Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 41 111 184
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 10.25% 11.37% 13.16%
As % of the General category 31.30% 47.84% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 93 148
Median daily rate £375 £445 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +9.88% +1.25%
10th Percentile £218 £282 £250
90th Percentile £533 £613 £627
Wales median daily rate £413 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +113.46% -71.11%
10th Percentile £15.00 £21.95 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.55 £14.65
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -41.43% +169.23% -67.94%

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 131 232 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.75% 23.77% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 159 284
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £164 £263 £282
90th Percentile £538 £601 £598
Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £13.49 £10.97 £10.13
90th Percentile £25.45 £40.00 £33.52
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.36% +48.33% -4.91%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in South Wales.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2020. 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 -1 22 £365 -18.89% 13
Newport +4 12 £488 +10.80% 2
Monmouthshire +1 5 £750 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
1 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) SAP
5 5 (12.20%) Windows
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.76%) Workload Management
6 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Azure
7 3 (7.32%) AWS
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.32%) Billing
7 3 (7.32%) Google
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) CIMA
7 3 (7.32%) CCAB
7 3 (7.32%) Firewall

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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.44%) iTrent
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MRS
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Azure
2 3 (7.32%) AWS
2 3 (7.32%) GCP
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.44%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) MbUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.88%) MSTest
2 2 (4.88%) NUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (7.32%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
1 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) SUSE
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
1 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Workload Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Enablement
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Operations
7 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 3 (7.32%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Java 8
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) SOQL
2 1 (2.44%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CCAB
2 3 (7.32%) CIMA
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) IFRS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Terraform
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
2 3 (7.32%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) Meraki
3 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Databricks
3 2 (4.88%) F5
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
3 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) Cadence
4 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter