The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 27 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.09% 6.71% 6.76%
As % of the General category 51.52% 55.26% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 10
Average daily rate £325 £491 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £441 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £547 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Finance
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.83% 12.14% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 20
Average daily rate £325 £488 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £319 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.25 £36.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +160.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Devon region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Devon region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Devon region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -17 7 £188 -61.73% 1
Exeter +4 4 £325 -40.90% 2
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Document Management
3 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) ISO 14001
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.12%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 3 (9.09%) QA
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) SCCM
6 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Project Implementation Manager
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) CRM Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) Doctrine
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) HTML5
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) BYOD
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Document Management
2 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) CRM
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Coaching
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 14001
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Thunderhead
2 1 (3.03%) Zend