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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Wales / South Wales
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 69 68 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.50% 13.44% 18.23%
As % of the General category 65.09% 61.26% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 75
Median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £49.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +204.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

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
106 111 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.27% 21.94% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 92 111
Median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.48 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +116.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +8 50 £388 +10.71% 10
Newport -21 4 £478 +17.17% 2
Bridgend -1 2 £143 -69.18% 1
Neath Port Talbot +2 1 £250 -
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.74%) Java
3 22 (15.94%) Business Analysis
4 20 (14.49%) Scrum
5 19 (13.77%) Programme Management
5 19 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (13.77%) Manufacturing
6 18 (13.04%) SAP
7 17 (12.32%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.59%) Project Management
8 16 (11.59%) Linux
8 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
9 15 (10.87%) SQL
10 14 (10.14%) Change Management
11 13 (9.42%) Electronics
11 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
11 13 (9.42%) Oracle
11 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (9.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 13 (9.42%) Marketing
11 13 (9.42%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
12 12 (8.70%) REST
12 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.70%) Web Services
12 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (7.97%) QA
14 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration

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 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.45%) JCAPS
2 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.45%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.45%) PowerExchange
2 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) Luigi
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Office
2 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.35%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) HTTP
2 6 (4.35%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.45%) DHCP
4 2 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.07%) Neo4j
6 6 (4.35%) MySQL
6 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.45%) DB2
10 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.72%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.07%) Selenium
3 6 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.62%) JMeter
5 4 (2.90%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.17%) Maven
7 2 (1.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.45%) JUnit
7 2 (1.45%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.45%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.72%) Hudson
8 1 (0.72%) JBehave
8 1 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.72%) The Grinder
General
1 19 (13.77%) Manufacturing
2 13 (9.42%) Electronics
2 13 (9.42%) Marketing
2 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.25%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Publishing
6 2 (1.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (34.06%) Analyst
2 34 (24.64%) Business Analyst
3 30 (21.74%) Developer
4 19 (13.77%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.42%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.80%) Consultant
7 7 (5.07%) Architect
7 7 (5.07%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Tester
8 6 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Project Officer
8 6 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
8 6 (4.35%) Support Officer
9 5 (3.62%) Cloud Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.90%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.70%) REST
1 12 (8.70%) Web Services
2 10 (7.25%) Hibernate
2 10 (7.25%) HTML
2 10 (7.25%) JSON
2 10 (7.25%) RESTful
2 10 (7.25%) Spring
2 10 (7.25%) XML
3 8 (5.80%) Kafka
3 8 (5.80%) Spring Boot
4 7 (5.07%) Dropwizard
4 7 (5.07%) iXBRL
4 7 (5.07%) JAX-RS
4 7 (5.07%) SOAP
5 4 (2.90%) .NET
6 3 (2.17%) CSS
6 3 (2.17%) J2EE
6 3 (2.17%) jQuery
7 2 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) Fintech
3 7 (5.07%) NHS
4 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.17%) User Experience
6 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.45%) AS400
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 2 (1.45%) iSeries
7 1 (0.72%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Informatics
7 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.59%) Linux
2 9 (6.52%) Windows
3 8 (5.80%) Unix
4 7 (5.07%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.94%) Business Analysis
3 20 (14.49%) Scrum
4 19 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (13.77%) Programme Management
5 17 (12.32%) Configuration Management
6 16 (11.59%) Project Management
7 14 (10.14%) Change Management
8 13 (9.42%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (6.52%) Change Control
11 9 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.80%) Microservices
13 7 (5.07%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (5.07%) Kanban
13 7 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.74%) Java
2 15 (10.87%) SQL
3 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.35%) Go
5 5 (3.62%) Python
6 3 (2.17%) C
7 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.45%) PHP
7 2 (1.45%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.72%) Groovy
8 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.62%) ISEB
4 4 (2.90%) CISSP
5 2 (1.45%) CEH
5 2 (1.45%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) APMP
6 1 (0.72%) Degree
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.72%) MCITP
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) HL7
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) P3O
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) SAP
2 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) Sage
4 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.90%) Cisco
4 4 (2.90%) F5
4 4 (2.90%) Teradata
4 4 (2.90%) VMware
5 3 (2.17%) Fiorano
5 3 (2.17%) Informatica
6 2 (1.45%) Citrix
6 2 (1.45%) Cognos
6 2 (1.45%) HP
6 2 (1.45%) IBM
6 2 (1.45%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.72%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.72%) Avaya
7 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.72%) Siebel
South Wales
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
AAP3
Rate: £34 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago