The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 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
UK > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 92 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.48% 16.55% 16.88%
As % of the General category 36.36% 68.15% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 111
Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.68%  
10th Percentile £290 £241 £185
90th Percentile £538 £568 £455
UK median daily rate £471 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.61%  
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.19% -2.38%  

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 110 135 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.83% 24.28% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 222
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +6.23%  
10th Percentile £264 £257 £185
90th Percentile £544 £650 £455
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Wales median hourly rate £17.36 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.25% +72.00%  
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.93 £9.60
90th Percentile £59.88 £33.50 £20.55
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +17.77% -  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Wales

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Wales

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Wales

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -17 33 £400 +14.28% 12
West Wales -2 2 £350 +32.07% 1
North Wales -3 1 £110 - 4
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.88%) SAP
3 24 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
5 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
6 21 (13.91%) Oracle
6 21 (13.91%) Banking
7 19 (12.58%) PRINCE2
8 17 (11.26%) SQL
8 17 (11.26%) Project Management
9 16 (10.60%) Java
9 16 (10.60%) Business Analysis
10 15 (9.93%) Scrum
10 15 (9.93%) Programme Management
10 15 (9.93%) Configuration Management
11 14 (9.27%) SC Cleared
12 13 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (7.95%) Oracle Financials
14 11 (7.28%) Migration
14 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.28%) Web Services
15 10 (6.62%) PL/SQL
15 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (6.62%) ISEB
15 10 (6.62%) REST
15 10 (6.62%) Jenkins
15 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.32%) Confluence
1 2 (1.32%) MS Project Server
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (1.32%) SAS
1 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
1 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.66%) JCAPS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (4.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.31%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.99%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (1.32%) Sage X3
5 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.32%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.32%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.66%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.66%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.66%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) PSTN
2 2 (1.32%) Skype
2 2 (1.32%) VoIP
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) SSH
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.97%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.31%) Neo4j
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.32%) OLAP
5 2 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.66%) Power BI
6 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.65%) JIRA
5 3 (1.99%) Maven
6 2 (1.32%) Ant
6 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.32%) Hudson
6 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.66%) Selenium
7 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (13.91%) Banking
2 9 (5.96%) Marketing
3 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Electronics
4 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
5 3 (1.99%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) French Language
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.66%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (20.53%) Analyst
2 23 (15.23%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.57%) Developer
4 15 (9.93%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.96%) DBA
6 9 (5.96%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (5.30%) Consultant
8 6 (3.97%) Administrator
8 6 (3.97%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Support Officer
8 6 (3.97%) Tester
8 6 (3.97%) UAT Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Architect
9 5 (3.31%) Project Officer
9 5 (3.31%) Project Support Officer
10 4 (2.65%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.28%) Web Services
2 10 (6.62%) REST
3 7 (4.64%) Hibernate
3 7 (4.64%) Spring
4 6 (3.97%) .NET
4 6 (3.97%) JSON
4 6 (3.97%) Kafka
4 6 (3.97%) RESTful
4 6 (3.97%) Spring Boot
5 5 (3.31%) Dropwizard
5 5 (3.31%) HTML
5 5 (3.31%) iXBRL
5 5 (3.31%) JAX-RS
6 4 (2.65%) XML
7 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.32%) SOAP
7 2 (1.32%) WCF
8 1 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.96%) NHS
3 6 (3.97%) Fintech
3 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.32%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.66%) AS400
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) PMI
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.64%) Linux
2 5 (3.31%) Mac OS X
2 5 (3.31%) Unix
3 4 (2.65%) Windows
4 3 (1.99%) pSOS
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (12.58%) PRINCE2
4 17 (11.26%) Project Management
5 16 (10.60%) Business Analysis
6 15 (9.93%) Configuration Management
6 15 (9.93%) Programme Management
6 15 (9.93%) Scrum
7 13 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.28%) Migration
10 10 (6.62%) Performance Management
11 9 (5.96%) ITIL
12 8 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (5.30%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.64%) Regulatory Compliance
13 7 (4.64%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.26%) SQL
2 16 (10.60%) Java
3 10 (6.62%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.65%) C#
5 4 (2.65%) Go
6 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) ABAP
7 1 (0.66%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.62%) ISEB
4 6 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.65%) Degree
6 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.99%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.32%) CCAB
7 2 (1.32%) CCVP
7 2 (1.32%) CISA
7 2 (1.32%) CISM
7 2 (1.32%) CISSP
7 2 (1.32%) CRISC
8 1 (0.66%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.66%) PMP
8 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) P3O
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) PMO
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) COBIT
4 1 (0.66%) HL7
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Ansible
2 3 (1.99%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) SAP
2 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.91%) Oracle
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco
4 3 (1.99%) Sage
5 2 (1.32%) Avaya
5 2 (1.32%) Fiorano
5 2 (1.32%) Polycom
5 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.66%) Epicor
6 1 (0.66%) F5
6 1 (0.66%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.66%) Remedy
6 1 (0.66%) Software AG
6 1 (0.66%) Thunderhead
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