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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 26 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.87% 14.36% 6.79%
As % of the General category 36.11% 56.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
Average daily rate
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£306 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £550 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
36 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.48% 25.64% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 11
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.66% +44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Exeter -16 7 £306 -32.00% 3
Plymouth -6 1 £350 -30.00% 2
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
6 3 (8.57%) B2B
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Eloqua
7 2 (5.71%) HTML5
7 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 2 (5.71%) Banking
7 2 (5.71%) Local Government
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Advertising
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Project
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Agresso
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) gulp
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
1 13 (37.14%) Business Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Marketing Executive
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing Executive
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) CSS3
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Sass
3 1 (2.86%) LESS
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) DTV
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
6 3 (8.57%) B2B
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.86%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (8.57%) Eloqua
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) ICL
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
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