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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 32 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.55% 7.74% 6.81%
As % of the General category 34.21% 59.09% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
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£505 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £362 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £510 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.38 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year
- -4.78%
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
38 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.29% 13.10% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 6
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £209 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £37.50 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Plymouth -8 9 £493 +15.88% 3
Exeter - 3 £469 - 7
Exmouth - - - - 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (32.14%) PRINCE2
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) Oracle
5 10 (17.86%) Java
5 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.29%) .NET
7 8 (14.29%) MS Project
7 8 (14.29%) QA
7 8 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) SOA
9 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.71%) MS Office
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.93%) C#
10 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
11 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (7.14%) Migration
11 4 (7.14%) Middleware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Project
3 6 (10.71%) MS Office
4 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) NuGet
2 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 2 (3.57%) Banking
1 2 (3.57%) Back Office
1 2 (3.57%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) PMO Lead
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Office Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) Middleware
3 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.36%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) SAML
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (3.57%) OpenID
4 2 (3.57%) RESTful
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.79%) Ninject
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) CSS3
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) zOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) PRINCE2
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) Project Management
4 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) SOA
6 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) Coaching
9 3 (5.36%) OO
9 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.36%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.57%) BPEL
10 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.57%) COBOL
5 1 (1.79%) R
5 1 (1.79%) Delphi
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) ISEB
4 3 (5.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.57%) APMP
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) APMG
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) P3O
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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