Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 20 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.28% 8.59% 4.55%
As % of the General category 33.82% 46.88% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 19
Devon median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -33.33%
10th Percentile £185 £205 £169
90th Percentile £453 £516 £516
South West median daily rate £400 £398 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.58% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 68 96 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.66% 18.32% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 66 41
Devon median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -21.13%
10th Percentile £146 £146 £180
90th Percentile £538 £516 £535
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +25.64% -19.86%
10th Percentile £24.36 £17.31 £22.08
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.00 £37.03
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £41.80
% change year-on-year -19.33% -10.29% +23.85%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -11 16 £375 +10.29% 12
Exmouth - 1 £150 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) SMS
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) PLM
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) B2C
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL

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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Product Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) JSON Schema
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) React
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) PLM
4 3 (13.04%) Product Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Product Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Reuters