Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 98 145 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 10.36% 12.92% 17.66%
As % of the General category 48.51% 55.34% 68.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 121 202
South Wales median daily rate £400 £376 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% +3.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £213
90th Percentile £522 £503 £450
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate £45.00 £61.00 £11.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.23% +417.83% -47.64%
10th Percentile £42.50 £18.30 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £80.40 £12.39
Wales median hourly rate £40.55 £61.00 £11.78
% change year-on-year -33.52% +417.83% -47.64%

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 202 262 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.35% 23.35% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 208 274
South Wales median daily rate £378 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £168 £231 £227
90th Percentile £525 £513 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
South Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £20.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -12.11% +2.40%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.02 £10.52
90th Percentile £59.00 £72.20 £25.53
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -0.20%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 83 £400 +6.67% 13
Newport +8 7 £375 -6.25% 1
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Banking
3 24 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
5 16 (16.33%) Business Analysis
6 15 (15.31%) Scrum
7 14 (14.29%) Project Management
8 12 (12.24%) TDD
8 12 (12.24%) Analytics
9 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.20%) Migration
10 10 (10.20%) SQL
11 9 (9.18%) HTML
11 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
11 9 (9.18%) SAP
11 9 (9.18%) Retail Banking
11 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.16%) JSON
12 8 (8.16%) Node.js
12 8 (8.16%) CSS
12 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (7.14%) CSS3
13 7 (7.14%) HTML5
13 7 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
13 7 (7.14%) Credit Risk
13 7 (7.14%) Ajax

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.02%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (4.08%) SAP CO
1 4 (4.08%) SAP FI
1 4 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.06%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.02%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.02%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.02%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.02%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) npm
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Trello
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) LAN
1 1 (1.02%) PBX
1 1 (1.02%) SAN
1 1 (1.02%) SMS
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.02%) VPN
1 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) Big Data
2 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.02%) OLTP
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.14%) Grunt
1 7 (7.14%) gulp
2 6 (6.12%) SonarQube
3 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.04%) webpack
6 1 (1.02%) Ant
6 1 (1.02%) Hudson
6 1 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (27.55%) Banking
2 9 (9.18%) Retail Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 20 (20.41%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 6 (6.12%) Banking Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Designer
8 4 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Business Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Graduate
8 4 (4.08%) Graduate Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Graduate Data Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) SAP Trainer
8 4 (4.08%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) HTML
2 8 (8.16%) CSS
2 8 (8.16%) JSON
2 8 (8.16%) Node.js
3 7 (7.14%) Ajax
3 7 (7.14%) CSS3
3 7 (7.14%) HTML5
4 4 (4.08%) React
5 3 (3.06%) Angular 2
5 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.02%) Apache FOP
7 1 (1.02%) Django
7 1 (1.02%) Flask
7 1 (1.02%) jQuery
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.02%) Redux
7 1 (1.02%) Sass
7 1 (1.02%) Spring
7 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.02%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.02%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.02%) PMI
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Unix
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) AIX
3 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.33%) Business Analysis
4 15 (15.31%) Scrum
5 14 (14.29%) Project Management
6 12 (12.24%) Analytics
6 12 (12.24%) TDD
7 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.20%) Migration
9 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (6.12%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.12%) Coaching
11 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.12%) User Stories
12 5 (5.10%) BDD
12 5 (5.10%) Resource Management
12 5 (5.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.08%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) C
4 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) C++
5 1 (1.02%) ES6
5 1 (1.02%) Perl
5 1 (1.02%) Python
5 1 (1.02%) Scala
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.04%) ISEB
2 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.04%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) IIBA
3 1 (1.02%) MCDST
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.08%) GDPR
1 4 (4.08%) PMO
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) IFRS
3 1 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) SAP
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 5 (5.10%) Perforce
5 2 (2.04%) Tableau
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Lotus
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.02%) Symantec