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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 19 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 73 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.21% 18.74% 24.76%
As % of the General category 49.66% 65.17% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £496 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £54.03 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
Finance
UK

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
147 201 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.58% 28.76% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 122 125
Average daily rate £375 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £54.03 £16.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.46% +28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £27.50 £22.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -8 63 £350 -6.66% 25
North Wales +9 6 £100 -63.63% 3
West Wales -4 1 £263 -47.50%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 60 (32.26%) SQL
2 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.28%) SQL Server
4 33 (17.74%) Java
5 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (15.59%) Banking
6 29 (15.59%) Project Management
7 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
7 21 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (11.29%) Business Analysis
8 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (10.22%) XML
10 18 (9.68%) Web Services
10 18 (9.68%) Migration
10 18 (9.68%) Jenkins
10 18 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (9.14%) Software Engineering
12 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
12 16 (8.60%) JavaScript
12 16 (8.60%) Scrum
12 16 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
13 15 (8.06%) Spring
13 15 (8.06%) .NET
14 14 (7.53%) SOAP
15 13 (6.99%) MS Visio
15 13 (6.99%) CSS
15 13 (6.99%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.61%) Apache
4 3 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.61%) IIS
4 3 (1.61%) SAS
4 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.08%) Confluence
5 2 (1.08%) Jetty
5 2 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.54%) Mule
6 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.38%) MS Office
4 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.08%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) HTTP
2 5 (2.69%) DNS
3 3 (1.61%) WAN
4 2 (1.08%) DHCP
4 2 (1.08%) FTP
4 2 (1.08%) IPsec
4 2 (1.08%) LAN
4 2 (1.08%) SSL
4 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.54%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.54%) SAN
5 1 (0.54%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) Wireless
5 1 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.15%) Redis
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.61%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.08%) MS Access
11 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.91%) Cucumber
2 11 (5.91%) Selenium
3 10 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.69%) JIRA
4 5 (2.69%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.15%) Bower
5 4 (2.15%) Grunt
6 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.08%) JMeter
7 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (15.59%) Banking
2 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.69%) Legal
4 4 (2.15%) Marketing
4 4 (2.15%) Retail
5 3 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.61%) Electronics
5 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (30.65%) Analyst
2 54 (29.03%) Developer
3 32 (17.20%) Business Analyst
4 29 (15.59%) Project Manager
5 19 (10.22%) SQL Developer
6 17 (9.14%) Test Analyst
7 16 (8.60%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.99%) Financial Analyst
8 13 (6.99%) Tester
9 11 (5.91%) Banking Analyst
9 11 (5.91%) Banking Business Analyst
9 11 (5.91%) Finance Business Analyst
9 11 (5.91%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Consultant
11 7 (3.76%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Financial Business Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Lead Business Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.22%) XML
2 18 (9.68%) Web Services
3 15 (8.06%) .NET
3 15 (8.06%) Spring
4 14 (7.53%) SOAP
5 13 (6.99%) CSS
5 13 (6.99%) REST
6 11 (5.91%) HTML
6 11 (5.91%) JPA
6 11 (5.91%) jQuery
7 8 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (3.76%) Ajax
8 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.23%) Servlets
9 6 (3.23%) WCF
10 5 (2.69%) XSLT
11 4 (2.15%) JDBC
11 4 (2.15%) JSP
11 4 (2.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.76%) User Experience
3 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.15%) NHS
4 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.61%) Replication
5 2 (1.08%) AS400
5 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.54%) Informatics
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Physics
6 1 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.84%) Windows
2 7 (3.76%) Linux
2 7 (3.76%) Unix
3 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (15.59%) Project Management
4 21 (11.29%) Business Analysis
5 20 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (9.68%) Migration
7 17 (9.14%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.60%) Scrum
9 13 (6.99%) MVC
10 11 (5.91%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.91%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.38%) Manual Testing
11 10 (5.38%) Programme Management
12 9 (4.84%) TDD
12 9 (4.84%) V-Model
13 8 (4.30%) Data Migration
14 7 (3.76%) Critical Success Factor
14 7 (3.76%) Data Modelling
14 7 (3.76%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.26%) SQL
2 33 (17.74%) Java
3 16 (8.60%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.45%) C#
5 5 (2.69%) C
6 4 (2.15%) Go
6 4 (2.15%) Perl
6 4 (2.15%) Scala
7 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.08%) BeanShell
8 2 (1.08%) RPG
9 1 (0.54%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.54%) VB
9 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.91%) ISEB
4 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.76%) Degree
6 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.08%) CCNA
7 2 (1.08%) CCNP
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.08%) MAPM
7 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.54%) CAPM
8 1 (0.54%) CCA
8 1 (0.54%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.54%) HND
8 1 (0.54%) PgMP
8 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.15%) P3O
1 4 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.54%) HL7
2 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.54%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.08%) Xen
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.45%) Oracle
3 11 (5.91%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.69%) SAP
5 4 (2.15%) Cisco
5 4 (2.15%) IBM
5 4 (2.15%) VMware
6 3 (1.61%) BMC
6 3 (1.61%) Remedy
7 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.08%) Google
7 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) ESRI
8 1 (0.54%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) Juniper
8 1 (0.54%) Lotus
8 1 (0.54%) SunGard
8 1 (0.54%) Teradata
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