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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 8.79% 6.90% 9.09%
As % of the General category 55.17% 75.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
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£378 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £550 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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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
29 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 15.93% 9.20% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 7
Average daily rate £320 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £367 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (20.00%) QA
5 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.14%) SOA
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (17.14%) Degree
6 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.29%) Coaching
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 5 (14.29%) XML
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) MS Project
8 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
8 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
9 3 (8.57%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) JSON

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
4 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) NUnit
2 2 (5.71%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.71%) NuGet
3 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
1 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) PMO Lead
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SOA Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) Ninject
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) SAML
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.71%) CSS3
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) OpenID
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) Coaching
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.71%) BPEL
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) R
3 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) VMware