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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 119 127 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.76% 22.13% 23.68%
As % of the General category 67.23% 72.99% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 97 91
Average daily rate
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£359 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.68% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.78 £83.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
177 174 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.42% 30.31% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 132 130
Average daily rate £356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +126.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.75 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £109.00 £10.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 80 £350 -12.50% 22
Newport 0 23 £394 +7.14% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £325 -
Bridgend -3 1 £225 +83.67%
Monmouthshire - 1 £388 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £413 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 46 (22.44%) Banking
2 40 (19.51%) Project Management
3 37 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (11.71%) PRINCE2
6 23 (11.22%) SQL
7 21 (10.24%) Microsoft
7 21 (10.24%) Retail
8 20 (9.76%) Business Analysis
9 18 (8.78%) ISEB
10 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
11 16 (7.80%) Oracle
11 16 (7.80%) MS Office
12 15 (7.32%) HTML
12 15 (7.32%) Java
12 15 (7.32%) Linux
12 15 (7.32%) MS Excel
12 15 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (6.83%) Migration
13 14 (6.83%) AS400
13 14 (6.83%) Change Control
14 13 (6.34%) Retail Banking
15 12 (5.85%) SharePoint
16 11 (5.37%) ISTQB
16 11 (5.37%) Scrum
16 11 (5.37%) Security Cleared
17 10 (4.88%) MS Project
17 10 (4.88%) JavaScript
18 9 (4.39%) CSS
18 9 (4.39%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.90%) JBoss
3 4 (1.95%) SAS
3 4 (1.95%) IIS
4 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.49%) Lync
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) Node.js
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (7.80%) MS Office
2 15 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.88%) MS Project
4 9 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.46%) Agresso
2 3 (1.46%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.46%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.49%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.49%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.46%) Ingres
5 2 (0.98%) MySQL
5 2 (0.98%) DB2
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.98%) MS Access
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.49%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) JMeter
1 8 (3.90%) Selenium
2 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.95%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.46%) Hudson
4 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.46%) Subversion
4 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.46%) JIRA
5 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.98%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.49%) Mockito
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Continuum
6 1 (0.49%) ERwin
6 1 (0.49%) Ant
6 1 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 46 (22.44%) Banking
2 21 (10.24%) Retail
3 13 (6.34%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.41%) Legal
5 3 (1.46%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (35.61%) Analyst
2 41 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 40 (19.51%) Project Manager
4 24 (11.71%) Developer
5 15 (7.32%) Tester
5 15 (7.32%) Financial Business Analyst
6 14 (6.83%) Architect
7 11 (5.37%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 9 (4.39%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.39%) Business Architect
9 8 (3.90%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (3.90%) PMO Lead
10 7 (3.41%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Consultant
11 6 (2.93%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.93%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Banking Business Analyst
12 4 (1.95%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (1.95%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.32%) HTML
2 9 (4.39%) CSS
3 8 (3.90%) .NET
3 8 (3.90%) Web Services
4 6 (2.93%) jQuery
5 5 (2.44%) XML
5 5 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.44%) WCF
6 4 (1.95%) SOAP
6 4 (1.95%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.95%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.46%) J2EE
8 2 (0.98%) XHTML
8 2 (0.98%) EDI
8 2 (0.98%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.98%) Spring
8 2 (0.98%) Ajax
8 2 (0.98%) Java SE
8 2 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) AS400
2 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.93%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.44%) NHS
5 4 (1.95%) Replication
5 4 (1.95%) iSeries
5 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) Social Media
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.49%) PACS
7 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.49%) DTV
7 1 (0.49%) GIS
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.32%) Linux
2 8 (3.90%) UNIX
3 6 (2.93%) Windows
4 4 (1.95%) AIX
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) OS/400
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.51%) Project Management
2 37 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.71%) PRINCE2
5 20 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 14 (6.83%) Migration
6 14 (6.83%) Change Control
7 11 (5.37%) Scrum
8 9 (4.39%) Programme Management
9 8 (3.90%) Workflow
9 8 (3.90%) Document Management
9 8 (3.90%) ITIL
10 7 (3.41%) ERP
10 7 (3.41%) PRINCE
10 7 (3.41%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.41%) Resource Management
10 7 (3.41%) Performance Testing
10 7 (3.41%) SDLC
11 6 (2.93%) Target Operating Model
11 6 (2.93%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.22%) SQL
2 15 (7.32%) Java
3 10 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.41%) C#
5 5 (2.44%) BeanShell
6 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.46%) C
6 3 (1.46%) RPG
7 2 (0.98%) COBOL
7 2 (0.98%) VBA
7 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) Jython
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.49%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.49%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.78%) ISEB
2 15 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (5.37%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.90%) Degree
5 7 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.46%) CIMA
6 3 (1.46%) CCAB
7 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.98%) CCNA
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ACCA
8 1 (0.49%) APMP
8 1 (0.49%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.49%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 21 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.80%) Oracle
3 6 (2.93%) SAP
4 5 (2.44%) IBM
5 4 (1.95%) BMC
5 4 (1.95%) Remedy
5 4 (1.95%) VMware
6 3 (1.46%) PayPal
6 3 (1.46%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.46%) Lotus
6 3 (1.46%) Cognos
6 3 (1.46%) HP
6 3 (1.46%) Dell
7 2 (0.98%) Citrix
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco
7 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.98%) Informatica
7 2 (0.98%) Teradata
8 1 (0.49%) Casewise
8 1 (0.49%) Capita
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