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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 78 91 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.70% 16.46% 25.08%
As % of the General category 60.94% 70.54% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 79 100
Median daily rate £373 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -58.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
128 129 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.41% 23.33% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 106 148
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £294 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Median hourly rate £29.25 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.92% -49.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 57 £388 +8.84% 13
Newport +8 5 £350 -10.82% 2
Neath Port Talbot -1 3 £348 -13.12% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £525 -
Torfaen - 1 £370 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 66 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.15%) SQL
3 29 (19.46%) .NET
4 27 (18.12%) Scrum
4 27 (18.12%) TDD
5 25 (16.78%) C#
6 23 (15.44%) Project Management
6 23 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (15.44%) Unit Testing
7 22 (14.77%) jQuery
7 22 (14.77%) Web Development
7 22 (14.77%) MVC
8 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
8 21 (14.09%) BDD
8 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (13.42%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (13.42%) HTML
9 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
9 20 (13.42%) CSS
10 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (12.75%) DevOps
11 18 (12.08%) AngularJS
11 18 (12.08%) WCF
11 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio
12 17 (11.41%) Test-First Development
12 17 (11.41%) NUnit
12 17 (11.41%) ATDD
12 17 (11.41%) CSS3
12 17 (11.41%) MSTest
12 17 (11.41%) HTML5

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 3 (2.01%) Apache
1 3 (2.01%) SAS
2 2 (1.34%) Confluence
2 2 (1.34%) IIS
2 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) Drupal
3 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.67%) JBoss
3 1 (0.67%) Jetty
3 1 (0.67%) Moodle
3 1 (0.67%) nginx
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.04%) MS Office
3 8 (5.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.67%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.67%) Google Play
2 1 (0.67%) Route 53
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.34%) DHCP
2 2 (1.34%) DNS
2 2 (1.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.67%) FTP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) IPsec
3 1 (0.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) SSL
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) Wireless
3 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.34%) Biml
6 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.34%) MS Access
6 2 (1.34%) MySQL
6 2 (1.34%) Redis
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.41%) MbUnit
2 17 (11.41%) MSTest
2 17 (11.41%) NUnit
3 10 (6.71%) Selenium
4 6 (4.03%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.03%) JIRA
5 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.01%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.34%) JMeter
6 2 (1.34%) Subversion
6 2 (1.34%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.67%) Maven
7 1 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.67%) QAComplete
7 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (9.40%) Banking
2 4 (2.68%) Legal
3 2 (1.34%) Retail
3 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (34.90%) Analyst
2 33 (22.15%) Developer
3 26 (17.45%) Project Manager
4 25 (16.78%) Business Analyst
5 18 (12.08%) Senior Developer
6 17 (11.41%) Agile Developer
6 17 (11.41%) Senior Agile Developer
7 15 (10.07%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (5.37%) Tester
10 7 (4.70%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) DBA
11 6 (4.03%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Finance Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Financial Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.46%) .NET
2 22 (14.77%) jQuery
3 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (13.42%) CSS
4 20 (13.42%) HTML
4 20 (13.42%) KnockoutJS
5 18 (12.08%) AngularJS
5 18 (12.08%) WCF
6 17 (11.41%) CSS3
6 17 (11.41%) HTML5
7 8 (5.37%) XML
8 3 (2.01%) Kafka
8 3 (2.01%) Web Services
9 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.34%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.34%) J2EE
9 2 (1.34%) Middleware
9 2 (1.34%) RESTful
10 1 (0.67%) Ajax
10 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.36%) iPad
3 3 (2.01%) User Experience
4 2 (1.34%) AS400
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.67%) Informatics
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Windows
2 7 (4.70%) Unix
3 4 (2.68%) AIX
4 2 (1.34%) Linux
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) pSOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.12%) Scrum
2 27 (18.12%) TDD
3 23 (15.44%) Project Management
3 23 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (15.44%) Unit Testing
4 22 (14.77%) MVC
4 22 (14.77%) Web Development
5 21 (14.09%) BDD
6 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.75%) DevOps
7 17 (11.41%) ATDD
7 17 (11.41%) Mentoring
7 17 (11.41%) Test-First Development
8 15 (10.07%) Business Analysis
8 15 (10.07%) Waterfall
9 13 (8.72%) Migration
9 13 (8.72%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.04%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.15%) SQL
2 25 (16.78%) C#
3 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.41%) TypeScript
5 10 (6.71%) Java
6 5 (3.36%) Perl
7 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.01%) C
8 3 (2.01%) VBA
9 2 (1.34%) Go
9 2 (1.34%) PHP
9 2 (1.34%) RPG
9 2 (1.34%) Scala
9 2 (1.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.72%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.05%) ISEB
4 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.34%) MAPM
6 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.67%) CBAP
7 1 (0.67%) CCNA
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) Degree
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) P3O
2 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.01%) QA
3 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.34%) SDET
4 1 (0.67%) HL7
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) RMADS
4 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.67%) Fluentd
2 1 (0.67%) Mesos
2 1 (0.67%) Piwik
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.04%) Oracle
3 8 (5.37%) SAP
4 5 (3.36%) HP
5 3 (2.01%) Canon
5 3 (2.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.34%) Cisco
6 2 (1.34%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.67%) Informatica
7 1 (0.67%) Lotus
7 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.67%) Sage
7 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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