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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 17.44% 3.13% 22.32%
As % of the General category 88.24% 25.00% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 7
Median daily rate £460 £263 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.23% -47.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £263 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +2.99% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

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 17 4 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 19.77% 12.50% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 8
Median daily rate £540 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -2 15 £460 +75.23%
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (91.30%) SAP
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (47.83%) Marketing
3 11 (47.83%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (47.83%) Programme Management
3 11 (47.83%) Electronics
3 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (47.83%) Manufacturing
3 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
4 10 (43.48%) Ansible
5 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) Java
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
6 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
6 8 (34.78%) REST
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (34.78%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) ISEB
8 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
9 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 5 (21.74%) MS Office
9 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) Risk Identification and Mitigation

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (52.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) LongView
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) JBehave
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 11 (47.83%) Electronics
1 11 (47.83%) Manufacturing
1 11 (47.83%) Marketing
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) UAT Manager
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (13.04%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.70%) MCollective
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Dropwizard
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (47.83%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (47.83%) Programme Management
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) High Availability
8 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) ABAP
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Nessus
2 2 (8.70%) Packer
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Rundeck
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Sonatype
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) BT