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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 91 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.88% 28.32% 28.74%
As % of the General category 76.47% 63.20% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 42
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£400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £9.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
119 125 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.23% 44.80% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 93 59
Average daily rate £413 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 91 (41.18%) Banking
2 76 (34.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (28.96%) Project Management
4 40 (18.10%) Microsoft
5 37 (16.74%) MS Office
6 34 (15.38%) UML
7 32 (14.48%) SQL
8 29 (13.12%) PRINCE2
9 28 (12.67%) MS Project
10 25 (11.31%) Business Analysis
11 23 (10.41%) Web Services
12 22 (9.95%) J2EE
12 22 (9.95%) Java
13 20 (9.05%) ISEB
13 20 (9.05%) Change Management
14 19 (8.60%) SOAP
14 19 (8.60%) MS Excel
15 18 (8.14%) AS400
15 18 (8.14%) CCA
15 18 (8.14%) Spring
15 18 (8.14%) Maven
16 17 (7.69%) Degree
17 16 (7.24%) Hibernate
17 16 (7.24%) Ant
18 15 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (6.79%) Validation
19 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
19 14 (6.33%) Retail
20 13 (5.88%) JPA
20 13 (5.88%) OO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.26%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.26%) Lync
3 4 (1.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.81%) Apache
4 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (16.74%) MS Office
2 28 (12.67%) MS Project
3 19 (8.60%) MS Excel
4 11 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Agresso
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.26%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.81%) VoIP
2 3 (1.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.45%) FTP
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) OSPF
3 1 (0.45%) BGP
3 1 (0.45%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) Wireless
3 1 (0.45%) SSH
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.45%) Network Security
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.45%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) LAN
3 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.26%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.90%) DB2
7 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.45%) CorVu
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) Xcelsius
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 18 (8.14%) Maven
2 16 (7.24%) Ant
3 13 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (4.52%) JUnit
5 9 (4.07%) TestDirector
6 4 (1.81%) eggPlant
6 4 (1.81%) Calabash
7 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.36%) Selenium
8 2 (0.90%) JIRA
8 2 (0.90%) Robotium
8 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.45%) TestNG
9 1 (0.45%) JBehave
9 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 91 (41.18%) Banking
2 14 (6.33%) Retail
3 8 (3.62%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.26%) Marketing
5 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.81%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (42.53%) Analyst
2 55 (24.89%) Project Manager
2 55 (24.89%) Business Analyst
3 20 (9.05%) Developer
4 18 (8.14%) Architect
5 14 (6.33%) Data Analyst
6 11 (4.98%) Team Leader
7 10 (4.52%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.07%) Development Team Leader
9 8 (3.62%) Java Team Leader
9 8 (3.62%) MI Analyst
10 6 (2.71%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (2.71%) Lead Architect
10 6 (2.71%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.26%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.26%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.26%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (1.81%) Consultant
12 4 (1.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.41%) Web Services
2 22 (9.95%) J2EE
3 19 (8.60%) SOAP
4 18 (8.14%) Spring
5 16 (7.24%) Hibernate
6 13 (5.88%) JPA
7 12 (5.43%) Spring Web Flow
7 12 (5.43%) Struts
7 12 (5.43%) .NET
8 10 (4.52%) Java EE
9 9 (4.07%) XML
9 9 (4.07%) JMS
10 6 (2.71%) CSS
11 4 (1.81%) HTML
12 3 (1.36%) JSP
12 3 (1.36%) J2SE
13 2 (0.90%) Servlets
13 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
14 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) AS400
2 9 (4.07%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.81%) iSeries
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.43%) Windows
2 6 (2.71%) UNIX
3 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.36%) Linux
4 2 (0.90%) Android
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) CentOS
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.45%) OS/400
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (28.96%) Project Management
3 34 (15.38%) UML
4 29 (13.12%) PRINCE2
5 25 (11.31%) Business Analysis
6 20 (9.05%) Change Management
7 15 (6.79%) Validation
8 13 (5.88%) OO
9 12 (5.43%) SOA
9 12 (5.43%) Scrum
9 12 (5.43%) MVC
10 11 (4.98%) Migration
11 10 (4.52%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (4.52%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (4.52%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.07%) Network Architecture
12 9 (4.07%) Mobile Commerce
13 8 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.62%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.48%) SQL
2 22 (9.95%) Java
3 7 (3.17%) VBA
4 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.36%) C#
6 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) Groovy
7 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.45%) COBOL
7 1 (0.45%) Python
7 1 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (9.05%) ISEB
2 18 (8.14%) CCA
3 17 (7.69%) Degree
4 5 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.90%) IIBA
6 2 (0.90%) PMP
6 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ACCA
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) RHCE
7 1 (0.45%) VCP5
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) SLA
1 5 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) SCCM
1 2 (0.90%) Puppet
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.17%) Oracle
3 5 (2.26%) SAP
3 5 (2.26%) Teradata
3 5 (2.26%) Casewise
4 4 (1.81%) Cognos
5 3 (1.36%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.36%) Informatica
5 3 (1.36%) IBM
5 3 (1.36%) VMware
6 2 (0.90%) Thunderhead
6 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Planview
7 1 (0.45%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.45%) BT
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco
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