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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 13 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 92 108 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.27% 15.58% 12.91%
As % of the General category 59.74% 66.26% 60.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 78
Median daily rate £425 £386 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £450 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £61.00 - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
154 163 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.87% 23.52% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 138 124
Median daily rate £475 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £452 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £13.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £44.49 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 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 -4 74 £420 +11.25% 18
West Wales -9 12 £488 +21.87%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 69 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.08%) Java
3 37 (21.89%) SAP
4 35 (20.71%) Manufacturing
5 34 (20.12%) Project Management
6 33 (19.53%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (17.75%) Programme Management
8 29 (17.16%) Security Cleared
9 28 (16.57%) Marketing
9 28 (16.57%) Digital Marketing
9 28 (16.57%) Electronics
9 28 (16.57%) Telecoms
9 28 (16.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 27 (15.98%) SC Cleared
11 24 (14.20%) SQL
12 23 (13.61%) Selenium
13 21 (12.43%) Business Analysis
13 21 (12.43%) Scrum
14 20 (11.83%) Linux
15 19 (11.24%) Oracle
15 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (11.24%) Relational Database
16 18 (10.65%) ISEB
17 17 (10.06%) Configuration Management
17 17 (10.06%) Cucumber
17 17 (10.06%) REST
18 16 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (8.88%) Ansible
19 15 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (8.88%) QA

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 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.78%) Apache
2 3 (1.78%) Confluence
3 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.18%) PowerExchange
3 2 (1.18%) SAS
3 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.59%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.59%) Luigi
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (16.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.14%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.59%) LongView
3 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.78%) PaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Firewall
2 6 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (2.96%) HTTP
4 2 (1.18%) DHCP
4 2 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.24%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.96%) MySQL
7 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.78%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.59%) MS Access
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) Selenium
2 17 (10.06%) Cucumber
3 14 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.92%) JMeter
5 9 (5.33%) JUnit
6 8 (4.73%) HP UFT
6 8 (4.73%) WinRunner
7 6 (3.55%) JIRA
8 5 (2.96%) JBehave
9 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.37%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.78%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (1.18%) Maven
11 2 (1.18%) Rational Performance Tester
11 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.59%) The Grinder
General
1 35 (20.71%) Manufacturing
2 28 (16.57%) Electronics
2 28 (16.57%) Marketing
2 28 (16.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Advertising
4 3 (1.78%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Billing
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (40.24%) Analyst
2 40 (23.67%) Business Analyst
3 32 (18.93%) Developer
4 19 (11.24%) Java Developer
5 18 (10.65%) Project Manager
6 16 (9.47%) Test Analyst
7 14 (8.28%) Architect
8 12 (7.10%) Security Analyst
9 10 (5.92%) Consultant
10 7 (4.14%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Network Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) IT Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) Risk Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) Security Manager
12 5 (2.96%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.06%) REST
2 10 (5.92%) JSON
3 9 (5.33%) HTML
4 8 (4.73%) Gherkin
5 6 (3.55%) CSS
5 6 (3.55%) RESTful
5 6 (3.55%) Spring
5 6 (3.55%) Web Services
5 6 (3.55%) XML
6 5 (2.96%) Dropwizard
7 4 (2.37%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.37%) iXBRL
7 4 (2.37%) Kafka
7 4 (2.37%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.78%) J2EE
8 3 (1.78%) JAX-RS
8 3 (1.78%) Middleware
8 3 (1.78%) SOAP
9 2 (1.18%) Ajax
9 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.37%) AS400
2 4 (2.37%) Clustering
3 3 (1.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.18%) Fintech
4 2 (1.18%) Informatics
4 2 (1.18%) iSeries
4 2 (1.18%) PKI
4 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.59%) Economics
5 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.59%) Statistics
5 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.83%) Linux
2 14 (8.28%) Windows
3 12 (7.10%) Unix
4 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.12%) Project Management
3 33 (19.53%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (17.75%) Programme Management
5 28 (16.57%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (12.43%) Business Analysis
6 21 (12.43%) Scrum
7 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (10.06%) Configuration Management
9 15 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.28%) Change Management
11 11 (6.51%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (6.51%) Software Testing
11 11 (6.51%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.92%) SDLC
12 10 (5.92%) Software Delivery
13 9 (5.33%) TDD
14 8 (4.73%) Service Management
14 8 (4.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (4.73%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.08%) Java
2 24 (14.20%) SQL
3 14 (8.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.55%) Python
5 4 (2.37%) Go
6 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.78%) C
7 2 (1.18%) PHP
7 2 (1.18%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.18%) Ruby
7 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.18%) VBA
8 1 (0.59%) Groovy
8 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.98%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.65%) ISEB
4 11 (6.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.96%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.37%) CISSP
7 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.18%) APMP
8 2 (1.18%) CEH
8 2 (1.18%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.18%) Degree
9 1 (0.59%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.59%) MCITP
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) P3O
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.18%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (0.59%) vSphere
3 1 (0.59%) Xen
3 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (8.88%) Ansible
2 5 (2.96%) Zenoss
3 3 (1.78%) Puppet
3 3 (1.78%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.18%) Nessus
4 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) Packer
4 2 (1.18%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.18%) SCCM
4 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (21.89%) SAP
2 19 (11.24%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.14%) Sage
5 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.55%) Cisco
5 6 (3.55%) F5
5 6 (3.55%) HP
5 6 (3.55%) VMware
6 5 (2.96%) Teradata
7 4 (2.37%) Informatica
8 3 (1.78%) BMC
8 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.78%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.18%) Citrix
9 2 (1.18%) Cognos
9 2 (1.18%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) Sonatype
9 2 (1.18%) Symantec
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago