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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 11 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 83 112 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.26% 14.51% 20.94%
As % of the General category 58.04% 73.20% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 104
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -58.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
143 153 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.29% 19.82% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 106 154
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £203 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Median hourly rate £29.25 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.70% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £35.10 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 76 £375 - 17
West Wales +4 1 £265 -41.11%
North Wales - 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 71 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.78%) SQL
3 31 (18.90%) .NET
4 29 (17.68%) TDD
4 29 (17.68%) jQuery
5 28 (17.07%) MVC
6 27 (16.46%) Scrum
7 26 (15.85%) C#
7 26 (15.85%) JavaScript
8 25 (15.24%) CSS
8 25 (15.24%) Project Management
9 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
9 23 (14.02%) Unit Testing
10 22 (13.41%) Java
10 22 (13.41%) Web Development
11 21 (12.80%) BDD
11 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (12.20%) HTML
13 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (11.59%) DevOps
14 18 (10.98%) WCF
14 18 (10.98%) AngularJS
14 18 (10.98%) Visual Studio
15 17 (10.37%) Test-First Development
15 17 (10.37%) NUnit
15 17 (10.37%) ATDD
15 17 (10.37%) TypeScript
15 17 (10.37%) HTML5

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 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (1.83%) Apache
3 3 (1.83%) Confluence
3 3 (1.83%) SAS
3 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.22%) IIS
4 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Drupal
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Jetty
5 1 (0.61%) Moodle
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.10%) MS Office
3 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.61%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.61%) Google Play
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Route 53
2 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) HTTP
2 3 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.22%) DHCP
3 2 (1.22%) DNS
3 2 (1.22%) Firewall
3 2 (1.22%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) IPsec
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.44%) Redis
6 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.22%) Biml
6 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.22%) MS Access
6 2 (1.22%) MySQL
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.37%) MbUnit
2 17 (10.37%) MSTest
2 17 (10.37%) NUnit
3 12 (7.32%) Selenium
4 8 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.27%) JIRA
6 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.83%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.22%) JMeter
7 2 (1.22%) Subversion
7 2 (1.22%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.61%) Maven
8 1 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.61%) QAComplete
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.61%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (7.93%) Banking
2 6 (3.66%) Legal
2 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.05%) Marketing
4 4 (2.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (33.54%) Analyst
2 41 (25.00%) Developer
3 27 (16.46%) Project Manager
4 24 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 24 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.37%) Agile Developer
5 17 (10.37%) Senior Agile Developer
6 15 (9.15%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) SQL Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Tester
9 8 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.27%) DBA
10 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Architect
11 6 (3.66%) Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.90%) .NET
2 29 (17.68%) jQuery
3 25 (15.24%) CSS
4 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (12.20%) HTML
5 20 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
6 18 (10.98%) AngularJS
6 18 (10.98%) WCF
7 17 (10.37%) CSS3
7 17 (10.37%) HTML5
8 13 (7.93%) XML
9 6 (3.66%) Servlets
9 6 (3.66%) Spring
10 5 (3.05%) Java EE
10 5 (3.05%) JDBC
10 5 (3.05%) JSP
10 5 (3.05%) Kafka
10 5 (3.05%) Spring MVC
10 5 (3.05%) Spring Security
10 5 (3.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.05%) iPad
3 3 (1.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.22%) AS400
4 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.61%) Informatics
5 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Windows
2 11 (6.71%) Unix
3 5 (3.05%) Linux
4 4 (2.44%) AIX
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) pSOS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.68%) TDD
3 28 (17.07%) MVC
4 27 (16.46%) Scrum
5 25 (15.24%) Project Management
6 23 (14.02%) Unit Testing
7 22 (13.41%) Web Development
8 21 (12.80%) BDD
9 19 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.59%) DevOps
9 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.37%) ATDD
10 17 (10.37%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.37%) Test-First Development
11 15 (9.15%) Waterfall
12 14 (8.54%) Business Analysis
12 14 (8.54%) Programme Management
13 13 (7.93%) Migration
13 13 (7.93%) PRINCE2
14 9 (5.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.78%) SQL
2 26 (15.85%) C#
2 26 (15.85%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.41%) Java
4 17 (10.37%) TypeScript
5 7 (4.27%) Perl
6 4 (2.44%) Go
6 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.44%) Scala
6 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.83%) C
7 3 (1.83%) VBA
8 2 (1.22%) PHP
8 2 (1.22%) RPG
8 2 (1.22%) VBScript
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.93%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.32%) ISEB
4 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.22%) CISSP
6 2 (1.22%) Degree
6 2 (1.22%) MAPM
6 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) CBAP
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CLAS
7 1 (0.61%) GIAC
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) P3O
2 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.22%) SDET
4 1 (0.61%) HL7
4 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) RMADS
4 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) Fluentd
2 1 (0.61%) Mesos
2 1 (0.61%) Piwik
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) Terraform
2 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.93%) Oracle
3 12 (7.32%) SAP
4 5 (3.05%) HP
4 5 (3.05%) IBM
5 4 (2.44%) Cisco
6 3 (1.83%) Canon
6 3 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) BMC
8 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) Lotus
8 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.61%) Sage
8 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.61%) Teradata
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