Period
to 14 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
South West > Devon
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 42 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.43% 7.76% 6.40%
As % of the General category 22.70% 26.28% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 23
Devon median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £338 £273 £213
90th Percentile £630 £503 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Devon median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -37.50% +45.45% -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 185 137 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 32.74% 29.53% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 156
Devon median daily rate £420 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £243
90th Percentile £600 £519 £538
South West median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +51.72%
10th Percentile £6.00 £40.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.00 £44.13
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +26.98% +14.55%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Devon over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Devon region over the 6 months to 14 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 28 £500 +17.65% 12
Plymouth +2 4 £475 +35.71% 6
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (45.24%) Public Sector
2 13 (30.95%) AWS
3 11 (26.19%) Python
3 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (23.81%) Serverless
5 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 9 (21.43%) Java
6 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) SaaS
7 7 (16.67%) SAP
7 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 6 (14.29%) Marketing
8 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (14.29%) AWS Certification
9 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) PaaS
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.90%) Electronics
9 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.90%) SQL
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) AWS
2 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (23.81%) Serverless
3 7 (16.67%) SaaS
4 5 (11.90%) PaaS
5 3 (7.14%) Office 365
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (45.24%) Public Sector
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (14.29%) Marketing
4 5 (11.90%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Officer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Officer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) ERP Manager
6 2 (4.76%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) ICT Manager
6 2 (4.76%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) Ajax
3 3 (7.14%) XHTML
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) Jest
5 1 (2.38%) NgRx
5 1 (2.38%) Sass
5 1 (2.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) pSOS
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.52%) ERP
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (4.76%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.76%) Dependency Management
8 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.76%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Python
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PMP
5 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Avamar
1 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Sage
3 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Veeam
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas
4 1 (2.38%) VMware