Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 123 82 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.81% 12.89% 19.96%
As % of the General category 62.76% 62.12% 61.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 86
Cardiff median daily rate £419 £387 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% +3.20% +5.34%
10th Percentile £278 £300 £236
90th Percentile £606 £526 £488
South Wales median daily rate £428 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.70% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.50% +196.30% +15.98%
10th Percentile £10.50 £40.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £11.50 £40.00 £30.53
South Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -72.50% +196.30% +15.98%

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 196 132 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 25.19% 20.75% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 112 138
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.34%
10th Percentile £277 £225 £234
90th Percentile £575 £536 £450
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +14.81% +17.39%
10th Percentile £10.30 £14.35 £12.75
90th Percentile £24.70 £35.25 £28.20
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -34.78% +12.20% +12.33%

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 August 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 August 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 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.76%) Banking
3 19 (15.45%) Scrum
4 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.63%) SQL
5 16 (13.01%) Java
5 16 (13.01%) Windows
5 16 (13.01%) Project Management
6 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.57%) Risk Management
7 13 (10.57%) C#
8 11 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.13%) DevOps
9 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
9 10 (8.13%) Degree
10 9 (7.32%) IT Governance
10 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
10 9 (7.32%) TDD
10 9 (7.32%) SLA
10 9 (7.32%) Web Services
10 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
11 8 (6.50%) Microservices
11 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (6.50%) ITIL
11 8 (6.50%) .NET
12 7 (5.69%) IBM

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 2 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (1.63%) Confluence
1 2 (1.63%) IIS
1 2 (1.63%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) Anypoint
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.63%) InVision
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.63%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.63%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.81%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) IaaS
2 4 (3.25%) PaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.81%) NuGet
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Network Security
2 3 (2.44%) Internet
2 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.44%) VoIP
3 2 (1.63%) Firewall
3 2 (1.63%) SSL
3 2 (1.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.81%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) SAN
4 1 (0.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.81%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.81%) VLAN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.69%) Big Data
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.25%) HPCC
4 4 (3.25%) OLAP
4 4 (3.25%) OLTP
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.63%) MS Access
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.81%) EDMS
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.69%) JIRA
3 5 (4.07%) Maven
3 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.44%) Ant
5 3 (2.44%) Gradle
5 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.44%) JUnit
5 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 3 (2.44%) TestNG
6 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.63%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.63%) CF BOSH
6 2 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.81%) MSTest
7 1 (0.81%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (22.76%) Banking
2 7 (5.69%) Marketing
3 4 (3.25%) Back Office
3 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.25%) Publishing
3 4 (3.25%) Retail Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.44%) Electronics
4 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (29.27%) Analyst
2 25 (20.33%) Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.32%) Architect
5 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.69%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Consultant
7 5 (4.07%) Designer
7 5 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.25%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Report Writer
8 4 (3.25%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.25%) UX Designer
9 3 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (2.44%) Scrum Master
9 3 (2.44%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) Web Services
2 8 (6.50%) .NET
3 7 (5.69%) CSS
3 7 (5.69%) HTML
4 6 (4.88%) Spring
5 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.07%) SOAP
5 5 (4.07%) XML
6 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.25%) Laravel
6 4 (3.25%) REST
7 3 (2.44%) CSS3
7 3 (2.44%) HTML5
7 3 (2.44%) RESTful
7 3 (2.44%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.44%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.63%) Middleware
8 2 (1.63%) Velocity
8 2 (1.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.69%) AS400
3 7 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.69%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.81%) Robotics
7 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.44%) Unix
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.45%) Scrum
3 16 (13.01%) Project Management
4 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.57%) Risk Management
5 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
6 11 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (8.13%) DevOps
8 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.32%) IT Governance
8 9 (7.32%) TDD
9 8 (6.50%) ITIL
9 8 (6.50%) Microservices
10 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.69%) BDD
10 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.69%) Kanban
10 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.63%) SQL
2 16 (13.01%) Java
3 13 (10.57%) C#
4 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.69%) PHP
5 6 (4.88%) R
6 5 (4.07%) Python
6 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.44%) VBA
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) C
8 2 (1.63%) C++
8 2 (1.63%) Perl
8 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) MCP
3 2 (1.63%) CISA
3 2 (1.63%) CISM
3 2 (1.63%) CISSP
3 2 (1.63%) ISEB
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (0.81%) APMG
4 1 (0.81%) APMP
4 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) OSCP
4 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PMP
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) PMO
2 6 (4.88%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) etcd
3 1 (0.81%) flannel
3 1 (0.81%) iptables
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.81%) NFS
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Ansible
1 5 (4.07%) Puppet
2 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) Nessus
4 1 (0.81%) Nmap
4 1 (0.81%) rkt
4 1 (0.81%) Terraform
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) IBM
3 6 (4.88%) SAP
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle
5 4 (3.25%) Adobe
5 4 (3.25%) Zend
6 3 (2.44%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.44%) VMware
7 2 (1.63%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.63%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.81%) Capita
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix
8 1 (0.81%) F5
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.81%) Qualys
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) WooCommerce