Gherkin
13 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (6.42%) Change Control
14 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (6.42%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.75%) SAS
2 2 (1.83%) Apache
2 2 (1.83%) PowerExchange
2 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.92%) JBoss
3 1 (0.92%) Moodle
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.75%) MS Office
4 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.92%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.92%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.92%) Google Play
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
1 1 (0.92%) Route 53
1 1 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Firewall
2 6 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) MS Access
6 2 (1.83%) Biml
6 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.83%) MySQL
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Selenium
2 12 (11.01%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.17%) JMeter
4 7 (6.42%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.42%) WinRunner
5 6 (5.50%) JUnit
6 5 (4.59%) JIRA
7 3 (2.75%) JBehave
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.83%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.83%) Maven
8 2 (1.83%) MbUnit
8 2 (1.83%) MSTest
8 2 (1.83%) NUnit
8 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.92%) TestNG
General
1 3 (2.75%) Banking
2 2 (1.83%) Billing
3 1 (0.92%) Back Office
3 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.92%) Legal
3 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (53.21%) Analyst
2 28 (25.69%) Business Analyst
3 20 (18.35%) Test Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Security Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) DBA
8 5 (4.59%) Finance Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.67%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) Gherkin
2 4 (3.67%) .NET
2 4 (3.67%) CSS
2 4 (3.67%) HTML
2 4 (3.67%) HTML5
3 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.75%) CSS3
3 3 (2.75%) jQuery
3 3 (2.75%) XML
4 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.83%) J2EE
4 2 (1.83%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.83%) Spring
4 2 (1.83%) WCF
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) JAXB
5 1 (0.92%) JSON
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) SAX
5 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) AS400
2 4 (3.67%) iPad
3 2 (1.83%) Clustering
3 2 (1.83%) iSeries
4 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.92%) Fintech
4 1 (0.92%) Replication
4 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) AIX
3 4 (3.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.51%) Project Management
3 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
4 14 (12.84%) Business Analysis
4 14 (12.84%) SDLC
5 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.01%) Scrum
6 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
7 11 (10.09%) Test Strategy
8 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.42%) Change Control
9 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.50%) Web Development
11 5 (4.59%) Change Management
11 5 (4.59%) Migration
11 5 (4.59%) TDD
11 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.85%) SQL
2 13 (11.93%) Java
3 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.75%) C
4 3 (2.75%) C#
4 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.83%) Perl
5 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
5 2 (1.83%) VBA
6 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.92%) Python
6 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) ISEB
2 15 (13.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (9.17%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.92%) Fluentd
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Marathon
2 1 (0.92%) Mesos
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.92%) Piwik
2 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Oracle
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.50%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) F5
4 6 (5.50%) SAP
5 4 (3.67%) Informatica
5 4 (3.67%) Teradata
6 3 (2.75%) VMware
7 2 (1.83%) Canon
7 2 (1.83%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix
8 1 (0.92%) Cognos
8 1 (0.92%) Genesys
8 1 (0.92%) Google
8 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.92%) Perforce
8 1 (0.92%) Sitecore