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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 153 146 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.92% 20.28% 22.15%
As % of the General category 70.51% 72.64% 62.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 114 110
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£356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.78 £83.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
217 201 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.00% 27.92% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 155 151
Average daily rate £356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.68 £23.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +126.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.75 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £109.00 £10.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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 -2 117 £359 -7.29% 25
West Wales 0 14 £381 -22.97%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 54 (20.22%) Banking
2 52 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.23%) Project Management
4 42 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (14.23%) ISEB
5 38 (14.23%) SQL
6 34 (12.73%) Business Analysis
7 31 (11.61%) PRINCE2
8 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
9 28 (10.49%) Migration
10 24 (8.99%) SC Cleared
11 22 (8.24%) Microsoft
11 22 (8.24%) ERP
11 22 (8.24%) AS400
11 22 (8.24%) Retail
12 21 (7.87%) MS Office
13 20 (7.49%) Linux
13 20 (7.49%) Agresso
14 19 (7.12%) ISTQB
15 18 (6.74%) Oracle
15 18 (6.74%) SQL Server
16 17 (6.37%) HTML
16 17 (6.37%) Java
16 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 16 (5.99%) MS Excel
17 16 (5.99%) Programme Management
18 15 (5.62%) SAP
18 15 (5.62%) Change Control
19 14 (5.24%) Retail Banking
20 13 (4.87%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.37%) JBoss
3 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.50%) Confluence
3 4 (1.50%) SAS
3 4 (1.50%) IIS
4 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.37%) Lync
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (7.87%) MS Office
2 16 (5.99%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.75%) MS Project
4 9 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Agresso
2 6 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.87%) HFM
4 4 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.12%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.12%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.37%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) HTTP
2 3 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.62%) MS Access
3 6 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.12%) Ingres
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.75%) DB2
7 2 (0.75%) MySQL
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (4.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 11 (4.12%) Axure RP
2 10 (3.75%) Selenium
3 9 (3.37%) JMeter
4 8 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.62%) JIRA
6 6 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.50%) Subversion
7 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.12%) Maven
8 3 (1.12%) Hudson
8 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.37%) ERwin
10 1 (0.37%) Toad
10 1 (0.37%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 54 (20.22%) Banking
2 22 (8.24%) Retail
3 14 (5.24%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.62%) Legal
4 7 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.25%) Electronics
5 6 (2.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.12%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (32.96%) Analyst
2 53 (19.85%) Business Analyst
3 47 (17.60%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.74%) Developer
5 25 (9.36%) Tester
6 20 (7.49%) Architect
6 20 (7.49%) Consultant
7 16 (5.99%) Financial Business Analyst
8 12 (4.49%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 9 (3.37%) Agile Project Manager
9 9 (3.37%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.37%) Business Architect
10 8 (3.00%) Manual Tester
10 8 (3.00%) PMO Lead
11 7 (2.62%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.62%) Procurement Consultant
11 7 (2.62%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.37%) HTML
2 13 (4.87%) Web Services
3 10 (3.75%) CSS
4 9 (3.37%) .NET
5 6 (2.25%) XML
5 6 (2.25%) WCF
5 6 (2.25%) jQuery
5 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.87%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.87%) SOAP
7 4 (1.50%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.12%) J2EE
8 3 (1.12%) XHTML
9 2 (0.75%) EDI
9 2 (0.75%) Java SE
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.75%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.24%) AS400
2 12 (4.49%) User Experience
3 11 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.62%) NHS
5 6 (2.25%) DTV
5 6 (2.25%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.50%) iSeries
6 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.50%) Replication
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.37%) Social Media
8 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.37%) GIS
8 1 (0.37%) PACS
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.49%) Linux
2 8 (3.00%) UNIX
2 8 (3.00%) Windows
3 4 (1.50%) AIX
3 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.75%) OS/400
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.23%) Project Management
3 42 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (12.73%) Business Analysis
5 31 (11.61%) PRINCE2
6 28 (10.49%) Migration
7 22 (8.24%) ERP
8 16 (5.99%) Programme Management
9 15 (5.62%) Change Control
10 13 (4.87%) Scrum
11 12 (4.49%) Use Case
11 12 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (4.49%) Performance Testing
11 12 (4.49%) User Stories
12 11 (4.12%) System Testing
12 11 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.37%) Workflow
13 9 (3.37%) Test Scripting
14 8 (3.00%) Document Management
14 8 (3.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.23%) SQL
2 17 (6.37%) Java
3 11 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.00%) C#
5 5 (1.87%) BeanShell
6 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.12%) C
7 3 (1.12%) RPG
7 3 (1.12%) Ruby
7 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.75%) VBA
8 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.75%) COBOL
9 1 (0.37%) Delphi
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) Jython
9 1 (0.37%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 38 (14.23%) ISEB
2 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.12%) ISTQB
5 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (3.37%) Degree
7 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.12%) CIMA
8 3 (1.12%) CCAB
9 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.75%) CCNA
10 1 (0.37%) CCNP
10 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.37%) PMP
10 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.37%) ACCA
10 1 (0.37%) APMP
10 1 (0.37%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) DICOM
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 22 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.74%) Oracle
3 15 (5.62%) SAP
4 7 (2.62%) VMware
5 5 (1.87%) IBM
5 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.50%) Remedy
6 4 (1.50%) BMC
6 4 (1.50%) Lotus
7 3 (1.12%) PayPal
7 3 (1.12%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.12%) Cognos
7 3 (1.12%) HP
7 3 (1.12%) Dell
8 2 (0.75%) Citrix
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco
8 2 (0.75%) Informatica
8 2 (0.75%) Teradata
9 1 (0.37%) Casewise
9 1 (0.37%) Capita
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