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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Finance 32 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.76% 18.51% 24.92%
As % of the General category 58.18% 61.18% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 75
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -1.29%  

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 55 85 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.77% 30.25% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 97
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.11%) Banking
3 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.79%) Scrum
4 15 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 11 (11.58%) Project Management
6 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.42%) Java
8 8 (8.42%) SAP
9 7 (7.37%) Web Services
9 7 (7.37%) Oracle
9 7 (7.37%) ITIL
9 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.37%) Mobile First
9 7 (7.37%) Fintech
9 7 (7.37%) Regulatory Compliance
10 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.32%) Retail
10 6 (6.32%) ERP
10 6 (6.32%) SQL
10 6 (6.32%) Migration
11 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.26%) Change Management
11 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse

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%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.11%) Confluence
1 2 (2.11%) SAS
1 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
1 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.05%) JCAPS
2 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP HR
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.16%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.11%) Sage X3
3 2 (2.11%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.11%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.05%) Sage 50
4 1 (1.05%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) PSTN
2 2 (2.11%) Skype
2 2 (2.11%) VoIP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) SSH
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.21%) Neo4j
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) OLAP
4 2 (2.11%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.11%) Ant
4 2 (2.11%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.11%) Hudson
4 2 (2.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (22.11%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) French Language
4 2 (2.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.05%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Analyst
2 22 (23.16%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Tester
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Designer
7 4 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Manual Tester
7 4 (4.21%) Support Officer
7 4 (4.21%) UAT Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) Web Services
2 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 5 (5.26%) JSON
2 5 (5.26%) Kafka
2 5 (5.26%) RESTful
2 5 (5.26%) Spring
2 5 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 4 (4.21%) Dropwizard
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 4 (4.21%) iXBRL
3 4 (4.21%) JAX-RS
3 4 (4.21%) REST
4 3 (3.16%) .NET
5 2 (2.11%) XML
6 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.05%) Ajax
6 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.05%) Velocity
6 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Fintech
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
4 3 (3.16%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.05%) AS400
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
2 4 (4.21%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 15 (15.79%) Scrum
4 11 (11.58%) Project Management
5 9 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (7.37%) ITIL
6 7 (7.37%) Mobile First
6 7 (7.37%) Regulatory Compliance
6 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.32%) ERP
7 6 (6.32%) Migration
8 5 (5.26%) Change Management
8 5 (5.26%) Coaching
8 5 (5.26%) Microservices
8 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) Java
2 6 (6.32%) SQL
3 3 (3.16%) Go
4 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.11%) C#
4 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) ISEB
3 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.16%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.11%) CCVP
4 2 (2.11%) CISA
4 2 (2.11%) CISM
4 2 (2.11%) CISSP
4 2 (2.11%) CRISC
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.05%) COBIT
3 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.05%) HL7
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Ansible
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) SAP
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco
5 2 (2.11%) Avaya
5 2 (2.11%) Fiorano
5 2 (2.11%) Polycom
5 2 (2.11%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.05%) F5
6 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (1.05%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) Remedy
6 1 (1.05%) Thunderhead
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