Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 150 80 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.26% 12.48% 16.98%
As % of the General category 70.09% 60.61% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 58 84
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -1.61% +8.39%
10th Percentile £278 £195 £187
90th Percentile £650 £500 £475
South Wales median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £34.88
% change year-on-year -65.33% +7.53% -29.58%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 214 132 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 24.63% 20.59% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 96 119
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £351 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.96% -9.42% +10.71%
10th Percentile £283 £123 £184
90th Percentile £600 £484 £488
South Wales median daily rate £400 £368 £400
% change year-on-year +8.84% -8.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +66.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.80 £30.00 £14.80
90th Percentile £104.23 £30.00 £30.60
South Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £55.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -67.73% +205.56% -14.29%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Cardiff

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Finance.

1 57 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.00%) Scrum
2 33 (22.00%) Test Automation
3 30 (20.00%) .NET
4 26 (17.33%) TDD
5 24 (16.00%) C#
5 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (12.67%) Project Management
7 18 (12.00%) OO
7 18 (12.00%) HTML
7 18 (12.00%) SQL
7 18 (12.00%) CSS
7 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (11.33%) Banking
9 16 (10.67%) BDD
10 15 (10.00%) Java
11 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (9.33%) DevOps
11 14 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (8.67%) JavaScript
12 13 (8.67%) Windows
13 12 (8.00%) Visual Studio
13 12 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (8.00%) Big Data
14 11 (7.33%) AngularJS
14 11 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (7.33%) SDLC
14 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
14 11 (7.33%) SQL Server

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 6 (4.00%) Confluence
2 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.33%) IIS
3 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) SAS
4 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.33%) InVision
5 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.67%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.33%) SaaS
4 4 (2.67%) Serverless
5 3 (2.00%) IaaS
5 3 (2.00%) Office 365
5 3 (2.00%) PaaS
6 2 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.33%) NuGet
7 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) VPN
2 6 (4.00%) Firewall
3 5 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.00%) SSH
6 2 (1.33%) DNS
6 2 (1.33%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.33%) VoIP
7 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) Intranet
7 1 (0.67%) SSL
7 1 (0.67%) VLAN
7 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) Big Data
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.67%) HPCC
5 3 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.00%) MS Access
6 2 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.33%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.67%) EDMS
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.67%) OLAP
7 1 (0.67%) OLTP
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.67%) JIRA
3 10 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.00%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.67%) Maven
6 4 (2.67%) Selenium
6 4 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.00%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.00%) NCrunch
7 3 (2.00%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.33%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.33%) MbUnit
8 2 (1.33%) MSTest
8 2 (1.33%) Protractor
8 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (11.33%) Banking
2 11 (7.33%) Legal
3 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.67%) Publishing
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Front Office
4 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 60 (40.00%) Developer
2 27 (18.00%) Analyst
3 17 (11.33%) .NET Developer
4 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.67%) MuleSoft Developer
5 9 (6.00%) Consultant
6 8 (5.33%) Architect
6 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.33%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Designer
9 5 (3.33%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.33%) Transition Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.00%) .NET
2 18 (12.00%) CSS
2 18 (12.00%) HTML
3 11 (7.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (6.67%) Web Services
5 9 (6.00%) CSS3
5 9 (6.00%) HTML5
6 7 (4.67%) RESTful
7 5 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.67%) jQuery
8 4 (2.67%) Laravel
8 4 (2.67%) WCF
9 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (2.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (2.00%) Sass
10 2 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.33%) User Experience
4 5 (3.33%) NHS
5 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.33%) AS400
6 2 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.67%) Windows
2 8 (5.33%) Linux
3 5 (3.33%) Check Point GAiA
4 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.00%) Scrum
2 33 (22.00%) Test Automation
3 26 (17.33%) TDD
4 19 (12.67%) Project Management
5 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.00%) OO
6 16 (10.67%) BDD
7 14 (9.33%) DevOps
8 11 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (7.33%) SDLC
8 11 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.67%) Change Management
10 9 (6.00%) Facilities Management
10 9 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.33%) Defect Management
11 8 (5.33%) Front End Development
11 8 (5.33%) ITIL
12 7 (4.67%) MVC
12 7 (4.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.00%) C#
2 18 (12.00%) SQL
3 15 (10.00%) Java
4 13 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.33%) PHP
5 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.33%) Python
6 4 (2.67%) Perl
6 4 (2.67%) VBA
7 3 (2.00%) C
7 3 (2.00%) R
8 2 (1.33%) ES6
8 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Groovy
9 1 (0.67%) Java 8
9 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) CISSP
3 6 (4.00%) CCSA
3 6 (4.00%) CCSE
4 5 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.33%) MCP
4 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) CISM
5 4 (2.67%) ISEB
6 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (1.33%) CRISC
7 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.33%) SSCP
8 1 (0.67%) APMP
8 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) CEH
8 1 (0.67%) GIAC
8 1 (0.67%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
2 8 (5.33%) SLA
3 6 (4.00%) PMO
4 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) Docker
2 4 (2.67%) vSphere
3 2 (1.33%) iptables
3 2 (1.33%) NFS
3 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Ansible
2 5 (3.33%) Puppet
3 4 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.67%) Terraform
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.67%) MuleSoft
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle
4 6 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.00%) Cisco
4 6 (4.00%) VMware
5 5 (3.33%) Google
5 5 (3.33%) OutSystems
5 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.67%) Zend
7 3 (2.00%) Adobe
7 3 (2.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.00%) Tableau
8 2 (1.33%) BT
8 2 (1.33%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.33%) IBM
8 2 (1.33%) Openreach
8 2 (1.33%) Remedy
8 2 (1.33%) Twitter