Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 51 153 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.45% 17.57% 10.48%
As % of the General category 45.13% 58.85% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 114 49
Cardiff median daily rate £394 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £264 £234 £179
90th Percentile £500 £650 £504
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
South Wales median hourly rate £27.75 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +85.00% -50.00% -50.82%

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 113 260 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.16% 29.85% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 187 150
Cardiff median daily rate £378 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.48% +9.27% -2.58%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £136
90th Percentile £546 £635 £481
South Wales median daily rate £400 £413 £383
% change year-on-year -3.03% +7.84% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +60.70% -12.88%
10th Percentile £15.00 £21.29 £15.20
90th Percentile £89.75 £84.46 £28.36
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £31.39
% change year-on-year -8.89% -28.32% +56.95%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, 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 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) NHS
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.80%) Azure
4 5 (9.80%) Ansible
4 5 (9.80%) DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.80%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) ETL
4 5 (9.80%) QA
4 5 (9.80%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) Scrum
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) JIRA
5 4 (7.84%) DNS
5 4 (7.84%) Windows
5 4 (7.84%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) Microservices
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.84%) AWS
6 3 (5.88%) Open Source
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.88%) SoapUI

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 (5.88%) OpenEdge
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Azure
2 4 (7.84%) AWS
3 3 (5.88%) GCP
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.96%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.96%) DAB
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) DB2
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) JMeter
2 3 (5.88%) Maven
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.92%) Postman
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.96%) The Grinder
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
1 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
1 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) OpenEdge Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (3.92%) IAM Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.92%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.92%) OAuth
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) BYOD
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 5 (9.80%) DevOps
3 5 (9.80%) ETL
3 5 (9.80%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) Scrum
4 4 (7.84%) Microservices
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
5 3 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (5.88%) Open Source
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 3 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (5.88%) SOA
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) LINC
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Ansible
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (5.88%) Terraform
4 2 (3.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) CyberArk
2 3 (5.88%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) Axiomatics
3 2 (3.92%) Progress
3 2 (3.92%) Teradata
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) F5
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Meraki
4 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds