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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 75 157 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.46% 17.37% 21.73%
As % of the General category 50.00% 70.72% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 119 118
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.88 £11.78 £83.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+289.43% -85.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £11.78 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.58 £11.78 £132.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +30.45%
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
150 222 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.92% 24.56% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 161 157
Median daily rate £400 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.68 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £33.25 £109.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 65 £350 -2.57% 10
North Wales - 4 £433 - 1
West Wales -7 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.63%) SQL
3 26 (15.95%) Scrum
4 25 (15.34%) TDD
4 25 (15.34%) SAP
5 24 (14.72%) Selenium
6 23 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (13.50%) .NET
7 22 (13.50%) Project Management
8 21 (12.88%) ISEB
9 19 (11.66%) Java
9 19 (11.66%) Web Development
10 18 (11.04%) C#
10 18 (11.04%) BDD
11 17 (10.43%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
11 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (10.43%) HTML
11 17 (10.43%) JavaScript
11 17 (10.43%) CSS
11 17 (10.43%) MVC
12 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (9.82%) DevOps
12 16 (9.82%) jQuery
12 16 (9.82%) HTML5
13 15 (9.20%) CSS3
13 15 (9.20%) AngularJS
14 14 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (8.59%) TypeScript

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 (2.45%) SAS
2 2 (1.23%) Apache
2 2 (1.23%) Confluence
2 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) JBoss
3 1 (0.61%) Moodle
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Office
2 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.61%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.23%) PaaS
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
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 5 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (3.07%) Firewall
2 3 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.52%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.84%) MS Access
5 2 (1.23%) Biml
5 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.23%) MySQL
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (14.72%) Selenium
2 14 (8.59%) MbUnit
2 14 (8.59%) MSTest
2 14 (8.59%) NUnit
2 14 (8.59%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.36%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.91%) JMeter
5 7 (4.29%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.29%) JIRA
5 7 (4.29%) WinRunner
6 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.45%) JUnit
8 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.23%) JBehave
9 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.23%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.23%) Maven
9 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.23%) Subversion
9 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (7.98%) Manufacturing
2 12 (7.36%) Electronics
2 12 (7.36%) Marketing
2 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Back Office
4 2 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (40.49%) Analyst
2 27 (16.56%) Business Analyst
2 27 (16.56%) Developer
3 19 (11.66%) Test Analyst
4 16 (9.82%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.20%) Agile Developer
6 14 (8.59%) Senior Agile Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Architect
7 13 (7.98%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Consultant
9 6 (3.68%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.07%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) DBA
10 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Technical Architect
10 5 (3.07%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.50%) .NET
2 17 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 17 (10.43%) CSS
2 17 (10.43%) HTML
2 17 (10.43%) KnockoutJS
3 16 (9.82%) HTML5
3 16 (9.82%) jQuery
4 15 (9.20%) AngularJS
4 15 (9.20%) CSS3
5 14 (8.59%) WCF
6 9 (5.52%) Gherkin
7 5 (3.07%) Middleware
8 3 (1.84%) REST
8 3 (1.84%) Web Services
8 3 (1.84%) XML
9 2 (1.23%) J2EE
9 2 (1.23%) Spring
10 1 (0.61%) JSON
10 1 (0.61%) RESTful
10 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.07%) AS400
2 5 (3.07%) iPad
3 3 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.84%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.61%) Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.61%) Economics
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.61%) Replication
5 1 (0.61%) Statistics
5 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.59%) Windows
2 9 (5.52%) Linux
2 9 (5.52%) Unix
3 4 (2.45%) AIX
4 3 (1.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.95%) Scrum
3 25 (15.34%) TDD
4 23 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (13.50%) Project Management
6 19 (11.66%) Web Development
7 18 (11.04%) BDD
8 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (10.43%) MVC
8 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (9.82%) DevOps
10 14 (8.59%) ATDD
10 14 (8.59%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.59%) Programme Management
10 14 (8.59%) Software Testing
10 14 (8.59%) Test-First Development
11 13 (7.98%) SDLC
12 12 (7.36%) Business Analysis
12 12 (7.36%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.63%) SQL
2 19 (11.66%) Java
3 18 (11.04%) C#
4 17 (10.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.59%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.84%) Perl
8 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) Python
9 2 (1.23%) VBA
10 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.88%) ISEB
2 14 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.23%) CISSP
4 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
5 1 (0.61%) CBAP
5 1 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.61%) CLAS
5 1 (0.61%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) GIAC
5 1 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SDET
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) 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%) vSphere
2 1 (0.61%) Xen
2 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) Zenoss
2 3 (1.84%) Ansible
3 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.23%) Terraform
4 1 (0.61%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.61%) Fluentd
4 1 (0.61%) Marathon
4 1 (0.61%) Mesos
4 1 (0.61%) Piwik
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) SAP
2 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.59%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) HP
4 6 (3.68%) Cisco
5 5 (3.07%) BMC
5 5 (3.07%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.84%) Canon
6 3 (1.84%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.84%) F5
6 3 (1.84%) VMware
7 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.61%) Perforce
8 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.61%) Teradata
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