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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.58% 28.00% 13.04%
As % of the General category 92.31% 93.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
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£498 £668 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.46% +48.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £528 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £748 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
13 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 16.88% 30.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 12
Average daily rate £460 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £207 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £745 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -4 12 £498 -25.46% 2
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (19.05%) EDRMS
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (4.76%) XenApp
7 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle AGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix