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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 97 120 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.13% 30.53% 29.03%
As % of the General category 79.51% 76.92% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 53
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.12%
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
122 156 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.61% 39.69% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 122 75
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 44 (30.99%) Banking
2 29 (20.42%) Project Management
2 29 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (15.49%) Retail
4 18 (12.68%) ISEB
5 16 (11.27%) Microsoft
6 15 (10.56%) AS400
6 15 (10.56%) Business Analysis
7 13 (9.15%) MS Office
7 13 (9.15%) Retail Banking
8 12 (8.45%) ISTQB
9 10 (7.04%) Migration
9 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.34%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.34%) SQL
10 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
11 8 (5.63%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (5.63%) Change Control
12 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
12 7 (4.93%) IBM
12 7 (4.93%) Oracle
12 7 (4.93%) Windows
12 7 (4.93%) JBoss
12 7 (4.93%) MS Project
13 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (4.23%) HTML
13 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
13 6 (4.23%) Data Migration
13 6 (4.23%) Document Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.93%) JBoss
1 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) SAS
3 4 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) Mule
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.70%) Lync
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.70%) WildFly
5 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) MS Office
2 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.93%) MS Project
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Agresso
2 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) SAN
1 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.41%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.41%) DB2
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) DataStage
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) JMeter
1 4 (2.82%) Selenium
2 2 (1.41%) Hudson
2 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.41%) Subversion
2 2 (1.41%) Maven
2 2 (1.41%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.70%) Toad
3 1 (0.70%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.70%) Ant
3 1 (0.70%) JUnit
3 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (0.70%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.70%) Mockito
3 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 44 (30.99%) Banking
2 22 (15.49%) Retail
3 13 (9.15%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (38.73%) Analyst
2 29 (20.42%) Business Analyst
3 26 (18.31%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.86%) Tester
5 13 (9.15%) Developer
6 12 (8.45%) Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Business Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Financial Business Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) PMO Lead
9 7 (4.93%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.52%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.11%) Senior Business Analyst
13 3 (2.11%) Technical Author
13 3 (2.11%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.23%) HTML
2 5 (3.52%) CSS
3 4 (2.82%) jQuery
3 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.11%) .NET
4 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.11%) WCF
5 2 (1.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.41%) Spring
5 2 (1.41%) XML
5 2 (1.41%) XHTML
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.70%) RESTful
6 1 (0.70%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.70%) EDI
6 1 (0.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.70%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) AS400
2 5 (3.52%) Credit Risk
2 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) iSeries
4 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) PACS
6 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.70%) Social Media
6 1 (0.70%) iPad
6 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 3 (2.11%) UNIX
4 2 (1.41%) OS/400
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.42%) Project Management
1 29 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (10.56%) Business Analysis
3 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.04%) Migration
4 9 (6.34%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.63%) Change Control
5 8 (5.63%) Programme Management
6 6 (4.23%) SDLC
6 6 (4.23%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (4.23%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.23%) Document Management
7 5 (3.52%) Resource Management
7 5 (3.52%) Change Management
8 4 (2.82%) PRINCE
8 4 (2.82%) MVC
8 4 (2.82%) ERP
8 4 (2.82%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.11%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.34%) SQL
2 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.52%) Java
4 3 (2.11%) C#
4 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.11%) RPG
5 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.41%) COBOL
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) Ruby
6 1 (0.70%) RPG/400
6 1 (0.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) ISEB
2 12 (8.45%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) APMP
5 1 (0.70%) APMG
5 1 (0.70%) RHCE
5 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.70%) PMP
5 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.70%) HL7
3 1 (0.70%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle
2 7 (4.93%) IBM
3 5 (3.52%) HP
4 3 (2.11%) Dell
4 3 (2.11%) Cognos
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco
5 2 (1.41%) BT
5 2 (1.41%) VMware
5 2 (1.41%) EMC
5 2 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.70%) Fiorano
6 1 (0.70%) Teradata
6 1 (0.70%) Casewise
6 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.70%) SAP
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