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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 17 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 85 99 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.58% 12.79% 20.32%
As % of the General category 49.71% 67.35% 68.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 61 89
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.70% -62.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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
171 147 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.32% 18.99% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 86 138
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Median hourly rate £29.25 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.25 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.80 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 £388 +3.33% 19
North Wales +6 4 - - 1
West Wales +2 2 £264 -34.06%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 67 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.12%) SQL
3 32 (19.88%) .NET
4 29 (18.01%) MVC
4 29 (18.01%) TDD
4 29 (18.01%) jQuery
5 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.77%) C#
6 27 (16.77%) CSS
6 27 (16.77%) Project Management
7 26 (16.15%) Scrum
8 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 22 (13.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (13.66%) HTML
9 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
10 21 (13.04%) Web Development
10 21 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (13.04%) BDD
11 20 (12.42%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (12.42%) Banking
12 19 (11.80%) WCF
12 19 (11.80%) Java
13 18 (11.18%) Visual Studio
13 18 (11.18%) AngularJS
14 17 (10.56%) ATDD
14 17 (10.56%) TypeScript
14 17 (10.56%) CSS3
14 17 (10.56%) HTML5
14 17 (10.56%) MSTest

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 (3.73%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (1.86%) Confluence
3 3 (1.86%) SAS
4 2 (1.24%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) Drupal
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.62%) Jetty
5 1 (0.62%) Moodle
5 1 (0.62%) nginx
5 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.45%) MS Office
3 9 (5.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.62%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) HTTP
2 3 (1.86%) Firewall
2 3 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.24%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.62%) DHCP
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.62%) IPsec
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
4 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.48%) Redis
5 2 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.24%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.24%) MS Access
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.56%) MbUnit
2 17 (10.56%) MSTest
2 17 (10.56%) NUnit
3 9 (5.59%) Selenium
4 8 (4.97%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.11%) JIRA
6 3 (1.86%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.24%) Bower
7 2 (1.24%) Grunt
7 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.62%) QAComplete
8 1 (0.62%) Subversion
8 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (12.42%) Banking
2 7 (4.35%) Legal
3 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.48%) Retail
5 3 (1.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (31.06%) Analyst
2 42 (26.09%) Developer
3 30 (18.63%) Project Manager
4 25 (15.53%) Business Analyst
5 24 (14.91%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Agile Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Senior Agile Developer
7 13 (8.07%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.21%) Tester
9 9 (5.59%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) DBA
11 6 (3.73%) Finance Business Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Excel Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Financial Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.88%) .NET
2 29 (18.01%) jQuery
3 27 (16.77%) CSS
4 22 (13.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (13.66%) HTML
5 20 (12.42%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (11.80%) WCF
7 18 (11.18%) AngularJS
8 17 (10.56%) CSS3
8 17 (10.56%) HTML5
9 13 (8.07%) XML
10 7 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (3.73%) Servlets
12 5 (3.11%) Java EE
12 5 (3.11%) JDBC
12 5 (3.11%) JSP
12 5 (3.11%) Spring
12 5 (3.11%) Spring MVC
12 5 (3.11%) Spring Security
12 5 (3.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.11%) User Experience
3 4 (2.48%) iPad
4 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.24%) AS400
5 2 (1.24%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.62%) Informatics
6 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Physics
6 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) Unix
3 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.24%) AIX
5 2 (1.24%) Linux
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) pSOS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.01%) MVC
2 29 (18.01%) TDD
3 27 (16.77%) Project Management
4 26 (16.15%) Scrum
5 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 21 (13.04%) BDD
6 21 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.04%) Web Development
7 17 (10.56%) ATDD
7 17 (10.56%) DevOps
7 17 (10.56%) Test-First Development
8 16 (9.94%) Mentoring
9 15 (9.32%) Business Analysis
9 15 (9.32%) Migration
10 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
11 12 (7.45%) Programme Management
12 9 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.12%) SQL
2 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 27 (16.77%) C#
4 19 (11.80%) Java
5 17 (10.56%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.73%) Perl
7 4 (2.48%) Go
7 4 (2.48%) Scala
8 3 (1.86%) C
8 3 (1.86%) VBA
9 2 (1.24%) PHP
9 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.24%) RPG
9 2 (1.24%) VBScript
10 1 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.21%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.97%) ISEB
5 2 (1.24%) Degree
5 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.24%) MAPM
5 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) CLAS
6 1 (0.62%) GIAC
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) P3O
2 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.24%) QA
3 2 (1.24%) SDET
4 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.62%) HL7
4 1 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle
3 8 (4.97%) SAP
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco
4 5 (3.11%) IBM
5 3 (1.86%) Canon
5 3 (1.86%) HP
6 2 (1.24%) Google
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.62%) Informatica
7 1 (0.62%) Lotus
7 1 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.62%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.62%) Teradata
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