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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 19 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 42 68 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.91% 21.86% 38.68%
As % of the General category 41.18% 70.83% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £183 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
102 96 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.06% 30.87% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 77 87
Average daily rate £375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £481 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 48 (37.80%) SQL
2 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
5 25 (19.69%) Banking
6 20 (15.75%) Java
7 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
9 17 (13.39%) Project Management
9 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (12.60%) Business Analysis
11 15 (11.81%) XML
12 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (10.24%) Web Services
13 13 (10.24%) MS Visio
13 13 (10.24%) Migration
14 12 (9.45%) ISTQB
14 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
14 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (8.66%) ISEB
15 11 (8.66%) Software Engineering
16 10 (7.87%) Manual Testing
16 10 (7.87%) SOAP
16 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
16 10 (7.87%) Waterfall
16 10 (7.87%) Cucumber
17 9 (7.09%) MS Office
17 9 (7.09%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.36%) SAS
3 2 (1.57%) Confluence
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.79%) Drupal
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) Mule
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Visio
2 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.09%) MS Office
4 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.57%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) SMTP
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.36%) Redis
9 2 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.57%) MS Access
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.79%) DTS
10 1 (0.79%) GIS
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Cucumber
1 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.30%) Selenium
3 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.94%) JIRA
4 3 (2.36%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.57%) Bower
5 2 (1.57%) Grunt
5 2 (1.57%) JMeter
5 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (19.69%) Banking
2 4 (3.15%) Legal
3 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (40.94%) Analyst
2 37 (29.13%) Developer
3 27 (21.26%) Business Analyst
4 18 (14.17%) SQL Developer
5 17 (13.39%) Project Manager
5 17 (13.39%) Test Analyst
6 13 (10.24%) Tester
7 12 (9.45%) Financial Analyst
8 11 (8.66%) Banking Analyst
8 11 (8.66%) Banking Business Analyst
8 11 (8.66%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (7.87%) Finance Business Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Lead Business Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Financial Business Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Credit Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) XML
2 13 (10.24%) Web Services
3 10 (7.87%) SOAP
4 9 (7.09%) .NET
4 9 (7.09%) HTML
5 8 (6.30%) REST
6 7 (5.51%) CSS
6 7 (5.51%) JPA
6 7 (5.51%) Spring
7 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.15%) jQuery
9 4 (3.15%) WCF
10 3 (2.36%) Ajax
10 3 (2.36%) Kafka
10 3 (2.36%) Middleware
10 3 (2.36%) RESTful
11 2 (1.57%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (1.57%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.36%) NHS
2 3 (2.36%) User Experience
3 2 (1.57%) AS400
3 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.79%) Informatics
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.09%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Unix
3 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.57%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (13.39%) Project Management
4 16 (12.60%) Business Analysis
5 13 (10.24%) Migration
6 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.66%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.87%) Manual Testing
8 10 (7.87%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.09%) Scrum
9 9 (7.09%) V-Model
10 8 (6.30%) Data Migration
11 7 (5.51%) Critical Success Factor
11 7 (5.51%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.51%) Validation
12 6 (4.72%) MVC
12 6 (4.72%) TDD
13 5 (3.94%) Software Testing
14 4 (3.15%) OO
14 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) SQL
2 20 (15.75%) Java
3 9 (7.09%) C#
3 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.36%) Go
4 3 (2.36%) Perl
4 3 (2.36%) Scala
4 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.57%) BeanShell
5 2 (1.57%) RPG
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) PHP
6 1 (0.79%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) ISTQB
2 11 (8.66%) ISEB
3 3 (2.36%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) CCNA
4 2 (1.57%) CCNP
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCA
5 1 (0.79%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (0.79%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) HL7
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle
3 7 (5.51%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco
5 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) ESRI
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) Juniper
6 1 (0.79%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.79%) SunGard
6 1 (0.79%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
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