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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Wales / West Wales
Rank 13 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 12.77% 4.00% 28.71%
As % of the General category 63.16% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Median daily rate £449 £263 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.85% -47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £263 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

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
19 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 20.21% 8.00% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 6
Median daily rate £449 £269 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.16% -46.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £264 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £274 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Swansea -5 12 £449 +70.85% 2
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 21 (91.30%) SAP
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (47.83%) Marketing
3 11 (47.83%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (47.83%) Electronics
3 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (47.83%) Manufacturing
3 11 (47.83%) Programme Management
4 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) Java
6 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 8 (34.78%) Ansible
7 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (26.09%) ISEB
8 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) MS Office
9 5 (21.74%) Risk Identification and Mitigation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (52.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) LongView
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) JBehave
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (47.83%) Electronics
1 11 (47.83%) Manufacturing
1 11 (47.83%) Marketing
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) UAT Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SAP PI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) Dropwizard
3 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) MCollective
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (47.83%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (47.83%) Programme Management
3 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) High Availability
8 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Nessus
2 2 (8.70%) Packer
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Rundeck
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Sonatype
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) BT
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