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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 10 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 77 65 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.88% 13.21% 23.08%
As % of the General category 57.46% 66.33% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 80
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.70% -62.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
134 98 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.63% 19.92% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 71 124
Median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £193 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £29.50 £18.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.64% -33.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -3 61 £388 -3.12% 17
Newport +14 6 £370 +1.36% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £525 -
Torfaen - 1 £370 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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 63 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.69%) .NET
3 29 (20.00%) SQL
4 28 (19.31%) TDD
5 26 (17.93%) Scrum
5 26 (17.93%) C#
6 25 (17.24%) Project Management
7 23 (15.86%) MVC
7 23 (15.86%) jQuery
7 23 (15.86%) Unit Testing
8 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (14.48%) BDD
9 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.48%) HTML
9 21 (14.48%) JavaScript
9 21 (14.48%) CSS
9 21 (14.48%) Web Development
10 20 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (13.10%) WCF
11 19 (13.10%) Banking
12 18 (12.41%) Visual Studio
12 18 (12.41%) AngularJS
12 18 (12.41%) DevOps
13 17 (11.72%) TypeScript
13 17 (11.72%) ATDD
13 17 (11.72%) CSS3
13 17 (11.72%) MSTest
13 17 (11.72%) 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 (2.07%) Apache
1 3 (2.07%) SAS
2 2 (1.38%) Confluence
2 2 (1.38%) IIS
2 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Drupal
3 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) Jetty
3 1 (0.69%) Moodle
3 1 (0.69%) nginx
3 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.28%) MS Office
3 9 (6.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.69%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.69%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.38%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.69%) DHCP
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) FTP
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) IPsec
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.07%) Redis
5 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.38%) MS Access
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Biml
6 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.72%) MbUnit
2 17 (11.72%) MSTest
2 17 (11.72%) NUnit
3 8 (5.52%) Selenium
4 7 (4.83%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.14%) JIRA
6 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.07%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.38%) Subversion
8 2 (1.38%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.69%) Bower
9 1 (0.69%) Grunt
9 1 (0.69%) Maven
9 1 (0.69%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.69%) QAComplete
9 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (13.10%) Banking
2 6 (4.14%) Legal
3 4 (2.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (32.41%) Analyst
2 34 (23.45%) Developer
3 29 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 26 (17.93%) Business Analyst
5 18 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 17 (11.72%) Agile Developer
6 17 (11.72%) Senior Agile Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) SQL Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Tester
9 7 (4.83%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.14%) DBA
11 5 (3.45%) Excel Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.69%) .NET
2 23 (15.86%) jQuery
3 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (14.48%) CSS
4 21 (14.48%) HTML
5 20 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (13.10%) WCF
7 18 (12.41%) AngularJS
8 17 (11.72%) CSS3
8 17 (11.72%) HTML5
9 9 (6.21%) XML
10 4 (2.76%) Web Services
11 3 (2.07%) Kafka
11 3 (2.07%) RESTful
12 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.38%) Ajax
12 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.38%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.76%) iPad
2 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.76%) User Experience
3 2 (1.38%) AS400
3 2 (1.38%) NHS
4 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.69%) Informatics
4 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.69%) Physics
4 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.97%) Windows
2 8 (5.52%) Unix
3 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.38%) AIX
5 2 (1.38%) Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) pSOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.31%) TDD
3 26 (17.93%) Scrum
4 25 (17.24%) Project Management
5 23 (15.86%) MVC
5 23 (15.86%) Unit Testing
6 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (14.48%) BDD
7 21 (14.48%) Web Development
8 20 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (12.41%) DevOps
10 17 (11.72%) ATDD
10 17 (11.72%) Test-First Development
11 16 (11.03%) Business Analysis
11 16 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.34%) Migration
13 14 (9.66%) PRINCE2
13 14 (9.66%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.21%) Programme Management
15 8 (5.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) SQL
2 26 (17.93%) C#
3 21 (14.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.72%) TypeScript
5 11 (7.59%) Java
6 5 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (2.07%) C
7 3 (2.07%) Go
7 3 (2.07%) Scala
7 3 (2.07%) VBA
8 2 (1.38%) PHP
8 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.38%) RPG
8 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.38%) VBScript
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.21%) ISEB
3 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.38%) MAPM
4 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) CBAP
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) CCNP
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) P3O
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) SDET
4 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.69%) HL7
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.90%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) SAP
4 5 (3.45%) HP
5 3 (2.07%) Canon
5 3 (2.07%) Cisco
6 2 (1.38%) Google
6 2 (1.38%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
7 1 (0.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.69%) Informatica
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus
7 1 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.69%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.69%) Teradata
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