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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 39 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.05% 8.14% 15.38%
As % of the General category 54.93% 53.85% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 9
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£388 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £500 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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
71 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.11% 15.12% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 10
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £13.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £30.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 -6 22 £378 -31.36% 7
Plymouth +5 13 £446 +4.82% 1
Exmouth - - - - 2
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 23 (34.33%) PRINCE2
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Project Management
3 19 (28.36%) Oracle
4 16 (23.88%) .NET
5 15 (22.39%) Java
6 14 (20.90%) Waterfall
7 13 (19.40%) QA
7 13 (19.40%) MS Project
7 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.93%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
9 9 (13.43%) Middleware
9 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
11 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
11 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.45%) SOA
12 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.96%) ITIL
12 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.96%) Degree
12 6 (8.96%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
13 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (7.46%) Coaching
13 5 (7.46%) Scrum
13 5 (7.46%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.99%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Project
2 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS Office
4 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.49%) Summit
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Subversion
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) NuGet
2 2 (2.99%) NUnit
2 2 (2.99%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Local Government
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Programme Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
5 5 (7.46%) PMO Lead
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Office Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) Middleware
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (7.46%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.48%) JSON
5 3 (4.48%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) CSS3
6 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.99%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) jQuery
6 2 (2.99%) Ajax
6 2 (2.99%) RESTful
6 2 (2.99%) OpenID
6 2 (2.99%) HTML5
6 2 (2.99%) Ninject
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) SAML
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) PMI
3 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) PRINCE2
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.45%) SOA
6 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.96%) ITIL
8 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 5 (7.46%) Coaching
9 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.48%) TDD
10 3 (4.48%) Migration
10 3 (4.48%) OO
10 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Java
2 5 (7.46%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.99%) COBOL
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.49%) VB6
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) PMP
3 5 (7.46%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (4.48%) ISEB
5 3 (4.48%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) APMP
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) APMG
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.49%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.49%) VMware
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
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