The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Contract jobs citing Finance 63 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.98% 12.95% 20.00%
As % of the General category 78.75% 45.76% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 50 42
Median daily rate £370 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £453 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.29% +17.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 80 118 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 24.10% 28.30% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 97 54
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.25 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.51% -38.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £13.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £13.50 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Cardiff

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Cardiff

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Cardiff

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cardiff

Finance
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Finance.

1 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.22%) Banking
2 18 (16.22%) Scrum
2 18 (16.22%) Business Analysis
3 16 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.41%) Project Management
4 15 (13.51%) Java
5 14 (12.61%) Change Management
6 13 (11.71%) Linux
7 12 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (9.01%) ITIL
8 10 (9.01%) Oracle
8 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.11%) HTML
9 9 (8.11%) Business Process Modelling
10 8 (7.21%) Microservices
10 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
10 8 (7.21%) Spring Boot
10 8 (7.21%) Kafka
10 8 (7.21%) RESTful
10 8 (7.21%) Cucumber
10 8 (7.21%) MongoDB
10 8 (7.21%) Hibernate
10 8 (7.21%) Spring
10 8 (7.21%) JSON
10 8 (7.21%) SQL
10 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.31%) HTTP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.80%) Confluence
2 2 (1.80%) JCAPS
2 2 (1.80%) PowerExchange
2 2 (1.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.90%) JBoss
3 1 (0.90%) Luigi
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
2 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.80%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.90%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) PSTN
2 2 (1.80%) Skype
2 2 (1.80%) VoIP
3 1 (0.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) SSH
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (7.21%) MongoDB
1 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.31%) Neo4j
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) DB2
6 2 (1.80%) OLAP
6 2 (1.80%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.60%) JIRA
4 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.70%) JMeter
4 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (1.80%) Ant
5 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.80%) Hudson
5 2 (1.80%) Maven
5 2 (1.80%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.90%) MSTest
6 1 (0.90%) NUnit
6 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.90%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (16.22%) Banking
2 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) French Language
4 2 (1.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Analyst
2 28 (25.23%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.22%) Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Tester
7 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Manual Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) UAT Tester
10 3 (2.70%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Project Support Officer
10 3 (2.70%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) HTML
2 8 (7.21%) Hibernate
2 8 (7.21%) JSON
2 8 (7.21%) Kafka
2 8 (7.21%) RESTful
2 8 (7.21%) Spring
2 8 (7.21%) Spring Boot
3 7 (6.31%) Dropwizard
3 7 (6.31%) iXBRL
3 7 (6.31%) JAX-RS
3 7 (6.31%) REST
4 6 (5.41%) Web Services
5 4 (3.60%) .NET
5 4 (3.60%) XML
6 3 (2.70%) Ajax
6 3 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.80%) CSS
7 2 (1.80%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.80%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Fintech
3 6 (5.41%) NHS
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) AS400
5 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.80%) iSeries
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Linux
2 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
2 7 (6.31%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.22%) Business Analysis
2 18 (16.22%) Scrum
3 16 (14.41%) Project Management
3 16 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.61%) Change Management
5 12 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.01%) ITIL
7 9 (8.11%) Business Process Modelling
8 8 (7.21%) Microservices
9 7 (6.31%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (6.31%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.41%) Migration
10 6 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) Java
2 8 (7.21%) SQL
3 6 (5.41%) Go
4 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.80%) C
5 2 (1.80%) C#
5 2 (1.80%) PHP
5 2 (1.80%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.90%) Groovy
6 1 (0.90%) Perl
6 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (4.50%) ISEB
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) CISSP
4 2 (1.80%) CCVP
4 2 (1.80%) CISA
4 2 (1.80%) CISM
4 2 (1.80%) CRISC
4 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) APMP
5 1 (0.90%) Degree
5 1 (0.90%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.80%) HL7
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.80%) PMO
4 1 (0.90%) COBIT
4 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) Sage
4 5 (4.50%) SAP
5 4 (3.60%) Fiorano
5 4 (3.60%) Teradata
6 3 (2.70%) Avaya
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.70%) HP
6 3 (2.70%) Informatica
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.80%) Polycom
7 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.90%) F5
8 1 (0.90%) Tableau
8 1 (0.90%) Talend
8 1 (0.90%) Thunderhead
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago