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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 68 135 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.93% 23.44% 32.13%
As % of the General category 66.02% 70.31% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 80
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £270 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.25 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.72% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £27.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £27.50 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
103 192 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.11% 33.33% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 119 100
Average daily rate £383 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 49 £400 +1.01% 13
Newport -4 13 £365 +21.66% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £280 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (22.70%) Project Management
2 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.25%) Banking
4 31 (19.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (17.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (17.18%) PRINCE2
6 23 (14.11%) Windows
7 20 (12.27%) AS400
8 19 (11.66%) MS Excel
9 17 (10.43%) MS Office
9 17 (10.43%) SQL
9 17 (10.43%) Scrum
10 15 (9.20%) IBM
11 12 (7.36%) ISEB
11 12 (7.36%) MS Project
11 12 (7.36%) CRM
12 11 (6.75%) ITIL
12 11 (6.75%) Retail
13 10 (6.13%) Service Management
13 10 (6.13%) UML
13 10 (6.13%) SAS
14 9 (5.52%) XML
14 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
14 9 (5.52%) Incident Management
15 8 (4.91%) Risk Management
15 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
15 8 (4.91%) Programme Management
15 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
15 8 (4.91%) UNIX
15 8 (4.91%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (6.13%) SAS
2 7 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.45%) JBoss
4 4 (2.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) WildFly
5 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.61%) Mule
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.61%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.43%) MS Office
3 12 (7.36%) MS Project
4 6 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) SPSS
6 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.23%) Agresso
2 2 (1.23%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) Internet
1 3 (1.84%) VLAN
2 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) DMZ
2 2 (1.23%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) VoIP
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.84%) DB2
5 3 (1.84%) Ingres
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) MS Access
7 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.61%) DataStage
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) TestDirector
1 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.23%) Subversion
2 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.61%) Hudson
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.61%) JUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Toad
3 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.61%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.61%) Maven
General
1 33 (20.25%) Banking
2 11 (6.75%) Retail
3 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.29%) Marketing
5 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.84%) Back Office
6 3 (1.84%) Electronics
6 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (39.26%) Analyst
2 30 (18.40%) Project Manager
3 28 (17.18%) Business Analyst
4 13 (7.98%) Developer
5 11 (6.75%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.13%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.68%) Architect
9 5 (3.07%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.07%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.07%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) Administrator
10 4 (2.45%) Tester
10 4 (2.45%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.52%) XML
2 7 (4.29%) CSS
3 6 (3.68%) HTML
3 6 (3.68%) .NET
4 4 (2.45%) Web Services
4 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.84%) jQuery
5 3 (1.84%) WCF
5 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (1.23%) Spring
6 2 (1.23%) Ajax
6 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.23%) XHTML
6 2 (1.23%) SOAP
6 2 (1.23%) HTML5
6 2 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (0.61%) MyBatis
7 1 (0.61%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) AS400
2 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) Credit Risk
3 5 (3.07%) iSeries
4 3 (1.84%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.84%) DTV
4 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.61%) iPhone
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.11%) Windows
2 8 (4.91%) UNIX
3 5 (3.07%) AIX
4 4 (2.45%) OS/400
4 4 (2.45%) Linux
5 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.70%) Project Management
2 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (17.18%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.43%) Scrum
6 12 (7.36%) CRM
7 11 (6.75%) ITIL
8 10 (6.13%) Service Management
8 10 (6.13%) UML
9 9 (5.52%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.91%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.91%) Programme Management
10 8 (4.91%) Analytics
11 7 (4.29%) Test Planning
11 7 (4.29%) Coaching
11 7 (4.29%) OO
11 7 (4.29%) PRINCE
11 7 (4.29%) Migration
11 7 (4.29%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.43%) SQL
2 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.07%) C
3 5 (3.07%) C#
3 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.45%) Java
4 4 (2.45%) COBOL
5 3 (1.84%) Perl
5 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.84%) RPG
6 1 (0.61%) Scala
6 1 (0.61%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (7.36%) ISEB
2 8 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.68%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.68%) MCP
4 6 (3.68%) Degree
5 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.07%) MAPM
6 2 (1.23%) CCA
6 2 (1.23%) PMP
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) VCP5
7 1 (0.61%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) RHCE
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) P3O
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) COSO
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Nmap
1 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.20%) IBM
3 8 (4.91%) SAP
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle
5 4 (2.45%) Casewise
5 4 (2.45%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) Cognos
6 3 (1.84%) HP
6 3 (1.84%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) BT
7 2 (1.23%) EMC
7 2 (1.23%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.61%) Progress
8 1 (0.61%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix
8 1 (0.61%) Adobe
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