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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 24 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.22% 1.27% 3.51%
As % of the General category 21.43% 25.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.37% 5.06% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £550 £248 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -29.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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
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 22 December 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 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) MS Office
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) MS Project
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) SLA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 4 (15.38%) MS Project
4 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) NuGet
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) PMO Lead
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) SAML
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) OpenID
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) Ninject
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Change Control
8 1 (3.85%) User Stories
8 1 (3.85%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) VMware