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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 90 145 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.33% 16.96% 23.20%
As % of the General category 67.67% 73.60% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 109 127
Median daily rate £350 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +7.04%
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
133 197 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.14% 23.04% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 147 171
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £452 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.40 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £19.70 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -3 80 £350 -2.57% 19
North Wales - 3 - -
West Wales -1 1 £265 -39.42%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.93%) SQL
3 30 (17.44%) .NET
3 30 (17.44%) TDD
4 28 (16.28%) Scrum
4 28 (16.28%) Project Management
4 28 (16.28%) MVC
4 28 (16.28%) jQuery
5 26 (15.12%) Java
5 26 (15.12%) JavaScript
5 26 (15.12%) C#
6 25 (14.53%) CSS
6 25 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (13.37%) Unit Testing
8 21 (12.21%) HTML
8 21 (12.21%) Web Development
8 21 (12.21%) BDD
8 21 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
11 18 (10.47%) Visual Studio
11 18 (10.47%) SAP
11 18 (10.47%) AngularJS
11 18 (10.47%) HTML5
11 18 (10.47%) WCF
11 18 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (10.47%) DevOps
12 17 (9.88%) TypeScript
12 17 (9.88%) Mentoring
12 17 (9.88%) Selenium

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 5 (2.91%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (2.91%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.74%) SAS
3 2 (1.16%) Apache
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) Moodle
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.23%) MS Office
3 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) PaaS
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.58%) Google Play
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Route 53
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) HTTP
2 3 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.74%) MS Access
5 3 (1.74%) Redis
6 2 (1.16%) Biml
6 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) MySQL
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.88%) MbUnit
2 17 (9.88%) MSTest
2 17 (9.88%) NUnit
2 17 (9.88%) Selenium
3 9 (5.23%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.49%) JIRA
5 5 (2.91%) JMeter
6 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.74%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.74%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.74%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.16%) JUnit
8 2 (1.16%) Maven
8 2 (1.16%) Subversion
8 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.58%) JBehave
9 1 (0.58%) TestNG
9 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (6.98%) Banking
2 10 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.23%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.65%) Electronics
4 8 (4.65%) Marketing
5 5 (2.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (34.88%) Analyst
2 39 (22.67%) Developer
3 24 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 24 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 22 (12.79%) Business Analyst
5 19 (11.05%) Test Analyst
6 18 (10.47%) Agile Developer
7 17 (9.88%) Senior Agile Developer
8 10 (5.81%) Architect
9 8 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) DBA
11 6 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.44%) .NET
2 28 (16.28%) jQuery
3 25 (14.53%) CSS
4 21 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (12.21%) HTML
5 20 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
6 18 (10.47%) AngularJS
6 18 (10.47%) HTML5
6 18 (10.47%) WCF
7 17 (9.88%) CSS3
8 10 (5.81%) XML
9 7 (4.07%) Spring
10 6 (3.49%) XSLT
11 5 (2.91%) Gherkin
11 5 (2.91%) Java EE
11 5 (2.91%) JDBC
11 5 (2.91%) JSP
11 5 (2.91%) Spring MVC
11 5 (2.91%) Spring Security
11 5 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.91%) AS400
2 5 (2.91%) iPad
3 3 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.16%) User Experience
5 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.58%) Clustering
5 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.58%) Informatics
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.58%) NHS
5 1 (0.58%) Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) Windows
2 11 (6.40%) Unix
3 7 (4.07%) Linux
4 4 (2.33%) AIX
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.44%) TDD
3 28 (16.28%) MVC
3 28 (16.28%) Project Management
3 28 (16.28%) Scrum
4 25 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (13.37%) Unit Testing
6 21 (12.21%) BDD
6 21 (12.21%) Web Development
7 18 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (10.47%) DevOps
8 17 (9.88%) ATDD
8 17 (9.88%) Mentoring
8 17 (9.88%) Test-First Development
9 14 (8.14%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.14%) Programme Management
10 13 (7.56%) Waterfall
11 11 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.81%) Migration
13 9 (5.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.93%) SQL
2 26 (15.12%) C#
2 26 (15.12%) Java
2 26 (15.12%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.88%) TypeScript
4 6 (3.49%) Perl
5 4 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.33%) VBA
6 3 (1.74%) C
6 3 (1.74%) Go
6 3 (1.74%) Scala
7 2 (1.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.56%) ISEB
3 11 (6.40%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.23%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.16%) CISSP
7 2 (1.16%) Degree
7 2 (1.16%) MAPM
7 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CBAP
8 1 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.58%) CLAS
8 1 (0.58%) GIAC
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PMP
8 1 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) P3O
2 3 (1.74%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.16%) SDET
4 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) HL7
4 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Fluentd
3 1 (0.58%) Marathon
3 1 (0.58%) Mesos
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Piwik
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.47%) SAP
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle
4 8 (4.65%) HP
5 5 (2.91%) IBM
6 3 (1.74%) BMC
6 3 (1.74%) Canon
6 3 (1.74%) Cisco
6 3 (1.74%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.16%) VMware
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.58%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) Informatica
8 1 (0.58%) Lotus
8 1 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.58%) Perforce
8 1 (0.58%) Sage
8 1 (0.58%) Teradata
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