The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 74 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.67% 17.06% 16.39%
As % of the General category 59.68% 67.33% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 89 76
Median daily rate £420 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £61.00 - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
Finance
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 150 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.56% 25.34% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 130 114
Median daily rate £425 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £16.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £19.56 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 48 £413 +13.79% 11
Newport -7 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Neath Port Talbot -2 2 £281 -
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.75%) Project Management
2 27 (18.75%) Java
3 22 (15.28%) SAP
4 20 (13.89%) Manufacturing
4 20 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 20 (13.89%) Selenium
5 19 (13.19%) SQL
5 19 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (12.50%) ISEB
6 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.81%) Scrum
8 16 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
10 14 (9.72%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (9.72%) Electronics
10 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
10 14 (9.72%) Marketing
10 14 (9.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 13 (9.03%) Oracle
11 13 (9.03%) Linux
11 13 (9.03%) Relational Database
11 13 (9.03%) Cucumber
12 12 (8.33%) QA
13 11 (7.64%) Software Testing
13 11 (7.64%) Change Management
13 11 (7.64%) REST
13 11 (7.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.39%) PowerExchange
1 2 (1.39%) SAS
1 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.69%) Confluence
2 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.69%) JBoss
2 1 (0.69%) Luigi
2 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.17%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.08%) PaaS
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) Firewall
2 6 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (3.47%) HTTP
4 2 (1.39%) DHCP
4 2 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.47%) MySQL
7 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.08%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.69%) MS Access
8 1 (0.69%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Selenium
2 13 (9.03%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.94%) JMeter
4 8 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 8 (5.56%) WinRunner
5 6 (4.17%) JUnit
6 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.78%) JIRA
7 4 (2.78%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.08%) JBehave
8 3 (2.08%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.39%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.39%) Maven
9 2 (1.39%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 14 (9.72%) Electronics
2 14 (9.72%) Marketing
2 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Publishing
5 2 (1.39%) Advertising
5 2 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (42.36%) Analyst
2 35 (24.31%) Business Analyst
3 23 (15.97%) Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 16 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 13 (9.03%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Architect
8 9 (6.25%) Consultant
9 7 (4.86%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Cloud Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Finance Business Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) IT Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Risk Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Security Project Manager
12 4 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) REST
2 8 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 7 (4.86%) HTML
4 6 (4.17%) JSON
5 5 (3.47%) RESTful
5 5 (3.47%) Spring
5 5 (3.47%) Web Services
6 4 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (2.08%) CSS
7 3 (2.08%) Dropwizard
7 3 (2.08%) iXBRL
7 3 (2.08%) J2EE
7 3 (2.08%) JAX-RS
7 3 (2.08%) Kafka
7 3 (2.08%) Middleware
7 3 (2.08%) SOAP
7 3 (2.08%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.39%) HTML5
8 2 (1.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.78%) AS400
3 3 (2.08%) User Experience
4 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.39%) Clustering
4 2 (1.39%) Fintech
4 2 (1.39%) iSeries
4 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.69%) Economics
5 1 (0.69%) Informatics
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
5 1 (0.69%) Statistics
5 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Linux
2 9 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (3.47%) Unix
4 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.75%) Project Management
3 20 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 19 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (11.81%) Scrum
7 16 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 14 (9.72%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (7.64%) Change Management
9 11 (7.64%) Software Testing
10 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.94%) SDLC
11 9 (6.25%) TDD
11 9 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (5.56%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.86%) Analytics
13 7 (4.86%) BDD
13 7 (4.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.75%) Java
2 19 (13.19%) SQL
3 8 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.47%) Python
5 3 (2.08%) C
5 3 (2.08%) Go
6 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.39%) PHP
6 2 (1.39%) PHP 5
6 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.39%) VBA
7 1 (0.69%) Groovy
7 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby
7 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) ISEB
2 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.47%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.78%) CISSP
7 2 (1.39%) APMP
7 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.39%) CEH
7 2 (1.39%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.39%) Degree
8 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.69%) MCITP
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) P3O
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) SAP
2 13 (9.03%) Oracle
3 8 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.17%) Cisco
4 6 (4.17%) F5
4 6 (4.17%) HP
4 6 (4.17%) Sage
5 5 (3.47%) Teradata
6 4 (2.78%) Informatica
6 4 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.39%) Citrix
7 2 (1.39%) Cognos
7 2 (1.39%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) RedGate
8 1 (0.69%) Siebel
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.69%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Talend
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago