The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Devon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 9.49% 7.78% 9.83%
As % of the General category 53.33% 43.75% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £350 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.24 £19.39 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.18% -56.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+0.56% -14.84%
General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.79% 17.78% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £406 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +162.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £27.70 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Finance
South West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +11 17 £400 +14.28% 1
Plymouth - 7 £433 - 1
Exmouth - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - -
Paignton - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 17 (45.95%) PRINCE2
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) Project Management
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) MS Project
6 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.92%) PMI
7 7 (18.92%) PMP
7 7 (18.92%) PMI Certification
7 7 (18.92%) Middleware
7 7 (18.92%) Java
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) C#
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.51%) XML
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
10 4 (10.81%) TDD
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Subversion
10 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
10 4 (10.81%) Spring
10 4 (10.81%) Degree
10 4 (10.81%) JSON
10 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (10.81%) REST

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Project
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MS Access
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) NuGet
2 3 (8.11%) NUnit
2 3 (8.11%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Project Manager
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Business Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) Middleware
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 4 (10.81%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) JSON
5 3 (8.11%) Ninject
6 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
7 1 (2.70%) LAMP
7 1 (2.70%) Cocoa
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) PMI
2 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) PRINCE2
2 13 (35.14%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) Benchmarking
8 2 (5.41%) Kanban
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) VB6
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) VB
3 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) XQuery
4 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) PMP
1 7 (18.92%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 14001
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) Sage
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy