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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 9.28% 6.97% 4.98%
As % of the General category 61.36% 45.95% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 2
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£475 £423 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +25.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £301 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £520 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.98 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -19.51%
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
44 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 15.12% 15.16% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 5
Average daily rate £375 £428 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £14.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.71% -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Plymouth +9 19 £475 +12.42% 6
Exeter -9 3 £368 +5.00% 5
Exmouth - 3 - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) MS Project
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.50%) MS Office
5 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) B2B
5 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.50%) QA
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.50%) Eloqua
6 2 (5.00%) Big Data
6 2 (5.00%) P3O
6 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle 9iAS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Project
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Marketing Executive
5 3 (7.50%) Marketing Executive
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) OpenID
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) zOS
2 1 (2.50%) VME
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) B2B
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C#
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.00%) APMP
3 1 (2.50%) APMG
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.50%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) P3O
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.50%) Eloqua
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) ICL
4 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £301.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago