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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 78 135 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.60% 22.46% 26.33%
As % of the General category 67.24% 75.42% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 118 119
Median daily rate £350 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £83.00 £12.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+583.83% -46.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
116 179 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.20% 29.78% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 149 156
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £83.00 £12.14 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+583.83% -48.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 55 £350 - 17
Newport -8 13 £350 -11.11% 1
Neath Port Talbot +2 3 £348 +6.92%
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.75%) SQL
3 29 (18.47%) TDD
4 28 (17.83%) .NET
5 27 (17.20%) Scrum
6 25 (15.92%) Selenium
6 25 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (15.92%) C#
7 24 (15.29%) Project Management
8 23 (14.65%) Unit Testing
9 22 (14.01%) MVC
9 22 (14.01%) jQuery
10 21 (13.38%) Web Development
10 21 (13.38%) ISEB
10 21 (13.38%) BDD
10 21 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (12.74%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (12.74%) HTML
11 20 (12.74%) JavaScript
11 20 (12.74%) CSS
12 18 (11.46%) Visual Studio
12 18 (11.46%) WCF
12 18 (11.46%) DevOps
12 18 (11.46%) AngularJS
12 18 (11.46%) HTML5
12 18 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (10.83%) Mentoring
13 17 (10.83%) MbUnit
13 17 (10.83%) MSTest
13 17 (10.83%) TypeScript

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 5 (3.18%) SAS
2 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) JBoss
3 1 (0.64%) Moodle
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.64%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) PaaS
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.64%) Google Play
2 1 (0.64%) Route 53
2 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) DHCP
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.91%) MS Access
4 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.27%) Biml
5 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.27%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) Redis
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (15.92%) Selenium
2 18 (11.46%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.83%) MbUnit
3 17 (10.83%) MSTest
3 17 (10.83%) NUnit
4 12 (7.64%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.10%) JMeter
6 6 (3.82%) HP UFT
6 6 (3.82%) JIRA
6 6 (3.82%) WinRunner
7 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.55%) JUnit
8 3 (1.91%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.27%) JBehave
9 2 (1.27%) Maven
9 2 (1.27%) Subversion
9 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (7.01%) Banking
2 4 (2.55%) Legal
3 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Electronics
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (39.49%) Analyst
2 33 (21.02%) Developer
3 27 (17.20%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.74%) Test Analyst
5 18 (11.46%) Agile Developer
5 18 (11.46%) Project Manager
5 18 (11.46%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.83%) Senior Agile Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Architect
8 6 (3.82%) DBA
9 5 (3.18%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.55%) Agile Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.83%) .NET
2 22 (14.01%) jQuery
3 21 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (12.74%) CSS
4 20 (12.74%) HTML
4 20 (12.74%) KnockoutJS
5 18 (11.46%) AngularJS
5 18 (11.46%) HTML5
5 18 (11.46%) WCF
6 17 (10.83%) CSS3
7 8 (5.10%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.91%) Kafka
8 3 (1.91%) Middleware
8 3 (1.91%) REST
8 3 (1.91%) XML
9 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.27%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.27%) RESTful
9 2 (1.27%) Spring
9 2 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) AS400
2 5 (3.18%) iPad
3 3 (1.91%) User Experience
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.64%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.64%) Clustering
5 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.64%) Economics
5 1 (0.64%) Informatics
5 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Statistics
5 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.37%) Windows
2 7 (4.46%) Unix
3 4 (2.55%) AIX
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.47%) TDD
3 27 (17.20%) Scrum
4 25 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (15.29%) Project Management
6 23 (14.65%) Unit Testing
7 22 (14.01%) MVC
8 21 (13.38%) BDD
8 21 (13.38%) Web Development
9 18 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (11.46%) DevOps
10 17 (10.83%) ATDD
10 17 (10.83%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.83%) Test-First Development
11 15 (9.55%) Waterfall
12 13 (8.28%) Software Testing
13 12 (7.64%) SDLC
14 10 (6.37%) Business Analysis
14 10 (6.37%) Test Scripting
14 10 (6.37%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) SQL
2 25 (15.92%) C#
3 20 (12.74%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.83%) TypeScript
5 15 (9.55%) Java
6 5 (3.18%) Perl
7 4 (2.55%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.55%) VBA
8 3 (1.91%) C
9 2 (1.27%) Go
9 2 (1.27%) Scala
9 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.27%) VBScript
10 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (13.38%) ISEB
2 13 (8.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.73%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.27%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) APMP
6 1 (0.64%) CBAP
6 1 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.64%) CISSP
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SDET
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Fluentd
2 1 (0.64%) Marathon
2 1 (0.64%) Mesos
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Piwik
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
1 14 (8.92%) SAP
2 9 (5.73%) HP
2 9 (5.73%) Oracle
3 3 (1.91%) Canon
3 3 (1.91%) Cisco
4 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.27%) F5
4 2 (1.27%) Informatica
4 2 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (1.27%) Teradata
4 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.64%) Cognos
5 1 (0.64%) Genesys
5 1 (0.64%) Google
5 1 (0.64%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.64%) Perforce
5 1 (0.64%) Sage
5 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
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