The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / Wales
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 78 75 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.26% 12.61% 16.67%
As % of the General category 60.00% 61.98% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 74
Median daily rate £388 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £425 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £49.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.61% +204.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +60.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
130 121 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.44% 20.34% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 101 106
Median daily rate £413 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £178
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 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.13 £32.48 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.35% +89.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £17.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £51.34 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Wales region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Wales region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
South Wales +1 68 £388 +5.08% 21
West Wales - 3 £538 - 2
North Wales - 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.79%) Java
3 31 (19.87%) SAP
3 31 (19.87%) Manufacturing
4 30 (19.23%) Programme Management
4 30 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (16.03%) Project Management
6 24 (15.38%) Electronics
6 24 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 24 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 24 (15.38%) Marketing
6 24 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 23 (14.74%) Business Analysis
8 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
9 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
9 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
9 19 (12.18%) Configuration Management
10 18 (11.54%) SQL
10 18 (11.54%) Scrum
11 17 (10.90%) Change Management
11 17 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (10.26%) Linux
12 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
13 15 (9.62%) Oracle
13 15 (9.62%) QA
13 15 (9.62%) Jenkins
14 14 (8.97%) REST
14 14 (8.97%) Ansible
14 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.92%) Apache
3 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.92%) Confluence
3 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.28%) JCAPS
4 2 (1.28%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.28%) PowerExchange
4 2 (1.28%) SAS
4 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) Luigi
5 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Office
2 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.21%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.49%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.64%) LongView
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) Firewall
2 5 (3.21%) HTTP
3 4 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.28%) DHCP
4 2 (1.28%) DNS
4 2 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.21%) MySQL
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.64%) DB2
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.64%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.05%) Cucumber
2 11 (7.05%) Selenium
3 6 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.21%) JMeter
4 5 (3.21%) JUnit
5 4 (2.56%) JIRA
5 4 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.92%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.92%) JBehave
6 3 (1.92%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.28%) Maven
7 2 (1.28%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.64%) Hudson
8 1 (0.64%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.64%) The Grinder
General
1 31 (19.87%) Manufacturing
2 24 (15.38%) Electronics
2 24 (15.38%) Marketing
2 24 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.05%) Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Retail
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 3 (1.92%) Publishing
6 2 (1.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (34.62%) Analyst
2 40 (25.64%) Business Analyst
3 33 (21.15%) Developer
4 19 (12.18%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.77%) Architect
6 9 (5.77%) Consultant
7 8 (5.13%) Security Analyst
7 8 (5.13%) Tester
8 7 (4.49%) Applications Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Project Officer
9 6 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
9 6 (3.85%) Support Officer
10 5 (3.21%) Project Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Security Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Security Project Manager
11 4 (2.56%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) REST
2 12 (7.69%) Web Services
3 11 (7.05%) XML
4 9 (5.77%) JSON
5 8 (5.13%) HTML
6 6 (3.85%) CSS
6 6 (3.85%) RESTful
6 6 (3.85%) SOAP
6 6 (3.85%) Spring
7 5 (3.21%) Dropwizard
7 5 (3.21%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.56%) .NET
8 4 (2.56%) iXBRL
8 4 (2.56%) Kafka
8 4 (2.56%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.92%) J2EE
9 3 (1.92%) JAX-RS
9 3 (1.92%) jQuery
9 3 (1.92%) Middleware
10 2 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) Fintech
3 7 (4.49%) NHS
4 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.56%) Clustering
5 4 (2.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.28%) Informatics
6 2 (1.28%) iSeries
6 2 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) AS400
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) Linux
2 14 (8.97%) Windows
3 8 (5.13%) Unix
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (19.23%) Programme Management
3 25 (16.03%) Project Management
4 24 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 23 (14.74%) Business Analysis
6 19 (12.18%) Configuration Management
7 18 (11.54%) Scrum
8 17 (10.90%) Change Management
9 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.05%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (5.77%) Change Control
14 9 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.49%) Software Delivery
15 7 (4.49%) TDD
16 6 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.79%) Java
2 18 (11.54%) SQL
3 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.21%) Python
5 4 (2.56%) Go
6 3 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.28%) PHP
7 2 (1.28%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) Groovy
8 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.64%) Ruby
8 1 (0.64%) VB
8 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) ISEB
4 4 (2.56%) CISSP
5 3 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.28%) CEH
6 2 (1.28%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.28%) Degree
7 1 (0.64%) APMP
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.64%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.64%) MCITP
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) P3O
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.28%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.28%) XenApp
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) Ansible
2 3 (1.92%) Puppet
3 2 (1.28%) Nessus
3 2 (1.28%) Packer
3 2 (1.28%) Rundeck
3 2 (1.28%) SCCM
3 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.28%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (19.87%) SAP
2 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.62%) Oracle
4 7 (4.49%) Sage
4 7 (4.49%) VMware
5 5 (3.21%) Cisco
5 5 (3.21%) Teradata
6 4 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.56%) F5
6 4 (2.56%) IBM
6 4 (2.56%) Informatica
7 3 (1.92%) Citrix
7 3 (1.92%) Fiorano
8 2 (1.28%) Cognos
8 2 (1.28%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.28%) HP
8 2 (1.28%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.28%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.28%) Symantec
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