The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 20 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 6.11% 5.56% 5.33%
As % of the General category 66.67% 40.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £328 £438 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.02% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £438 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £438 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.87% -22.44%
General Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.16% 13.89% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £310 £250 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £190 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Finance
Wales

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -14 8 £328 -25.02% 8
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
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