The 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 11 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.95% 3.77% 16.67%
As % of the General category 25.00% 33.33% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £505 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
Finance
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

General Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 23.81% 11.32% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
Average daily rate £330 £255 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £185 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 £40.00 £10.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.62% +290.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £40.00 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £40.00 £12.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) PhD
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) SPSS
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Pricing Data
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Pricing Data
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) R
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001