Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 77 106 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.49% 16.96% 14.37%
As % of the General category 55.40% 72.11% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 92 120
Cardiff median daily rate £409 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +11.89% -4.67%
10th Percentile £180 £190 £193
90th Percentile £502 £488 £450
South Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.47% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £61.00 £54.03
% change year-on-year -50.82% +12.91% +208.71%

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 139 147 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.94% 23.52% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 127 199
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.36% -5.07%
10th Percentile £123 £188 £223
90th Percentile £500 £515 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.00 £25.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.81% +57.81% -28.89%
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year +175.00% -62.96% +208.57%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (23.38%) SQL
3 17 (22.08%) Banking
4 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 12 (15.58%) Scrum
7 10 (12.99%) TDD
8 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.69%) Project Management
8 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (10.39%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (9.09%) BDD
10 7 (9.09%) .NET
10 7 (9.09%) Migration
11 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (7.79%) HTML
11 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (7.79%) CSS
11 6 (7.79%) CRM
11 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.49%) User Stories
12 5 (6.49%) Software Delivery
12 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
12 5 (6.49%) DevOps
12 5 (6.49%) Fintech

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 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) SAP CO
2 4 (5.19%) SAP FI
2 4 (5.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (3.90%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.30%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Trello
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) npm
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.60%) IPv4
4 1 (1.30%) Skype
4 1 (1.30%) SMS
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) OLAP
3 4 (5.19%) OLTP
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.60%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Power BI
6 1 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
4 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.60%) JMeter
4 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.30%) Ant
5 1 (1.30%) Gradle
5 1 (1.30%) Grunt
5 1 (1.30%) gulp
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) MbUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.30%) MSTest
5 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.30%) TestNG
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.08%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Automotive
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Designer
6 4 (5.19%) Project Assistant
6 4 (5.19%) Report Writer
6 4 (5.19%) SAP Trainer
6 4 (5.19%) Scrum Master
6 4 (5.19%) Trainer
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support
7 3 (3.90%) IT Technician
7 3 (3.90%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Support Assistant
7 3 (3.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) CSS
2 6 (7.79%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.19%) NHibernate
4 4 (5.19%) XML
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.90%) REST
5 3 (3.90%) SOAP
5 3 (3.90%) WCF
6 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.60%) CSS3
6 2 (2.60%) HTML5
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) JSON
6 2 (2.60%) Node.js
6 2 (2.60%) React
6 2 (2.60%) RxJS
7 1 (1.30%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Fintech
3 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.30%) PMI
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 12 (15.58%) Scrum
5 10 (12.99%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.09%) BDD
7 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.79%) CRM
9 5 (6.49%) DevOps
9 5 (6.49%) ETL
9 5 (6.49%) Software Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) User Stories
10 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.19%) ITIL
10 4 (5.19%) OO
10 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.49%) C#
3 5 (6.49%) Java
3 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Scala
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) ES6
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.30%) IIBA
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) PMO
2 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.90%) GDPR
4 2 (2.60%) QA
5 1 (1.30%) IFRS
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Ansible
1 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) AppDynamics
3 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) F5
3 3 (3.90%) Juniper
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Splunk
3 3 (3.90%) Vyatta
4 1 (1.30%) Casewise
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos
4 1 (1.30%) Perforce
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec