Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 120 171 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.12% 12.21% 16.66%
As % of the General category 49.38% 55.88% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 138 225
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £278 £286 £205
90th Percentile £575 £560 £450
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Wales median hourly rate £40.55 £61.00 £11.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.52% +417.83% -85.93%
10th Percentile £20.14 £18.30 £11.17
90th Percentile £46.11 £80.40 £12.39
UK median hourly rate £22.35 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.15% +1.49% +25.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 243 306 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.49% 21.84% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 240 305
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £163 £221 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -11.29%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.72 £11.41
90th Percentile £56.50 £70.15 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
South Wales -2 98 £400 +4.85% 14
West Wales +7 14 £550 +7.32% 3
North Wales -3 5 £438 +1.16% 2
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) Banking
3 25 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.33%) Business Analysis
5 21 (17.50%) Project Management
6 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 19 (15.83%) Scrum
8 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 15 (12.50%) SQL
9 15 (12.50%) TDD
10 14 (11.67%) Coaching
11 13 (10.83%) Analytics
11 13 (10.83%) SAP
12 12 (10.00%) Migration
12 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2
13 11 (9.17%) HTML
13 11 (9.17%) Java
13 11 (9.17%) JSON
14 10 (8.33%) CSS
14 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (8.33%) Node.js
14 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
15 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.50%) Oracle
15 9 (7.50%) Retail Banking
16 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
16 8 (6.67%) Data Protection

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 3 (2.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.50%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.17%) npm
3 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.50%) Office 365
5 2 (1.67%) PaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Serverless
5 2 (1.67%) Trello
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) AMQP
2 2 (1.67%) LAN
2 2 (1.67%) SMS
2 2 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) MPLS
3 1 (0.83%) PBX
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.67%) Big Data
4 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.83%) Clusterpoint
5 1 (0.83%) Event Store
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) OLTP
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.83%) Grunt
3 7 (5.83%) gulp
3 7 (5.83%) JIRA
4 6 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (3.33%) Ant
5 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.33%) Maven
6 3 (2.50%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.50%) JUnit
6 3 (2.50%) Mockito
6 3 (2.50%) Subversion
7 2 (1.67%) webpack
8 1 (0.83%) Hudson
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.83%) TestRail
General
1 27 (22.50%) Banking
2 9 (7.50%) Retail Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Electronics
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (24.17%) Analyst
2 23 (19.17%) Developer
3 20 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
7 6 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Designer
8 5 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Business Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Graduate Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Graduate Data Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) SAP Trainer
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) HTML
1 11 (9.17%) JSON
2 10 (8.33%) CSS
2 10 (8.33%) Node.js
3 8 (6.67%) Web Services
4 7 (5.83%) Ajax
4 7 (5.83%) CSS3
4 7 (5.83%) HTML5
5 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.00%) RESTful
6 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.33%) jQuery
6 4 (3.33%) React
6 4 (3.33%) Spring
6 4 (3.33%) XML
7 3 (2.50%) JMS
7 3 (2.50%) JSP
7 3 (2.50%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.50%) XSD
7 3 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Fintech
6 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.83%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.67%) Unix
4 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (18.33%) Business Analysis
4 21 (17.50%) Project Management
5 19 (15.83%) Scrum
6 15 (12.50%) TDD
7 14 (11.67%) Coaching
8 13 (10.83%) Analytics
9 12 (10.00%) Migration
10 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.67%) Data Protection
12 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.83%) Agile Project Management
13 7 (5.83%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.83%) Project Planning
13 7 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (5.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.50%) SQL
3 11 (9.17%) Java
4 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.50%) Python
5 3 (2.50%) XPath
6 2 (1.67%) C
7 1 (0.83%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) ES6
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) Scala
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) ISEB
3 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.67%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) IIBA
5 1 (0.83%) MCDST
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) PMO
2 4 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.33%) GDPR
3 3 (2.50%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) IFRS
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.83%) SAP
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) Perforce
5 2 (1.67%) HP
5 2 (1.67%) Tableau
6 1 (0.83%) Apple
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) Dell
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Lotus
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Symantec