The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 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
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 5.26% 3.03% 12.12%
As % of the General category 66.67% 100.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £265 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.07% -39.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £265 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £265 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +31.57% -3.79%  

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 West Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3 1 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 7.89% 3.03% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £550 £265 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.54% -36.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Wales

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in West Wales

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in West Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
Swansea -4 2 £350 +32.07% 1
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (88.24%) SAP
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 5 (29.41%) Electronics
4 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (29.41%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (29.41%) Ansible
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) UAT Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) JDBC
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) BPR
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.88%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) BT