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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 82 117 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.80% 19.70% 27.09%
As % of the General category 65.08% 71.34% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 101 120
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 £244 £280 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% -52.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
126 164 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.82% 27.61% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 136 162
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 £244 £185 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.03% -47.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.05 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £14.60 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 1 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
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 1 July 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 1 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 -1 54 £350 -1.68% 18
Newport +6 12 £350 -14.63% 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 3 £348 -13.12%
Monmouthshire - 1 £525 -
Torfaen - 1 £370 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.59%) TDD
3 28 (18.92%) Scrum
3 28 (18.92%) SQL
3 28 (18.92%) .NET
4 25 (16.89%) C#
5 24 (16.22%) Project Management
5 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (15.54%) Unit Testing
7 22 (14.86%) jQuery
7 22 (14.86%) MVC
8 21 (14.19%) HTML
8 21 (14.19%) Web Development
8 21 (14.19%) BDD
8 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 20 (13.51%) CSS
10 18 (12.16%) Visual Studio
10 18 (12.16%) WCF
10 18 (12.16%) HTML5
10 18 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (12.16%) AngularJS
10 18 (12.16%) DevOps
11 17 (11.49%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.49%) ATDD
11 17 (11.49%) TypeScript
11 17 (11.49%) MSTest
11 17 (11.49%) MbUnit
11 17 (11.49%) CSS3

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 (2.03%) SAS
2 2 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) JBoss
3 1 (0.68%) Moodle
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.41%) MS Office
3 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.68%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.68%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) PaaS
1 2 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.68%) Google Play
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Route 53
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.68%) DHCP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.03%) MS Access
5 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.35%) Biml
6 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.35%) MySQL
6 2 (1.35%) Redis
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.49%) MbUnit
2 17 (11.49%) MSTest
2 17 (11.49%) NUnit
2 17 (11.49%) Selenium
3 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.05%) JMeter
5 5 (3.38%) JIRA
6 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.03%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.03%) JUnit
7 3 (2.03%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.03%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.35%) Maven
8 2 (1.35%) Subversion
8 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.68%) JBehave
9 1 (0.68%) TestNG
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (8.11%) Banking
2 4 (2.70%) Legal
2 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (36.49%) Analyst
2 32 (21.62%) Developer
3 22 (14.86%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.86%) Project Manager
4 19 (12.84%) Test Analyst
5 18 (12.16%) Agile Developer
5 18 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 17 (11.49%) Senior Agile Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) DBA
8 6 (4.05%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Architect
9 5 (3.38%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Finance Business Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) SQL DBA
10 4 (2.70%) Mortgage Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.92%) .NET
2 22 (14.86%) jQuery
3 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 21 (14.19%) HTML
4 20 (13.51%) CSS
4 20 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
5 18 (12.16%) AngularJS
5 18 (12.16%) HTML5
5 18 (12.16%) WCF
6 17 (11.49%) CSS3
7 5 (3.38%) Gherkin
7 5 (3.38%) XML
8 3 (2.03%) Kafka
8 3 (2.03%) REST
9 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.35%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.35%) Middleware
9 2 (1.35%) RESTful
9 2 (1.35%) Spring
9 2 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) AS400
2 5 (3.38%) iPad
3 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.68%) Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.68%) Informatics
4 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) Replication
4 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.05%) Unix
3 4 (2.70%) AIX
4 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.59%) TDD
3 28 (18.92%) Scrum
4 24 (16.22%) Project Management
4 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.54%) Unit Testing
6 22 (14.86%) MVC
7 21 (14.19%) BDD
7 21 (14.19%) Web Development
8 18 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.16%) DevOps
9 17 (11.49%) ATDD
9 17 (11.49%) Mentoring
9 17 (11.49%) Test-First Development
10 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
11 12 (8.11%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.76%) SDLC
13 9 (6.08%) Business Analysis
13 9 (6.08%) Migration
13 9 (6.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.92%) SQL
2 25 (16.89%) C#
3 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.49%) TypeScript
5 13 (8.78%) Java
6 5 (3.38%) Perl
7 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.70%) VBA
8 3 (2.03%) C
9 2 (1.35%) Go
9 2 (1.35%) Scala
9 2 (1.35%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) ISEB
1 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.35%) MAPM
4 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CBAP
5 1 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) P3O
2 3 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.35%) SDET
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.68%) HL7
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Fluentd
2 1 (0.68%) Marathon
2 1 (0.68%) Mesos
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Piwik
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.11%) SAP
3 9 (6.08%) Oracle
4 8 (5.41%) HP
5 3 (2.03%) Canon
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco
6 2 (1.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.68%) F5
7 1 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Informatica
7 1 (0.68%) Lotus
7 1 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.68%) Perforce
7 1 (0.68%) Sage
7 1 (0.68%) Teradata
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