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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 108 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.05% 32.14% 40.12%
As % of the General category 76.47% 77.70% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +41.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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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
68 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.53% 41.37% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 96 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 32 (26.89%) Banking
2 26 (21.85%) AS400
2 26 (21.85%) Microsoft
3 24 (20.17%) Project Management
4 23 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.97%) Windows
6 18 (15.13%) MS Office
7 17 (14.29%) ISEB
7 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
9 15 (12.61%) Analytics
10 13 (10.92%) IBM
10 13 (10.92%) SQL
11 12 (10.08%) PRINCE2
12 11 (9.24%) HP
13 10 (8.40%) CRM
13 10 (8.40%) UML
13 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
13 10 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (7.56%) Retail
14 9 (7.56%) Workflow
14 9 (7.56%) MS Project
14 9 (7.56%) ITIL
14 9 (7.56%) SAS
14 9 (7.56%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (6.72%) Service Management
15 8 (6.72%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.72%) Test Planning
16 7 (5.88%) Marketing
16 7 (5.88%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (7.56%) SAS
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.84%) Mule
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.84%) Lync
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.84%) WildFly
6 1 (0.84%) CICS
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) MS Office
2 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.56%) MS Project
4 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.84%) SPSS
5 1 (0.84%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.68%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.68%) Agresso
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) DMZ
1 2 (1.68%) Internet
1 2 (1.68%) Firewall
1 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.68%) VLAN
1 2 (1.68%) Network Security
2 1 (0.84%) LDAP
2 1 (0.84%) LAN
2 1 (0.84%) DHCP
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) DB2
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.84%) QlikView
6 1 (0.84%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.84%) Big Data
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.36%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.84%) JUnit
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (26.89%) Banking
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 7 (5.88%) Marketing
4 4 (3.36%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Electronics
5 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (58.82%) Analyst
2 28 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.08%) Test Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Support Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.72%) Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.20%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.20%) Coordinator
9 5 (4.20%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) XML
1 5 (4.20%) CSS
2 4 (3.36%) .NET
3 3 (2.52%) HTML
3 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.52%) WCF
3 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.68%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) HTML5
5 1 (0.84%) REST
5 1 (0.84%) CSS3
5 1 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.84%) J2EE
5 1 (0.84%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.84%) Spring
5 1 (0.84%) Ajax
5 1 (0.84%) JSON
5 1 (0.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) AS400
2 5 (4.20%) iSeries
2 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) DTV
4 3 (2.52%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.84%) iPad
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) UNIX
3 4 (3.36%) OS/400
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Project Management
2 23 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.61%) Analytics
5 12 (10.08%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.40%) UML
6 10 (8.40%) CRM
6 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.56%) Workflow
7 9 (7.56%) ITIL
8 8 (6.72%) Service Management
8 8 (6.72%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.72%) Test Planning
9 7 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.04%) OO
10 6 (5.04%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.04%) Migration
10 6 (5.04%) Scrum
11 5 (4.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.36%) COBOL
3 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.52%) RPG
4 3 (2.52%) C
4 3 (2.52%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.84%) VBA
5 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (5.04%) MCP
2 6 (5.04%) Degree
3 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.68%) CCA
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.84%) CISA
6 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.84%) RHCE
6 1 (0.84%) CISSP
6 1 (0.84%) MCSE
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) APMP
6 1 (0.84%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.84%) COBIT
2 1 (0.84%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.68%) Nmap
Vendors
1 26 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.92%) IBM
3 11 (9.24%) HP
4 6 (5.04%) SAP
5 4 (3.36%) Casewise
6 2 (1.68%) BT
6 2 (1.68%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) EMC
6 2 (1.68%) Cognos
6 2 (1.68%) Progress
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle
6 2 (1.68%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.84%) Tableau
7 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) Informatica
7 1 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.84%) Teradata
7 1 (0.84%) Google
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 26 days ago