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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 48 81 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.95% 18.41% 21.59%
As % of the General category 71.64% 66.39% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 76 68
Median daily rate £413 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £280 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
67 122 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.87% 27.73% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 113 93
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) Project Management
3 21 (20.00%) Selenium
4 19 (18.10%) ISEB
5 16 (15.24%) Java
5 16 (15.24%) Business Analysis
6 15 (14.29%) SQL
7 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (12.38%) Cucumber
9 12 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (11.43%) Software Testing
9 12 (11.43%) QA
10 11 (10.48%) Change Management
10 11 (10.48%) JMeter
10 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.52%) SDLC
11 10 (9.52%) Scrum
11 10 (9.52%) Linux
12 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
13 8 (7.62%) Oracle
13 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
13 8 (7.62%) WinRunner
13 8 (7.62%) HP UFT
13 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (7.62%) Gherkin
14 7 (6.67%) Test Strategy
14 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.67%) HTML

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 2 (1.90%) PowerExchange
2 1 (0.95%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.95%) Confluence
2 1 (0.95%) JBoss
2 1 (0.95%) Luigi
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.95%) SAS
2 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) Firewall
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.86%) MySQL
4 3 (2.86%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.95%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Selenium
2 13 (12.38%) Cucumber
3 11 (10.48%) JMeter
4 8 (7.62%) HP UFT
4 8 (7.62%) WinRunner
5 6 (5.71%) JUnit
6 4 (3.81%) JIRA
6 4 (3.81%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.86%) JBehave
7 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.90%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.90%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.95%) Maven
9 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.95%) TestNG
9 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Billing
3 2 (1.90%) Publishing
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (48.57%) Analyst
2 29 (27.62%) Business Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.43%) Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Consultant
6 6 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Finance Business Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Security Project Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Tester
9 3 (2.86%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) Gherkin
2 7 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (3.81%) JSON
3 4 (3.81%) REST
3 4 (3.81%) Spring
4 3 (2.86%) CSS
4 3 (2.86%) Dropwizard
4 3 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.86%) iXBRL
4 3 (2.86%) JAX-RS
4 3 (2.86%) Kafka
4 3 (2.86%) RESTful
4 3 (2.86%) Spring Boot
4 3 (2.86%) XML
5 2 (1.90%) Ajax
5 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.90%) J2EE
5 2 (1.90%) jQuery
5 2 (1.90%) Smarty
5 2 (1.90%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) AS400
3 2 (1.90%) Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) Fintech
3 2 (1.90%) iSeries
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.95%) Informatics
4 1 (0.95%) NHS
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) Project Management
3 16 (15.24%) Business Analysis
4 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 11 (10.48%) Change Management
7 10 (9.52%) Scrum
7 10 (9.52%) SDLC
8 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 7 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.71%) Analytics
10 6 (5.71%) Change Control
10 6 (5.71%) ETL
11 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.76%) ISMS
11 5 (4.76%) Migration
12 4 (3.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) Java
2 15 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (2.86%) C
3 3 (2.86%) Go
3 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.90%) PHP
4 2 (1.90%) PHP 5
4 2 (1.90%) Python
5 1 (0.95%) Groovy
5 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.95%) VB
5 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) ISEB
2 12 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.90%) APMP
6 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.95%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Ansible
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco
2 6 (5.71%) F5
2 6 (5.71%) HP
2 6 (5.71%) Sage
3 5 (4.76%) Teradata
4 4 (3.81%) Informatica
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 3 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) Cognos
6 2 (1.90%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.95%) Avaya
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix
7 1 (0.95%) Genesys
7 1 (0.95%) Perforce
7 1 (0.95%) Siebel
7 1 (0.95%) Tableau
7 1 (0.95%) Talend
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