The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 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 Exeter 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 16.35% 6.78% 21.05%
As % of the General category 89.47% 47.06% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 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 £343 £325 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £350 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.24 £19.39 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 18.27% 14.41% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate £400 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.24 £19.39 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.18% +33.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
Devon

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Exeter region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Exeter region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) MS Project
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) PMI
5 7 (38.89%) PMP
5 7 (38.89%) PMI Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Middleware
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (27.78%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
8 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) Subversion
8 4 (22.22%) Spring
8 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) User Stories
9 3 (16.67%) NuGet
9 3 (16.67%) Ninject
9 3 (16.67%) ReSharper
9 3 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) MS Access

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) NuGet
2 3 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 4 (22.22%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Ninject
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) LAMP
7 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PMI
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
1 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) XQuery
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) PMP
1 7 (38.89%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy