The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 13.48% 13.75% 24.14%
As % of the General category 95.00% 91.67% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
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£406 £495 £668
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% -25.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £528 £748
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.16%
Finance
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

General Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 14.18% 15.00% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 13
Average daily rate £400 £425 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the West Wales region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +5 17 £438 -11.61%
Carmarthenshire - 1 £325 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Agresso
7 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) HFM
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.15%) MS Access
8 5 (15.15%) ERP
8 5 (15.15%) SLA
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) MS Office
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (12.12%) Service Management
9 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) ITSM
10 3 (9.09%) Change Control
10 3 (9.09%) Open Source
10 3 (9.09%) Web Services
11 2 (6.06%) SAP
11 2 (6.06%) C

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Agresso
2 5 (15.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) InterBase
2 1 (3.03%) Firebird
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Service Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Procurement Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XHTML
2 1 (3.03%) OLE
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) ERP
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) ITSM
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Change Control
9 3 (9.09%) Open Source
10 2 (6.06%) People Management
10 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C
3 1 (3.03%) Delphi
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle