The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 14.63% 7.87% 19.40%
As % of the General category 52.17% 50.00% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £403 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Newport region.

General Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 28.05% 15.75% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 15
Average daily rate £400 £313 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -23.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £394 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Newport region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Newport region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newport region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
2 13 (40.63%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.75%) C#
6 6 (18.75%) ISEB
6 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (18.75%) P3O
7 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
7 5 (15.63%) Coaching
7 5 (15.63%) MAPM
7 5 (15.63%) Kanban
7 5 (15.63%) Selenium
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) DSDM
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (12.50%) JIRA
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (6.25%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Ingres
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (3.13%) OpenROAD Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) Sass
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) AIX
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) pSOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
2 13 (40.63%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.63%) DSDM
4 5 (15.63%) Kanban
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Coaching
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) ISEB
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (15.63%) MAPM
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow