Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 95 97 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.60% 14.63% 14.89%
As % of the General category 56.21% 71.32% 54.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 83 91
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £189 £186 £213
90th Percentile £538 £523 £469
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +196.30% +12.52%
South Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +191.73%

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 169 136 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.63% 20.51% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 116 159
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £206 £183 £215
90th Percentile £536 £538 £450
South Wales median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £28.00 £36.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.76% +168.52% -1.80%
10th Percentile £13.80 £32.13 £12.75
90th Percentile £29.60 £39.38 £30.53
South Wales median hourly rate £42.50 £35.14 £29.75
% change year-on-year +20.96% +18.10% +95.08%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) SQL
3 13 (13.68%) Banking
4 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.63%) DevOps
4 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (11.58%) C#
5 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
5 11 (11.58%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (10.53%) Migration
6 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.53%) .NET
6 10 (10.53%) Scrum
7 8 (8.42%) Project Management
7 8 (8.42%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.42%) HTML
7 8 (8.42%) Java
7 8 (8.42%) CSS
7 8 (8.42%) Windows
7 8 (8.42%) ETL
7 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.37%) OLTP
8 7 (7.37%) Linux
8 7 (7.37%) Web Services
8 7 (7.37%) OLAP

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 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.11%) Confluence
1 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.05%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.05%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Office 365
4 1 (1.05%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.05%) IaaS
4 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) LAN
2 3 (3.16%) Network Security
2 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) IPv4
4 1 (1.05%) Skype
4 1 (1.05%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.37%) OLAP
3 7 (7.37%) OLTP
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.11%) RavenDB
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Power BI
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.26%) JIRA
2 3 (3.16%) Selenium
3 2 (2.11%) CF BOSH
3 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) JMeter
3 2 (2.11%) MbUnit
3 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.11%) MSTest
3 2 (2.11%) NUnit
3 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.05%) Ant
4 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.05%) Gradle
4 1 (1.05%) JUnit
4 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.05%) TestNG
General
1 13 (13.68%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Marketing
3 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.21%) Back Office
4 4 (4.21%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Electronics
5 3 (3.16%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Automotive
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Analyst
2 13 (13.68%) Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.37%) Report Writer
5 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Architect
5 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Designer
8 3 (3.16%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Scrum Master
8 3 (3.16%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.11%) IT Support
9 2 (2.11%) IT Technician
9 2 (2.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) CSS
2 8 (8.42%) HTML
3 7 (7.37%) Web Services
4 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.26%) SOAP
5 5 (5.26%) WCF
6 4 (4.21%) NHibernate
6 4 (4.21%) REST
6 4 (4.21%) XML
7 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.16%) CSS3
7 3 (3.16%) HTML5
7 3 (3.16%) RESTful
8 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.11%) RxJS
8 2 (2.11%) Velocity
9 1 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Fintech
2 6 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.21%) User Experience
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) AS400
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (12.63%) DevOps
2 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
4 10 (10.53%) Migration
4 10 (10.53%) Scrum
5 8 (8.42%) ETL
5 8 (8.42%) Project Management
5 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.37%) Asset Management
6 7 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.37%) Risk Management
7 6 (6.32%) TDD
8 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.26%) ITIL
8 5 (5.26%) OO
8 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.26%) User Stories
9 4 (4.21%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) C#
3 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.42%) Java
4 8 (8.42%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.21%) R
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.11%) PHP
6 2 (2.11%) Python
6 2 (2.11%) Ruby
6 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) Scala
7 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) CISA
1 2 (2.11%) CISM
1 2 (2.11%) CISSP
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (1.05%) CEH
2 1 (1.05%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.05%) MCP
2 1 (1.05%) OSCP
2 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.05%) PMP
2 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) PMO
2 3 (3.16%) GDPR
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (1.05%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) etcd
2 1 (1.05%) flannel
2 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Ansible
1 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.21%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.05%) Nessus
3 1 (1.05%) Nmap
3 1 (1.05%) rkt
3 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) SAP
3 3 (3.16%) AppDynamics
3 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco
3 3 (3.16%) F5
3 3 (3.16%) Juniper
3 3 (3.16%) Splunk
3 3 (3.16%) Vyatta
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) Casewise
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos
5 1 (1.05%) Google
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) Qualys
5 1 (1.05%) Sage
5 1 (1.05%) Symantec
5 1 (1.05%) VMware