Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +14
Contract jobs citing Finance 42 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.73% 6.01% 8.17%
As % of the General category 37.84% 37.50% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 26
Devon median daily rate £325 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +5.26% -16.18%
10th Percentile £160 £255 £268
90th Percentile £486 £443 £488
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.81% -5.00% +9.09%

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 111 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.44% 16.03% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 45 56
Devon median daily rate £365 £388 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +4.45% +6.00%
10th Percentile £224 £268 £154
90th Percentile £538 £513 £482
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +75.00%
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +49.12% -25.49% -8.93%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +7 27 £393 +4.67% 9
Plymouth -10 2 £338 +12.03% 2
Torquay - 1 £350 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
2 16 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) Analytics
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (23.81%) JIRA
7 9 (21.43%) Line Management
7 9 (21.43%) Project Management
8 8 (19.05%) Electronics
8 8 (19.05%) Programme Management
8 8 (19.05%) Retail
8 8 (19.05%) Migration
8 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (19.05%) Change Management
8 8 (19.05%) SAP
8 8 (19.05%) PHP
8 8 (19.05%) Data Munging
8 8 (19.05%) Tableau
8 8 (19.05%) Machine Learning
8 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
8 8 (19.05%) Predictive Modelling
8 8 (19.05%) Taxonomies
8 8 (19.05%) Marketing
8 8 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 8 (19.05%) Mathematics

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 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
General
1 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
2 16 (38.10%) Manufacturing
3 8 (19.05%) Electronics
3 8 (19.05%) Marketing
3 8 (19.05%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Graduate
4 8 (19.05%) Graduate Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Graduate Data Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) .NET Core
1 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (4.76%) Redux
1 2 (4.76%) REST
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Taxonomies
2 6 (14.29%) User Experience
3 5 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) NHS
6 1 (2.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Analytics
3 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
4 9 (21.43%) Line Management
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (19.05%) Change Management
5 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
5 8 (19.05%) Data Munging
5 8 (19.05%) Data Science
5 8 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (19.05%) Machine Learning
5 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
5 8 (19.05%) Migration
5 8 (19.05%) Predictive Modelling
5 8 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) SAP
1 8 (19.05%) Tableau
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Google