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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 22.73% 16.05% 23.93%
As % of the General category 78.13% 65.00% 62.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 23
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£350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
- +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Finance
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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
32 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 29.09% 24.69% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 32
Average daily rate £350 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 14 (38.89%) Project Management
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Change Management
5 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (25.00%) IBM
5 9 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) Selenium
6 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (19.44%) TDD
7 7 (19.44%) Subversion
7 7 (19.44%) BDD
8 6 (16.67%) Web Services
8 6 (16.67%) XML
8 6 (16.67%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) JUnit
9 5 (13.89%) Struts
9 5 (13.89%) .NET
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) XSLT
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) FileNet
9 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (13.89%) FileNet
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) SAS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Ingres
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) Subversion
3 6 (16.67%) JUnit
4 4 (11.11%) TestNG
4 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.56%) JMeter
6 2 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.56%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.78%) Ant
7 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Service Transition Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) XSLT
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Spring
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.89%) Java SE
2 5 (13.89%) Struts
2 5 (13.89%) MyBatis
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) iSeries
3 3 (8.33%) AS400
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Project Management
2 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Change Management
5 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) SOA
8 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.11%) Change Control
9 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.33%) DSDM
10 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.33%) MAPM
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) P3O
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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