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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Wales / South Wales
Rank 4 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 73 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.80% 11.46% 17.91%
As % of the General category 60.83% 48.53% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 68
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £427 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £54.03 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +232.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +62.60%

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
120 136 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.68% 23.61% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 111 103
Median daily rate £388 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.05 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.99% +232.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £48.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +14 58 £388 +10.71% 11
Newport -14 4 £478 +25.65% 2
Bridgend - 2 £143 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 47 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.59%) Java
3 21 (14.19%) Project Management
3 21 (14.19%) Business Analysis
4 20 (13.51%) Scrum
4 20 (13.51%) Programme Management
5 19 (12.84%) Manufacturing
5 19 (12.84%) SAP
6 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.49%) PRINCE2
7 17 (11.49%) Configuration Management
8 16 (10.81%) Change Management
8 16 (10.81%) Relational Database
9 15 (10.14%) Security Cleared
9 15 (10.14%) Linux
9 15 (10.14%) Oracle
9 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.14%) Banking
10 14 (9.46%) Marketing
10 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
11 13 (8.78%) SQL
11 13 (8.78%) Electronics
11 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
11 13 (8.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 13 (8.78%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.11%) REST
12 12 (8.11%) Web Services
13 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (6.76%) RESTful

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 4 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.03%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.35%) JCAPS
3 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.35%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.35%) PowerExchange
3 2 (1.35%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Luigi
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Project
2 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
3 4 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.05%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) HTTP
2 6 (4.05%) Firewall
3 4 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.35%) DHCP
4 2 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) PSTN
5 1 (0.68%) Skype
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.73%) Neo4j
4 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.05%) MySQL
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.35%) DB2
9 2 (1.35%) OLAP
9 2 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.68%) Big Data
10 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.05%) Selenium
3 6 (4.05%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.38%) JMeter
5 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.03%) Maven
7 2 (1.35%) JUnit
7 2 (1.35%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.68%) Ant
8 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.68%) Hudson
8 1 (0.68%) JBehave
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.68%) MSTest
8 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.68%) The Grinder
General
1 19 (12.84%) Manufacturing
2 15 (10.14%) Banking
3 14 (9.46%) Marketing
4 13 (8.78%) Electronics
4 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.38%) Retail
6 3 (2.03%) Publishing
7 2 (1.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (31.76%) Analyst
2 33 (22.30%) Business Analyst
3 29 (19.59%) Developer
4 19 (12.84%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.41%) Architect
6 8 (5.41%) Consultant
6 8 (5.41%) Security Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) Tester
7 7 (4.73%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Project Officer
8 5 (3.38%) Project Support Officer
8 5 (3.38%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Security Project Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Support Officer
9 4 (2.70%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) REST
1 12 (8.11%) Web Services
2 10 (6.76%) Hibernate
2 10 (6.76%) JSON
2 10 (6.76%) RESTful
2 10 (6.76%) Spring
2 10 (6.76%) XML
3 9 (6.08%) HTML
4 8 (5.41%) Kafka
4 8 (5.41%) Spring Boot
5 7 (4.73%) Dropwizard
5 7 (4.73%) iXBRL
5 7 (4.73%) JAX-RS
5 7 (4.73%) SOAP
6 4 (2.70%) .NET
7 3 (2.03%) J2EE
7 3 (2.03%) jQuery
8 2 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.41%) Fintech
2 8 (5.41%) NHS
3 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.35%) AS400
5 2 (1.35%) Clustering
5 2 (1.35%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.35%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.14%) Linux
2 8 (5.41%) Unix
3 7 (4.73%) Mac OS X
3 7 (4.73%) Windows
4 3 (2.03%) pSOS
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.19%) Business Analysis
2 21 (14.19%) Project Management
3 20 (13.51%) Programme Management
3 20 (13.51%) Scrum
4 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.49%) Configuration Management
5 17 (11.49%) PRINCE2
6 16 (10.81%) Change Management
7 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.78%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.08%) ITIL
10 9 (6.08%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.41%) Kanban
11 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.41%) Microservices
11 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.59%) Java
2 13 (8.78%) SQL
3 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.05%) Go
5 4 (2.70%) Python
6 3 (2.03%) C
7 2 (1.35%) PHP
7 2 (1.35%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) Groovy
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) CISSP
3 6 (4.05%) ISEB
4 5 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.35%) CEH
5 2 (1.35%) CISA
5 2 (1.35%) CISM
5 2 (1.35%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.35%) CRISC
6 1 (0.68%) APMP
6 1 (0.68%) CCVP
6 1 (0.68%) Degree
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) P3O
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) SAP
2 15 (10.14%) Oracle
3 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.05%) Sage
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco
6 4 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.70%) F5
6 4 (2.70%) Fiorano
6 4 (2.70%) Teradata
7 3 (2.03%) Informatica
7 3 (2.03%) VMware
8 2 (1.35%) Avaya
8 2 (1.35%) Citrix
8 2 (1.35%) HP
8 2 (1.35%) IBM
8 2 (1.35%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.68%) Cognos
9 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.68%) Siebel
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago