Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 153 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.35% 12.83% 17.46%
As % of the General category 68.30% 61.19% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 66 82
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.34%
10th Percentile £227 £269 £247
90th Percentile £619 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year -75.56% -26.23% +417.83%

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 224 134 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 26.86% 20.97% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 110 127
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £264 £172 £228
90th Percentile £599 £504 £475
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +35.82%
10th Percentile £10.35 £14.30 £14.40
90th Percentile £101.25 £16.10 £17.60
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.84% -13.89% -12.11%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018, 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 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.95%) .NET
2 29 (18.95%) Test Automation
3 27 (17.65%) Banking
4 26 (16.99%) Scrum
4 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
5 23 (15.03%) SQL
5 23 (15.03%) C#
6 21 (13.73%) Windows
6 21 (13.73%) TDD
7 19 (12.42%) Java
8 18 (11.76%) Project Management
8 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 17 (11.11%) OO
10 16 (10.46%) SLA
10 16 (10.46%) Big Data
11 15 (9.80%) BDD
12 14 (9.15%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (9.15%) Management Information System
12 14 (9.15%) Incident Management
13 13 (8.50%) Risk Management
13 13 (8.50%) ITIL
13 13 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (7.84%) MCP
14 12 (7.84%) Visual Studio
14 12 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (7.84%) Change Management
14 12 (7.84%) IT Governance

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 3 (1.96%) Confluence
1 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.31%) IIS
2 2 (1.31%) SAS
2 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.65%) JBoss
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.31%) InVision
4 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.27%) IaaS
3 5 (3.27%) PaaS
4 3 (1.96%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.31%) NuGet
5 2 (1.31%) Office 365
5 2 (1.31%) Serverless
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) Firewall
2 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.61%) VPN
3 3 (1.96%) VoIP
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.31%) DNS
4 2 (1.31%) Network Security
4 2 (1.31%) SSH
4 2 (1.31%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
5 1 (0.65%) VLAN
5 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) Big Data
2 12 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.58%) HPCC
5 5 (3.27%) MS Access
6 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.96%) MySQL
8 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.65%) EDMS
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.65%) OLAP
8 1 (0.65%) OLTP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.58%) Maven
6 6 (3.92%) Mercurial
6 6 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.27%) JIRA
8 4 (2.61%) Ant
8 4 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.96%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.96%) Gradle
9 3 (1.96%) JUnit
9 3 (1.96%) NCrunch
9 3 (1.96%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.96%) Subversion
9 3 (1.96%) TestNG
9 3 (1.96%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 2 (1.31%) CF BOSH
General
1 27 (17.65%) Banking
2 11 (7.19%) Legal
3 7 (4.58%) Publishing
4 6 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.92%) Retail
5 4 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.96%) Front Office
7 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 56 (36.60%) Developer
2 40 (26.14%) Analyst
3 18 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.50%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.84%) Incident Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.58%) Architect
7 7 (4.58%) MuleSoft Developer
7 7 (4.58%) PHP Developer
7 7 (4.58%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Consultant
8 6 (3.92%) Designer
8 6 (3.92%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.27%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Transition Analyst
10 4 (2.61%) Access VBA Developer
10 4 (2.61%) Developer in Test
10 4 (2.61%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.95%) .NET
2 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET
2 11 (7.19%) Web Services
3 10 (6.54%) CSS
3 10 (6.54%) HTML
4 7 (4.58%) Laravel
5 6 (3.92%) Spring
6 5 (3.27%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.61%) jQuery
7 4 (2.61%) XML
8 3 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.96%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (1.96%) CSS3
8 3 (1.96%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.96%) HTML5
8 3 (1.96%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (1.96%) REST
8 3 (1.96%) RESTful
8 3 (1.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Management Information System
1 14 (9.15%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.88%) AS400
3 9 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.23%) User Experience
5 4 (2.61%) NHS
6 3 (1.96%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) CMDB
8 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.73%) Windows
2 6 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.27%) Linux
4 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.31%) Check Point GAiA
5 2 (1.31%) Unix
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.95%) Test Automation
3 26 (16.99%) Scrum
4 21 (13.73%) TDD
5 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (11.76%) Project Management
6 17 (11.11%) OO
7 15 (9.80%) BDD
8 14 (9.15%) Incident Management
9 13 (8.50%) ITIL
9 13 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.50%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.84%) Change Management
10 12 (7.84%) IT Governance
11 11 (7.19%) DevOps
11 11 (7.19%) Service Management
12 10 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.88%) Facilities Management
13 9 (5.88%) SDLC
14 8 (5.23%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.03%) C#
1 23 (15.03%) SQL
2 19 (12.42%) Java
3 9 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.23%) PHP
5 6 (3.92%) Python
5 6 (3.92%) VBA
6 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.96%) Perl
7 3 (1.96%) R
8 2 (1.31%) C
8 2 (1.31%) C++
8 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) Java 8
9 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.84%) MCP
2 10 (6.54%) Degree
3 4 (2.61%) CISSP
3 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) CCSA
4 3 (1.96%) CCSE
4 3 (1.96%) ISEB
4 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.31%) SSCP
6 1 (0.65%) APMP
6 1 (0.65%) CEH
6 1 (0.65%) CISM
6 1 (0.65%) CRISC
6 1 (0.65%) GIAC
6 1 (0.65%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.46%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) PMO
3 5 (3.27%) QA
4 3 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.96%) Docker
3 3 (1.96%) vSphere
4 2 (1.31%) iptables
4 2 (1.31%) NFS
4 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Ansible
2 5 (3.27%) Puppet
3 3 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.65%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.88%) IBM
3 8 (5.23%) MuleSoft
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle
4 7 (4.58%) OutSystems
4 7 (4.58%) VMware
4 7 (4.58%) Zend
5 5 (3.27%) Adobe
6 3 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco
6 3 (1.96%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.96%) Tableau
7 2 (1.31%) BT
7 2 (1.31%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.31%) Openreach
7 2 (1.31%) Remedy
7 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) Teradata