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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / Wales
Rank 6 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 95 78 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.95% 11.42% 18.80%
As % of the General category 61.29% 50.32% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 77
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.03 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.98% +260.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +54.54%

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
155 155 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.76% 22.69% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 119 108
Median daily rate £388 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £243 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.03 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.98% +188.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £28.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £68.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 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 24 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
South Wales +10 75 £365 +4.28% 18
West Wales -4 13 £449 +71.14%
North Wales -3 2 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.28%) SAP
3 41 (21.69%) Java
4 31 (16.40%) Manufacturing
4 31 (16.40%) Programme Management
5 29 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (14.81%) Project Management
6 28 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 26 (13.76%) Configuration Management
8 25 (13.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 25 (13.23%) Marketing
8 25 (13.23%) Relational Database
9 24 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (12.70%) Scrum
9 24 (12.70%) Electronics
9 24 (12.70%) Telecoms
10 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
11 22 (11.64%) Oracle
12 21 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 21 (11.11%) REST
13 20 (10.58%) Linux
14 19 (10.05%) PRINCE2
14 19 (10.05%) Change Management
14 19 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (8.99%) Jenkins
16 17 (8.99%) 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 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.12%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.59%) Apache
4 2 (1.06%) Confluence
4 2 (1.06%) JCAPS
4 2 (1.06%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.06%) PowerExchange
4 2 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Luigi
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Office
2 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.23%) MS Project
4 4 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (13.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.70%) Sage X3
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) LongView
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.29%) HTTP
2 6 (3.17%) Firewall
3 3 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.06%) DHCP
4 2 (1.06%) DNS
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (1.06%) PSTN
4 2 (1.06%) Skype
4 2 (1.06%) VoIP
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.23%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.23%) Neo4j
6 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.17%) MySQL
7 6 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.06%) DB2
10 2 (1.06%) OLAP
10 2 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.88%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.76%) Selenium
4 6 (3.17%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.65%) JMeter
5 5 (2.65%) JUnit
6 4 (2.12%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.59%) JBehave
7 3 (1.59%) JIRA
7 3 (1.59%) Maven
8 2 (1.06%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.53%) Hudson
9 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.53%) MSTest
9 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.53%) The Grinder
General
1 31 (16.40%) Manufacturing
2 25 (13.23%) Marketing
3 24 (12.70%) Electronics
3 24 (12.70%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.94%) Banking
5 5 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (28.57%) Analyst
2 41 (21.69%) Developer
3 40 (21.16%) Business Analyst
4 26 (13.76%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.29%) Architect
6 10 (5.29%) Consultant
7 8 (4.23%) Cloud Developer
7 8 (4.23%) Security Analyst
7 8 (4.23%) Tester
8 7 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 7 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) UAT Manager
10 5 (2.65%) Project Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) Project Officer
10 5 (2.65%) Project Support Officer
10 5 (2.65%) Security Manager
10 5 (2.65%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.11%) REST
2 15 (7.94%) JSON
3 13 (6.88%) Web Services
4 12 (6.35%) HTML
4 12 (6.35%) Spring
4 12 (6.35%) XML
5 11 (5.82%) Hibernate
5 11 (5.82%) RESTful
6 10 (5.29%) Dropwizard
6 10 (5.29%) Kafka
6 10 (5.29%) Spring Boot
7 9 (4.76%) iXBRL
8 8 (4.23%) JAX-RS
9 6 (3.17%) SOAP
10 5 (2.65%) .NET
10 5 (2.65%) CSS
11 3 (1.59%) jQuery
12 2 (1.06%) Ajax
12 2 (1.06%) Smarty
12 2 (1.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.23%) Fintech
2 8 (4.23%) NHS
3 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.12%) Clustering
5 3 (1.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.06%) AS400
6 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.06%) iSeries
6 2 (1.06%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.58%) Linux
2 13 (6.88%) Unix
3 12 (6.35%) Windows
4 8 (4.23%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.59%) pSOS
7 2 (1.06%) AIX
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.40%) Programme Management
3 29 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (14.81%) Project Management
5 26 (13.76%) Configuration Management
6 24 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
6 24 (12.70%) Scrum
7 21 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 19 (10.05%) Change Management
8 19 (10.05%) PRINCE2
9 18 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (5.82%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.29%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (5.29%) ITIL
13 10 (5.29%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.29%) Microservices
14 9 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.69%) Java
2 16 (8.47%) SQL
3 15 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.23%) Go
5 4 (2.12%) Python
6 3 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.06%) PHP
7 2 (1.06%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.53%) ABAP
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) Groovy
8 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.35%) ISEB
4 9 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.17%) CISSP
7 2 (1.06%) CCAB
7 2 (1.06%) CCVP
7 2 (1.06%) CEH
7 2 (1.06%) CISA
7 2 (1.06%) CISM
7 2 (1.06%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.06%) CRISC
8 1 (0.53%) APMP
8 1 (0.53%) Degree
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.53%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) P3O
3 3 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.06%) HL7
5 1 (0.53%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.06%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.06%) XenApp
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) Ansible
2 3 (1.59%) Puppet
3 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.06%) Nessus
3 2 (1.06%) Packer
3 2 (1.06%) Rundeck
3 2 (1.06%) SCCM
3 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.06%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (23.28%) SAP
2 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.64%) Oracle
4 7 (3.70%) Cisco
4 7 (3.70%) Sage
5 6 (3.17%) VMware
6 4 (2.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.12%) F5
6 4 (2.12%) Fiorano
6 4 (2.12%) IBM
6 4 (2.12%) Teradata
7 3 (1.59%) Avaya
7 3 (1.59%) Citrix
7 3 (1.59%) Informatica
8 2 (1.06%) HP
8 2 (1.06%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.06%) Polycom
8 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.06%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.06%) Symantec
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